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Guiding You Through The Changes to the Private Rented Sector
Recently we made you aware of the changes in legislation to the private rented sector in Scotland. This Private Residential Tenancy (PRT) coupled with the new Letting Agent Code of Practice is the most significant change in our industry since 1988. This important legislation will take some getting used to for both property owners and […]
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Getting To The West End
For decades, the West End of Glasgow has been a much sought-after place to set up home. The sprawling area from Charing Cross to Partick to Hillhead and beyond comprises some of the most attractive postcodes in the city, if not the country. The beautiful green spaces of Kelvingrove and the Botanic Gardens, the iconic […]
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Meet The Team: Lesley
Name? Lesley Cassidy Job title? Maintenance Manager What will your job entail? Dealing with all property maintenance issues which arise. Liaising with contractors and PM’s regarding maintenance issues. Clear all outstanding maintenance issues. What did you learn in your first week? How to navigate through WINMAN (which has information such as property details, LL information, Contractor information. All properties […]
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Meet The Team: Jennifer
Name? Jennifer McGonigle Job title? Investment Director What your job entails? Sourcing and selling investment opportunities for clients looking for high yields and quick flip refurbishment opportunities. How long have you worked at Cairn? 7 years. What was it about the property industry that made you want to work in it? The opportunities are always exciting […]
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Making New Habits Stick
A new year has rolled around and it’s tempting to write a list of goals as long as your arm in a bid to signal “New Year, New Me”. But what good are New Year’s resolutions if they are far by the wayside as soon as February arrives? Making lifestyle changes that will stick – […]
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Scottish house prices: January 2018 update
As we enter 2018, new figures have been released showing that Scotland’s house prices are rising despite the fact the number of sales is decreasing. The latest UK House Price Index showed that 9323 homes were sold in September 2017 – a decline of 2.5% on the same month in 2016 and 0.5% compared to […]
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Cairn’s Support for Glasgow NE Food Bank
While chocolate advent calendars, indulgent food, drink, and plenty of presents are part of Christmas for some, this is not the case for everyone. In fact, 1 in 5 of the UK population live below the poverty line and Christmas is a tougher time than most for many people and families. What we’re doing and […]
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What’s Going On In Glasgow in the 2017 Festive Season?
There are a plethora of things happening during the festivities in Glasgow. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best to help you get started – hopefully, we’ll see some of you there ;) Christmas Markets From 9th November – 29th December the annual St. Enoch Christmas markets will descend on Glasgow bringing loads […]
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Student Fire Safety in Student Accommodation
Moving away from home is exciting but remember, your parents probably did more for you than you realise. Concern for health and safety in the home is sure to be one of these things, especially fire safety. There’s some essential information you need to make sure you protect yourself and your belongings when you move […]
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