Sniffing out a buyer – Can a smell affect the sell?

Sniffing out a buyer – Can a smell affect the sell?

Retailers and hoteliers have exploited our sense of smell for years and even cinemas have tried (unsuccessfully) to introduce smell-o-vision. Traditionally people selling houses have tried baking bread or making coffee to make the home more appealing but does this...
What’s The Housing Market Doing?

What’s The Housing Market Doing?

The latest study shows that confidence seems to be low but people are optimistic. If ever there was a case of needing to cut through the statistics to the real story the latest piece of research into the property market by The Halifax illustrates the dangers of...
Halloween BBC Radio Property Surgery

Halloween BBC Radio Property Surgery

On Tuesday passed our Brian Gilmour took his usual chair on the BBC RADIO SCOTLAND Kaye Adams programme for his fortnightly property surgery.  With it being being 31st October, the show had a spooky Halloween feel.  If you missed it, here’s the transcription of...
The Big Rental Shake Up – Where Do Landlords Stand?

The Big Rental Shake Up – Where Do Landlords Stand?

December will see the biggest change to the Private Rented Sector in Scotland for 30 years with the introduction of the Private Residential Tenancies which replace Short assured tenancies.  The Scottish government (finally) released details of what the documents will...
BBC Radio Scotland Property Surgery

BBC Radio Scotland Property Surgery

Tuesday past saw our Brian Gilmour once again on his regular place as the property expert on BBC Radio Scotland Call Kaye.  This week Stephen Jardine was hosting and callers and texts came in with a variety of questions but first of all the guys talked about energy...