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John Kelly reports on the market during the last quarter.
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John Kelly
Managing Partner

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First Quarter Report 2018

The first Quarter was totally influenced by one factor; stock - or rather the lack of it! At the time of writing, three snow interrupted weeks had done little to ease the situation. However, there are some positive signs that the incredible opportunities for selling are beginning to be increasingly embraced.

There is no doubt that the positive imbalance between supply and demand has offered sellers more than adequate recompense for increased taxation and marginal interest rates rises, for the most part.

Relationships, empathy and understanding are right at the heart of facilitating consumers aspirations to move at present as it can be challenging, if not, downright frustrating.

Anyone considering a move now or near term should firstly get up to the minute intelligence on their property’s value, as most have moved positively, even over the course of the last three months.

In addition, setting out your agenda clearly will allow us to facilitate a perfect ‘matchmaking’ scenario, where possible, on both the selling and buying process as opposed to merely leaving it to ‘fate’.

The seeds have been sown for a fertile and prosperous year, albeit one laced with some uncertainty and unpredictability.

Our advice? Get the best advice.

John Kelly
Managing Partner
Newton Mearns
0141 639 5888