Our Thank You To The NHS

Throughout this unprecedented situation, I think we can all agree our NHS staff have been incredible. Working under immense pressure and in a challenging environment, they’ve put their lives at risk to save people in our community. The NHS have asked us to stay at home throughout this crisis so ...

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Ready, Set, Go.

Preparing your property to sell during self-isolation We’ve spoken to several local people over the last few weeks who were hoping to sell their home or are still wishing to do so shortly. Due to the current lockdown rules in place, there are numerous restrictions meaning selling your home and ...

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Office Closure- COVID 19

Following on from the government’s announcement last night to close all non-essential businesses, we’ve decided to take the difficult step of closing the office. We are working from home and you can still reach our team via the phone or email. Email is the best route to reach our team. ...

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Bensons Estate Agents – COVID 19 Update

As the global pandemic COVID 19 continues to spread, it’s expected there will be a potential impact to our working practices. As such it’s important to outline what we’re doing at Bensons Estate Agents to try and limit the spread of the virus and how it could impact on the ...

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New Energy Efficiency Standards

From the 1st October 2020, all landlords across the UK must ensure their rental properties have a minimum energy efficiency rating of E. The new energy standard is part of the Government’s drive to make the United Kingdom carbon neutral by 2050. Scotland is targeting to be carbon neutral by ...

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Top 10 Tips For Selling Your Home

At Bensons Estate Agents we focus on helping our customers sell their home quickly and for a price they'll be delighted with. From one bedroom flats to detached properties, we’ve got over 20 years experience selling properties across East Kilbride and the surrounding area. Our sales team are experienced, friendly ...

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Is Renting the Best Choice for You?

Depending on your circumstances, buying a property might not always be practical or the right choice, and renting may be a much better option for you.  There are lots of great benefits to renting a property and, with help from the experts at Rightmove, we’ve pulled together a list of ...

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Market Update: Second Steppers stuck on Property Ladder

For the last decade, the focus of the property market has been on helping first time buyers get on the property ladder, but a new survey from Lloyds Bank has shown that 23% of second steppers (first time homeowners looking to move) claim the move up is more difficult! Second ...

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How to get Show Home style

If you’ve ever visited a show home on a new development you’ll know what an art form it is to achieve that neutral, classy style.  It’s not practical to have that ‘always on show’ feel in a home that is lived in everyday, but there are some easy ways you ...

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What changes have the biggest impact on the price of your home?

If you’re putting your home on the market, you’ll no doubt be interested in an estate agent’s views on what will add value to your home, and what won’t.  The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA Propertymark) released some advice back in March via a press release, offering hints and ...

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