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When is the best time to sell your property?

Larger houses with gardens, generally considered family homes, receive most interest out with school holidays. If you’re trying to sell your property to families, bear in mind that these potential buyers are likely to be preoccupied with children or be on holiday during holiday periods. If you have a small house or flat to sell,…

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The power of the Floor plan

Recent research has shown that over 70% of buyers felt a floor plan was very important in the sale of a property, with 20% of those interviewed stating they would be considerably less likely to view a property that did not have a floor plan. While actually viewing a property is crucial, floor plans are…

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Sale fall through rates

In the UK, the annual property sale fall-through figure has consistently been around 30% since 2012. At Walker Scott Ireland, this figure is significantly below the UK average – studies have shown that ensuring clients and buyers have realistic expectations reduces the chance of the sale falling through. We believe honest marketing and sales advice…

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Blast from the Past

Rarely a day goes by when someone doesn’t comment on our 3 x 5 m “feature” wall. For those of you who have not yet popped into the office, this is the fantastic photograph. We were recently visited by the granddaughter of the dapper fellow in the bowler hat to the left who helped us…

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Adding Value to your sale

Everyone wants the most from their house sale, but selling and buying a house is a stressful time, both financially and emotionally. It involves your most valuable monetary asset and provides you with a host of memories as your home, so getting it right is key. For those reasons, most of our clients recognise the…

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The “Blue Sky” effect

When it comes to generating the best initial impact in selling your property, either online, in printed media, or even in our High Street window, it is “first impressions” that count. That’s why we will go to extra lengths to make sure that our “impact image” of your property (usually the front of the house)…

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The True Value of an Estate Agent

The “online agents” boast about their low rate fixed fees. Other agents pitch their services on the lowest % possible. Have you ever stopped to think about what service you get for that? Low margin businesses need volume to turn a profit and in the estate agency world that means as many sales as possible,…

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Contact Us

Walker Scott Ireland Ltd.
82 High Street,
Scottish Borders
EH45 8SW
Tel: 01721 721669
Company Number SC500115
Regulated by RICS

Your house is many things to you – “bricks and mortar”; an investment; a roof over your head. But most importantly, it is home. Whatever residential service we provide, we recognise this. It is personal to you and we make sure it is personal to us.

Our understanding of the countryside and all that it provides runs deep. Agricultural properties, be they farmhouse, steading or land are the essential components to a successful enterprise. Our passion for farm property helps release your passion for farm production.

Whether an investment; a place of work; a future development, your property needs to work hard for you. The income it provides or space to trade from is key to you and your future. We make sure that your business is our business.