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We are recruiting for a conveyancing paralegal

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We are recruiting for a conveyancing paralegal! We are a busy Chamber practice looking for an experienced paralegal to assist with residential conveyancing and general client administration.. The ideal candidate will have strong organisational and good interpersonal skills; be able to act on their own initiative, have a positive attitude and be comfortable dealing face […]

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We’ve launched our new website

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Yes, we’ve launched our new website. It’s faster, easier to navigate and has full details of all our “for sale” and “to let” properties. Check out the latest news / insights section for updates on what we are up to and legal / properties services we offer. We have also added contact details to each […]

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House prices hit record high- it’s the time to sell!

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Analysis from Halifax BS shows that house prices have hit a record high despite rising at a slower rate than a year ago, hitting a national average of £252,765. The report reveals a 5.7% year-on-year increase up to March 2021. Reflecting on the figures, AJ Bell property market analyst Laith Khalaf was optimistic about the […]

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Employment Vaccination Policies

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“Many employers, especially those in industries which involve health and social care are concerned about whether they should be requiring their staff to have mandatory corona virus vaccinations. At the moment the UK Government is consulting about whether staff in care homes with older residents in England should have the vaccine.  The argument is of […]

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Scotland emerging as leading UK prime market

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The Scotsman reports that Scotland will overtake the UK’s prime property market over the next five years. Figures published by Savills estate agency show that Scotland’s prime property market prices are likely to increase by 22.8% in 2025. Whilst those across the UK will rise by 20.5%. Across Scotland, research shows there has been annual […]

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WE ARE LOOKING FOR A PROPERTY VIEWER

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WITH DEMAND & VIEWING INCREASING WE HAVE A REQUIREMENT FOR ANOTHER PROPERTY VIEWER. RATE OF PAY PER VIEWING WILL BE PAID, MUST HAVE OWN CAR (AGREED MILEAGE EXPENSES WILL BE PAID). MUST BE FLEXIBLE WITH WORKING HOURS, WITH SOME EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS REQUIRED. IF INTERESTED PLEASE CALL JUNE MACKENZIE ON 01505 613799

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The Complexities of Executries & Estates

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Winding up any estate can seem a formidable task especially where family members are involved, and emotions are running high. We are used to dealing sympathetically and professionally with these delicate situations and provide support and guidance throughout the process. Both where a will is involved or where someone dies without one we can advise […]

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New Company – New Venture?

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Running or starting a new business, of whatever size, can be a legal minefield. Most industries are heavily regulated and there are multiple incidental laws which have to be complied with. We have many SME clients, across a variety of sectors, who trust us to assist in the running and organisation of their company.  Whether […]

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First Home Fund to Re-open After Pilot Success

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The Scottish Government intends to reopen the First Home Fund after the pilot scheme helped thousands to enter the housing market in 2020. It will be open to all first-time buyers in Scotland and can be used for new build and existing properties. The fund offers first-time buyers of loans up to £25,000 for their […]

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Students win thousands back from Landlord

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A Glasgow landlord who refused to return a flat deposit has been ordered to pay back thousands to two students after telling a tribunal he “didn’t see the point” of a law which requires owners to safeguard the funds. The students represented themselves in a tribunal case against the landlord, who owns 15 properties in […]

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Find a House You Love This Valentine’s Day

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At Kingsley Wood & Co, we’re always here to help you find a property you fall in love with and will be happy in for many many years to come. Although we cannot welcome you into the agency right now, we’d still like to “share the love” with a very apt poem: So, if you […]

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Kingsley Wood & Co Expands Team in Bridge of Weir

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Ashley Williamson has joined Kingsley Wood Lettings Agency as Lettings Account Manager. She joins the rest of the team with June Mackenzie- Sales & Letting Manger, Sam Hughes- Lettings Negotiator and Sharon Diver- Receptionist/Administrator. Kingsley Wood & Co. are gearing up for a strong 2021 with enhanced support and marketing packages- https://www.kingsleywood.co.uk/letting. For more information […]

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New Year – New Start

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With your New Year Resolutions in place, thinking of eating more healthily and cutting down on other excesses for January!  Now is a good time to look at revamping your home particularly if you’re looking to sell or let the property– presenting the property at its best. With Covid restrictions in place the way forward […]

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Free Virtual Wills Surgery

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We are hosting a Wills Surgery on behalf of Ardgowan Hospice on Tuesday 26th January between 10am-1pm. If you are interested and to reserve your place, please contact Eilish on 01505 874114 or email- ecarlton@kingsleywood.co.uk Free Wills Surgery on behalf of Ardgowan Hospice – Tuesday 26th January between 10am-1pm.

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We are hiring!

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We are a thriving legal practice with offices in Kilmacolm and Bridge of Weir. We want to continue to improve and develop the service we provide and seek to recruit an experienced legal secretary, principally with a conveyancing background, to work as part of the small and friendly team based in our Kilmacolm office. You […]

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We are open for business!

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2020 was a difficult year for all, but with the new hope of the UK rolling out a vaccine, we are happy to advise all our customers and clients that we are carrying on business as usual – with a few tweaks and new procedures following COVID 19 regulations to keep us all safe. Despite […]

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A New year- it’s a good time to look into writing a will.

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The global pandemic, Brexit, and the fallout from these events has had a significant impact on many areas of our lives. These events may have significant implications for your relationships, finances, and your business interests. As a result, it may be an excellent time to write a will or to review your existing will. Recent […]

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The Housing Market

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It’s been another busy PERIOD for the practice. Kingsley Wood & Co. have been juggling various levels of lockdown and furlough and continue to provide a restricted but effective service for clients at this difficult time. Coupled with the continued commercial activity we are seeing across the board there is a pent-up appetite for progress […]

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Selling a Property- Top 10 tips

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HERE ARE OUR “TOP TEN TIPS” TO A SUCCESSFUL SALES CAMPAIGN. Take advantage of our free no-obligation valuations and appraisals. Presentation, discussion, and communication capture a buyer’s interest. Talk it through with us! Appearance is key -consider a Virtual Viewing package to show your home to best advantage! Kerb appeal is important – some say […]

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Covid-19 – Signing & Executing Documents

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We hope you are all well at this current time. We are still arranging to have important documents, like your Will, signed in this time of social distancing and want to reassure you that these arrangements can still proceed provided we all take care. Instructions for your will can be taken over the telephone and […]

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Covid-19 – How we can help you?

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We Hope You Are All Well And Keeping Safe! Our offices remain open during these uncertain times but we are adopting a new normal – please let us know if we can help you. Our best efforts are being taken to disinfect our offices throughout the day and in particular in between appointments. Instructions can […]

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Social Distancing

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Where Does This Leave Families That Live In Separate Households During Covid-19? In the latest Prime Minister’s announcement this week, you are now in a position where you cannot leave your home unless it is for one of the following 4 reasons:- Shopping for basic necessities One form of exercise per day Any medical need, [...]

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