South Lanarkshire prices back to pre-crisis peak

By Paul McTamney – Property Valuation Manager, Burnside House prices in parts of South Lanarkshire are now at or above the peak levels seen in 2007/08 before the onset of the credit crunch. A continuing shortage of supply and increase in demand has led to a significant imbalance in the market where closing dates and offers being received far in excess of … Read More

Buying in the West End? Be prepared

The West End market in 2017 has been characterised by strong demand across most (but not all) property types leading to quick sales, an increase in closing dates and offers sometimes 10-15% above Home Report valuation. Many clients ask us what has prompted the level of competition for prime property and the subsequent uplift in prices.  There are several reasons, … Read More

A tale of two sales

Unless you are an estate agent, you probably won’t have seen graphs like the ones below before. But they tell a salutary tale of two properties, one of which sold in a week and the other which took two months to sell. Both properties were geographically close, roughly the same price and both were extensively advertised for sale on a range … Read More

PJ named as top three charity fundraiser

Pacitti Jones has been named as one of the top three fundraising new firms for the whole of the UK by Will Aid. A big thank you to all our generous clients who asked us to draw up their Will and then made a donation to Will Aid. In case you don’t know, the scheme raises money for nine leading charities by asking lawyers … Read More

So, how much do you offer?

By Nuala Ashe: Conveyancing Negotiator Probably the most frequent and important question any buyer asks their solicitor when they want to submit an offer for a property is: ‘how much should I offer?’. You want your offer to be accepted, but you don’t want to pay over the odds. That’s what sets Pacitti Jones above other legal firms.  We have … Read More

PJ takes Gold for customer experience

We’re celebrating today as news emerges that four Pacitti Jones branches have won ‘estate agent of the year’ in their area in the Allagents awards 2016.  Our Burnside, Bishopbriggs, Lenzie and West End branches all took the top award in their area.  Our West End branch took silver in the best agent in Glasgow category and Burnside was just behind them, meaning that … Read More

A free, professionally prepared, Will

(but we will ask you to make a donation to charity) In November, Pacitti Jones is taking part in Will Aid. The idea is simple, we draw up a Will for you (and your partner if you wish) and waive our normal fee. But we’ll invite you to make a donation to charity. The donation is voluntary, but the suggested … Read More