Home Report Barrhead

Home Report Barrhead

When it comes to selling a property in Scotland a home report is required by law. A home report that is expertly compiled by an experienced team of Chartered Surveyors can prove to be a vital component in the overall process of selling a property. Inaccurate home reports can cost sellers thousands of pounds. They are there to give buyers and sellers alike peace of mind on of all the details of the property – big and small – ahead of advanced stages of the transaction. Doing so ensures there are no nasty surprises in store and that everything has been accounted for.

With home reports, a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) regulated surveyor with a deep knowledge of the local area, the market, and residential properties are essential criteria. Should you be selling in Barrhead, then Shepherd Chartered Surveyors is best placed to help.

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors are the largest provider of home reports in Scotland. We are represented on all major lender’s panels and our knowledge of the market in Barrhead and the wider East Renfrewshire council area is second to none. With many years of experience surveying locations across Scotland and a vast network of offices, we can guarantee an exceedingly high quality of service. You can be sure of speaking to an experienced Royal Institution regulated Chartered Surveyor who can provide you with a quote ahead of any commitment.

Buying in Barrhead

Barrhead is a town of roughly 20,000 people in East Renfrewshire. It’s about eight miles away to the south-west of Glasgow City Centre with excellent transport links by road, bus, and railway making it a great commuter town for workers based in the city and nearby Paisley. Specifically, it is served by the M77 motorway, regular bus services running from Barrhead into Glasgow, Paisley, Neilston, and Newton Mearns, and, Barrhead train station runs regular services into Glasgow Central Station as well as to Kilmarnock, Stranraer, and Carlisle.

The name Barrhead comes from the agricultural term ‘Barr’ meaning long ploughed furrows for cultivating crops. Barrhead was formed when a group of small textile-producing villages grew into one other. The town still retains a village feel being located on the edge of the Glennifer Braes and much greenbelt and farmland. While today it is known as a commuter town it was once a major centre for manufacturing before a decline in these industries led to the closure of nearly all this industry.

In terms of amenities, Silverburn shopping centre isn’t far and is one of the largest shopping centres in the UK. The town also has a sports centre offers a range of leisure facilities. As mentioned above, Barrhead sits on the edge of the Gleniffer Braes, a range of hills including a park area. The park provides a variety of enjoyable outdoor activities and sights for all ages including walks, play areas and waterfalls as well as stunning panoramic views from the Clyde Valley to Ben Lomond.

In terms of education, the town has five quality primary schools with one notably seen as ‘the best in Scotland’ in recent years: St. Mark’s. In 2007 the school received an outstanding report from HM Inspectorate of Education with 11 “excellents” – the most ever recorded by HMIE. Indeed, East Renfrewshire generally has a reputation for quality schooling. The town is served by two secondary schools: St. Luke’s High School and Barrhead High, both located in the Auchenback area. St. Luke’s High School was named a School of Ambition by the Scottish Executive.

The average price for property in Barrhead stood at £198,209 in January 2024. Though different property types in Barrhead have had different average selling prices over the last 12 months: £295,552 for detached properties, £194,830 for semi-detached, £147,843 for terraced, and £86,889 for flats. Many new modern developments from Taylor Wimpey, Miller Homes and Bellway are currently under construction in the area. These are ranging from £250,000 to above £300,000.

Why Use Shepherd Chartered Surveyors?

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors are the largest provider of home reports in Scotland, with origins dating back to the 18th century. Fully regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, we can offer in-depth knowledge of the Barrhead property market that nobody else can.

If you’re looking for a home report in Barrhead, you’ll find a Shepherds branch located at 41 Gauze Street, Paisley, PA1 1EX. We cover all properties located in Barrhead and environs, equating to postcode areas PA1, PA2, PA3, PA4, PA5, PA6, PA7, PA8, PA9, PA10, PA11 & G78. We are available at our office to give you a quote at any time. Nobody can offer the same level of local market knowledge as Shepherd, our wealth of experience, proven industry expertise and vast network of offices stand testament to that.

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  • Monday – Thursday: 8.45am to 5.30pm
  • Friday: 8.45am to 5pm

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