Home Report Greenock
When seeking a competitive home report – now required by law in Scotland – for your property, a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) regulated surveyor, a deep knowledge of the local area and a nearby office are essential criteria. And if you’re based in Greenock, Shepherd Chartered Surveyors ticks all three boxes. A thorough and rigorous report can be invaluable when it comes to selling a property, ensuring that everything from the condition to the valuation has been accurately accounted for.
Shepherd Chartered Surveyors are represented on all major lender’s panels and our knowledge of Greenock is unparalleled.
With many years of experience surveying locations across Scotland and a vast network of offices, we can guarantee an unmatched knowledge of your local area. Speaking to us for any reason, you’ll be speaking to an experienced Chartered Surveyor, happy to answer any questions or give you a quote ahead of any commitment.
Buying in Greenock
Along with Gourock to the west and Port Glasgow to the east, Greenock forms part of a continuous urban area right along the shores of the Firth of Clyde. Greenock’s fortunes have always been tethered to the mouth of the great river upon which it is built; from a loose collection of fishing villages, the town exploded during the industrial revolution as a centre for customs fort what was then one of the busiest ports in the world. Greenock also became known for the steamboat service which was based there.
On account of this economic activity, Greenock flourished in the 19th and early 20th centuries, leading to many grand properties in the town’s west end as well as an economy highly dependent on heavy industry. Since the decline of this industry in the immediate post-war years, Greenock has reinvented itself as a centre of light industry as well as one of the most popular commuter towns for those working in Glasgow.
In recent years Greenock has seen plenty of investment. Development across Inverclyde, for example, was reported in 2017 to have turned around a slump in the property market of the area, which has shown a general trend of growth ever since. At the beginning of 2020, for example, it was reported that eight-figure investment in local tech plant in Greenock leading to the creation of over 300 new jobs – this development is sure to be reflected in property market buoyancy. Commuting into Glasgow for 30 minutes was also reported to slash housing costs by £20,000, and Greenock has fast gained a reputation for exceptional value for money in housing. The commute is far from arduous as well, with excellent road and rail links into Scotland’s biggest city.
Property types in Greenock are incredibly varied, which is only to be expected given the often-turbulent history of the area. Traditional terraces and semi-detached sandstone properties are often located near to modern flats and bungalows. There are several new developments across the area offering modern properties and the affluent west end of Greenock is known for its grand Victorian villas.
As of January 2020, the average price of a property in Greenock stands at £144,272, which represents an impressive 5.06% increase on the previous year and a 0.19% increase since October of 2019. In terms of property types, flats in Greenock sold for an average of £124,908 and terraced houses for £130,950.
Why Use Shepherds
Shepherds Chartered Surveyors are the largest providers 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 an in-depth knowledge of the Greenock and Inverclyde property market that no one else can.
If you’re looking for a home report in Greenock or Inverclyde, you’ll find a Shepherds branch centrally located on Westburn Street. We cover all properties located in Greenock and across Inverclyde, including Gourock, Port Glasgow and Kilmacolm. This equates to postcode areas PA13, PA14, PA15, PA16, PA18, PA19, PA20, PA21, PA22, PA23 and PA27. 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.
Greenock Office Details
- Monday - Thursday: 8.45am to 5.30pm
- Friday: 8.45am to 5pm
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