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Home reports are required by law in Scotland when it comes to selling a residential property. They are there to give buyers a solid reckoning of all the important details offering peace of mind for the buyer and the seller alike. With home reports, a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) regulated surveyor with a deep knowledge of the local area and a nearby office is essential criteria to provide a thorough and rigorous survey. If you’re selling in the Macmerry area, then Shepherd Chartered Surveyors satisfies all criteria to deliver a comprehensive and trusted home report.

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 Macmerry, and wider East Lothian 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 Macmerry

The village of Macmerry, in East Lothian, has about 1,350 residents and is primarily a commuter village today. Initially the village was primarily intended to house miners working in the local area.

Macmerry retains a village, rural feel, while still being within reach of larger settlements with more goings on. For instance, it is only about 16 miles from Edinburgh City Centre, which is easily accessible along the A1 trunk road. Likewise, Musselburgh is within easy reach, and is just under 6 miles away again on the A1 road. Wallyford, Prestonpans, and Tranent are also all within easy reach westwards, while to the east Haddington is under 7 miles away. In any other place a village like Macmerry could feel quite isolated, but it is almost in the middle of most other nearby settlements. New homes are also being built in the area which will draw in new residents to the area.

In terms of amenities and things to do, it must be said that Macmerry doesn’t have a lot going on; it’s a quiet village. However, as mentioned it is almost in the middle of many larger settlements, or those with particularly unique amenities and attractions, which are all within reasonable distance and travel time for residents. Haddington for instance, the administrative centre of East Lothian, is just 10 minutes away by car. The centre of Musselburgh can be reached in about 15 – 20 minutes. The Prestonpans, Cockenzie and Port Seton areas with their coastal locations and fantastic scenery and nearby beaches can be reached in just over 10 minutes by car too.

In terms of transport links for the village, the only real means to get around is by car using the A199 road or A1 trunk road. There are local bus services connecting Macmerry to Tranent and other nearby settlements where connecting services can be found. The closest train station is in Prestonpans.

As for local schooling, the village is served by a single primary school: Macmerry Primary School. When of secondary age, pupils would attend Ross High School in Tranent.

In January 2024, property in Macmerry stood at an average value of £247,726. While the average house price is still above the Scottish average, it is a more affordable settlement in East Lothian considering some of the averages across towns and villages in the area.

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 an in-depth knowledge of the Macmerry and wider East Lothian property market that nobody else can.

If you’re looking for a home report in Macmerry or other East Lothian localities, you’ll find a Shepherds branch centrally located on the North High Street, Musselburgh. We cover all properties across this area from Aberlady, Allanton, Alnwick, Ambie, Auchencrow, Ayton, Belford, Belhaven, Berwick Upon Tweed, Burnmouth, Chirnside, Cockburnspath, Coldingham, Dunbar, Duns, East Fortune, East Linton, Elphinstone, Eyemouth, Felton, Foulden, Garvald, Gavington, Gifford, Granthouse, Gullane, Haddington, Humbie, Innerwick, Inveresk, Longframlinton, Longniddry, Macmerry, Morpeth, Musselburgh, Norham, North Berwick, Ormiston, Pencaitland, Port Seton/Cockenzie, Preston, Prestonpans, Reston, Rothbury, St. Abbs, Scremerston, Seahouses, Spittal, Stenton, Swarland, Swinton, Tranent, Tweedmouth, Wallyford, Whitecraig, and Wooler, equating to postcode areas EH21, EH31, EH32, EH33, EH34, EH35, EH36, EH39, EH40, EH41, EH42, NE65, NE66, NE67, NE68, NE69, NE70, NE71, TD11, TD13, TD14 and TD15. 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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      Home Report Musselburgh

      When it comes to buying or selling a property, a thorough, professional and rigorous home report can be essential. For all properties put on the market in Scotland, they’re required by law. Home reports are there to give buyer and seller alike total peace of mind, ensuring that all the important details have been accounted for ahead of any sale, offering assurance to the buyer that they’re getting what they pay for and comfort to the seller in terms of condition and value. When compiling a home report, a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyor’s (RICS) regulated surveyor with an in-depth knowledge of the local area and a nearby office are essential criteria. If you opt for Shepherd’s, you can be guaranteed this and more.

      Shepherd Surveyors are the largest provider of home reports in Scotland. We are represented on all major lender’s panels and our knowledge of Musselburgh and East Lothian is extensive. 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 and a premium quality of service. Contact us today for a free quote from an experienced Chartered Surveyor ahead of any commitment.

      Buying in Musselburgh

      Long known as the “Honest Toun” after a medieval story involving the devoted care of a Scottish nobleman by the people of the town, Musselburgh is a beautiful and historic town in East Lothian with much to suggest it’s long and storied history. Situated on the coast of the Firth of Forth, Musselburgh has a fine beach, much open green space and a true wealth of architecture.

      Situated on the western edge of East Lothian (the town in fact used to lie in West Lothian), Musselburgh is a town which has saw quite extensive development around its historic core in the latter half of the twentieth century. This is a trend which has never really let up, and Musselburgh is attractive not only for its many landmarks – like Fisherow harbour, Musselburgh Racecourse and the stunning grounds of the prestigious Loretto school – but also for its close proximity to Edinburgh.

      This nearness to the nation’s capital makes Musselburgh at once a popular commuter town as well as the host of a strong local economy as well. Musselburgh has the attraction of nationwide fame (the aforementioned racecourse for example) and its local prestigious schools (not only Loretto but also Musselburgh Grammar, one of the oldest grammar schools in the country) which drives jobs in the area. Housing development is also strong in Musselburgh, with recent developments such as proposed flats on the site of a former supermarket continuing a long trend of development and a buoyant property market in Musselburgh.

      In terms of property types, Musselburgh bears testament to its long history and the eclectic development of more recent times. In Musselburgh, traditional properties such as granite terraces or sandstone tenements stand side-by-side with modern flats, bungalows and semi-detached properties.

      The average price for property in Musselburgh stood at £234,187 in July 2021. This is a rise of 1.26% in the last three months since April 2021 and a good rise of 9.29% since July 2020.

      Why Use Shepherds

      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 Musselburgh and East Lothian property market that nobody else can.

      If you’re looking for a home report in Musselburgh or other East Lothian localities such as North Berwick and Dunbar, you’ll find a Shepherds branch centrally located on the North High Street. We cover all properties across this area, equating to postcode areas EH21, EH31, EH32, EH33, EH34, EH35, EH36, EH39, EH40, EH41, EH42, NE65, NE66, NE67, NE68, NE69, NE70, NE71, TD11, TD13, TD14 and TD15. 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.

      Musselburgh Office Details

      Opening Hours:

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