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Farm & Estate Management


At Rettie & Co., the work in our Rural Department is not just business to us. It’s our way of life. Our Directors have personal farming interests so the wellbeing of rural Scotland and ongoing farming concerns are very important to us. Likewise, as we are stakeholders in Rettie & Co., our success stems from our clients’ success. 


Although the market is constantly changing, we are consistently investing in innovation to remain one step ahead and what never alters is our commitment to exceptional customer service and our promise to deliver the best possible results for our clients.  


I hope that you will find this introduction to our farm and estate management services illuminating and that you will give myself and my team the opportunity to assist you in the next step of your rural business journey.  

Simon Rettie FRICS

Simon Rettie, Managing Director & Founder.  

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At Rettie & Co we understand just how much your property means to you. That's why we put your requirements at the heart of everything we do. Wherever you live, and whatever type of property you own, we'll provide you with a tailored service that will deliver the results that you're looking for.

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Leading the Field 

A Proven Approach

We have worked hard to secure a reputation for success, innovation and creating and sustaining client relationships that endure. Five of our Directors are involved in their own family farming businesses and three are Rural Practice Qualified Chartered Surveyors. Naturally, we are regulated by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Together, our team has over 100 years of cumulative experience in dealing with rural property matters.


  This includes many of Scotland’s most significant rural estate, farm and portfolio transactions. We are respected for our innovative, professional and commercial approach to business. As a result, we are well placed to help advise and assist on the wide range of complex rural matters and issues affecting farmers and landowners today.  

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Our Team

Your Rettie Farm & Estate Management Team

Our team of professional surveyors have been trusted with rural property management and professional services for some of the country’s best-known estates. The team has specialist knowledge in agriculture, forestry and rural asset management and these services can be used to maximise revenues for our clients. We tailor our services to meet our clients strategic and practical needs as we support with day-to-day challenges as well as looking for new opportunities for our clients farms, land or estates. But whether we’re dealing with five acres or fifteen thousand acres, clients can always count on receiving the same high quality attention to detail and impartial advice.  


Maitland Walker

Managing Partner

Maitland has 30 years of experience within the residential property market and is one of the leading figures in valuations and sales in Glasgow. Maitland joined Rettie & Co. as Managing Partner of the Rettie West End LLP in Byres Road, Glasgow.

Maitland’s property career began in 1986 when he joined Slater Hogg & Howison in Glasgow, where he progressed to Senior Valuer. He then moved on to join the Glasgow Solicitors Property Company. He was director of A & S Ireland Solicitors and Estate Agents from 2002 to 2009, handling a large share of the West End property mark


0141 341 6000

115 Byres Road,
G11 5HW


Individual Know-How

Talk to any of our agents and you'll find a dedicated professional with a real passion for property. You can be certain that our staff have the training, qualifications and experience needed to deliver the best possible service.

Expertise At Your Service

We have the contacts, resources and branch network to help you, whether you are selling or letting an apartment, a premium home or an estate anywhere in Scotland or the northeast of England.

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Local Knowledge

Visit any of our branches and you'll enjoy the benefit of our exceptional local market knowledge. All our branches are fully supported by our head office, ensuring they have the resources they need to serve you effectively.

International Reach

It's vital that your property is seen by as many interested parties as possible. Our unrivalled reputation and extensive network gives us a high profile in the market, and our dedicated marketing platform and database of active leads allows us to reach  people all over the world.

A Trusted Partner

"From my first enquiry to the sale of our flat the service from Rettie was first class. I commend especially Maitland Walker for his courteous manner and professionalism."


"Very efficient service. Everything went smoothly and I was also kept well informed throughout the sale process. I would definitely recommend Rettie. "

Selling With Rettie

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Our approach to selling property has been refined over many years. It provides an effective and stress-free process that will deliver the best possible sale for your property. For more details, talk to your local Rettie & Co. team.

Selling With Rettie


Stage 1: Appraisal

If you are thinking of selling your property, we’ll be very happy to visit and give you a report on market conditions, as well as an initial no-obligation appraisal of your home. Should you decide to sell with us, our final assessment of your property will be made in conjunction with the Single Survey and Valuation that will be carried out as part of your Home Report (see Stage 2).


Stage 2: Home Report

You have to provide a Home Report to show anyone who is genuinely interested in buying your property; this is a legal requirement. A Home Report has three compulsory features: A Single Survey and Valuation, an Energy Report, and a Property Questionnaire.

We can advise you on the best platforms or firms to use to create your Home Report. Alternatively, we can arrange for a Home Report to be carried out and produced on your behalf.


Stage 3: Preparation

We will give you honest, well-informed advice on the best way to sell your property and we will create a bespoke marketing strategy for you. We will then prepare the material that will be used to market your property. This step involves the commissioning of high-quality photography of your home and the production of floorplans. You’ll be able to choose from a number of proven brochure styles. There is also the opportunity to have a video of your property made. Your property will be placed on our website, which attracts in excess of 190,000 visits a month and is linked to key property portals such as Rightmove, OnTheMarket, and

Stage 4: Launch

When your property is launched to market, a For Sale board will go up and viewings will start. If you are unable to attend, a member of staff will conduct viewings on your behalf. Our database contains the details of over 8,000 active buyers. We will e-mail all relevant buyers with details of your property. We can send out information through our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. We can also advertise your property at competitive rates in national newspapers and magazines such as The Times, The Scotsman, and The Herald.

Stage 5: Reporting & Communication

We are committed to transparency in our service delivery and will keep in touch at every stage of the selling process. You will receive regular reports from your selling agent. These will include feedback from viewings and details of the follow-up contacts we make with potential buyers.


Stage 6: Negotiations 

Our experienced team will conduct negotiations on your behalf. We will use our expertise to meet your objectives for the sale and will liaise closely with you to agree a strategy to get you the very best deal. We will keep you informed and up-to-date with every new development during the negotiation process. You’ll be able to call your selling agent at any time to discuss how things are going.


Stage 7: Conveyances, Missives & Completion

During the final stage of the process we will be in contact with your solicitor to help facilitate the conclusion of your property sale. We will remain actively involved all the way through to the handover stage to help make the entire process as smooth as possible for you.

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Our experienced regional sales teams have a proven track record of achieving the best possible outcomes for their clients.
Backed up by the resources of our in-house research unit, they pride themselves on their local knowledge and connections and provide a personal and bespoke service.

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