Niall Macalister Hall has been appointed as a consultant with CKD Galbraith in a move to focus on the firm's increased business growth in this regional segment.
Bringing with him extensive experience within the property sector as well as expert knowledge of the local market place, Niall, who lives in Carradale, Argyll, has worked for over a decade in the industry throughout Scotland for a number of large property firms.
Alongside his consultancy role with CKD Galbraith Niall will continue the ownership and renovation of Torrisdale Estate which he took over from his father in 2010.
Niall said: "I'm very happy to join CKD Galbraith and be able to expand and continue my consultancy work from here in Argyll. The market is really growing and there are great opportunities for me to provide support on local projects and assist in some fantastic property sales."
Simon Brown, Partner and head of CKD Galbraith's residential division, said: "We are delighted to have Niall join our team of agents to help build on our existing valuations work, farm estate and country house sales across Argyll and the Isles.
"Niall joins us at a time which has seen properties sales for this region increase significantly over the last year and being a highly experienced consultant with knowledge of the local communities will allow the firm to continue its expansion into more rural regions."
A recent report published by the Registers of Scotland (February 2014) outlined positive signs in the Scottish property market with many regions experiencing a substantial increases in the numbers of properties sold in 2013 compared to 2012 with Argyll and Bute experiencing an increase of 17.2 per cent and the average property price in the area rising by 8.8 per cent over the same period.
The forecast is bright for those looking to sell in Argyll and the Isles in the coming months and the firm believes that the growth demonstrated in 2013 is set to continue throughout 2014.
CKD Galbraith has enjoyed considerable growth throughout Scotland having recently opened a new office in Aberdeen and has witnessed increased business in the prospering Argyll market. The firm now employs more than 225 people in 14 offices across Scotland making it the firm with the largest network of regional offices in the country.