Media Release: Shepherd appoints surveyor in Galashiels

Michael Rutherford allmedia

SHEPHERD Chartered Surveyors has responded to a marked upturn in the residential property market throughout the Borders with the appointment of Michael Rutherford as a surveyor in its Galashiels office.

A graduate of Heriot-Watt University, where he achieved an honours degree in Estate Management, Rutherford’s primary role is residential valuation, carrying out Home Report surveys and valuations for mortgage purposes. He is also a qualified domestic energy assessor.

Of his appointment, Rutherford, whose home town is Selkirk, said: “I’m delighted to join such a well-known firm as Shepherd at such an auspicious time for the property market in the Borders, which has seen a notable increase in activity over recent weeks.”

Welcoming Michael to the Galashiels office, associate partner, William Laidlaw, said: “As an RICS registered valuer, Michael is a valuable addition to our team whose extensive knowledge of the Borders’ housing market is already enhancing our service to local home-owners.”

Shepherd’s position on the panel of all major lending institutions enables it so serve the needs of its customers through the delivery of mortgage valuation reports to all main lenders.


For further information please contact Michael Rutherford tel 01896 750150

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Date: 3rd February 2014

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