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Blogs 2018-02-23T12:17:41+00:00

Sales – Open House

The keys to selling any property are price, location and exposure.  You can’t change the location of your property and the market ultimately determines the price.  However, your Agent can make significant inroads into how [...]

Market Commentary – November 2017

This November has seen both an increase in interest rates and the abolition of SDLT (Stamp Duty) for first time buyers up to £300,000. Certainly the nominal 0.25% interest rate increase is unlikely to cause [...]

Sales – Portals

In today’s fast paced world, buyers use their PCs, iPads, tablets and mobiles to search the internet for their new home. The days of buyers walking in to an Estate Agents to start their property [...]

Lettings – Avoid the Void

One of the worries that many landlords understandably experience is the possibility that a month or more will pass between lets when their investment property remains unoccupied. This can be a serious problem that can [...]

Sales – The Value of Sold

Our last article considered some of the dangers associated with pricing your home in relation to other properties available for sale (i.e. those remaining unsold). This time we’ll consider pricing in relation to properties which [...]

Market Commentary – October 2017

We’ve been saying this for a while now.... there is a very different vibe to the property market in the past few months, the market has rapidly changed from being a sellers’ market to what [...]

Lettings – Fair Wear and Tear

The term “fair wear and tear” appears on most tenancy agreements, but what is fair to a landlord may not necessarily appear fair to a tenant and vice versa. In general terms, it is usually [...]

Sales – The Value of For Sale

When considering the value of a property prior to putting it on the market, many vendors understandably look at the asking price of other properties currently on the market locally and draw pricing conclusions based [...]

Lettings – Manage your Investment

Some landlords, especially those who are new to the experience, understandably wish to use a letting agent simply as a route to find a suitable tenant. However, whilst a return on investment is one thing, [...]

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