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Property Boom not Property Gloom

Why We Believe NOW is the Best Time to Sell Your Property On the one hand, the UK is facing a shortage of housing with the number of properties available to buy on the market at a 10-year low, Brexit is (still) looming but mortgage rates and…
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Thinking of Having an ‘Open House’? Pros and Cons

If you’re thinking of having an ‘Open House’ then you should read up on the pros and cons before setting a date. Once considered an easy and hassle-free way to sell your home, ‘Open House’ days are popular with clients but not always…
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Full Disclosure: What You MUST Tell Prospective Buyers When Selling Your Home

Trading laws in the UK have always been strict about what you can and cannot do in order to sell something. Whether it is the weights and measurements enforcement act, CE marking or selling goods to minors, legislation is in place to protect…
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A Comprehensive Guide to House Moving Fees from Stamp Duty to Removal Costs

With the average UK home costing £253,521 (June 2018), buying a property is, for most people, the single biggest expense they will ever have to pay out. Whilst most people will rely on a mortgage to cover much of this expenditure, there are…
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Should You Conduct Your Own Viewings?

Conducting your own viewings is becoming increasingly more common in the property market. Whether you are marketing your own home, using an online agency or are just open to the idea of showing potential buyers around your property, we look…

How NOT to Present Your Home: A Picture Guide

With the advent of the internet, the process of selling homes has changed considerably. Most listings now have a considerable number of external and internal images. Combined with Google Earth, 360o tours and floorplans, buyers can conduct a…
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Should You Sell Your House Fast For Cash?

Looking to sell your house fast for cash? Whether you have been trying to sell your home for a while or need to shift a property fast, it can be tempting to consider a quick cash sale. There are plenty of companies on the market that offer…
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Slash the Risk of House Sales Falling Through

Buying and selling a home in England and Wales currently offers a potential pit of problems with up to 38% of house sales falling through. The legal system is drawn out and both buyers and sellers can walk out on an agreement at any time up…
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Estate Agents: Online Agency vs Traditional Agency

How do you compare an online agency vs traditional agency to sell your home? With the rise in online searches being the most popular way to find a home, online estate agencies have become a popular choice for many people looking to cut costs…
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How to Get an Accurate Property Valuation

Want to know how to get an accurate property valuation? As estate agents there is perhaps no question we are asked more than ‘What is my house worth?’ and why not? When you are selling your house you want to be sure that your property…
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Add Value to Your Home: Top Projects to Make Money on Your Property

“How can you add value to your home?” This is one of the questions Julie and I get asked a lot, whether it’s part of the valuation process or even when new buyers are collecting the keys to a new property. For some of us, projects around…
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Home Staging: Remember Why You Fell in Love with Your Home

There are lots of things to consider when selling your home and plenty of advice about the best ways to market your home, stage your property and undertake viewings. Whether you are using an agent or selling the property yourself, we’ve…