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What Agents do – 4 Qualify Buyers

What Agents do – 4 Qualify Buyers

"What Agents do - Qualify Buyers" The phrase “Willing and Able” is seldom heard today, as it seems to have disappeared from estate agency documentation.  However, it remains important to discover if a prospective Buyer for your property is indeed ‘willing and able’ to proceed, should they express interest in your home.

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Are your property’s chills multiplying?

Are your property’s chills multiplying?

"A chilling mistake" Landlords, during the winter months, you can easily overlook the importance of ensuring that the temperature of your property doesn't fall below freezing.  Your Tenants might be more concerned about their own comfort than the welfare of your investment.

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Portfolio Landlords

Portfolio Landlords

"Portfolio Landlords" There are Landlords and there are Landlords.  Some are what we call “accidental” Landlords, who decided to let their property as an alternative to selling.  Others are somewhat inadequately regarded as “amateur” Landlords, who have a single investment property.

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What Estate Agents do – 2 Valuations

What Estate Agents do – 2 Valuations

"What Estate Agents do - Valuations" Valuation is possibly the most contentious aspect of estate agency.  Emotions run high when discussing people’s most valuable asset.  It is natural that the Vendor of a property will want as much as possible for his property, as does the Agent, who is duty bound to achieve the best possible price.

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Beware the Sub-Let (Part 2)

Beware the Sub-Let (Part 2)

"Beware the Sub-Let" Only last year we reported an unfair quirk in the law which left Landlords way out of pocket.  You might like to refresh your memory by reading the case of Cheryl Roux, former wife of Michelin star chef Albert Roux.

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Meeting your Tenants

Meeting your Tenants

"Meeting your Tenants" Professional letting agents will expect to accompany prospective Tenants who want to view your investment.  They are trained to maximise the opportunity, yet there is a lot to be said for you being there too.

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What Estate Agents do – 1 Advice

What Estate Agents do – 1 Advice

"What Estate Agents do - Advice" Straight-talking, sincere advice can be invaluable in a world where too many people would just tell you what you want to hear! For example, the oldest trick in the book is for an Agent to suggest an inflated asking price in order to impress you enough to secure your business.

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How saleable is my property?

How saleable is my property?

”How sale-able is my property?” Are you thinking of moving but aren’t quite sure whether now is the right time?We know it can take months to come to a final decision.  Moving home is high on the stress-level gauge, but we’re here to help.

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