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Selling your property? Use the smarter way

Selling your property? Use the smarter way

One of estate agency’s fundamental tasks is to secure the highest price that an able purchaser will pay for your property in a given market. In an ideal world, we would have a hot-line to Camelot who would feed us with a regular supply of lottery winners prepared to pay ridiculous prices for modest properties.

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The value of ‘For Sale’

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 on this research.

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The Case for Letting Your Home or Property

The Case for Letting Your Home or Property

The tightening of the mortgage market has created opportunities for vendors who are understandably tempted to consider letting as a lucrative alternative to a sale.  Despite the Help-to-Buy scheme, the dearth of mortgage availability has meant that fewer would-be purchasers are able actually to buy.

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Christmas Unexpected Buyers

Christmas Unexpected Buyers

Christmas is already in sight and it might be tempting to assume that the market will slow down. Perhaps it’s best to wait until the New Year before selling.  However, whilst many agents do indeed ‘shut up shop’ so they can roast chestnuts over an open fire, we like nothing more than to sneak into the office in our Santa outfits and huddle round the computer rubbing our hands in glee as we see our web traffic stats rocket (by 195% over the festive period according to Rightmove)! Having been among the first agents to embrace technology and social media in the area, we are fortunate that our website ranks highly in the search engines.

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Property Wintercheck

Property Wintercheck

Household emergencies generally occur during the depths of winter, but we recommend that Landlords undertake a pre-winter checklist now to prevent unforeseen property headaches in the months to come.

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November 2018 Market Comment

November 2018 Market Comment

A budget to light November's property fireworks? From a property perspective, it would appear that the latest budget will not be enough to light November’s fireworks! Nevertheless, overall, it did hint at a surprisingly stable economy, with improved growth prospects and an apparent end to the tighter austerity regime.

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