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20-01-2021 10:47:10 in General by Admin
Virtual viewings are a great way to help movers find their perfect home – especially with the current lockdown restrictions. It allows buyers and renters to take an initial peek at a home from the comfort of their laptop, phone, or tablet and can help to reduce the number of physical viewings needed. Video Viewings You may not be in the room physically, but you can still gauge a property&...

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12-01-2021 16:29:51 in General by Admin
The property industry needs you! During the COVID-19 crisis, the Government introduced a temporary holiday on Stamp Duty Land Tax on the first £500,000 of residential property sales across England and Northern Ireland from 8 July 2020 which is due to end 31 March 2021. Currently, there are no Government plans to extend the SDLT holiday. This will result in major fall throughs on agreed sal...

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06-01-2021 11:52:42 in General by Admin
Buying your first home can be exciting but also very confusing. Taking your first steps onto the property ladder is a journey but don’t worry we can help you. Here are some tips to give you some clarity. How Much Deposit Do You Need? Saving for a deposit is probably the biggest challenge for a first-time buyer. Especially now with the Covid-19 outbreak, you’re more likely to need t...

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17-12-2020 10:17:07 in General by Admin
Harsh weather in winter can leave the outside of your home lacking. Here are some tips to help you maintain a nice appealing kerb ready for selling. Remove Dead Leaves Sweep up any dead leaves and foliage that’s been collecting in windswept corners and around plants. Although, there are some benefits to leaving leaves as they bring nutrients into the soil. It can cause grass and plants to ...

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30-11-2020 10:15:29 in General by Admin
Under Government Guidelines, Estate Agents remained open throughout the second national lockdown, and whilst keeping our clients and team members safe, we have just had a record month for Sales Agreed! According to Rightmove the current average time to sell stands at 50 days, which is quicker than ever. Rightmove have also stated that the average asking price of properties has increased by 5.5% w...

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26-11-2020 12:46:26 in General by Admin
A good letting agent will make sure your property is marketed proactively, find you the right tenants and handle rental paperwork all within a reasonable fee. Here are a few things to keep in mind when choosing the right letting agent: What Services Do You Need? Are you looking for Tenant-find only or property management? Tenant-find only means that your letting agents will find the tenants a...

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12-11-2020 12:41:34 in General by Admin
Homes still sell well during this time and there are plenty of ways to use autumn to your advantage! Below we list some ways to make your home seem more appealing. Make Your Home Cosy If you have viewings on a particularly dull day, you can use artificial lighting to make your home cosy. Don’t over-do it though, you want people viewing your property to get a homely feel as soon as they e...

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26-10-2020 11:36:42 in General by Admin
Buying a home is a massive commitment and can be quite overwhelming. Here we will tell you what to look out for and how to decide what you want. How to Decide What Home to Buy When choosing a new home, you need to figure out what factors weigh the most. You may have a vision of what your home may look like, but you sometimes need to compromise based on the price point you are going for or the ...

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12-10-2020 13:27:28 in General by Admin
It has been forecasted that prices in residential property are going to be on the rise. It is predicted that the UK housing market prices are set to rise by an average of 20.4% by 2024 this is based on the uncertainty of Covid-19 on the economy. Property prices on average are expected to rise by 4% this year then stabilising in 2021. In the UK home price growth is shown to rise again in 2022 by ...

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08-10-2020 11:27:17 in General by Admin
Fall is a good time to start protecting your home in time for winter. The weather is just about changing and many of us have switched our central heating back on. If you are looking to eventually sell, keeping your home seasonally maintained will not only help with its appearance – your property should retain its value too. Here are a few maintenance tips to keep your home in its best cond...

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