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21-02-2020 08:27:06 in General by Admin
Most of the time, you’ll have a good time frame to work with so that you can make your house as presentable as possible before a house viewing. If your house is on the market, chances are you’re anticipating house viewings anyway, so you may be keeping your house tidier than usual. However, something that can’t be anticipated in the house selling process is last-minute viewings....

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13-02-2020 18:43:38 in General by Admin
At S J Smith Estate Agents, we believe in love at first sight! Swiping away at properties online is not how you want to spend your days… so why not speak to a professional match maker and let us find you your next love nest. Whether you are searching for love as a first purchase, or are wanting change in your life and a fresh start S J Smith Estate Agents have properties we can guarantee y...

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13-02-2020 15:27:54 in General by Admin
As a first-time renter it can be easy to feel overwhelmed with the thought of the whole process. From your initial search to moving in, you want to be sure everything’s going to run smoothly – and who wouldn’t? There’s no need to worry though. In this blog, we’ve put together five of our tips to make sure you’ll rent with confidence. Search big and small Sear...

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07-02-2020 12:57:07 in General by Admin
Apart from following the legal legislation in place which affects landlords in the UK, everyone manages their property investment enterprise differently. Whilst landlords, of course, have legal responsibilities, the rest is up to them in terms of pricing their properties, offering extra amenities, choosing tenants and so on. As a landlord, however, it’s essential to remember that offering t...

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31-01-2020 14:09:53 in General by Admin
House hunting can be great fun when you first start out, but after a while of not finding the 'right one' the whole process can become very time-consuming and stressful! However, with a bit of clever planning and forethought, you can take steps to refine your house-hunting activities to make sure your efforts are not going to waste and you can effectively narrow down your search to only include p...

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23-01-2020 14:21:32 in General by Admin
To be honest, this is a question that has no right or wrong answer. No one can tell you for certain whether you would be better off renting or buying a property right now. There can be a lot of benefits to both renting or buying a home. A lot of this will depend on your individual circumstances and how stable your finances will be going into the future. The first thing you should do is to weigh ...

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16-01-2020 14:08:16 in General by Admin
Being a landlord can come with its share of challenges and regardless of whether you’re new to the industry or an experienced landlord, the problems are usually similar, especially dealing with students – some of whom are living away from home for the first time. Below we list some of the responsibilities of a landlord. Hopefully, these should enable you to deal with any problems you...

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09-01-2020 16:29:35 in General by Admin
It’s the start of a brand new year, and with Christmas and New Year’s celebrations out of the way, you may be eager to move into a new property to kick-start 2020. Whilst many dreams of a quick and easy sale, it can be easier to achieve with adequate preparation beforehand. Are you interested in selling quickly for the new decade? We’ve put together five of our top tips for get...

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20-12-2019 09:34:27 in General by Admin
Moving into a new home for January 2020 might sound like mission impossible, especially with the rush of Christmas fast approaching. But what if we told you that there is still time… Starting the new year in a new home is an amazing prospect, and although Christmas holidays can be tricky to manage as estate agents, solicitors and removals may be off work – it can still be done with a...

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13-12-2019 07:57:41 in General by Admin
By its nature, the Christmas period is a busy time for us all – and this can be made even more hectic for those planning to move home in December. Although many would try to avoid moving home over this period and perhaps wait until the new year, move-in dates can be inflexible due to their reliance on others in house chains – so it may not always be an option. If you’re moving h...

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