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Archive for Sep 2019

Guide To Selling Your Property Privately

Selling your property privately can be a challenging but very rewarding experience. The majority of the costs associated with moving are towards estate agency fees, so there are some significant savings to be made if you can successfully sell your own property and see it through to completion! When deciding whether to sell privately or instruct an estate agent, it’s worth considering what the current market conditions are like and […]

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Brexit Uncertainty Leads To House Prices Falling In September For The First Time Since 2010

In its monthly market snapshot, released on Monday, Rightmove say that for the first time since 2010, house prices have fallen in September – a time of the year when an increase in market activity is usually recorded. Due to the increasing uncertainty surrounding Brexit, and the potential of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, Rightmove say properties coming to the market this month have seen an average […]

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Guide To The Property Ombudsman – And What They Can Do For You

We all know that buying or selling a property can be a challenging experience and your frustrations can be made worse if you’ve also received poor service from an estate agent. As experts in their field, estate agents are relied upon to guide the purchase of a property to a successful completion and offer fair and honest advice in order to allow you to make well informed decisions. Throughout the […]

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Countrywide Launches New “MOT Style” Property Survey

In the property world last week, Countrywide, the UK’s largest property group, announced the launch of a brand new “game changing” survey report called HomeFact – a product which they say “combines all the expertise of our surveyors with other online information sources that we’ve gathered about the property and its surrounding area.” After conducting a study involving over 15,000 buyers and identifying a “knowledge gap” in the current types […]

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5 Things To Do When Searching For Your First Property

Starting out on your search for a property can be filled with excitement when you realise the prospect of owning your first home could soon become a reality. You know exactly what type of property you want to buy and exactly where you want to buy it. You’ve probably spent months already scrolling through the internet and peering in at the adverts in estate agents windows. But what steps could […]

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