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Guide to selling your property privately

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

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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 to allow you to make well informed decisions. Throughout the sale, estate […]

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8 questions to ask any estate agent before selling your property

When looking for local estate agents to value your property, it’s important that you’re asking the right questions to determine which agent you think will work best for you. It’s no secret that selling your home can be a challenging experience, so you’ll need to instruct the agent that’s going to make the entire process as smooth and hassle free for you as possible. If you’re beginning the process of […]

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Can I get a mortgage with poor credit?

So, you’re looking to take the first step on the property ladder or maybe you’re due to remortgage, but your credit history isn’t great… Does that mean you’re automatically out of the mortgage market? Absolutely not. But your options will be limited and it could prove more difficult for you to secure approval from a lender when they consider your financial history. However, there are options available for those with […]

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8 top tips when preparing for viewers

Your house is on the market. You’re buzzing with excitement and anticipation. All you need now is for someone to make an offer! But where do you begin with preparing for viewings? Most estate agents will usually handle all of the viewing tours on your property, unless specified or instructed otherwise, but it is up to you to make sure your home is being presented in the BEST possible way […]

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