Categories for Sales

Be prepared for all costs when buying a property

April 15, 2016

Given that property prices rose by 6.4% in the United Kingdom in 2015, it is no surprise that many people may wince when they read about the cost of buying a property. According to Land Registry Data, the average price of property in England and Wales rose to £188,270. In addition to the price of […] View article >

New Stamp duty for Buy to Let – what’s the cost?

March 9, 2016

With the additional 3% stamp duty tax coming into effect shortly for Buy to Let properties, there has been a flurry of property sales being processed prior to the 1st April 2016 deadline. The Government’s rationale for introducing the additional stamp duty charge is to increase the number of opportunities for first time buyers and […] View article >

Using your USP to sell your property for the best price

March 3, 2016

When it comes to selling your property for the best possible price, one thing to consider is to make the most of any unique selling points (USP) your property has. A USP is something about your property that makes it stand out from the crowd and should be thought of as the very essence of what […] View article >

Tips for selling a property with a tenant in situ

January 27, 2016

Following the increasing popularity of our Investor List, for landlords who are both buying and selling, we thought it might be helpful to share some tips on selling an investment property with a tenant in situ. The advantages of doing this are threefold: 1.  You do not have to cover the loss in rent caused […] View article >

Is the colour of your walls impacting on your house sale?

November 24, 2015

The colour of a paint is a powerful thing. In the home, paint has the ability to deter potential buyers, but when used in the correct way, it has the ability to attract buyers and even become a selling point.   Paint is a perfect way of adding colour and character to your home. While […] View article >

It’s a spooktacular property!

October 21, 2015

Potential buyers and tenants will often get a “feel” for a property when they walk through the door, but it appears that some believe that they have ended up with more than the bricks and mortar when they have purchased a property. Across the UK one in seven people believe they live in a haunted […] View article >

The famous footballer, a house and a Northwood For Sale board. . .

June 29, 2015

  The Northwood For Sale sign that appeared outside David De Gea’s house last week has caused a social media frenzy.  Rumours started  that De Gea, Goal keeper for Manchester United, could be heading back to his home town of Real Madrid. We can however reassure all De Gea fans that his departure is not […] View article >

Selling? Have a pet? Things you need to know

April 7, 2015

  Denise Watson co-owner of Northwood Wokingham explains why if you are looking to sell and have a pet there are a number of things you need to consider: Pets and people can be a prickly subject. So before I start I have to clarify that I have pets and apparently 46% of the UK […] View article >

General Election – Our view on housing policies

March 6, 2015

As we near the General Election many colleagues and customers have asked about the impact of various     parties policies may have upon the private rented sector. There is no easy answer especially with the outcome of polling day being so uncertain. It looks unlikely any party will have the majority required under first past the […] View article >

Why styling your property before you sell makes sense

February 11, 2015

Katherine Woods founder of Roostreet Interior Design explains why investing in the services of a Property Stylist could help you to achieve the price that you are looking for when selling your home.     You might think Property Styling is solely for properties with a £500,000+ price tag. If so, you’d be wrong. What […] View article >