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Gardening Jobs To Do In Autumn Essential Tips When Selling Your Property in Bristol

As the warm summer nights give way to the crisp and colourful cooler days, gardening jobs to do in autumn will be on top of any green-fingered gardeners list particularly if your property in Bristol is on the market.

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How to Save Money for a Deposit When Renting

Banking on a deposit, tips to save for your perfect pad in Bristol!Looking to buy your own place in Bristol and move out of rented accommodation? What a great thing to be doing, to get on the property ladder is a wonderful sense of achievement and a milestone to be proud of.

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8 Questions You Must Ask When Viewing a Rental Property in Bristol

Lets picture the scenario. Youre looking at properties to rent, and youve seen some nice potential properties in Bristol. They are near your work, near open spaces. Theres parking too. All looks perfect and just what you need.But, aside from the property looking great when you viewed, what else do you need to know from a potential landlord or your letting agent?Here, we outline the eight questions you should be asking.

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4 Steps to Buying a Rental Property in Bristol

Buying and owning a rental property in Bristol should be treated as a business. Even if you are not planning on having a huge portfolio of property that you rent out, its imperative that you cross the ts and dot the is.

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What is the Minimum Deposit for a Mortgage?

There are a host of steps to take before you reach that cathartic stage of packing everything up and moving into your new home in Bristol. Even before you start the thrill of house hunting, finding your dream home and making an offer, you will need to deal with the logistics, and the first logistic is saving up for your mortgage.

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Tapping Into The Home-Working Trend: A Guide For Buy-To-Let Landlords

Office Employees In The UK Now Spend An Average Of 1.5 Days In The Office Each Week!Since the Covid pandemic, more people have begun working remotely, and its a trend that looks set to continue. While business owners may have some qualms about the switch to home-working, this flexible working era is good news for buy-to-let landlords in Bristol as it gives them the opportunity to boost their rental property income. Since hybrid workers have been shown overall to be higher earners, theyre certainly an audience that landlords should consider targeting.

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You Ask, We Answer! Your Latest Home Moving Questions Answered By The Northwood Bristol Team.

Q: How much does it cost to move house in Bristol?A:The cost of moving house in the UK varies depending on several factors, such as the size of your property, the distance between your current and new homes, and the level of service you require. On average, it can cost between £800 and £2,500 for a local move, while a long-distance move can cost up to £5,000 or more. You can get an estimate of the cost using a moving cost calculator or by contacting a removal company for a quote.

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Which is Better Natural or Artificial Grass?

Theres no doubt that a beautiful lawn helps to make any home more appealing. However, keeping natural grass in top condition takes effort, money, and time. Its no surprise that many homeowners in Bristol are now considering investing in artificial grass to reduce ongoing maintenance.

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8 Essential Questions You Should Ask When Viewing A Property in Bristol

Searching for a new home can be an exciting yet overwhelming experience. With so many factors to consider, its essential to approach property viewings in Bristol with a critical eye and ask the right questions.

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To Reduce or Not to Reduce: Should I Lower The Asking Price Of My Property in Bristol?

If your property has been for sale in Bristol for a while and still isnt attracting attention from prospective buyers, you may think its inevitable that youll have to drop the asking price. However, before you do, its important to take some time to consider the situation carefully.

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7 Tips for Keeping Your Mental Health in Check During the Property Buying Process

When youre buying your first property in Bristol, the decision can be a big one, and it may make you feel a sense of anxiety or stress. But if those feelings start controlling how well you handle your day-to-day life, then its important that you take steps towards managing them before they get out of controlHere are our seven tips for keeping your mental health in check during the property buying process:

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Are You Selling Your Home In Bristol? Dont Overlook The Importance Of Your Garden!

Many sellers in Bristol are surprised to discover that an attractive garden can add as much as 20% to the value of their home. In fact, at Northwood Bristol, weve found that giving your garden a makeover can add more value to your home compared to building a new extension, conservatory or replacing a kitchen and at a far lower price.

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