Categories for Sales

Top tips for moving house with kids

January 24, 2017

Most adults that have experienced moving house are agreed that is one of the single most stressful things they have had to do. With sorting and packing, cleaning the house you are leaving and organising things like utilities changing over,  so if you’re a parent it can be easy to overlook the fact that the […] View article >

10 ways to stay warm in your home and save money

January 17, 2017

With the second mildest Christmas day ever behind us but rapidly followed by freezing temperatures, ice and even ‘thunder snow’, it’s a winter that so far has been full of surprises. To help cope with any ‘artic turns’ we’ve put together some helpful tips for keeping your property warm and your costs low: Closing your […] View article >

Step five in selling your property. Exchange of contracts

January 11, 2017

The final steps of selling your home is exchanging contracts leading to completion, though it is possible to do these on the same day with a bit of planning. Usually, there are between 7 and 28 days between exchanging contracts and completion. Before contracts can be exchanged, the buyer must have received their mortgage offer […] View article >

Step four in selling your property. The offer

January 11, 2017

By taking a little time to make sure you get the right agent to sell your property and pricing it correctly, it should be no time at all until you receive an offer. Exciting though this is, there are still a few steps to go through before the property is officially sold. You are under […] View article >

Step three in selling your property. Marketing

January 3, 2017

When it comes to the marketing of your property for sale, there are various tools that a good agent will be utilising. Featuring your property in their branch window and on their own website should be a given as should having a database of buyers ready to be contacted if your property matches their criteria. […] View article >

Step two in selling your property. Getting a valuation

December 21, 2016

Once you have considered and confirmed your priorities when selling your property, have decluttered and decorated, it’s time to get an accurate valuation and choose an agent.   We recommend inviting in at least two different agents. When creating a shortlist of agents do some research first.  Do they have lots of for sale / […] View article >

Step one to selling your property

December 7, 2016

Having made the decision to sell your property, it can be difficult to know what to do first! Before actually finding an agent and getting the ball rolling, decide what is most important to you in terms of speed of sale and the price that you are prepared to accept. It could be that you […] View article >

Home ownership difficult around the world

November 28, 2016

It’s no secret that it’s getting increasingly difficult for the younger generation to get onto the property ladder. What is perhaps a little less known though, is that it’s not just a UK issue. Across the globe  young people in many developed countries such as Canada, Australia and New Zealand are also struggling to become […] View article >

Getting a pre Christmas sale on your property

November 10, 2016

You could be forgiven for thinking that this time of year is maybe not the best time to be putting your house on the market. The nights are drawing in, the temperatures are beginning to fall and everyone is more interested in shopping for presents than houses, right? Not necessarily. According to Rightmove, last year […] View article >

Top ten turn offs for house buyers

September 16, 2016

If you are trying to sell your home without success, it could be that you’re unwittingly putting people off. Recent research by Harron Homes, provides an interesting insight into what puts buyers off the most. Considering that buyers typically decide within  0-5 minutes whether the property is of appeal to them,  get the basics right […] View article >