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Series: What Do Estate Agents Do? Property Advice and Valuations

Series: What Do Estate Agents Do? Property Advice and Valuations

If you’re thinking of selling your property and wondering the best way to go about marketing your property, it may help to understand the service offered by a high street agent over an online estate agency. This week, we explain how a good agent will provide sound advice before you’ve even instructed us and how the valuation process works.

New Year, New Home?

New Year, New Home?

Making the decision to put your house on the market can be a difficult one. There can be a number of factors to weigh up, including both lifestyle and financial, which may be encouraging you to sell your home.

Internet Agency Vs High Street Agency

Internet Agency Vs High Street Agency

Despite the fact that so much of our world is now online - and often all the better for it - most people recognise that this does not generally apply to effective estate agency. With fewer than 4% of properties now being marketed by an internet-only estate agency, we take a look at the internet agency vs the high street agency.

Stamp Duty on Investment Property

Stamp Duty on Investment Property

If you’re thinking of buying a second home, Buy-to-Let, or an investment property, were you aware that there is an additional 3% Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on top of the standard SDLT amount payable?

Should I Sell My Property During Brexit?

Should I Sell My Property During Brexit?

There are many mixed messages being sent out by the press regarding the property market, especially in view of the numerous issues surrounding Brexit. Is the market going to fall? Will it rise? Is it a good time or a bad time to move house?

House moving costs: The definitive guide

House moving costs: The definitive guide

When you're trying to budget to move house, there are lots of different costs involved - some of which you may not be expecting if you haven't been through the process before.

How to buy a house: Negotiation tips

How to buy a house: Negotiation tips

For most people, buying a house is the single biggest financial decision they'll ever make. And yet, because of the emotion involved, it's not something you can treat as just an investment. In the back of your mind, a property is always a home too.

Should I put my property on the market before Christmas?

Should I put my property on the market before Christmas?

If you have been anywhere near the High Street lately you'll have heard the Christmas music, spotted the Christmas lights and seen all the sparkly window displays tempting you into the shops. Can you believe we are just a month away from the big day? Christmas will all be over in less than five weeks now! So if you're wondering whether to market your property now or wait until the new year, we've done the research and the answer may surprise you.