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A Tailored Service To Suit You

We’re all different; our needs are different, as our desires, our likes and dislikes; what is also different is what we expect when it comes to customer service.  So, when it comes to making one of the biggest transactions, and therefore decision, of your adult life, that of buying, selling or renting your home, you […]

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Preparation, preparation, preparation

Moving house is, without doubt, one of the most stressful times of your life.  There are so many different things to think about – mortgage, solicitor, agent, contracts – and that’s before you’ve even started to pack and hire a removal company!  Whether you’re buying, selling, or both, there is one thing that we would […]

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Everyone that decides to move house has their own reason for moving.  Moving house can be stressful, costly and time consuming, and it’s usually a lifestyle change that prompts the decision to move, but not always.  For example: Need more space. New job in a new location. A change in relationship. The need to be […]

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Property Management – Hire an Agent or Do It Myself?

Being a landlord can be a labour-intensive job at the best of times but when you add in the self-management of the property as well, it can create more problems than it solves!  But’s it’s cheaper to do it yourself, isn’t it?  In straightforward terms of fees, possibly… but not necessarily. A new survey has […]

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A Relationship to Beat the Odds…

It’s been a turbulent few of weeks in Britain… I don’t know anyone that hasn’t felt disheartened, dismayed and upset by the heartbreaking events that unfolded in Manchester and London, highlighting to us yet again the threats that our country endures – our thoughts are with all those that have been affected.  But what is […]

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The Builders are Back – It’s all Change!

We’ve been relegated back to the kitchen table this week… literally!  With expansion comes the necessity for more space, and that’s exactly why we took the decision to make our office in to a building site for the next couple of weeks and create more leg room around us. Don’t get us wrong; we’re not […]

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8 Top Tips in Presenting your Home For Sale or Rent

So, you’ve made the decision to sell or rent your property.  Agent instructed; floorplans done; photographs done; sales particulars done; advertised on the Internet done; but few viewings and no offers?  Sound familiar? That all-important first impression is key when selling or renting your property.  Here are our Top Tips to help you present your […]

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Money, Money, Money – Watch Out for those Extra Costs!

A friend is moving house and is surprised at the extra costs involved over and above the stamp duty, valuation and survey fees, mortgage and moving costs.  When calculating the costs to buy a house, whether you’re a first time buyer or a seasoned purchaser, are you caught out by an extra cost you hadn’t […]

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Should I sell my property with a local agent or an online agent?

We discussed the topic of choosing a local agent or an online agent from a lettings perspective recently; is it any different from a sales perspective?  Essentially, no; and let us explain why we say this. Online property agents have been around for a while, they’re nothing new – Tepilo, PurpleBricks, HouseSimple, YOPA, EasyProperty, HouseNetwork […]

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