HOW GOOD IS YOUR LOCAL SCHOOL?
There’s been quite a bit in the papers recently about the price people will pay to live in the catchment area of a good school. Santander reckoned it adds up to £30,000 to the value
THREE'S A CROWD.
If you’re thinking of selling property in the UK, then you probably know how it’s normally done. You find an agent, they help you with the marketing and then you wait a little while for buyers to show
Read the papers these days and you may believe that getting on the property ladder is almost impossible. After all, the average house price is NOW close to the £200,000 mark and, apparently, saving up for a deposit is
PSSST! DON’T TELL ANYONE BUT …
Do we have your attention? Good - because we’re hoping we can bend your ear …
You may not think it’s huge news when an online estate agent reinvents themselves – and, usually, you’re probably
JUST A LITTLE PREP.
When selling your house, there are some factors that you can't change easily. The location, the neighborhood and the structural state of the house are all considerations that will effect the value of the property that may
YOU CAN CUT THE COST OF MOVING.
Remember, you will have solicitors to pay – and, let’s face it, they’re never cheap; you’ll need a removal firm; unless you’re a first-time buyer you’ll have to pay stamp duty; and then there’s
WE UNDERSTAND IT'S NOT FOR EVERYONE.
Just like any form of online shopping, we accept it’s not for everyone and some will always be uncomfortable with that feeling they’re somehow one step removed from the buying or selling process when they
THINK BEFORE YOU ACT.
A new year often means a new start. For some, that might mean a new job, for others even a new life in a different country.
But, as UK online estate agents, we’re here to help those who
MUST IT GO WITH YOU.
Imagine you’re moving home. You’ve had a look around a house you’ve fallen in love with and you’re keen to make an offer.
In fact, you’re already so committed you’ve started to plan where the furniture would
LOOKING FOR A HOUSE FIT FOR A HOUND?
If you’ve never had a dog but buying that new house means you finally have room for one, of course you’ll need to plan ahead.
Your new pet is going to find their new
DON'T LEAVE IT TO CHANCE.
estate agent, research suggests we tend to be most swayed by personal recommendation. If our friends or family say they’ve had a good experience with a particular firm we’re inclined to go to them first,
EVERYTHING BUT THE KITCHEN SINK.
The house you viewed was everything you hoped it might be; it had some lovely features and even some of the little touches you’ve secretly craved in your own home.
You were diligent about making your offer,
There was quite a bit in yesterday’s Budget which will have been broadly welcomed across the UK.
Like a slightly premature Santa Clause, the Chancellor dealt out largesse to motorists by cancelling the planned rise in fuel duty in April;
A NEW HOPE?
If you read the recent articles in the media about so-called millennials blowing their income on extravagances rather than sensibly saving for a deposit on their first home, it would have been easy to assume these were the
WHERE TO START?
One of the toughest bits to get right when you’re selling property – and therefore one of the best reasons for instructing an estate agent – is gauging the asking price.
There are tools on the portals you can
IT'S COLD OUTSIDE.
Folk will tell you, once the night’s draw in, it’s hard to view a property after 4pm and everyone’s thinking about Christmas anyway so it’s pointless getting your property listed.
One upon a time, that might have been true;
IS IT HOW YOU REMEMBER IT?
One of the less stressful aspects of moving house is often the fact that, as well as leaving one place behind, you’re likely to be arriving in another.
Choosing your new home can actually be exciting