The seventh rule of choosing an agent is to find out how they market your home The final rule – and a very important one. You need to know what the estate agent will do to ensure you get your home sold for the best price possible in a timescale that meets your needs. Sure,… Continue reading Choosing An Estate Agent Is About Looking Beyond Their Cost
This is an article from 2014, but the problem hasn’t gone away. A lack of housing stock is an issue that hits all of us – estate agents, homeowners, home buyers. I’ve moved away from the narrower issues regarding Estate Agency this week. It’s for a quick look at a much wider issue that needs… Continue reading A Lack Of Housing Stock: What Will The Government Do?
This is a continuation of the current theme of the blog, on creating an event in your home to suit your potential buyers. And this is to help your home to sell for more money in a timeframe that’s acceptable to you. The first part on creating an event can be found here. I’m looking… Continue reading Stage Your Home To Sell To A Young Couple
Lord Adair Turner tells policymakers to be radical in their thinking. He analyses the current financial climate and the danger of returning to the dark days of the economic meltdown of 2008. Although a little short on detail, his speech hits the right notes in terms of discussing what exactly has happened and where we… Continue reading Have The Banks Changed Since The Meltdown?
The next series of entries in this blog are looking at how to choose an estate agent. Having the right estate agent will help you to sell your home at the best price in a timeframe that’s acceptable to you. I call these the rules of choosing an estate agent. The first rule of choosing… Continue reading The First Rule Of Choosing An Estate Agent
An article from back un 2014, but the rules of the game stay the same. Is buy-to-ley harmful for the property market? In May 2014 there were 16,000 buy-to-let loans worth £2.2bn (according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.) In 2013, buy-to-let accounted for 14% of all mortgage lending. Mortgage Market Review rules may mean… Continue reading Is Buy-To-Let Harmful To The Property Market
There are many ways are looking at how you can sell your home or assist your estate agent in selling your home. The blog so far has looked at the feelings you want to invoke in your potential buyers. In this edition on the blog I will look at a different way that you can… Continue reading Use This Selling Tip When Marketing Your Home
Continuing on the theme of what you buyers want to feel in you home that you have for sale is a feeling of maintenance. This is linked to the previous blog on feeling of cleanliness. Kerb appeal is vitally important. Any potential viewers want to see that the property is well-maintained, as well as clean. Now… Continue reading Kerb Appeal And Your Home
The fifth rule of choosing an agent is choose someone who you feel comfortable with I know it sounds obvious, but you will have to deal with the agent several times a week potentially for several months, so you know that you will need to have a good working relationship with them. It’s about finding… Continue reading Be Comfortable With Your Estate Agent