Category: General Property News

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Choosing the Best Online Estate Agent

Kae 11th September 2019 0 Comments General Property News

Choosing the best online estate agent requires research based on your specific requirements. It also requires due diligence since online estate agents provide different services and at different costs, and not all of them are transparent! This article wont discuss the specific packages provided by online estate agents since they…

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Houses For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is the process of selling property without an estate agent. One of the main reasons people decide to sell their home privately is to save money on commission; this is the fee that estate agents typically charge homeowners to sell their home, and currently averages…

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Moving House Stress

So, you’ve accepted an offer on your home!?  Congratulations!  Now the real fun begins!  There are many reasons why moving house can be stressful for both buyers and sellers; some of the factors associated with moving house are within your control, whilst other are not. Factors Outside of Your Control…

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Private Rental Properties with No Agent Fees

For many years letting agents have been imposing unfair fees upon tenants, which has created an increase in demand for private houses to rent and left tenants seeking private rental properties with no agent fees. We reported on the proposed tenant fees bill last year which was aimed at preventing…

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What Is For Sale By Owner (FSBO) And What Are The Benefits?

For Sale by Owner (FSBO) is the process of selling your home without using an estate agent; it is essentially a private property sale. Whilst houses for sale by owner are becoming increasingly popular, what are the benefits of selling your home privately? Increased Profits The obvious benefit of selling…

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Use MoveSelf As An Alternative To Purplebricks

Purplebricks is the largest online estate agent in the UK, due in large to a substantial marketing budget sprinkled with some potentially misleading advertising campaigns. And with pricing that is currently almost as expensive as a high street estate agent, do MoveSelf provide a cost-saving alternative to Purplebricks? Why Is…

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Online Estate Agent Myths Debunked

Kae 16th December 2018 0 Comments General Property News

Around 94% of homeowners still use traditional high street estate agents to sell their home, with the remaining 6% using online estate agents. As such, this statistic means that 94% of advice offered by professional estate agents generally advises AGAINST using online estate agents. But why? It's understandable that advocates…

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The Tenant Fees Bill: A Proposal To Ban Letting Agent Fees

The Tenant Fees Bill is the government's proposal to clamp down on extortionate letting agent fees charged to tenants when renting property in England. Government figures indicate that it could save tenants around £240 million a year. Letting Agent Fees For Tenants Currently when a tenant rents a property in…

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House Prices In Your Area

When planning to sell your home, or indeed if you're a curtain-twitching neighbour, it's always good practise to consult previously sold property prices and current estimates of house prices in your area. House Prices In Your Area Luckily our friends over at Zoopla provide instant statistics for property in your…

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Track Your Own Sales Progression

Sales progression is, supposedly, the main reason why high street estate agents charge extortionate fees for selling your home. But what is sales progression? Are you capable of doing it yourself? And is it really a stressful and time-consuming process? What Is Sales Progression? When an offer is accepted on…

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