Category: General Property News

Kae

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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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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Why Isn’t My House Selling Quickly?

There may be multiple reasons why you are struggling to sell your home fast. Some of these reasons are out of your control, such as a struggling economy or a slumping property market! But other reasons can be remediated with some care and attention. Priced Too High Sometimes an estate…

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How to Sell a House Quickly

Thinking of selling your home? Then you have probably thought about all the tasks you need to do to prepare the home, make it appealing to potential buyers, and the wait that is involved with it. It can all seem quite daunting, especially if you’re looking for a quick sale.…

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Negotiate The Best Price When Selling Your Home

So. You've had an offer on your property, and now it's time to negotiate the price. Here are some top tips to help you achieve the best price when selling your home. Set a Lowest Price Have a lowest price in mind. It's easy to get caught up in negotiations…

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What is a Property Chain?

Let's start with some property chain definitions: A property chain is a sequence of linked house purchases. A property chain starts with a person who is only buying, not selling. A property chain ends with a person who is only selling, not buying. A chain-free property is when the person…

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A Basic Introduction To Mortgages

Where Does The Word "Mortgage" Originate? The word "mortgage" actually means "death pledge"! Apparently it originates from an old language called Law French and refers to the pledge (your mortgage) ending (dying) when either the obligation is fulfilled (you've paid up your mortgage in full) or the property is taken…

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The Cost Of Selling A House

Selling your home can be a costly experience. The majority of people still use their local estate agent without even enquiring about the selling fees involved! And in the words of Les Dennis "Our survey said..." - err err! Choosing an estate agent has the largest financial impact when selling…

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The Cost Of Buying A House

If you're thinking about buying a house it's important that you don't just factor in the purchase price when calculating the affordability of the transaction. There are various other expenses that you will need to account for, and they're often not cheap! Below we try and give some rough estimates…

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Can You Trust An Estate Agent?

The honesty and integrity of estate agents has long been a topic of contentious debate, and as a result estate agency is one of the most distrusted professions along with politicians, journalists and car salesmen! Common issues reported are: Not relaying offers and enquiries to property vendors Under-valuing your property…

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