Category: General Property News

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Can You Trust An Estate Agent When Buying Or Selling Your Home?

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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10 Cheap Ways To Spruce Up Your Home

Adding value and appeal to your home doesn't need to cost the earth. Often all that is required is some love, attention and effort! If you're serious about selling your home and want to give the best first impression possible, just follow some of these low cost tips and tricks.…

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How Much Is My House Worth? Use Our House Price Calculator

If you're looking to sell your home it's important to establish an accurate property valuation, and you can do that by using our house price calculator. The estimated value of your home can vary drastically from estate agent to estate agent. Some will overvalue your home to win your business!…

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Using the House Price Index for Property Valuations

Timing is key in the world of buying and selling. Whichever market you’re trading in, it’s always best to sell when the price is high and buy when the price is low! One way we can attempt to do this in the property market is to consult the House Price…

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10 Ways to Add Value to Your Home

A home is a big investment for many of us, and like most investments, you would want to maximise on it. Many homeowners look for ways to add value to their home before putting it on the market to capitalise on a higher return, appealing to current trends and what…

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Traditional, Hybrid and Tailor-Made Estate Agents?

It's important to make an informed decision when choosing an estate agent to let or sell your home. If you search the web today looking for a local estate agent, you will most likely discover a mishmash of 'hybrid estate agents' and 'traditional estate agents'. However both types have their…

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10 Home Improvements to Maximise Buyer Interest

Considering putting your property on the market in the future? Naturally, homeowners want to attract many buyers and secure the highest price possible for their home. To do this, many are turning to certain home improvements that are desirable for buyers but also increase home value. Before you decide to…

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GDPR: Processing Your Personal Data Securely, Lawfully and Transparently

We've all experienced it - signing up for a service only to receive an unsolicited call from some other random serpent a day later trying to sell you a product that you're not interested in. I despise it. "No - I've not been involved in a car accident recently..." "No…

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Stamp Duty Relief For First-Time Buyers (An Opportunity For Buyers And Sellers?)

As of 22 November 2017 the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) relief for first-time buyers could provide huge cost savings for people buying their first home.  But will the change in tax legislation also benefit property vendors who are selling their home? What is Stamp Duty Land Tax? Stamp Duty…

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Phone Number Protection (Reducing Spam Enquiries)

As part of our continued efforts to improve security and privacy for users of the MoveSelf platform, property vendors and landlords can now use PhoneSafe technology to hide and protect their 'real' phone number from the public. Protecting Your ‘Real’ Phone Number Let’s say your ‘real’ phone number is 01234567890.…

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