The Brexit storm has dealt a crushing blow to the economy that was reverberated through virtually every entity in countries throughout the world. People feared economic hardship and therefore worked to hold onto what they had. The real estate market, which was not expected to be affected, truly was. The people lost confidence in their
I promise i will refrain from using the B work as much as possible! Miles Shipside, head of Rightmove has released the property index and it looks like good news! With all the doom and gloom its refreshing to see some positive news. So, whats positive? Well…. prices are up! 0.8% infact! in a month!
I’m assuming as you’re here this has grabbed your attention. I was recently watching a video of an interview with a great mind within the property industry and a great point was raised during this interview which I feel needs to be discussed as I truly believe this matter. There is no hidden secret that
It is now April of 2019, we have passed the original Brexit day, and still the United Kingdom remains cloaked in a fog of uncertainty over Brexit and what happens next. While political deadlock has meant little progress for the Prime Minister and her current withdrawal agreement, the British economy has been left uncertain about
So, what is it? And why is it important? Well first we need to start with the company who created the awards, The British property award. It was created by a team of previous estate agency owners who wanted to create an award for estate agents to show excellence and be fairly judged. There was
The tenant fee ban. How will it affect you as a landlord? So, the Government are on a mission when it comes to lettings at the moment, they have now put into force a ‘tenant fee ban’ bill which comes into force on the 1st June 2019. So how is this going to affect landlords?
This month is a really positive update, the following information was taken from Rightmove.co.uk and was produced by Rightmove with comments from Miles Shipside. it makes a really good read! positive news for our region! take a look and us know what you think? National average price of newly-marketed property rises by 0.7% (+£1,981) this month, consistent
Myth buster time! I thought it would be helpful to cover a few questions ive been asked recently, in the past 10 days ive been to meet some fantastic clients but naturally, they ask a multitude of questions, so I will try and cover as many as possible for those I haven’t had chance to
Where do I start?SO you have decided to take the first steps…It could be that you have seen something you like? Had a promotion at work? … whatever the reason sometimes knowing where to start the moving process can leave you struggling to see the wood for the trees.Well firstly, you need to find out
So we have reached the end of the first month of a new year… and everyone is back to normal. (well normal working routine, school routine etc). But, for me, this is a great time for reflection, on the past 4 years and to look at our plan for 2019. For those who didnt know, we celebrated
Commitment… I met with a friend today, someone else within the industry. We were talking all things estate agency, as well as having a bit of a moan about a few things. One of the things we discussed was commitment, from buyers. One of the things wrong with this industry (well, there is more than
I thought i would finally put my thoughts on Brexit in black and white and how i think its going to effect the property market. Now, i did not vote. why? … because i felt i didn’t understand the implications enough to make an educated vote on what i thought was best…. but, the country
SO, its that time of year again, people are now thinking of moving in the new year and we are noticing a slight decrease in the amount of properties coming on…. or are we? I tend to use Zoopla alot as a point of refrence as all the main agents tend to be on both
I have to say this summer has been amazing, we all spent most of our time living outdoors and certainly taking the long summer evenings for granted, enjoying friends and family round. Your home appears to be bright and spacious during this time but now the winter nights are now drawing us inside (like a
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Think of the last car you bought. good or bad. now when you bought that car, did you test drive it? … the answer is probably yes. did you look at the MOT and Service history? most likely… did you research the car to see any common problems or complaints… possibly…. do you see where
The price and the agent are TWO separate things. Something I wanted to cover, because I keep finding myself winning instructions but hearing the same thing. Firstly, the way the UK describe the appointment whereby an agent comes around and gets interviewed by the home owners is wrong. Valuation? Surely this boils down to opinion.
not being prepared when it comes to solicitors. this is one i find myself encountering time after time. we’ve marketed, and found a buyer, agreed a price. now what? solicitors. thats what. You’ll be surprised the amount of people i speak to who haven’t started getting their solicitors ready until they have ‘sold’ but the
the garden. This is something i see time and time again. lets face it, nobody likes to do any general maintenance to our outside space during the colder months. and the UK only seems to get 2 decent weekends a year (where weather is concerned). BUT. getting out side, rolling your sleeves up (not too
6 costly mistakes to avoid when selling your home (part 3/6) Going for the “cheapest” agent because their fee is the lowest. This one Is really hard to explain, so I have enlisted the help of a power point slide to help show you what I am talking about. Pretty much, every single day, I
6 costly mistakes to avoid when selling your home (part 2/6) Accepting an offer. This one follows from part one nicely, once you have completed part one you will find yourself with offers on the table (if not, something isn’t right). BUT. What do you do with that offer? Well. You have three options. Accept