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February market update

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

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Property
nicholas cheshire

What are some of the common questions that people ask?

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

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Property
nicholas cheshire

So you want to move?.. where do you start?

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

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Our story…

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,

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Investment
nicholas cheshire

Commitment…..

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

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Property
nicholas cheshire

Brexit and house prices….

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

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News
nicholas cheshire

October 2018 – market update.

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

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Kyle Brian

Minimal disruption and maximum effort.

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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nicholas cheshire

Free 11 step marketing strategy guide

I have compiled a carefully planned, and mastered 11 step marketing strategy which our agency use on a daily basis to sell properties for a premium price. good news is, you can have a copy, completely free of charge….. simply enter your details below to receive your copy. [email-download download_id=”5052” contact_form_id=”5051”]

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Property
nicholas cheshire

Did you test drive your car?

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

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Property
nicholas cheshire

Valuation and the Agent

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.

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nicholas cheshire

6 costly mistakes to avoid when selling your home (part 5/6)

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

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Property
nicholas cheshire

6 costly mistakes to avoid when selling your home (part 4/6)

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

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News
nicholas cheshire

6 costly mistakes to avoid when selling your home (part 3/6)

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

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Property
nicholas cheshire

6 costly mistakes to avoid when selling your home (part 2/6)

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

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News
nicholas cheshire

6 costly mistakes to avoid when selling your home (part 1/6)

6 costly mistakes to avoid when selling your home (part 1/6) Price. Pricing too high is a hard thing to avoid. Imagine you feel your home is worth £400,000 and you get told the agent can get you £410,000 or even £415,000 so they advise marketing at £425,000…. Who would say no to an extra

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nicholas cheshire

Why it’s important to manage expectations of a buyer.

Something really got my goat today. but I am so fed up with the lies within this industry. everyone between the agent to the solicitor to the broker all seem to get off, getting one over on the other. its just counter productive. I love the job, i really do, but i hate the industry.

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nicholas cheshire

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail. – Benjamin Franklin.

An old saying, which goes back as far as time. – but it is so true in so many aspects, and in so many walks of life. Marketing a property is the same. When you look at larger companies. Let’s take for instance things like large brands of famous drinks. When they come to marketing

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Kyle Brian

Want to know A Secret…

Want to know the secrets of viewing a property…………   I was carrying out viewing’s over the weekend and a first-time buyer really stood out from the crowd. The first-time buyer was a little hesitant on asking questions about the property, i.e. how old is the boiler, windows installed, the clients position going forward, you

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Real Estate
nicholas cheshire

2014 agent or 2018?

is it birth of a new breed of estate agent… 2018, so far, has been a rather strange year from a market point of view, I personally, don’t feel the market has changed. Prices are still slightly higher than they were 3 months ago, and again 3 months before that. But what has changed is

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nicholas cheshire

Christmas is getting Rayleigh close now?

Christmas is getting Rayleigh close now? The housing market is never a predictable one, but what we can safely say each year at this time as summer heat recedes, is that many home sellers choose September, as they want to be in their new property by Christmas. It’s only in soap operas and sitcoms where

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