Selling a property

Space invaders

The effects of a good de-clutter can pay real dividends when selling your home. No matter how attached you are to certain items of furniture, Imelda-esque shoe collections, piles of magazines and hoards of family photos think about what they … Continue reading

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Whoops, there go my chattels…

Agents should be aware of the outcome of a case involving Stamp Duty Land Tax and a buyer’s efforts to mitigate it by buying chattels separately. The case, a victory for HMRC, proves that mistakenly identifying a fixture for a … Continue reading

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Picture perfect

A picture saves a thousand words. The power of a perfect picture is a wonderful thing. It can portray the essence of your home, showing any potential purchaser just how lovely it would be to live in your home far … Continue reading

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The right time to sell?

We’re often asked if the time is right to sell a property given people’s perception of the current market conditions. We reply with a resounding ‘YES!’ We’ve seen a really marked turn in the interest property is receiving resulting in … Continue reading

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Fight of the century; Buyers vs Sellers

It’s a tough old game! Feedback from estate agents nationwide is that there is still a stand off between buyers and sellers with sellers more than reluctant to cut prices and buyers unwilling to pay the asking price. Home sellers … Continue reading

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Selling in a hurry?

Is the hammer about to fall on the traditional auction? We’ve already looked at the improving state of the property market and discussed top tips for securing the sale of your home so that every viewing counts but what if … Continue reading

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The WOW factor

Some simple, no nonsense tips to help you win the sale. Ready, steady, GO! Are you really ready to go on the market? Have you really taken care of all those DIY jobs that you started and never got around … Continue reading

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10 simple rules for choosing an Estate Agent

Professional Memberships The first thing to do when searching for a quality estate agent is to check that they belong to a professional body like the NAEA. This is because all members have to complete a accredited qualification on estate … Continue reading

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What is an Energy Performance Certificate?

An Energy Performance Certificate is designed to give prospective purchasers an illustration of the energy performance of a property. An energy assessor will need to inspect the property to prepare the EPC and will take into consideration whether the house … Continue reading

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