LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

We are pleased to announce that following the government’s guidance on moving home during the coronavirus pandemic, our branches in England have now re-opened for pre-booked appointments, and our branches in Scotland in Wales will start re-opening their doors over the coming days. Health and safety remains our main priority, and in line with government’s advice, a number of strict measures have been put in place to protect our staff and customers. Visit our branch page to find contact details for your local office.

York

27/06/2014

Why should you pay a professional estate agent to help sell your home?

Is an estate agent worth the money? We may moan about them but when it comes to actually putting our homes up for sale, the vast majority of people still opt for a High Street agent’s services. Why should you consider paying a professional estate agent

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York

20/06/2014

Top 10 Tips for a stress-free property sale

Here are a few great tips from Sally Sellwood for a stress-free property sale to help put you on the right track! Timing There are usually more people looking for properties to buy as we come out of the dreary Winter months and into the Spring, and

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York

17/06/2014

How to prepare for new tenants

Great news, you’ve found new tenants and in a few days they’ll be moving in, so what should you do to prepare for their arrival? Use this time to make sure you’ve got the last few bits of paperwork and admin sorted and check that the property is

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York

13/06/2014

What are the biggest regrets for first-time buyers?

First-time buyers can be emotional, they fall in love with a property and get caught up in bidding wars they can’t afford. After the boxes are unpacked and the infatuation had faded almost half of them said they would do things differently, according

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York

06/06/2014

Is buy-to-let better than a pension?

New legislation starting in April 2015 allows retirees to use their pension to buy property instead of an annuity. And the booming UK property market may find its appeal as a viable alternative to buying an annuity upon retirement. But is it a good idea?

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York

27/05/2014

Looking at houses? What should you look for?

Looking at houses is the most fun part of the home buying process, but it can also be overwhelming. How do make sure you’re picking the right one? Is it a good buy? And what should you check out first? Here’s a few tips to keep you organised.

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York

17/05/2014

Five ways to rethink your underused rooms

Most homeowners who have separate living and dining rooms rarely use them; Easter and Christmas are but two small sections of the year. Similarly, millions of square feet in utility rooms, hallways and even "spare" bedrooms go underused – space wasted

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York

09/05/2014

House prices expected to continue to rise as boom fails to attract sellers

House prices are expected to continue rising through the summer after sector figures showed Britain's year-long property boom has failed to attract enough sellers to meet demand. April was the fourth consecutive month to experience a fall in properties

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York

08/05/2014

What can you learn from successful buy-to-let investors?

Here are some top habits adopted by successful buy-to-let investors: 1. Stay current This is the case with any form of investing. It’s important to stay up-to-date with current events relevant to your industry which means keeping an eye on

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York

28/04/2014

Return on investment – what’s your goal?

The subject of ROI (return on investment) can be quite subjective. There are many angles from which to view an investment when you take into account risks versus rewards. At the end of the day, all we really want to know is, ‘did we make any money?’

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York

18/04/2014

What to Consider when Buying a New Family Home

Buying a New Family Home! Buying a new family home is an exciting experience, but it’s imperative that you don’t jump for the first property that catches your eye. Here are some factors to consider before signing the contract. Proximity to Good

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York

14/04/2014

How to buy an investment property out of town

You may love where you live, but sometimes your hometown isn’t the best place to purchase an investment property. Buying a property isn’t a purchase that is taken lightly, and if you plan to make it your business, it is imperative that you are making

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