We are coming up to that time to year where property chains sink, swim and many tread water. I think I’ve mentioned on the blog before what a metaphorical full stop Christmas is for the property industry. As we enter December, many people’s minds turn to Christmas, not everyone’s, but if someone in your chain… Read more »

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Amazingly, we are nearing the end of 2018 (I’m really not sure where it’s gone?!) and also celebrating a year of Surelet Gloucester becoming Sure Sales and Lettings. We’ve had a very productive year and we are looking forward to working with more homeowners in 2019, in what could be a challenging year for the… Read more »

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Sorry, sorry, I couldn’t resist a leaf pun! In all seriousness, the week before last I wrote about the buyer’s market we currently find ourselves in and, in an attempt not to alienate or deflate the sellers amongst us, I thought this was a good opportunity to provide some advice, from an Estate Agent’s perspective,… Read more »

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Congratulations, you’ve had an offer accepted. From this point on you are entering the sales progression stage. This is the final hurdle but the most sensitive part of the whole process. The sales progression stage is the time following offer acceptance through to completion and moving day. One in three sales fall through during this… Read more »

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Property descriptions are often overlooked. Nobody reads them, right? People just look at the photos don’t they? Its true that images are often the first thing to catch a buyer’s eye, however, the words you use to describe your home can have a lasting impact on the reader. Here at Sure Sales and Lettings we… Read more »

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The last blog I wrote on down valuing came just before the Bank of England announced they were raising interest rates to 0.75%, an increase of 0.25%, so I thought it would be rather remiss of me not to write a little about what this means for you, whether you are in the process of… Read more »

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Way before Rightmove existed, a physical set of particulars were an essential part of selling a home. Before the digital world took over, the traditional way to search for a home involved spending time browsing through these sets of particulars. For those of you that can remember these times, the particulars were hardly anything to… Read more »

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Did you know that there is a way that you can set your asking price so more buyers browsing Rightmove will see your home? There is a clever way you can work with Rightmove to optimise your asking price and it’s called the Zero Price Strategy. If you are buying or selling a home, you… Read more »

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When considering who should show your viewers around your home, really there are only two plausible options. You or your estate agent? Agents have different opinions on which is best. Here at Sure Sales and Lettings we like to work with our clients and discuss the best way forward that suits you. To work out… Read more »

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Moving house is such an exciting time. Dreaming about the next chapter in your life in a lovely new home. But maybe that’s just it, you feel like you are just dreaming and moving seems so far away? If you have been trying to sell your home for a while it can certainly feel like… Read more »

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