First impressions are everything when selling your home. It needs to be dressed to sell for your photographs and for your viewings. The art of dressing a home to sell is called home styling or home staging. If your property has been on the market for a while and your agent is badgering you to… Read more »

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When preparing your home for sale, it can be difficult to know where you are best spending your money, time and effort. Perhaps you are wondering if you should replace your tired looking bathroom, if you don’t will it put buyers off? Or maybe you are pondering on updating your outdated decor but you’ve heard… Read more »

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Historically, the summer months (June – September) are when tenants are most likely to move. Some will be moving out of the family home and into their first rental, others might be selling a property and using a rental as a stop-gap. The majority, however, will be moving from one tenanted property to another and… Read more »

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Every viewer that steps foot into your home takes you one step further to selling. If you are gaining viewings then your estate agents marketing is working. Potential buyers are seeing your home and are compelled enough to book a viewing. That is great news! Preparing your home for sale is the best way that… Read more »

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There was a time not so long ago when everyone was doing-up properties and selling them on. You couldn’t change channels on the television without coming across some property programme, keen to bestow upon you the advantages of DIY. In fact, such was the property boom twenty years ago that programmes like Location and Homes Under… Read more »

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If you are thinking of moving, you might be wondering if you should put your house on the market or try and find your next home first. It’s a bit of a conundrum and one where there is no right or wrong answer. The problem could be potentially losing your dream home! It comes down… Read more »

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We caught up with Paul and Frank from our Sure Sales & Lettings Branch in Cheltenham to uncover some insider information about Cheltenhams Property Rental Market. Our aim is to answer the key questions for Landlords looking to rent their property for around £1000pm. What are your main concerns? Do you worry about which rental… Read more »

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Moving home is a huge decision. Some people take months or even years to mull over the idea before making a definite choice. The decision of course, has to be right for you and your family. Answer the following four questions to dig deeper into your options and help you make an informed decision on… Read more »

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This week the Property Ombudsman issued its annual report for 2017 and although there’s good news with complaints resolved by the TPO down by 16%, overall, formal complaints were up by 3% on 2016 with two-thirds of those being attributable to Lettings Agents;  not a great advert for the industry. We, of course, don’t consider… Read more »

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With a population of just under 1 million, Birmingham is fast becoming one of the Globe’s leading cities. Recent infrastructure development backed by millions of pounds of investments, Birmingham, located in the West Midlands, is the perfect location for investors looking to benefit from long-term returns and minimal tenant void periods. The investment boom could… Read more »

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