10 Tips to keep your garden “viewing ready” in the spring

1. Clean Up Debris: Begin by clearing away any winter debris, dead leaves and branches. This helps prevent diseases and allows for a fresh start. 2. Soil Preparation: Check and prepare the soil. Add compost or well-rotted manure to improve soil fertility and structure providing a healthy foundation for your planting. 3. Prune and Trim: […]

10 Tips to keep your garden “viewing ready” in the winter

1.Regular Leaf Clearing: Stay on top of fallen leaves, as they can accumulate quickly. Regularly rake or use a leaf blower to keep paths and plant beds clear. 2. Prune and Trim: Trim overgrown branches and bushes to maintain a tidy appearance. This also encourages healthier growth in the spring. 3. Invest in Outdoor Storage: […]

First Time-Buyer Checklist (one minute read)

1. Define Your Budget: Understand your financial situation and determine how much you can afford. Consider the price of the property, the percentage of deposit you need, your deposit figure, mortgage repayments and additional costs such as legal fees, surveys and stamp duty (if applicable). 2. Explore Mortgage Options: The best option at this stage […]

Securing Your First Home: A Guide for First-Time Buyers (One Minute Read)

Embarking on the journey to your first home is an exciting chapter filled with possibilities. For first-time buyers, this guide serves as your key to navigating the intricate world property in the UK. From understanding mortgage options to decoding property jargon, we’re here to demystify, help and guide you through the process. Begin by setting […]

What to expect from your Estate Agent

When selling a property in the UK, it is important to know what to expect. 1. Local Market Knowledge: Your estate agent should have a deep understanding of the local property market and a good understanding of the area. This can include local schools, transport links, current trends and property pricing to name a few. […]

Nine points to consider if you are thinking of selling

1. Evaluate and understand your goals: Determine why you’re selling and understand your objectives, this is crucial. Do you want a larger property, need to downsize or relocate? Knowing what you want from your move is crucial. 2. Market Research: Research your local market. Understand property values, demand and trends in your area. Pick up […]

Get ready to sell checklist

1.Declutter: Start by decluttering your home. Remove personal items, excess furniture and anything that might distract potential buyers. 2. Take Advice from your Estate Agent: Listen to what your Estate Agent has to say when he visits for the Market Appraisal or marketing meeting. This helps you identify any issues in advance and take action […]

Are you ready to sell your home?

The idea of selling your home can be daunting and exciting. Taking very careful consideration before you make the decision to sell is good advice. Also understanding the reasons why, you feel ready or why you may not feel ready is part if that careful consideration. Here are a few reasons why you may not […]

New homes V Older homes…where would you move to?

When considering whether to invest in an old home or a new one, several factors should be considered. Here’s a comparison between the two: Old Homes 1. Character and Charm: Older properties can often include unique architectural features and historical charm. Original fireplaces, exposed beams and period detailing add character to the property. 2. Location: […]

Read this before deciding which agent to instruct

Selecting the right estate agent is a critical decision when selling your property. Here are the most important points to consider: 1.Local Expertise: Look for an agent with in-depth knowledge of the local market. They should be aware of property values, market trends, amenities, facilities and other nuances of the area. 2. Reputation: Research an […]