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Importance of estate agency in the modern world

Estate agency is a fast moving industry that has evolved over the years and will continue to do so. It is drastically different now than twenty years ago, and with the current climate and ongoing uncertainty in the world, never has an estate agent been more important when selling or buying a property.

Here we speak with two agents from across our network, Guy Vaughan of Birmingham, and Sukhi Chall of Sandwell, for their view on the importance of estate agency in the modern world.

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Is grey here to stay?

Having just completed the interior design for a recently sold property from top to bottom, I was recently asked “What’s your go-to colour?”

My immediate and resolute response: “Grey.”

This admission was met with open-mouths and incredulous stares as I was advised in no uncertain terms that ‘grey’ is not a colour that should even be considered as a ‘go-to’, simply because it’s just so boring. So boring in fact that it’s almost invisible.

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Top tips for landlords from Alex Hugh

With the evolving nature of the buy-to-let market, there is a lot to consider as a landlord with new regulations and significant changes in place.

If buy-to-let used to be an easy win, it’s now something that needs a little more guidance, and it’s never been more important for landlords to take professional advice from experienced agents.

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How to maximise your kerb appeal

When it comes to selling your home, as with many things, first impressions count and in property this is what is called kerb appeal. Essentially it is the impression any potential buyer gets when standing on the kerb looking at the property or seeing pictures of the external element of the property, as these tend to be the lead pictures in any online property search.

If you are thinking of selling your home, you really need to ensure that these first impressions are positive. In this article, we will look in more detail at why kerb appeal is so important and at ways of maximising the kerb appeal of a property.

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Home improvements you can take with you when you move house

If you’re planning on selling your home in the near future, then you may be putting off making home improvements as you don’t want to improve your property only to move out in a few months. However, there are ways in which you can improve your home that doesn’t affect the fixtures or fittings, and of course, they can be taken with you when you move, so you can choose things that are to your taste.

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15 things buy-to-let landlords need to know in 2020

The key rules for buy-to-let property investors and owners, from the letting fees ban to Section 21

As we head into a new year, buy-to-let landlords face another swathe of complications, from an overhaul of the eviction process to confusion over local licensing. It’s a tricky time to be a landlord, but Love Your Postcode can help you get your head around the various regulations you’ll need to be aware of when investing in buy-to-let. We’ve been in the market for over ten years and our clients trust us to get the job done right first time. Which is why we have invested millions in building a brand reputation spoken about by many. .

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