There are 23.36 million properties in England and Wales with 64% being owner occupied and 36% being rented either from a private landlord, local authority or housing association.
In a competitive property market, sellers can’t afford to put any buyers off by offering an unappealing home, so it’s key to address any issues that could put any doubt in potential buyers.
We’ve all seen and heard about horror stories like the photo above, so to make sure your house isn’t going to be in any hall of shame, we’ve picked out 10 things you need to avoid when selling your home:
Research from Nottingham Building Society states that 21% of buy-to-let investors have to wait at least four months before finding their first tenants. This is a very worrying prospect for an investor needing to keep up with making mortgage payments. How does buying a property with sitting tenants help?
Selling your home is one of the most stressful things we go through in life. Not only do you have to organise your finances and pick a new place to call home, you also need to sell your existing home to make all of this possible.
So what is a block viewing and why are they so important in helping you not only getting your house sold, but sold for the best price possible?
A survey of homebuyers has revealed that nearly a third saw their purchase collapse after their offer was accepted. When Which? surveyed 2,000 recent homebuyers in 2016, 28% said they’d had an offer accepted on a property only for the purchase to fall through.
In this blog we discuss what can you do to avoid a sale collapse. Continue reading
The days are now shorter, the nights are longer and it’s finally getting colder, so it is definitely time to prepare your home for winter, especially if you are planning to sell. The last thing you want is prospective buyers walking into a cold and damp home with leaking taps.
With years of experience, Love Your Postcode has prepared a step by step guide on how to prepare your home for sale during the winter months.
September… The festivals have packed up and left town, the kids are back at school and the property buyers are on the hunt for a new home.
If you’re planning on putting your property on the market this month or want to refresh it ready for the autumn influx of buyers, we are here to share some simple tips with you to help you to make the most of one of the busiest times of the year for property sales.
The property viewing is one of the most important parts of securing an offer and selling your home. Getting it wrong could mean losing thousands of pounds, or not finding a buyer at all.
You’re the one who puts your house on the market, but the estate agent is the one who actually sells it. Choosing the right agent is a critical decision – it can be the difference between getting a really good price and not selling at all.
But how can you tell the difference between good agents and bad agents?