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New Stamp Duty Tax Rates – July to September 2021

New Stamp Duty Tax Rates – July to September 2021

  Stamp Duty Tax Rates Are Changing!   Missed the end of June deadline for the temporary 'holiday' to avoid paying stamp duty tax on residential property purchases? These are the new rates to 30th September 2021:-                       Here's the...

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Sole or multiple estate agents – what’s best?

Sole or multiple estate agents – what’s best?

  Sole or multiple agency?   Should you appoint just one estate agent? Or is there a better chance of achieving a sale by using two or even three simultaneously? Most sellers appoint a single agent, until things get a bit desperate and 2 or more agents are...

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How do you choose the right estate agent?

How do you choose the right estate agent?

  There are many firms of estate agents - so how do you choose the right one? Anyone can set up in business and grandly proclaim themselves as ‘estate agents and valuers’. No licence or qualifications are required – which is all the more surprising given that...

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The Frustrations of Being An Estate Agent

The Frustrations of Being An Estate Agent

It's not easy being an estate agent!   Estate agents frequently find themsleves in the firing line for the failings of others, and have a reputation for disingenuousness second only to politicians and the tabloid press. Marketing properties may be relatively easy...

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How do you choose the right estate agent?

What Exactly Do Estate Agents Do?

  What exactly do estate agents do? One of the great mysteries of life for many people is what exactly estate agents do for their money. Conventional wisdom has it that they stick a photo of your house online, put another in their shop window and then make a couple of...

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Converting Your Loft Into A Home Office

Converting Your Loft Into A Home Office

  Loft Conversions have never been more popular - here's why     With so many of us now working from home there's a massive need for adding 'office space'.  Converting your loft is an obvious solution as as most are just wasted space. It's also a lot cheaper...

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Sole or multiple estate agents – what’s best?

Is It Worth Putting Up A ‘For Sale’ Board?

  How effective are 'For Sale' Boards and Estate Agent websites?    In this series of blogs we're looking at different marketing tools used by estate agents and asking which ones work best and whether clients are getting value for money.   Estate Agents'...

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