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Estate Agents –  The Oldest Trick In The Book?

Estate Agents – The Oldest Trick In The Book?

  The oldest trick in the book -  used by some (less reputable) estate agents   From time to time all estate agents find themselves uncomfortably short of properties to sell.  And when 'stock famine' strikes the pressure to secure new business can make it...

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How To Appoint An Estate Agent

How To Appoint An Estate Agent

  Appointing an estate agent   The time-honoured way of selling residential property is to put it in the hands of a local estate agent. Although it’s true that traditional High Street agents have enjoyed years of easy pickings, their job is rarely as simple as we...

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2021  Moving House In A Market Downturn

2021 Moving House In A Market Downturn

 Selling Property In A Market Downturn   In periods of very strong demand, houses virtually ‘sell themselves’. But in a market downturn when the going gets tough you need to focus on the most important factors when selling a house:-     * Presentation...

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Setting The Asking Price

Setting The Asking Price

Setting The Asking Price   Pitching your asking price correctly is a key strategic decision. Buyers normally expect to get something knocked off the asking price, so it needs to be set a few percentage points above what you consider the ‘true value’ to be. This...

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How much is your property really worth?

How much is your property really worth?

Putting your property on the market   To get a realistic idea of how much you can afford to spend on your next home, there's a fundamental question that first needs to be answered – how much is your present home actually worth? Nail this down early in the process...

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