There are different types of estate agent model out there, but at The Guild, we recommend the ‘no sale, no fee’. This means that you don’t have to pay until your house is sold, so there is no risk of having to pay for no results. The ‘no sale, no fee’ model is used by nearly all ‘traditional’ estate agents, which means your friendly local estate agent who has a shop on the high street. Be sure to look for this when you decide to sell your home. When you … Continued
Monthly Archives: March 2018
Joplings can offer a building survey to suit your needs and budget. We understand buying a house is an expensive process, however it is important to know you are buying a property without any major problems. We offer three levels of building surveys, the Basic Survey, RICS Homebuyer Report and Full Building Survey.
Did you know that Joplings is able to provide DEED PLANS and / or SITE LOCATION PLANS based on Ordnance Survey digital mapping used for Land Registry etc.
What would you like to see in the Spring budget regarding the property market? On March 13th 2018, Phillip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, will present one of the shortest spring budget statements in years. Plans for: budgeting Brexit, diesel car tax and HS2, benefits and living wages will be touched upon. Most importantly for the property market, are stamp duty and tenant fee bans. http://www.guildproperty.co.uk/news/post/1520514105/spring-statement-wish-list
What will happen to the housing market in 2018? There are lots of predictions, from big growths to slight falls in house prices, but overall, most experts predict a slight rise in prices of around 1%. http://www.guildproperty.co.uk/news/post/1520417244/property-predictions-for-the-housing-market-in-2018 If you would like to discuss the market value of your property with a Guild of Property Professionals’ Valuer, please contact us at our Ripon Office on 01765 694800 or our Thirsk Office on 01845 522680.
We are so impressed by our local photographers that we wanted to try to take our own cover images for our magazines too. The final property magazine image of 2017 was taken by Vicky in the Ripon office and is a view from North Bridge over towards Ure Bank Terrace. Our first property magazine image of 2018 is an interior photo of a cozy fireplace and is taken by Stefan. He is one of our Chartered Surveyors MRICS and our Ripon Residential Sales Manager. If you would like to send … Continued
Although the weather is still a little Wintery, now is the time to plan the changes you would like to make to your outside space … http://www.guildproperty.co.uk/news/post/1520345993/top-10-ways-to-add-value-to-your-garden
“Do you want to sell your property? In order for your home to appeal to the widest range of potential buyers, it’s a good idea to identify its strengths and weaknesses. Every property is different. Your home might have beautiful windows and a state-of-the-art kitchen, but be in desperate need of a fresh coat of paint. We’ve identified some common property weaknesses, and how you can turn them into strengths.” http://www.guildproperty.co.uk/news/post/1519914040/how-to-turn-your-homes-weaknesses-into-strengths