Converting a derelict property into a beautiful home is a dream for many. But what do you need to know before embarking on a renovation project? Renovation projects can be few and far between. When one comes on the market, many people may try to snap it up to make a profit or create their dream home. Register your interest with your local Guild Member to hear about suitable properties as soon as they come on the market. Also, check your local auction house. If you have seen Grand … Continued
Getting into the property market and owning a home is a milestone that many aspire to. Buying a home can have an impact on your financial situation for the rest of your life. However, while the idea of owning a home is exciting, it is vital that you only take that step when you are completely ready to do so. This is because being a homeowner requires desire, sustainability and a long-term financial commitment. Aside from finding the ideal first home and dealing with the sometimes-complicated home-buying process, there … Continued
We all want to add value to our homes. After all, property is one of the best investments so why not make the most of it. The rule of thumb when it comes to adding value is to utilise what you already have. Any additions that are too costly might not bring you much of a return when you sell, so work with the space and think how it could be transformed to make it more useful. Here’s a list of some of the most worthwhile alterations and additions that … Continued
Wanting to make a good impression and make your home stand out in the crowd doesn’t have to cost the earth. There are numerous budget-friendly ways that you can use to make your property more appealing to potential buyers and increase your chances of selling for the highest possible price. Wanting to make a good impression and make your home stand out in the crowd doesn’t have to cost the earth. There are numerous budget-friendly ways that you can use to make your property more appealing to potential buyers and … Continued
Not all property purchases are equal. While one property investment could be the foundation to building wealth, another could be a monetary black hole. What is the difference between the two? To ensure that you are making the most out of your property purchase, it is vital to be well-informed, savvy and make the right buying decisions from the outset. The choices you make during the property buying process will have a significant impact on the potential return on your investment in the long term. Simply purchasing a home at … Continued
Spring 2019 Sales Commission Offer! Your property must be For Sale with Joplings, prior to the end of April 2019! Contact our Ripon office on 01765 694800 or our Thirsk office on 01845 522680, to arrange for a Market Appraisal of your property.
Have you made the decision to sell your home this year? Why not use your local Guild of Property Professionals’ Agent for the Ripon and Thirsk Area and Spring into Action with Joplings! Contact our Thirsk Office on 01845 522680 or our Ripon Office to arrange your Market Appraisal.
While the government has put several things in place to boost the first-time buyer’s market, the uncertainty surrounding Brexit and its full impact on the housing market, deposit requirements and property prices have left many would-be homeowners waiting on the sidelines for now. Brexit According to Chris Sawyer, Managing Director at Sawyer & Co, operating in Brighton and Hove, the area is showing evidence that Brexit is having a significant impact with first-time buyers. “We are seeing first-time buyers showing fragile confidence in the market, which is understandable given … Continued
Moving to a new house can be a stressful time, particularly if a sale falls through. Don’t worry if this happens as there are often ways to get it back on track. Guild Members talk about the potential pitfalls to avoid during your negotiations and give tips to help your sale move forward. Surveys If something unexpected comes up in a survey, it may be a big enough problem to make the sale fall through. Becky Evans from Mark Evans & Co said: “In our experience, most house … Continued
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 … Continued