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Guild Blog: Buyers Remorse – Are you buying the right home for you?

  While most people aspire to become homeowners, research has revealed that around 80% people who have purchased a property have at least one noteworthy regret regarding their home buying decision. Staggering numbers considering buying a property is often the largest financial decision a person is likely to make in their life time.    So why do so many people have something they regret after they buy a home? According to data compiled by an online estate agency, it takes people an average of 38 minutes to decide on the … Continued

SOLD STC – Dishforth Village property on Forest Drive – Unexpectedly Reoffered For Sale!

4 Forest Drive, Dishforth   Situated in the attractive village of Dishforth, this extended, detached family home has many of the desirable characteristics for modern family living. Viewing of 4 Forest Drive is highly recommended, to see the space this property has to offer … A Detached family home Spacious Open Plan Living, Dining, Kitchen Utility and Downstairs WC Separate Living Room Master Bedroom with walk in wardrobe and En-suite shower room Three further Bedrooms and Family Bathroom Gardens to the Front and Rear Garage and Driveway Parking Contact our … Continued

SOLD STC – Property of the Week – 5 Victoria Terrace

Ripon Property of the Week – 5 Victoria Terrace    … from your local #OneStopPropertyShop and The Guild of Property Professionals agency for #Ripon and #Thirsk 5 Victoria Terrace gives you an excellent opportunity to purchase a substantial End-Townhouse, offering modern living accommodation set over four floors with parking, gardens and balcony. These exciting family homes form part of only five town houses and occupy a fantastic location within close proximity to the centre of Ripon however with easy access to the A1(M) for those looking to commute.   To find out more click through to the property … Continued

Guild Blog: How to Avoid Over Home-Staging your Property

Are you thinking of selling your home?  Are you wondering whether to decorate or de-clutter your space?     Have you ever seen a property that just seemed to be trying a bit too hard? Over home-staging, or trying too hard when decorating a property in order to sell it, is a surprisingly easy thing to do. Our agents share their stories of homes they’ve see that have been over home-staged, and what you can do to prevent this problem.   1. Be genuine  According to Steve Barron of Drivers … Continued

Guild Blog: How do you know when it’s time to sell your home?

Have you decided that it is time to sell your home?     Are you thinking about putting your property on the market, but aren’t sure when or how? It can be difficult to know exactly when you should sell your home. However, there are times and seasons when selling your home is almost certainly the right thing for you. Whether your reasons are personal or market-driven, we’ve identified some of the best times to think seriously about selling your property. 1. Your family needs more space Your family may not be … Continued

Guild Blog: Can your garden add value to your property?

Can your garden add value to your property?   Many people forget the first impression comes from the garden. Watch the video to get ideas and tips to help sell your home this summer, as well as make your garden a more enjoyable place to be. 1. Decluttering the garden can add value. Always start with tidying and give your lawn a fresh mow and tidy up any weather damage before a viewing. 2. Add some seasonal colour, like plant pots filled with flowers. This will add perceived value. 3. Start … Continued

** Guild Property Blog** What is the ‘No Sale, No Fee’ Method for selling your Home?

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

Guild Blog: How Many Homes Should You Look at Before Making an Offer?

Looking for your perfect property can be an exciting experience. Once you’ve searched online and spoken to your local Guild Member about what you’re looking for, it’s time to start the viewings. But how many should you do before you make an offer? What if your first property seems perfect? Should you keep looking? Guild agents share their top tips.    Finding the perfect house on the first viewing – what do you do?  Steve Thompson from Thomas Morris said: “There are difficulties involved in finding what appears to be the … Continued

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