Putting your property on the market is an exciting time. The photos are taken, the floorplans completed, and the home is perfectly presented, so it’s time to start the viewings. But how many should you expect? What if viewings are not as regular as you hoped? We asked Guild agents to share their tips and advice. Check the price One of the biggest deterrents for a viewing is the price. “How does your home compare to competing homes on the market?” asks Ian Southall from Chess Moves of Tewkesbury. “Query your … Continued
Moving home is a complicated process, and so getting it right is crucial. Whether you are a first-time buyer, or an experienced home owner, here are our top five tips to help you sell and move in as quickly as possible: 1. Fail to prepare, prepare to fail Preparation is pivotal to selling your property. Make sure your photos are done, have all your paperwork in order and be prepared to accept viewings. 2. Make sure the price is right This may seem obvious, but ensuring your property … Continued
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
Research has revealed that around 80% of homeowners have at least one noteworthy regret regarding their home buying decision. Here are our five top tips to ensure you make the right choice while on the hunt for your next home: 1. Focus is key A property may appeal in terms of your wants, but not necessarily tick the must-haves boxes. Make sure that the property meets your main objectives otherwise it can’t be the right home for you. 2. Find the right solicitor for you It is imperative … Continued
To make your home appeal to the widest range of buyers, identify its strengths and weaknesses. Here are some of the most common property weaknesses and how you can turn them into strengths … Weakness: The windows are outdated. Hanging new curtains is an easy way to update your property. Install a simple metal rod and hang a neutral curtain with metal rings. Weakness: Your kitchen needs an update. Purchase new white goods for your kitchen to avoid the cost of a complete renovation. When you’re updating, think … Continued
Can your garden add value to your property? Many people forget the first impression comes from the garden. Watch the video below, to get ideas and tips to help sell your home this summer, as well as make your garden a more enjoyable place to be. We would love to see some photographs of your outside space. Please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or Direct message them via our Facebook or Twitter page. Please let us know if you are happy for us to share these on Social Media. … Continued
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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