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A Proactive Approach Essential

17 Sep 2018 - Estate Agents are generally an up-beat type. Selling property to the right buyer, quickly and at an impressive price requires a “can do, will do”...

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Pick a Letter!

17 Sep 2018 - There are many styles of estate agency operating in the Darlington area, and picking the right one to sell your property can be daunting...

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Home

14 Sep 2018 - “Moving House” may be the term we commonly use, but moving HOME is surely a better description for one of life’s more stressful experiences...

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Taxing Issues

11 Sep 2018 - We are often asked about what can and cannot be offset against revenues in relation to a residential buy-to-let investment. This can be a complex area...

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How Serious is my Buyer?

06 Sep 2018 - As the internet has become the first port of call for most prospective buyers, estate agents can feel somewhat swamped with buyers. The issue is not...

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Gas – The Landlord’s Responsibility

03 Sep 2018 - Whilst both gas and electricity can be lethal, from a landlord’s perspective, the law relating to gas safety is more stringent than it is for electricity..

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Should Your House Have Sold By Now?

31 Aug 2018 - We are often asked to look at properties that really should have sold, but haven’t, and we understand the disappointment of vendors whose experience...

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The Advertising Myth

28 Aug 2018 - It would be perfectly reasonable to assume that as your rental property comes to market, your letting agent will simply post the property details on...

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The Agent you Prefer – at the Right Price

24 Aug 2018 - We know that when choosing the right estate agent to sell your property you have a tremendous choice, and, on the surface, most estate agents appear to...

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Sharers

21 Aug 2018 - One of the most effective ways to maximise your property investment is to appeal to sharers as the combined price paid by two or three co-tenants can...

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Solicitors and Solicitors

18 Aug 2018 - The system of property transfer in this country is relatively archaic when compared to those of most other countries. The variety of age and tenure of UK..

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With You All The Way

28 Jun 2018 - Many letting agencies simply act as a broking service that matches tenants to property. However, we are acutely aware that there is far more to.....

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Should I Sell During the Summer Holidays?

26 Jun 2018 - Some sellers feel that if they have "missed" the spring market, they should wait until September before selling their property; but there are solid.....

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Let it Shine!

22 Jun 2018 - As a landlord you'll want to minimise the time your property is empty between tenancies (what we call the void period) so it is essential that your...

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Deciding on Price (Part Two)

18 Jun 2018 - Establishing an accurate asking price that will optimise your chances of selling at the highest likely price within a reasonable timescale is both an....

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Three Important Regulations for Landlords

14 Jun 2018 - Whilst there are over one hundred pieces of legislation with which a letting agent should be familiar, three come particularly to mind when it comes....

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The Football Effect

13 Jun 2018 - The British can usually be relied upon to be passionate about two conversational topics, football and property. So let's combine the two and see what...

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Deciding On Price (Part One)

11 Jun 2018 - Whatever anyone might say about location, condition, proximity to schools, size, etc., it is the price at which a property is initially marketed....

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How Long Has It Been Available?

08 Jun 2018 - One of the first things a tenant will ask a letting agent when offered a property is "How long has it been available?" - and with good reason. Moving...

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The Right People!

05 Jun 2018 - Despite the fact that many people regard estate agents as more or less the same, there are in fact numerous selection criteria on which to judge...

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Viewing Time!

31 May 2018 - Most landlords will recognise the tremendous importance of ensuring that as many prospective tenants as possible see their property...

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