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Open House

29 Sep 2017 - The keys to selling any property are price, location and exposure. You can’t change the location of your property, and the market determines the price...

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Tenants – Help us to help you!

27 Sep 2017 - Letting agents love the challenge of helping you find your ideal home. Sometimes however, it can be more of a challenge than need be. So if you are ....

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Relative Values

22 Sep 2017 - Even the most credible authorities tend to disagree on the rate of price change in the property market, leaving the humble consumer somewhat baffled!.....

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Fair Wear and Tear

20 Sep 2017 - The terms “fair wear and tear” appears on most tenancy agreements. But what is fair to a landlord may not necessarily appear fair to a tenant, and vice ...

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The Value of SOLD

18 Sep 2017 - Our last article considered some of the dangers associated with pricing your home in relation to other properties available for sale (ie those remaining ..

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The New Landlord

11 Sep 2017 - Some would-be sellers are simply not prepared to sell their home for what they regard as too low a figure. If you fall into this category, it may be that..

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The Value of FOR SALE

05 Sep 2017 - When considering the value of a property prior to putting it on the market, many vendors understandably look at the asking price of other properties...

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The First Steps in Letting

31 Aug 2017 - When letting your property, your primary objective is simple – you want to find a reliable tenant who pays the rent regularly and looks after your....

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Market Comment – August 2017

29 Aug 2017 - August is a tricky time to comment on the property market. The market is usually understandably subdued during prime holiday season, but this is often ....

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Manage Your Investment

25 Aug 2017 - Some landlords, especially those who are new to the experience, understandably wish to use a letting agent simply as a route to market in order to find ...

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"Pick a Letter"

21 Aug 2017 - There are many styles of estate agency operating in the Darlington, Co Durham and Teeside area, and picking the right one to sell your property can be ...

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Stamp Duty on Investment Property

18 Aug 2017 - If you’re buying a second home or investment property, you should be aware that there is an additional 3% Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on top of .....

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Should I, Shouldn’t I?

16 Aug 2017 - The press is currently full of mixed messages about the property market, especially following the Brexit debate, election, etc. Will it rise, will it .....

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Waiting in Hope?

14 Aug 2017 - If your rental property is currently on the market awaiting a tenant, it may be tempting to assume that your agent is in full control of the situation ....

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A Summer Breeze… for Burglars!

12 Aug 2017 - When the weather is good, there’s no beating the great British summer. It’s the time for enjoying barbecues, outdoor entertaining, children splashing ...

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More than Pictures

10 Aug 2017 - As you look through the pages of most local property newspapers and portals, all you generally see is pictures of properties. As you turn from page to ....

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Personal Accountability - Paul Shoulder

08 Aug 2017 - Personal Accountability

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Landlords - Avoid the Voids

20 Jun 2017 - Landlords - Avoid the Voids

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Need a bit more space?

31 Jan 2017 - Need a bit more space? Free No obligation market appraisal

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Sell your property for only £600 + VAT

31 Jan 2017 - Sell your property for only £600 + VAT No Sale - No Fee. Sillars Properties

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We now do property sales

11 Jan 2017 - Sillars Properties specialise in Property Sales, Lettings, Property Management and also Apartment Block Management.

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