One of the important issues to consider when selecting an Estate Agent to sell your home is what commission rate they charge. As a general rule, estate agents charge between 5% and 7 ½ % plus VAT. Sellers may be tempted to list with the agency that charges the least, but consider these other important… Read More Estate Agents and Commission Rates
Many buyers wonder whether they will get better value buying a property in a new development, versus a conventional “2nd hand” home. The challenge that developers have is producing a product that can compete with the resale market. The cost of providing services for vacant land (roads and municipal services) and then constructing the dwelling,… Read More Are Developments Better Value?
Estate Agents are sometimes asked to list a property as For Sale, but to keep it as a low-profile listing. This may involve not erecting a For Sale board outside the property, and not conducting any Showhouses. The reasons for this instruction are varied, but in many cases a seller may not want his neighbors… Read More Sell My House – but Keep it “Low-Key”