Not all estate agents are created equal. So just how do you tell which ones you can trust and will do a world-class job? In answering that question you will need to look both at the estate agency and the individual agent. For most people, selling a property means selling one of your biggest assets.… Read More How To Choose an Agent You Can Trust
Buying a property, especially a home for your family, is thrilling. For most, the journey, whilst a little stressful, usually results in securing the purchase of a home that allows you to start the next chapter of your life. Not only can the process be filled with emotion, but there is also a considerable amount… Read More 5 Regrets to Avoid in the Purchasing Process
One thing is for sure if you’re considering selling a property: you certainly have “choice” when it comes to selecting your estate agent. So that begs the question – just how do you go about selecting your agent? Let’s start with identifying the outcome that you want. It’s usually the same for most sellers, but… Read More What Are You Looking For in an Agent?
Like me, I’m sure you’ve winced when receiving your municipal services accounts. It seems like we’re paying more and more for services, even though we try to reduce water and electricity consumption. The implementation of water restrictions, whilst very necessary, has meant that for those with large gardens and swimming pools, their monthly water account… Read More Going “Green” Now More Appealing than Ever
Property owners with properties that are illegally constructed, or don’t have approved municipal plans, could be in for an unpleasant surprise from the local council. For many years property owners have, wrongly, made minor alterations to properties without obtaining the necessary planning permission – something that the municipality is picking up on. In some instances… Read More Sellers – Are Your Property Plans Approved?
Showhouses have long been a very effective marketing tool used by estate agents. As times have changed though, the strategies around showhouses should have too. Consider the following: No more “hit and miss”. We’ve used showhouses in the days before the Internet. With modern technology, buyers can research property details and price ranges before they… Read More Showhouses – a Powerful Selling Method, But…