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Questions to Ask an Estate Agent

I was recently chatting to a retired gentleman who popped into the office in Cheadle who was thinking of moving back to the area but had lived in the same house for more than 40 years! An estate agents nightmare! And was understandably nervous and unsure what to ask agents.

The advice I gave him is what we share with anyone looking to put their home on the market in the Cheadle area.
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Prices up, Sales down – the latest Rightmove Property Index

  • New-to-the-market sellers push their asking prices up by another 0.8% (+£2,343) to a record high of £308,075
  • Seven out of 11 regions achieve their highest ever asking prices, with year-on-year price increases of over 4% in East Midlands, West Midlands and Wales
  • Record visits to Rightmove indicate strong interest in property, but uncertainty and stretched affordability have dented sentiment leading to more hesitant buyers and sellers in some areas:
  • Number of sales agreed by estate agents so far in 2018 is down 5.4% on the same period in 2017

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