Property

Five Quick and Easy Ways to Add Value to Your Home in Cheadle

We are often asked the question – how people can add value to their home?

And off course there are plenty of ways. Some quite costly and time consuming and others which can add value quickly for a relatively modest outlay, which I am going to look at in this blog post. [···]

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The single biggest question house sellers need to ask themselves

Making the decision to sell your home and move is a big one. In fact, recent research showed that most people start thinking about and researching the idea 6 – 9 months before actually doing anything.

Whatever the reason whether it’s downsizing, needing more space, wanting a better neighbourhood, employment or to be closer to excellent schools, it’s often life changing and a huge decision. [···]

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Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter – when is the right time to sell?

If I had a pound for every time I am asked this question I would definitely be a millionaire! House sellers are very focused on timing it right to put their house on the market to maximise interest and therefore the price they might achieve for their home. [···]

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7 Pricing Myths You Need to Get Past If You Want to Sell Your Home

When homeowners are preparing to put their properties on the market, one aspect is usually foremost in their minds – money!

Setting the asking price accurately can mean the difference between getting an offer quickly and having a house languish for months, attracting little interest. [···]

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Are we the softest estate agents in Cheadle?

We live in a constantly changing digital world.

Our phones and computers can do amazing things, and many apps have made life a lot easier. The pace of change is quite phenomenal.

Just look at banking – it used to be a real chore to get something paid in or out, now it’s a matter of a couple of clicks. [···]

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Are you the Harry Kane of Estate Agency?

With England now destined to win the 2018 World Cup in Russia – well ok, as the Baddiel and Skinner song suggests, for those of us old enough to remember it! we can still believe! I thought it would be good to write a topical property blog with a football connotation! And look at the synergy between England football hero and Captain, Harry Kane and Estate Agency, although the sentiment could apply to most businesses really. [···]

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How to Avoid Fairy Tale Valuations in Cheadle

Once upon a time in Cheadle, a land not so far away from our office! a young family decided they wanted to sell up and move to a bigger castle that they spotted had just come onto the market.

They called in two different estate agents who arrived on majestic horses with golden flowing manes (the horses that is) ok this sounds grander than a VW golf, but I am sure you follow the analogy! [···]

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Buying off plan – the pro’s and con’s

Buying a new property off plan is on the rise, especially in Manchester where the market is booming and demand for flats around fashionable City centre locations and Salford Quays is going through the roof!
Buying off plan has a number of advantages and of course one or two things to think about which we will explore in this piece.

Buying off plan means you are committing to buying a property, often before construction has even started and the final completion might be 2 or 3 years ahead. It is quite common of these units to form part of large developments, which are dominating the city’s skyline – along with cranes!  [···]

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Estate Agents are full of excuses!

“I couldn’t hand in my assignment today because the dog ate my homework.”
“The train to Gatley is cancelled due to the wrong kind of snow falling.”
“I can’t make it into work today boss because a ghost in my house has kept me up all night.”

Excuses. We have heard them all a thousand times. [···]

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