First impressions count and buyers make up their minds in the first few minutes of a viewing. These days, the property market is like internet dating – full of 'armchair browsers' who choose what they want to know more about purely on the basis of what’s online. Follow these tips to make sure yours is the house they fall in love with!
The government wants to relax the rules for private house sale websites
Private house sale websites won’t have to check that property descriptions are accurate, under government plans.
If you’ve ever resented handing over thousands of pounds to an estate agent for selling your home, I’m sure you’re not alone. Now the government plans to make it easier for private house sale sites to operate, by telling them they don’t have to check that house sale details are accurate. What should you look for if you’re thinking of selling privately, or using an agent?
If you’re thinking of selling your house in the current market, how much should you sell it for?
Working out how much your property is worth can be tricky at the best of times, never mind when the market is flat like it currently is.
Spring is supposed to be the busiest time for the housing market, but in many parts of the UK properties are taking their time to sell. Putting your property on the market at the right price is crucial as it’s the early days of marketing that can generate the most activity. But what is the right price?