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What Do I Do If I Want To Buy A House I See?

December 17, 2017
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If you have seen a house online, from a board or in the newspaper that interests you then these steps will help you know how to go about it. Step 1: Contact the agent selling the property: Major website portals have a contact agent button or a request further details button. This will send the agent a direct email with your details on for them to contact you to arrange times and dates. To be really old school , call the agents phone number listed. The agent should ask your basic details aswel
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How Much Do I Offer On A Property? Or How Much Can I Get Off A Property?

December 1, 2017
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This must be a very common question that runs through people’s minds when trawling through property details. As a property expert of over 15 years I’d love to say I have mastered a perfect formula ! Take the house price minus 12% divide by how many fence panels it has and number of cars on the drive plus £10,000! But guess what …. I don’t! The amount you would get off a house asking price will vary depending on a lot of factor. Mainly interest level. If it’s just come onto the market it wi
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How Long Should It Take To Sell My House?

November 17, 2017
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Or how long is a piece of string! Well I’d like to think the years of experience and knowledge have got me to a more accurate answer. The power of rightmove has helped answer this question with the availability of statistics. They don’t answer everything but they paint a decent picture. When your property is new to the market it has a huge spike in views and enquiries. This is obviously because nobody has seen it before and it could of been what they have been waiting for. Also during the
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TOM’S TALES

June 30, 2017
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Welcome to the first of my blogs regarding the property market. The good the bad and the ugly will be discussed as I go through my journey in the property market on a daily basis. In case you don’t know me that well I have been at the coalface of Stratfords since 2001 and yes people, I must of started at 10! Actually I had work experience with David here when I was at school years before coming round to actually working here for real and running the sales department. My topic this week is