November 15, 2017

Negotiation tactics for buying at the right place

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If you’re on a budget, every pound counts when buying a property. It’s obvious, all buyers want to get the best possible value for the amount being paid. To achieve this, negotiation with the seller is key. Buyers can be apprehensive about the negotiation process, but without doing it you’re potentially missing out on thousands […]

October 27, 2017

What to do if your property isn’t selling

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We’re all well aware just how stressful selling a home can be. There is a lot to think about and sellers want the process to go as smoothly and as fast as possible. With every passing month the concern rises and before you know it, it can be half a year or even over a […]

October 24, 2017

Andrew Granger & Co named best residential sales agency in Market Harborough

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The largest mystery shopping review ever undertaken by the property industry has ranked our Market Harborough branch in the UK’s top five per cent for residential sales! The study The Best Estate Agent Guide, published in September, uses points scored during data analysis and mystery shopping exercises to identify the best agency branches in the […]

October 17, 2017

Don’t judge a house by the décor

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When viewing a property, there are a number of must-haves and things that you look out for. It’s natural. You might want a large kitchen, a certain number of bedrooms or a bay window perhaps. Some of these things are important and it would be a problem or costly addition should the property doesn’t have […]

September 26, 2017

Guide to buying or renting a listed property

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For those that desire a property rich with period features and heritage, then the possibility of living in a listed property can be something that few pass up on. Nearly half a million UK homeowners live in a listed home and benefit from the character and charm of the properties. Whilst owning a listed property […]

July 15, 2017

What’s better: old or new build homes?

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It’s a question that divides the nation: when buying a home do you prefer a period property or a new build? No matter the property you’re looking for, a two-bed flat, a family-friendly terraced home or a large detached, there is a diverse range of aged homes to choose from. With so many types of […]

July 5, 2017

What do men and women want when moving?

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We all have different things that we look for when searching for a new house. When moving in with a partner, different tastes and opinions are plain to see when you view a house. A recent study by Strutt & Parker has looked into what it is exactly that different sexes look for when buying […]

June 5, 2017

What home features are lowering your asking price?

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When viewing a property, buyers all have their own personal preferences on features that they want and look for. These preferences vary on the needs of each buyer. For example and young couple will have different requirements to that of a middle-aged family. Despite this, there are certain home features that unite most buyers and […]

May 20, 2017

Bank of Mum and Dad UK’s big lender

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Receiving funding from parents is nothing new, but as millennials struggle to save funds for a deposit, the bank of mum and dad (BOMAD) is becoming increasingly important in getting young people on the housing ladder. Research by Cebr found that in 2017, £6.7billion will be spent on helping children get onto the property ladder, […]

April 20, 2017

Getting your garden ready for summer viewings

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The warmer weather is now upon us and summer is just around the corner. The summer months give households the chance to use their garden to its full potential. Evening meals are enjoyed outside with the setting sun, outdoor parties with friends are thrown and sun-loungers are dusted off and taken out of the shed. […]