Monthly Archives: May 2011

Homeowners expect price rises over five years

Almost 80% of homeowners still expect prices to rise in the next five  years and only 11% believe prices are set to decline over the same period according to research from Your Move, one of the the largest single estate agency … Continue reading

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How to Achieve the Best Price

As you are aware there is money to be made from property, even in this climate. Follow these proven guidelines and you’ll be amazed at the response. Property Appearance Present your property as being a spectacular home.  One of the … Continue reading

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Prepare your home well to attract a buyer

By Philip Macdonald, managing director of Abbotts Countryside Gone are the days, temporarily at least, of inflated 2007-style house prices. Today’s sellers have to be realistic about the true market value of their property, whilst allowing for some ‘negotiation’ room. … Continue reading

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Prime London prices rise 33% since March 2009, but currency fluctuations still provide foreign buyers “bargain prices”

Knight Frank Prime Central London Index, May 2011 results Prices for prime London property rose 1.4% in May 2011, contributing to annual growth of 8.3% Prices have risen 33% since their recent post-credit crunch low in March 2009 Prices are now 1.3% higher … Continue reading

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Exclusive local property auction launched

Palmer Snell is taking part in a special summer auction hosted by Countrywide Property Auctions. Taking place from noon on Thursday, July 21  in London, the special event has been organised to meet the increasing demand for properties at auction … Continue reading

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Amanda Ake of Stacks Property Search & Acquisition explains her role and looks at current trends

Establishing a good relationship is key. I take a detailed brief about what they want from the house and their lifestyle, including medium- and long-term plans. I then view a number of houses on their behalf and make a shortlist. … Continue reading

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Ready, steady, sell…

It’s that time of year again. The blossom is out and so are the buyers – so put a weekend aside if you want to impress them, says Simon Bradbury, a partner at Fine & Country Cambridgeshire. The good news … Continue reading

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