In the current economic climate, property sales and purchases at auction are becoming increasingly popular.  This is because with the right advice owners can sell a property quickly and buyers can obtain a property at a very competitive price. A seller will need to have prepared a legal pack comprising of a copy of title Deeds, searches and replies to […]

Help to Buy Scheme

Help to Buy is a Government-backed scheme which helps first time buyers and existing home owners purchase a home with as little as 5% deposit. There are two ways to purchase a property with Help to Buy – either with an ‘Equity Loan’ or ‘Mortgage Guarantee’. What are the key differences between Equity Loan and Mortgage Guarantee?   Equity Loan […]

Property sales hit a six-year high Residential property sales have climbed to their highest levels in six years as the market shows increasing signs of life across many parts of the country, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.  In the first three months of this year RICS member surveyors sold on average 22.7 homes, the highest recorded since […]

Board of life – Part 1 A board presence is often an indication of an estate agent’s strength and reputation as an establish agent in the area, demonstrating market share, which in turn should help to generate more buyers and renters, not to mention vendors and landlords. While there are various key way to market properties for sale or to […]

Email marketing helps businesses see instant sales from existing customers, but more importantly, it maintains and builds long-lasting, loyal relationships – which are the core of most successful businesses. Businesses that aren’t using email marketing are missing out on one of the best ways to reach consumers.  Email marketing campaigns are cost-effective and easy to create, and offer plenty of […]

Up to 27,000 business in Real Estate activities could benefit from a reduction of up to £2000 from their employer National Insurance Contributions Bill (NICs) bill, says the Government. The businesses will be able to benefit from up to £2000 off their employer NICs bill – the tax that an employees’ entitlement to State Pension – from April 2014 thanks […]