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Saving Money On A Sea View

Many people dream of waking up to sea view. Unfortunately, vistas like this are expensive – a good sea view can boost the price of a property by as much as 40% in some cases. Here are some tips to prevent you splashing out too much money when buying such a property. Avoid popular areas […]

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Dressing your House for Sale and Viewings

The average house price in the UK is now around £305,732 and with such big figures involved, those who are selling need to do all they can to ensure their property doesn’t sell for less than its market value. Staging and dressing the property is key and so here we take a look at some […]

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8 Tips to Make your Front Lawn Stand Out

Good impressions last. So, if you want your home to stand out in the neighborhood, improving your front lawn is a good starting point. After all, the very first thing that visitors and passersby notice is your home’s frontage and it’s important to keep it clean, neat, and attractive. Going beyond garden gnomes, there are […]

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Making Money in the Property Industry

Before the banking crisis of 2008, property investment was a booming business that made substantial profits for big and small investors alike. Anyone with sufficient drive and determination could renovate a house and sell it for a healthy profit, and it was a good business to be involved in. That changed post-2008, initially because of […]

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GDPR and Property Industry

How GDPR will change the property sector

By now, many people have heard of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) from the EU. Some are probably sick of hearing about it. However, although the date when it will come into effect, 25 May 2018, is rapidly approaching, whether people have done anything about it is another question. It’s vital for those […]

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Selling Your Home by Creating a Good First Impression

When it comes to selling your home, a lot of the time, first impressions make or break whether a prospective buyer is interested in your property or not.  See, it’s the first impression of your home that provides the hook needed to create the spark of interest for a browser to become an interested buyer. […]

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Top Things to Consider When Moving Into Your New Home

If there’s anything that can be both fun and frustrating at the same time, it’s moving into a new home. There’s packing, making sure the movers have the right address, checking for pests and cleaning, among other tasks you need to do to make sure your new space is ready to receive new occupants. But […]

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Dressing a House for Viewings

Realtors know that an empty house will take longer to sell than a furnished one, and often will command a higher price. If you have an unoccupied dwelling to sell, it makes sense to spend some time and attention on dressing it for the benefit of potential buyers when they come for a viewing. It’s […]

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How To Prolong The Life Of Your HVAC System

The HVAC unit is one system most home owners can not live without. Design and technology has turned them into a must have solution for regulating temperature and ventilation. In rental properties having such a system can be a worthwhile investment. Tenants will pay more rent for it. However like a lot of systems in […]

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construction bonds what are they?

If you are thinking about construction bonds, read this

Also called a building bond or construction surety, a construction bond is a contract that the main players of a building project get involved in. By signing it, the project is protected from disruptions and any untoward incidents that may occur on site. This could be anything – a contractor may become insolvent, bankrupt, the […]

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Are You Financially Ready to Buy a Home?

Everyone dreams of owning a home. Maybe your dream home has the perfect white picket fence or a beautiful red door. No matter what your dream home looks like, it’s not always clear whether you’re financially ready for this big step. Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make, so […]

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Reasons to Pursue a Career in Real Estate

If you love the thought of helping people choose their dream home while making a decent paycheck doing it, a career in real estate could be for you. There are many advantages of becoming a realtor including flexible working hours, supporting people through a big life commitment and challenging yourself to improve your earnings. Becoming […]

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Tips To Consider When House-Hunting

Purchasing a new property is a complicated matter for different reasons. First of all, you need to make sure it is your dream place, and you have enough resources to make the investment. Secondly, you need to consider the area where it is situated and lastly, try to find out more about the neighborhood. Whether […]

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5 ways to encourage your visitors to return to your B&B

When running an establishment as modest as a B&B, you could soon find repeat business to be that B&B’s financial lifeblood. So, it is in your interest to show visitors why they should keep coming back – and here are a few examples of ways in which you can do that. Don’t be daunted by […]

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How to Avoid a Foreclosure on Your Home

Many homeowners often do not want to admit they are facing foreclosure when struggling with their finances. Yet, it is important to be realistic about your financial situation to prevent losing the property over your head and damaging your credit score. If you have mounting financial problems that will not disappear, here is how to […]

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