The Land Registry is cutting some of its fees

The Land Registry is cutting some of its fees from Monday, mainly for applications lodged electronically. Its fees will be: Property price Fee now New fee (Manually) New fee (Online) £0-£50,000 £40 £40 £20 £50,001-£80,000 £70 £40 £20 £80,001-£100,000 £120 … Continue reading

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We don’t charge a fortune!

How do estate agents’ have the cheek to charge a king’s ransom for selling a house? That’s not EAT asking the question – it’s the BBC. And the BBC has the answer: sign up to a private sale website, take … Continue reading

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Rightmove is NOT an estate agent!

Many of you will be asking why I am stating the obvious. Well, on my ‘travels’ I am continually discovering the misconception that Rightmove is in fact an online estate agency. For those of you who have just thought ‘what … Continue reading

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Ten tips for buy-to-let

We offer ten tips for a buyer who is looking to let their property out for the first time. Look further afield It may be that you can find more affordable houses, or keener demand for rented property, in a … Continue reading

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A solution to the lack of affordable homes being built.

The number of affordable homes being build is down by 68%. Downing Street has issued a press release announcing Government plans to remove planning restrictions in an attempt to help the economy and additional help for first time buyers. That … Continue reading

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Average asking prices down in November, but some positive signs for 2013

This month sees a drop of 2.6% (-£6,407) in the asking prices of properties coming to market, following the now familiar post-credit-crunch pattern of falls in November. However, this is the least severe November fall since 2009 and still leaves … Continue reading

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Great success at the National franchise show this weekend..

The Right Estate Agents franchise went along to the National franchise show at the NEC this weekend to launch their national campaign.. Alison Bannon MD commented; ” We met such lovely people interested in our model of estate agency – Watch … Continue reading

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“As seen on TV”

“As seen on TV” is not a claim that many estate agents can make. But for West Midlands based Right Estate Agents, it’s one they can make not once, but twice over in the last 6 months. The local agency … Continue reading

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Step 1 – Preparing to sell

People have different reasons for selling, from disposing of an investment property to simply moving home.  Once you have decided to sell up, think about what you want to include in the sale. Normally, fixtures and fittings such as fitted … Continue reading

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FTBs’ scramble to save 1% Stamp Duty puts their prices up

First-time buyers paid 2.8% more for their homes in March as they tried to make savings of 1% in Stamp Duty. The Office for National Statistics said that first-time buyers were unique in paying higher prices this March than March … Continue reading

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