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How Much Should You Charge For Rent?

How Much Should You Charge For Rent?

Jonathan answers a question about how much rent you should charge, emailed in by one of our website visitors. How Much Should You Charge For Rent Jonathan Rolande talks about renting your property without using an estate agent or letting agent. Video Transcription If you're looking to...

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Will The Sale Of Council Homes Be Mrs Thatcher's Most Important Legacy?

Will The Sale Of Council Homes Be Mrs Thatcher's Most Important Legacy?

Possibly, the recent death of our former PM has reignited many of the old arguments surrounding policies that are decades old, in many cases because the repercussions are still being felt today. Loved or loathed in unequal measure Mrs T still has the power to divide opinion be it about...

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Pets - Cute And Cuddly Or Stinky Nuisance?

Pets - Cute And Cuddly Or Stinky Nuisance?

I'm an animal lover, a huge animal lover. From pets to nature programs, I can't get enough. But I am also an estate agent and as such I know that animals can cost their owners dearly. I am not talking about food, vet's pills or vacuum tokens at your local petrol station that have to be fed in...

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Property Sales Quicker Than Last Year! [Infographic]

Property Sales Quicker Than Last Year! [Infographic]

Property Sales Quicker as average time on market now 80 days, compared to 90 days this time last year! Property Sales Quicker Than Last Year Average property asking price is £239,710 Onset of spring market sees the highest ever new seller asking prices in the month of March, up...

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To Sell Or To Let - What's The Best Bet?

To Sell Or To Let - What's The Best Bet?

Despite a much improved property market, the number of property buyers particularly those willing to pay cash for property is still at a low level, especially in certain pockets of the UK where the number of property buyers is at an all-time low. This isn't because of an unwillingness to buy, bu...

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41% Of Homes Sold For A Loss [Infographic]

41% Of Homes Sold For A Loss [Infographic]

According to research carried out by AOL Money, there have been four in 10 homes sold for a loss in England and Wales since 2007, with an average loss of £24,430. Homes Sold For A Loss Why Sell For Less? House being too cramped Divorce Relocation No longer being able to affo...

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Bedroom Tax Information From Shelter [Infographic]

Bedroom Tax Information From Shelter [Infographic]

From April 2013, the bedroom tax will introduce new rules for people claiming housing benefit for their council or housing association homes. There will be a limit on the number of bedrooms housing benefit will help pay for. Shelter have some great advice about the new bedroom tax...

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Show Me The Money! Why Estate Agents Need Proof Of Funds

Show Me The Money! Why Estate Agents Need Proof Of Funds

What Is Cash? Cash is the money in our pocket, in our change bowl, our bank accounts and savings. But When Is Cash Not Cash? When people go to buy a property, unfortunately. The Estate Agents Dream Buyer I have lost count of the number of times I have...

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Choosing The Right Estate Agent To Sell Your House

Choosing The Right Estate Agent To Sell Your House

Let's face it, moving house shouldn't be too complicated. A seller has a home to sell, puts it on the market with an estate agent (or opts to sell their house online) who finds a buyer and they come along and purchase. A month or two later, a moving date is set and everyone is happy in the...

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Fast Selling Myths Debunked

Fast Selling Myths Debunked

Like many industries, the property world is full of smoke and mirrors, marketing jargon, well-honed fast selling techniques all mixed with a little dash of mystery to make the business quite bewildering to the public at large. In many cases this is quite deliberate because it makes the whole proce...

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