August 27, 2013 by Your Move
We have some top tips from our Valuation Managers at Your Move Chris Stonock on getting the best from your property photos.First impressions are key...
“Good first impressions are important in order to attract any buyer and the images will either give the potential buyer a good or bad impression of the property. Make sure wheely bins are out of sight and be prepared to mo......... Read more
August 12, 2013 by Your Move
Tip!Start preparing your home at least 1-2 weeks before property listing photos are due to be taken. Potential buyers will be put off by photos showing unmade beds, cluttered surfaces, cracks in the ceiling – you get the idea.
Unless you are in the minority, and have an organised, minimalist home, you will need to declutter.
If you have a lot of clutter, you may need to fac...... Read more
August 7, 2013 by Your Move
Whether you just want a more minimalist way of living, or you want to organise your home to improve the chances of selling, here are some top tips to decluttering:
1. Before you start make sure you have plenty of boxes or heavy duty sacks, a marker pen and sticky labels.
2. Label each bag or box with the following ‘GIVE AWAY’, ‘RECYCLE’, ‘RUBBISH’, ‘PUT AWAY’.
3......... Read more
July 22, 2013 by Your Move
Whether you are a first time buyer, or you are a fifth time buyer, getting a survey is crucial before you buy a house.
In some instances it’s an obligatory requirement put in place by your mortgage lender. Your lender will request you commission a survey as part of your mortgage application; this is to ensure the property they’re lending on is a sound investment.Buying a hou...... Read more
July 19, 2013 by Your Move
As we enter the summer holiday period it’s easy to understand why some sellers may fear that activity in the property market may stall a little and that buyers will temporarily become disinterested in the market in favour of holiday time. In the experience of Your Move estate agents, however, that’s certainly not the case and why they have come up with some interesting a......... Read more
July 11, 2013 by Your Move
Did You know, Lettings Agents Are Not Even Regulated by the 1979 Estate Agents Act?
Anyone can set up a lettings agent and deal with large sums of cash and believe it not, unlike sales agents, don’t have to register for Anti Money Laundering.
It’s difficult for consumers to appreciate the myriad of accreditation in what is an unregulated industry. There are more badges in wind...... Read more
June 24, 2013 by Your Move
Newcastle is renowned for being a friendly, lively city. There is a population of around 275,000 and the student population makes up 42,000 of this, that means that over 15% of the total population are students!
Students living in Newcastle enjoy the city’s vibrant nightlife, excellent shopping facilities and a fantastic standard of living, thanks mainly to the relatively lo...... Read more
June 20, 2013 by YOUR MOVE Careers
Gateshead is a town located in Tyne and Wear, opposite Newcastle upon Tyne and on the southern bank of the River Tyne. The well known landmark, Gateshead Millennium Bridge joins Gateshead and Newcastle together along with the other famous 6 bridges. The town is well known for its beautiful architecture including The Sage Gateshead, The Angel of the North and The Baltic Cent...... Read more
June 19, 2013 by YOUR MOVE Careers
For the majority of people home buying is the largest purchase in their lifetime, so it comes as no surprise that it can be a very stressful experience. The staff at Your Move Chris Stonock give first time buyers some advice...
Think about what you want...
“Take your time to think about the property you want - ensuring the home you buy is future proof can save a lot of money a...... Read more