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5 Home Improvements That Could Add Value to Your Property
5 Home Improvements That Could Add Value to Your Property

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If you’re thinking about selling your home in the next few years, home improvements can be a difficult territory to navigate

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Scotland House Price Index - December 2013
Scotland House Price Index - December 2013

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Scotland is not alone in experiencing a recovery in house prices during 2013. All ten regions of England & Wales have also seen a positive movement in average prices over the year.

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Dealing With Estate Agents
Dealing With Estate Agents

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Part 3 of our series on buy to let.  Below are some top tips on how to deal with estate agents when you are searching for your Buy to Let property

Always remember the estate agent’s client is the vendor and they act for them not you.Where I work, we have  upwards of forty buyers registering with us each week. Not all agents are brilliant at managing their buyers so you (the ...

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Sourcing the Property
Sourcing the Property

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The 2nd in our 5 part series on Buy to Let. Below is a 5 point guide on how to source your Buy to Let property.

Whatever your objectives are, there are some common factors.

Firstly make sure there is a lettings market. The number of agents around will be a guide as  to stock levels.  There will be developers offering properties cheaply outside town centres, but you may be excl...

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Essential Tips for Moving House with Your Cat
Essential Tips for Moving House with Your Cat

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If you are a cat owner, then you know that they are creatures of strong habits that feel most at home with familiar routines and an unchanging habitat. Moving house can be an incredibly stressful event for them since you'll be pulling them out of the comfort of what they know and taking them to a completely alien and unknown new home. You should make sure you prepare for th....

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3 Guides to Selling
3 Guides to Selling

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January is a fantastic time to think about getting your house on the market.  At Your Move we see a spike in visitor numbers to our website at this time of year.

We have put together some useful guides to help you; from preparing your home for sale to moving out.

Prepare Your Home for Sale

Prepare for a Viewing

 

Checklist for Moving House

 

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First Time Buyers Rise 28% Year on Year in November 2013

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- First-time buyers numbers up 28% year-on-year in November

- Average mortgage rate has fallen 0.8% in the last year, now down to 3.93% 

- Average deposit falls to £27,942, a decrease of 3.4% over past three months

- Mortgage repayments as a proportion income begin to creep up, highest this year

- Average purchase price for a first-time buyer up 11% in the last year to £149,404 ...

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Advice for those moving between rental homes
Advice for those moving between rental homes

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Rental contract coming to an end? With the big move around the corner are you completely aware of what you have to do as a tenant leaving rental accommodation?

Moving properties is always a stressful time and there are many things you have to remember for it.  With research from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) suggesting that tenants are staying in pr......

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Growing Opportunity for Student Lets in the South East
Growing Opportunity for Student Lets in the South East

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Students often spend a long time deciding where to live when they complete their University application forms, the degree course is clearly very important, yet many students base their study choices on the city where they will live, and the South East has a lot to offer with its many big universities. 

Like all of us, students often choose locations based on affordability, r...

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Tips for Preparing Your Home To Be Photographed
Tips for Preparing Your Home To Be Photographed

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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......

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