There is no getting away from the fact that the rise in the number of buy-to-let properties in Fife has been nothing short of astonishing over the last twenty years. As a result, many in the press have said Britain is a broken nation, with many twenty and thirty-somethings unable to buy their first home. The press has named this group ‘Generation Rent.’ Continue reading Fife Buy-to-Let Landlords Owed £2,995,214 in Unpaid Rent. Rogues or Saviours? (3 min read)
“I don’t want to give my home away” is a thought on the minds of many people when they first put their home up for sale. In fact, it’s one of the main concerns we address when recommending a marketing plan and setting an asking price that gives you comfort and confidence. Continue reading FP TV (EP 43) NEGOTIATING A PRICE: Does Your Buyer Need To Feel They Got A Good Deal In Fife? (Watch/read/listen)
Fife Properties Glenorthes, Cupar and Leven have again been recognised for delivering outstanding customer service to its clients, making the shortlist of The ESTAS – the biggest award scheme in the UK residential property industry. Continue reading FIFE PROPERTIES shortlisted as One of the Top Property Firms in the UK (3 min read)
Potential is a magic word in property, and no wonder.
As our home lives continue to evolve, we’re examining every corner for how it can offer us more. Could the layout be more sociable? Can we create a workspace? Is there scope to add more bedrooms? How can we increase the levels of luxury and light? Continue reading FP TV (EP 41) HIDDEN POTENTIAL: Using the Untapped Value of Your Home for Selling Points in Fife (watch/read/listen)
Would it surprise you even more when I said the ratio of house prices to wages are still lower today when compared to 1871? Yes, you read that correctly, as a proportion of average wages British house prices are 17.6% proportionally cheaper today than they were in 1871. Continue reading Your Great-Great Fife Grandfather Would Have Only Paid £221 18s 2d for His Fife Home in 1871 (4 min read)
Demand for property is soaring, so there are sure to be plenty of motivated buyers, therefore now is an ideal time to prepare your property for that quick sale at the best price. So, here’s my 5 Top Tips to sell quickly but more importantly for the right price. Continue reading Top Tips To Get The Best Price This Summer in Fife! (Watch/read/listen)
All the signs are that the Fife housing market is sat on good foundations, yet one key hazard could still scupper the market.
‘UK Property Prices Rising at Record Levels’ is the headline of many newspapers. In the last few weeks, the Halifax reported they had grown by 6.5% in the last 12 months, whilst the Nationwide said 7.1% and not to be outdone, the Government’s own Land Registry said 8.6%. Nothing new there then you might think, don’t UK house prices always increase? Continue reading FP TV (EP 39) Will the Fife Property Market Continue to Boom? (watch/read/listen)
Nobody wants to feel left on the shelf. Seeing your neighbours sell and move out while you’re stuck on the market for months, can be disheartening and confusing. And when you’ve poured your heart and soul into your home, but nobody seems to want it, what are you supposed to do? How long is too long before you give up? Continue reading BACK ON THE MARKET: Can Changing Your Estate Agent Reset Your Move in Fife? (4 min read)