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Spring is usually the time of year when the largest numbers of buyers start registering with estate agents to find their next home. With lockdown easing and the children returning to school we can look forward to Easter and Summer – family friendly locations like Dunfermline, Glenrothes, Leven, Cupar, Kirkcaldy, East Neuk and St Andrews see a lot of property market activity.
Continue reading SPRING SELLING TIPS FOR 2021 in FIFE: How to prepare and present your home for prime selling season! (Read/watch/listen)
“Put it on the Internet and wait for the phone to ring”. That’s perhaps how many people see an estate agent’s life, and there’s undoubtedly some mystery around precisely what agents do beyond putting a property on the market and showing people around.
Continue reading BEHIND THE SCENES: What does your Estate Agent do for your money? (4 min read)
Ending up in a dispute at the end of a tenancy is one of the least inviting prospects of being a landlord, and thankfully most tenancies end perfectly amicably. But when they do end in disagreement, many landlords manage to lose their claim, leading them to feel that the system is weighted against them.
Continue reading DEPOSIT DISPUTES: Why Do So Many Landlords Lose! (Read/watch)
In Britain, there are 27,071,500 households, of which 17,044,450 are owned, and are worth a total of £3,925,865,212,950 (£3.92 trillion). Over the last 5 years, an average of 86,096 properties sell each month, meaning just over a million UK households move home per year. Therefore, the average British homeowner moves every 16 years 5 months.
Continue reading Half of Fife Homeowners Move Again Within 9 Years and 22 Weeks – Why? (3 min read)
Over the last six months, the Fife Property Market has been flourishing. As soon as an estate agent’s ‘For Sale’ flag went up, neighbours would be checking out Rightmove to see the internal pictures and compare the asking price to their own home (
go on … admit you do that too – every Fife homeowner does). Flabbergasted by optimistic asking price tags, those same Fife homeowners stand open-mouthed to see a sold slip added to the board a few weeks later. Continue reading FP TV (EP 22) The Busiest December for the Fife Housing Market Since 2006 (Read/watch/listen)
Do you think it’s impossible to be popular AND profitable as a landlord? Perhaps you feel that one cancels out the other; that it’s a choice between hard-nosed business and being nice, but that the two are fundamentally incompatible?
Continue reading FP TV (EP 21) Build a Portfolio of Popular & Profitable Lettings in Fife (Read/Watch/Listen)
With most Fife families home schooling their children in lockdown and the forthcoming Land and Buildings Transaction Tax Holiday deadline on the 31
st March 2021, less Fife properties have been coming onto the Fife property market since the new year. This has prompted a 11% drop in the supply of Fife homes for sale compared to November 2020. Continue reading FPTV (EP 20) 11% drop in Fife Homes ‘For Sale’ in Last 3 Months What does this mean for Fife property owners? (3 min read, 60 min watch)