Most moves have a lot riding on them, and, if you’re thinking of selling your home, there’s probably a good reason behind it.
Perhaps you’re moving in with a partner, expanding your family, relocating for work, thinking about schools, considering downsizing, or simply moving to your ultimate dream location.
None of these are small events. They’re pivotal life moments filled with anticipation, and when the next chapter of your life depends on the sale of your home, it can be an emotional time.
I believe that estate agents have a unique role to play in making your move an enjoyable and exciting experience. Because moving is exciting, and it can absolutely be enjoyable.
In that spirit, let’s look at what you can plan for and what to be prepared for so you can keep a level head at every stage of selling your home.
Continue reading SMOOTH MOVES: Eliminate the Stress When Selling Your Home In Fife (4 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)
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)
Fife Buy-to-Let Property Market Going into Crisis?
…as Fife first-time buyers now only need a 5% deposit for a mortgage.
Fife landlords, sell your property portfolios, your tenants will soon be leaving in droves as they buy their first home with the new 5% deposit mortgages backed by the Government’s new mortgage-guarantee scheme revealed in March’s budget! These 95% mortgages are to be supported by the Treasury, lessening losses for mortgage lenders should the borrower be incapable of repaying and get repossessed, as the Government want Generation Rent to turn into Generation Buy.
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No matter how neat and tidy they are, people always ask us how their home should look on viewings and whether they can improve their presentation.
While no one expects you to live in a perfect show home, buyers do react well to a bit of pizzazz and polish. They’re looking to be seduced, and the way you present your home can shorten the time it takes to agree a sale, which means less tidying up in the long run.
Continue reading FPTV (EP 37) SETTING THE SCENE: How To Be Ready For Viewings Every Day in Fife (watch/read/listen)
Will Fife House Prices fall in 2022?
As 1 in 2 Fife homes are selling within a fortnight of coming to market
One of the most astounding things that has happened in the last 12 months was something that did not happen. Even after the country saw the deepest recession since the Great Freeze of 1709, with GDP dropping 28% in one quarter, one would have expected a large fall in Fife house prices would follow. Yet …
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We’ve all had that sense of all-consuming joy when finding the home of our dreams, and what a feeling it is! Excitement, anticipation and nerves all rolled into a single moment, and much of it unquantifiable.
There’s a lot that goes into a decision to buy, from emotional, financial and intellectual reasons to a healthy dose of gut-feeling. And while practical considerations like size, price and fittings certainly play their part, they all take a back seat to the most influential factor of all: how a home feels. Is it ‘the one’?
Continue reading WHAT DO BUYERS WANT? 5 fundamental factors that turn viewings into sales for Fife Homeowners. (Watch/read/listen)
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How wealth is distributed will always be a contentious issue, especially as the Baby Boomers (those aged between their late 50’s and late 70’s) wealth has grown exponentially over the last 20 years, compared to the wealth of the younger generation.
Continue reading FP TV (EP25) Fife Pensioner Homeowners Are Now Worth £8,027,019,000 (£8.03bn) (Watch/read/listen)
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“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 FP TV (EP 24) BEHIND THE SCENES: What does your Estate Agent do for your money? (Watch/read/listen) min read)