12 months ago, the unemployment rate in Fife stood at 3.7% of the working population, yet with Coronavirus hitting the UK, what impact will this rise in unemployment have on the Fife property market? Continue reading As Unemployment hits 6.3% in Fife, What Effect Will This Have on the Fife Property Market in 2021? (4 min read)
The market is booming, prices are rising, there’s a stamp duty holiday and buyers are out in droves: could it be any more of a seller’s market? But when I get the offer should I take it! Continue reading Fife Properties TV (S1 EP 8) SHOULD I ACCEPT: All you need to know before taking an offer.
The revival of the Fife property market is an inescapable news story right now, with a surge of interest across the UK.
While it’s excellent news for sellers, the high demand from Fife buyers is more than mirrored by the increased supply of Fife property, making it more of a challenge for people to get their home noticed: whether you are about to put your Fife property up for sale, or if your home has been on the market for some time, one thing for sure is that you are certainly not alone. Continue reading STANDING APART: 5 Tips for Selling in a crowded market in Fife! (4 min read)
Absolutely everyone we meet has a different story. Why they bought the home they live in; why they’re selling it now; what they’ve enjoyed through their time in residence. Indeed, one of the many delights of estate agency is hearing all these tales and listening to hopes and dreams for the future. Continue reading PROPERTY MYTHS: Misconceptions about selling your home (5 min read)
Fife Properties TV (Series 1 EP 2) Home Reports, Local Property Market updates and Property investment strategies
Top Letting Agent Richard Cook, Chartered Surveyor David Marr and Property Investor Jim Parker answers questions on their live TV show every Saturday @ 9.30am.
Today’s agenda in case you would like to skip to the section required is: Continue reading Fife Properties TV (Series 1 EP 2) Home Reports and investment strategies
For many of us, when we decide to move to a new home there will be many factors to consider, which can range from new work commitments, to growing family needs or simply the need for better quality of life. A new survey from Broadband Choices has discovered the five key reasons as to why people select a location for their new home, which could form a useful list for current house-hunters. Continue reading The 5 Most Important Factors When Buying A Home In Fife! (4 min read)
Football flags flying from bedroom windows, parked cars or visible rubbish bins – what would turn you off viewing a property?
Well, even if it is none of the above, there are plenty of other hidden home horrors that often have would-be buyers running a mile. We’ve made a list of the top five property turn-offs for buyers! Continue reading Property Viewing Turn Offs In Fife (4 min read)
When does doing up your home end up doing yourself out of money?
It’s not the opening to a poor joke but a serious question we thought we’d answer for homeowners in Fife.
Not all home improvements add value to your home’s worth in the eyes of future buyers.
It can often be the reverse.
Here are five things to avoid if you do not want to de-value your property. Continue reading Five Ways To Take Thousands Off The Value Of Your Home In Fife! (4 min read)
Outdoor space has rarely been so prized as it is now, with searches for properties with gardens and patios now much higher than prior to the lockdown period. We have put together five simple and inexpensive ways that you can perk up your outdoor space, no matter how much (or indeed how little) you may have available. Continue reading Five Ways To Refresh Your Outdoor Space For Fife Homeowners (4 min read)
With the sun finally making an appearance, BBQs will be the order of the day for plenty of us, especially after the lockdown period where a lot of time was spent indoors. However, if your BBQ hasn’t been used since last summer or you forgot to clean it after filling up on delightful treats the last time that you used it then giving it a good clean will be required. Here are a few tips to make the task as simple and effective as possible. Continue reading How To Keep Your BBQ Clean All Summer Long In Fife!