Have you ever wondered why some homes get multiple offers, while others struggle to get even one?
It’s rarely down to chance.
There’s no such thing as an unsellable home, and every property in every price range has the capacity to generate high levels of interest. Marketing is certainly a factor, but getting the highest possible price comes down to the partnership between you and your estate agent.
Continue reading FPTV (EP 62) HOT PROPERTY: How to Achieve the Very Best Price for Your Home in Fife (Watch/read/listen)
Owning one or more buy-to-let homes is the dream of many people. The idea of passive income, financial security and building a comfortable retirement is an inviting prospect that, for many landlords, has led to a complete change of lifestyle and career.
Continue reading FP TV (EP 55) BEING A LANDLORD: Is Buying To Let Right For You? (Watch/read/listen)
Have you ever drunk a smoothie? They’re wonderfully delicious, but it can be challenging to identify each individual flavour when strawberry, spinach, ginger, honey and turmeric are all vying for your attention.
House hunting can be a bit like that. Evenings and weekends full of viewings and meeting estate agents can make homes begin to blur as the numbers mount up, and recalling all the different rooms can be an impossible task.
Continue reading FPTV (EP 52) MAGIC MOMENTS: Make Your Home an Unforgettable Viewing Experience in Fife (Watch/read/listen)
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 FFPTV (EP 50) SMOOTH MOVES: Eliminate the Stress When Selling Your Home in Fife (Watch/read/listen)
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)
ACCIDENTAL LANDLORD? All You Need To Know To Make It a Success
Not everyone sets out to be a landlord, and becoming an accidental one is more common than you might think.
An accidental landlord is someone who becomes a landlord by circumstance rather than by plan, and it can happen for several reasons. You could be relocating for work, moving in with your partner, or having trouble finding a buyer for your current home. Or you might have inherited a property.
Continue reading FPTV (EP 38) ACCIDENTAL LANDLORD? All You Need To Know To Make It a Success (watch/read/listen)
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)
Whether you’ve been a landlord for years or you’re just starting out, finding a letting agent you can trust and build a long-lasting relationship with is a big deal.
Renting out your property is about so much more than just money and business. As well as wanting an agent who can find you the perfect tenant, you’re sure to have feelings around confidence, connection and communication. None of these are financial concerns, but our experience tells us how prized they are by all of our landlord clients.
Continue reading FP TV (EP 36) LETTING AGENTS: How To Pick The Best One (Watch/read/listen)