If you’re preparing to sell your Fife property in the New Year, then you might be feeling a little overwhelmed at the amount of work your Fife home requires before taking it to market. But don’t fret; we’re here with a list of top tips to help get you ready to show off your Fife home.
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Sellers aren’t selling; buyers can’t buy; nobody can move. The property market is stuck!
People have been achieving extraordinary prices for their homes, with the Government’s official figures showing a national increase in property values around 10% between November 2020 and November 2021, 26% over 5 years, 61% over 10 years and 176% over 20 years. With life-changing sums just waiting to be had, you’d think homeowners would be jumping at the chance to sell.
Continue reading FPTV (EP 78) HESITANT TO SELL? Should You Find a Home First, or Find a Buyer Now? (watch/read/listen)
Weekly round up on what’s driving the Fife Property market including a look at recent listings, sales and coming soon:
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Continue reading FIFE PROPERTY MARKET UPDATE 16th Jan – 22nd Jan 2022. (watch/read/listen)
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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Yet higher mortgage rates could see Fife buyers paying a lot more each month for the privilege
Being a Fife first-time buyer in the last 12 months has not been an easy thing. Just before lockdown there were 400 ‘5% deposit mortgage’ deals and first-time buyers were able shop around to get the best deal. When the first lockdown hit, 5% deposit mortgages disappeared, meaning that as many Fife would-be first-time buyers were about to buy their first Fife home in 2020, the rug was pulled from under their feet.
Continue reading FP TV (EP 31) Fife First-Time Buyers Can Now Buy Using 5% Deposit Mortgages! (Watch/read/listen)
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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 FP TV (EP 26) SPRING SELLING TIPS FOR 2021 in FIFE: How to prepare and present your home for prime selling season! (Read/watch/listen)
The weeks either side of New Year always involve some sort of clearing out. Whether you’ve hosted over the season, been a guest somewhere else or stayed at home for a quiet one, there are cards, wrapping, boxes and bottles to throw out, and decorations to take down and put away.
Continue reading DECLUTTER FOR GOOD: Start Your 2021 With A Room By Room Reset (4 min read)
Looking back at the Fife property market for 2020, it can certainly be seen as a frenetic game of two halves, albeit with a very long half time in the spring. Between the General Election in mid-December and Christmas, many Fife agents saw an unusually higher uplift in activity in the property market just as we were
Continue reading The 2020 Review of the Fife Property Market (3 min read)