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'Generation Rent'

“Generation Rent” is becoming a deliberate lifestyle choice, not just a second-rate alternative to buying. Research by Direct Line Insurance suggests that 70% of the 12 million renters around the UK have no plans to purchase their own place. Certainly, raising the required 5%-10% deposit can be a huge stumbling block, but it appears...

What do agents do? Part 8 – Chains

The adage that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link could not be more aptly demonstrated than...

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What do agents do? Part 7 – Negotiate

Good negotiation is a skill that adds real value to the service you receive from your estate agent. After all...

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What do agents do? Part 6 – Offers

One of the most important aspects of your estate agents role is not only to negotiate a price (or ideally...

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What do agents do? Part 5 – Viewings

The layman’s view of an estate agent is simply someone who shows prospective buyers round properties. Whilst understandable, this simplistic...

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What do agents do? Part 4 – Qualify Buyers

The phrase “Willing and Able” is seldom heard today, as it no longer appears on estate agency documentation. However, it...

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Everyone, meet Rachel!

Everyone, meet Rachel! Rachel is the newest member of our rentals team. Originally from Ireland, she spent the last 5...

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