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How to Increase the Value of Your Home

How to Increase the Value of Your Home

Owning a home is one of the most significant investments many of us will make in our lifetimes. Naturally, homeowners are always looking for ways to increase the value of their properties, and we are often asked;  How to Increase the Value of Your Home? Whether for an eventual sale or simply to enhance their living experience. This guide explores various strategies to boost the value of your home, backed...

99% Mortgage £5,000 Deposit

New 99% Mortgage Now Available With Just £5,000 Deposit For First Time Buyers

New 99% Mortgage Now Available! Navigating the journey to homeownership in the UK can often feel like an uphill battle, especially for first-time buyers grappling with soaring property prices and stringent deposit requirements. Enter the Yorkshire Building Society's pioneering mortgage scheme, a beacon of hope for those dreaming of their own home but constrained by financial limitations. The Scheme...

Smart Home

Smart Home Technologies: Revolutionising the UK Property Market

In a world where technology touches almost every aspect of our lives, the UK property market is undergoing a significant transformation. Smart home technologies, once the preserve of the tech-savvy and affluent, are now becoming a staple feature in homes across the UK, offering unprecedented levels of convenience, security, and energy efficiency. This revolution is not just changing the way we live; it's...

First Time Buyers

Navigating the UK Property Market: Tips for First-Time Buyers

The journey of purchasing your first home in the UK can be as daunting as it is exciting. With a plethora of options and considerations, it's crucial to navigate this complex market with informed decisions. This blog post aims to guide first-time buyers through the labyrinth of the UK property market, providing practical advice on budgeting, finding the right property, and understanding the purchasing...

Beautiful garden and patio in summer through bifold doors in Kettering

Does Your Garden Make a Difference?

There's a lot to think about when listing your house for sale. Will viewers care if it's a bit messy? Should you remove any personal items? Is there anything you can do to increase the value? One thing you might consider is how much effect your garden has on the appeal of your property. Just having some outside space is a selling point, but it's also worth exploring the benefits of ensuring your garden is...

Hybrid Estate Agents

What Is a Hybrid Estate Agent?

Hybrid estate agents have been on the rise in recent years. People like convenience when it comes to seeking the services that they need, and the internet has helped to facilitate that in many ways. Hybrid estate agents are just one of many convenient options people now have, but what exactly is a hybrid estate agent? What do they do and how are they different from traditional estate agents or online...

How Social Media Has Changed Estate Agency

Social media has had a significant impact on many industries. For the property market, it has enabled estate agents to be more engaged with their audience while providing more useful and entertaining information and content. Estate agents are able to use social media to reach a wider audience and combine it with other technology to provide a better service to buyers and sellers. In 2020, two-thirds of...

5 Tips To Increase The Value Of Your Property

Home prices in the UK have gone up significantly over the past decade. In 2012, estate agents pegged the average property price at £175,000 in England. Today, the figure is £286,000, according to the most recent estimates.  For people looking to sell their property, this is both good and bad news. The good news is that buyers are paying more. The bad news is that sellers also have to pay more...

Kettering

Living In Kettering

The market town of Kettering is a popular place to live in Northamptonshire. Historically, it has had links to the iron industry and shoemaking, but today it's a great choice for those looking for affordable property, great commuter links, and easy access to beautiful countryside. There are some excellent reasons for living in Kettering, whether you're relocating for work or looking for the right place to...

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