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House Buying Stress Busters

August 15, 2017

Buying a house is often described as one of the most stressful events we can go through. In fact, according to a recent poll, it is even a more stressful experience than bankruptcy, losing a job, planning a wedding, becoming a parent, divorce or even the death of a loved one. So, here is Home […]

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Average Brit Buys Home within less than 30 Minutes of Viewing

July 18, 2017

New research from Zoopla has revealed that the average person buys a home within less than 30 minutes of viewing it. In other words a house hunter will make their mind up to buy a property in the time it takes to watch their favourite ‘Soap’. Even more staggering is that a quarter of house […]

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How to Maximise Kerb Appeal

July 4, 2017

Many people choose to sell their house in summer because the days are longer and their home looks better from the outside with the garden in bloom. ‘Kerb appeal’ is the term used to describe the attractiveness of your house from the road. When selling a property it is crucial to create an excellent ‘first […]

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How can I Increase the Value of My Home?

June 20, 2017

We all want to get the best price possible when we sell our home, but sometimes we have ‘to speculate to accumulate’ in other words we have to spend a little to get more for our property. If you want to sell now, some home improvement or renovation can really increase the value of your […]

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Five ways to Protect Your Home when on Holiday

June 6, 2017

At this time of year many of us are eagerly awaiting our annual summer holiday, but the only concern we have is that thieves also eagerly await this opportunity to break into our empty homes and help themselves to our possessions. It is estimated that house burglaries increase by 10% in the summer months and […]

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Top Tips for Packing and Moving Effectively

May 23, 2017

Spring time is the busiest time of the year for buying and selling houses. The process of packing up and moving is generally considered one of the most stressful experiences of our lives and can be particularly challenging and difficult if you have a young family. Planning ahead and starting to pack early are the […]

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Why Move to Trafford?

May 9, 2017

This is a guide to moving to Trafford and all the great things about living in the area. The leafy suburbs of Hale, Hale Barns and Bowden in the south of Trafford borough have been fashionable with wealthy celebrities and footballers for many years. Now other areas in the borough like Urmston and Stretford are […]

National Home Improvement Month

April 21, 2017

April is National Home Improvement Month and homeowners up and down the country are being challenged to see how they can change their properties for the better. If you’re selling your home now or in the near the future, some carefully carried out home improvements that won’t cost too much, could help you to achieve […]

Questions to Ask on a Viewing (Buying)

April 10, 2017

Last month we looked at the questions you should ask if you want to rent a property. This time we are looking at the questions to ask if you are buying a property. As with renting, it is important to ask as many questions as possible and not to become over excited by the initial […]

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Spring Clean Your House before Moving

March 23, 2017

Spring and summer are the most popular seasons for moving. If you are planning to sell your home and move house this year, now is the time to carry out that big spring clean. Cleaning and sorting out your stuff now will save you time, money and reduce your stress levels when the moving day […]