Busting the Online Agent versus traditional High Street Agent myth.

Wed 29 Nov 2017

Research tells us that the following three things are most important to sellers: Achieve the best price for your home. Achieve the sale in the shortest time frame. Achieve a completed sale with the least hassle. Now let's look at why you will always be better off with a traditional, 'no-sale-no fee' High Street estate agent as opposed to an online agent who charges fees upfront. Th more

Has your property increased in price?

Tue 24 Oct 2017

An upward price momentum in large regional cities across the UK shows no signs of slowing, according to leading market analysts Hometrack, with Edinburgh recently overtaking Manchester and Birmingham as the city with the fastest growth in house price rises - with a 6.7% price rise.     The annual rate of UK city house price inflation is reported as 4.9% per annum with a quarterly more

What did a letting agent ever do for you?

Mon 23 Oct 2017

Recent months have seen a lot of talk and media speculation over the rental sector which culminated in the government's call for greater regulation across the lettings industry.  As an established agent who aim to deliver the best possible service for all our customers - tenants, landlords, buyers or vendors - we welcomed the news about lettings regulation to help create a fair and more t more

Making money from your property

Tue 01 Aug 2017

  Most people know it is possible to make money from buying a property to let or renovating a property for profit. But there are lots of other ways your home could make you money and we thought it would useful to know about 10 of them to help you decide the best way forward for you. Some are short-term solutions to bring in some extra income, while others are long-term investments requiri more

Buy to Let: Landlord problems and how to solve them

Tue 01 Aug 2017

By working with a professionally qualified letting agent, taking good advice and ensuring you or your agent have developed a solid working relationship with the tenant, your tenancy will be built on strong foundations and problems are likely to be rare. By using our Tenant Find or Fully Managed Services, you will eliminate many potential problems due to our thorough referencing of tenants and our more

How to Sell Your Home Quickly

Mon 17 Jul 2017

Although it seems scary, you can sell your home, and you can do it quickly. We can't guarantee that your house will sell in a week, but following these steps can help you vastly reduce the amount of time you spend trying to sell your home. First of all, consider what selling route you're going down, so, are you going to have a traditional listing with a set asking price and multiple viewings? more

Improve Your Home to Increase its Sale Value

Mon 17 Jul 2017

If you're selling your home, making sure that your house is at its best is crucial, so how do you do it without bankrupting yourself? The cost for each of the below projects varies, but you can be sure that with a little effort, your home can be worth even more when you come round to signing it away to a new owner. This is by no means a comprehensive list of projects, but just some ideas to get more

How to co-ordinate a purchase and sale

Tue 11 Jul 2017

Why you need to think about how you buy and sell a home - at the same time There is a lot of research which shows that when a buyer and seller accept an offer there is a one in three chance that the sale and purchase will fall through. In 2016, Which? research suggested three out of  10 property purchases fell through, costing a homebuyer on average, PS2,899 each. The reason for sales fal more

How to Manage a Property to Let

Thu 06 Jul 2017

Need help managing your rental property? Here is our complete list of reference posts and guides to help you make the most of your investment. With your property secured, it's now time to find a tenant and manage your let. It's important to get this right, as there are tax and legal implications, including more than 400 rules and regulations to abide by. If you get it wrong, from April 2017, more

Hunters is part of new online TV series for Landlords

Mon 15 May 2017

Hunters' Head of Lettings, Carrie Alliston, is among the top property experts providing their expertise to a new series of online TV shows aimed at new and existing landlords. Carrie took part in two episodes of The Buy to Let Show, which was devised and presented by leading property expert Kate Faulkner, who runs In the second show of the series, Financing and Ins more