The West Sussex Property Blog
A blog about West Sussex property matters created to keep our customers and the public up to date with the every day changes and ups and downs of the property market.
As a market leader in the area with years of experience we believe we are well placed to advise customers on the best possible route to sell, buy or rent their property. This blog will hopefully be interesting and at times amusing but most importantly informative. Enjoy...
Posted on 5 July 2019 by Neil MooreEstate agents or online-only wannabes offer cut-price commission rates to tempt sellers, and the press bombards the public with alarming commentary on falling prices, the Brexit effect and the state of the market in central London. But selling a home still only boils down to two questions - how much can I get and how quickly can I get it?
Posted on 6 June 2019 by Neil MooreSome people are good at negotiating. Some people, it turns out, aren't. Some people hold all the cards and know it. Some people hold weak hands and don't know it. So here are two important elements - prompted by ongoing political events - to think about when negotiating for your next home.
Posted on 5 April 2019 by Neil MooreWe find that there is not only life in the property market this spring, but also some wonderful opportunities. If you are selling now, when availability of stock is low, please choose your estate agent wisely. It is such an important choice. Inexperienced agents offering low fees might be too feeble for this market. Avoid feeble agents like the plague and make sure you chose a strong firm with the people, experience and track record to achieve the best sale for you.
Posted on 14 February 2019 by Neil MoorePaperwork and jargon come hand in hand when buying or selling property and some of it is easier to decipher than others! One of the documents is the HomeBuyer Report, which is basically a survey detailing the state of the property you are about to buy. The cost of having one of these is around £400, but can save you money in the long run and some use it as a tool for further negotiations.
Posted on 31 January 2019 by Neil MooreHouse buying and selling can be one of life's stresses, so you want it to be as quick a process as possible. So being prepared and taking some sensible actions to get your home looking its best, can substantially reduce a possible lengthy house sale.
Posted on 24 January 2019 by Neil MooreEncouragingly, despite Brexit uncertainty, the long-term outlook for the real estate sector remains positive...
Posted on 10 January 2019 by Neil MooreIf you are thinking about moving in 2019 you have choices. Consider them wisely. But also recognise that this is an extraordinary time. Nothing is certain. Don't bank on the killer sale. Do aim for a great purchase. Be realistic. Price, price, price is as important as location, location, location. Don't put your biggest asset in the hands of the inexperienced.