Largs - Waverley

Stay-cation review: Largs, Scotland

We’ve recently visited the small sea-side town of Largs in Scotland. We were so impressed with this place, we though we would write a stay-cation review. Transport Largs is located roughly 240 miles away from Manchester, and we had a relatively simple 4 hour drive to get to the town. You can also get the

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offers

Negotiating an offer – how low should you go?

When it comes to making an offer, the advice usually given is to, “offer 5 – 10% below the asking price”. This system is now very antiquated, and not relevant to the modern house negotiation. To negotiate professionally, you need to research the property to push the asking price in the right direction. So what

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Property Survey

Types of Property Survey

Types of Property Survey When buying a property, we strongly advise you to have a property survey carried out to protect your investment. If you are buying with a mortgage, your lender will insist on instructing a mortgage valuation. You also have the option of taking out a more detailed survey to help you assess the

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Down Value

How does a down-valuation affect my house purchase?

How does a down-valuation affect my house purchase? What is a mortgage down-valuation? Once an offer has been accepted, a chartered surveyor is instructed by the mortgage lender to find out if the purchase price you have agreed reasonable. A surveyor will take into account the following when valuing a property: look at evidence of

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House price index

Rightmove’s house price index – May 2018

Rightmove’s Property Price Index Rightmove have released their latest house price index for May 2018. Rightmove use the asking prices on properties they have listed for sale, and cross-referenced this with current market conditions and the expectations of UK sellers. You can clearly see in the graphs above, that we have hit an all-time high,

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Manage property viewings

How to manage your property viewings

  When your house is on the market, you will have people coming round to view the property, here are some tips on showing people around your home. Benefits You will know every aspect of your property, including how best to use the space, what home improvements you have made. You will be able to

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