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How to buy a house – where to start?

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How to buy a house There is nothing more exciting and terrifying than trying to buy your own house. Take things one step at a time, and you’ll find things aren’t as scary they originally seemed. Affordability Everybody is a tourist online when looking at homes. We’re all guilty of looking through a listing of

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Negotiating an offer – how low should you go?

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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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Types of Property Survey

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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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How does a down-valuation affect my house purchase?

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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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Why choose Coppenwall estate agents?

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Why choose Coppenwall estate agents? All estate agents have their selling points, but most offer similar services, just at varying degrees of competence. We have highlighted 6 reasons why you should use Coppenwall Estate Agents. 1. WEB FOCUSED Traditional methods of marketing are fading in the world of estate agency. When was the last time

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How to manage your property viewings

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  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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Getting on the property ladder

Getting on the property ladder

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How to get onto the property ladder People are genuinely finding it difficult to get on the property ladder and secure their first mortgage with house prices rising. Even saving up for the deposit can seem like a huge task. Here are some tips to help on how to get yourself into the best position

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Speeding up the house move

Speeding up the house move

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Most people’s complaint when moving home is the length of time that it takes. So we’ve got some great tips that will help things moving quicker, and speed up the house move. The most common delays lie in the following areas: Chain – the  property chain is the sequence of linked house purchases with people

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Coppenwall are here to help

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Welcome to Coppenwall estate agents from Rossendale. We care about people, and property. If you need any help when buying or selling a home, even if the property is not marketed with us we can still lend a hand. Give our property experts a call if you need any advice. If you are going to

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Things to look for when buying

Things to look out for when viewing a property

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Viewing a property for the first time can be so exciting, and it is so easy to overlook essential details when looking around a property you like. Read through our checklist below, and make sure you ask as many key questions a possible, before making an offer.   This is not your home As estate

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Coppenwall Estate Agents

Welcome to Coppenwall Estate Agents

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Coppenwall estate agents are based in the hilly valley of Rossendale in Lancashire. We have years of experience in selling property around the North West, and we use key market information and modern analytical tools to make sure your home sells. Our professional agents are always on hand to offer expert advice, full support and

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