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9 essential autumn DIY tasks for your property

Ranging from high temperatures in the summer, and freezing temperatures in the winter, our homes really taking a beating throughout the year from the weather. This makes autumn the perfect time to show your home some love and attention. Check out our list of 9 things you should be checking for in Autumn. Exterior walls

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get keys

How to buy a house – where to start?

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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finding houses

How to find houses under £100,000

Getting on the housing ladder can be a daunting task for many young people, and you may feel like everything is out of your price range. But there are lots of gorgeous properties for under £100,000, so with a bit of effort, you will be surprised at the house opportunities available. Relocate Increasing your search

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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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indoor garden

Top 6 houseplants to freshen up your home

Here’s a list of houseplants even a beginner gardener would find difficult to kill. Put them in lovely pots, sprinkle some water in and you’re good-to-go. Nothing brightens up, and cleans the air in a room like greenery.. Aloe Vera These are seriously cool – inside the plant is a colourless jelly- like leaf tissue

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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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Sell Quickly

How can I sell my home quickly?

Do you need some help to sell your home quickly? This can be a tricky task, but with a few simple tips, you will improve your chances of selling quickly. We’ve listed some things that will help speed up your house sale. Pick the best time to sell Spring and summer are usually the best

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Japanese Knotweed

Japanese knotweed & selling your home

A new survey undertaken by a Japanese knotweed removal firm Environet, and undertaken by YouGov, highlights a nationwide lack of knowledge about this destructive plant. A selection of Brits were asked to pick out this plant from five photographs, and a staggering 81% were unable to identify the plant correctly. Surprisingly, 6% of participants confused

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Another Rossendale property sold!

Rutland Walk, Haslingden This fantastic home had a huge amount of viewing requests. It was only on the market for 3 days before our buyer offered 110% of the asking price. The offer was agreed instantly, and all further viewings cancelled once all the checks were done. We love what we do. We sell houses.  

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property valuation

Estate Agent Valuations Explained

Estate Agent Valuations Explained When you have decided to market your property, you will book a few estate agents to visit & value your property. A home valuation is built up from the following factors: Property type eg: Detached, Semi Detached, Terraced property Location Condition Presentation Properties sold in the area It’s a common misconception

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Lovely review and gift from a very happy customer

We love helping our customers and our five star reviews reflect this. Here’s another one – accompanied by a lovely gift and card. Thanks Rhea! Good luck in your new home. Customer Review My experience of selling our house with Coppenwall has been excellent. Emma has been communicative, helpful and full of good advice. Every

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