Posts Categorized: Moving Home

Four accidental ways you could be turning off buyers in Harrogate

It’s only been a matter of days since the government released guidance to enable the property industry to reopen; since then, we have seen a surge in people wishing to sell or buy a property within Harrogate. If you’re selling a property we’re sure you want to do everything you can to attract potential buyers,… Read more »

Now You Can Move Home in Harrogate During the Coronavirus Outbreak

The last couple of months has seen many industries having to adapt to how they run their businesses.  At Myrings Estate Agents we have put various procedures in place in line with government guidelines to protect you and our team.  Over the last week there has been a slight easing of the lockdown and on… Read more »

How Kerb Appeal Could Aid a Post-lockdown Sale in Harrogate

The restrictions are starting to lift and although it will take a long time before things resemble what they were, there are trickling signs of life returning.  Not everyone has had the desire to continue with their plans to move, and others’ decision to find a new home in Harrogate could be a recent one.  But… Read more »

Harrogate Will Come Out Fighting

Those of us who live and work in Harrogate know that besides our wonderful Georgian and Victorian architecture , the breath taking Stray and world famous Betty tea rooms we have a very robust and resilient property marketplace. Our marketplace never took a beating during the major 2008 financial crisis and even now during these awful /… Read more »

How the lockdown is the ideal time to get your property ready for sale in Harrogate.

Although the pause button has been pressed for many of us, that doesn’t mean that life has stopped.  Having to spend so much time at home may have even started conversations about future moves when normality resumes. That being said,we are still having properties come to the market in Harrogate and buyers – albeit only serious ones – are still seeking their… Read more »

No Deposit Option

We like to think that we tackle some tricky topics where there are no “rights or wrongs” and numerous legitimate “for and against” reasons on both sides of the  “No Deposit” debate. We don’t currently tend to recommend  “zero deposit” schemes to our Landlords for the simple reason that we very seldom get asked for… Read more »

DO YOUR OWN HOUSE SURVEY – Part 2

EXPENSIVE DEFECTS Planning to do your own initial survey – what must you look for? The state of the décor shouldn’t worry you too much as even if the property is well decorated you will probably change it within the first couple of years. What you should be looking out for are any serious defects… Read more »

DO YOUR OWN HOUSE SURVEY? Part 1

Part 1 Can you do your own initial survey ? Yes. You certainly can take a careful look at any property that you are thinking of buying ahead of instructing / paying for a RICS qualified Surveyors report. These are a number of things you should be able to see, and then consider. Flat Roofs If… Read more »

Increase the Value of your Rental Home

First impressions count, and this is never more true than with rental properties. Preparing a property for rent means a lot more than just advertising it and showing prospective tenants around. If you want to get the best possible rental income / return from your property, you may well need to make some changes before… Read more »

The Rise And Fall Of Online Estate Agents

Let’s turn again to the topic of Online Estate Agents. The money currently being spent on TV commercials (propaganda) extolling the virtues of these new players in the Property business is simply eye watering as are some of the outrageous claims of savings made along with the lack of respect shown to High Street Sales… Read more »