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Spring Clean Top Tips

spring clean top tips

Whether you’re planning on staying put, or putting your house on the market, we’re definitely in spring clean mode! With the start of longer, lighter days there’s never been a better time! The annual Spring clean is an age-old tradition that helps us clear out the old to make way for the new and it’s… Read more »

What Makes a Good Renter?

What makes a good Renter?

New & inexperienced landlords often ask me “what makes a really good renter in Harrogate?” This is a large and varied topic, so to start in brief, let’s leave on one side the issues of purchase price, capital growth, BTL (Buy To Let mortgages) and taxation efficiency. Let’s also assume that you have instructed Myrings… Read more »

Take the stress out of moving ( Part 2).

take the stress out of moving

Your Moving House Checklist & Timeline 2 months before you move You’ve found a home, your offer has been accepted and you need to start your moving house checklist. With two months until you move, it is time to compare quotes and reviews to help you select your Conveyancing Solicitor. It is essential to get… Read more »

How To Take the Stress Out of Moving (Part 1)

stress free house move

We like to make sure that all our clients, whether buying, selling, letting or renting, have as positive an experience as possible and with that in mind we do our best to make it as close to stress free as we can! First of all lets demolish an urban myth. Moving house does not even feature… Read more »

Our Predictions For Harrogate Landlords

Given that the BBC has now given up on obtaining its weather forecasting information from the Met Office after 93 years – we had the idea that we should come up with 10 property forecasts for Harrogate Landlords over the next 10 years. Surely our property predictions cannot be any worse than the Met Office predictions for… Read more »

Knaresborough Bed Race Fun!

Tens of thousands of spectators descended on Knaresborough town centre on Saturday to watch the famous Bed Race. Myrings Estate Agents were this year’s proud media sponsors of the race, accompanying the parade with the 90 teams and schools from the town and handing out freebies to the cheering crowds that lined the streets of Knaresborough. It… Read more »

Landlord Problems & How To Solve Them | Part 2

In Part 1 of this Blog we looked at the rental marketplace from a landlords perspective and listed a number of concerns, which could have a severe, unwelcome impact on the property and or, financial yield. These concerns are commonplace to professional landlords and to the majority of our reluctant landlords (homeowners renting out their… Read more »

Property Spotlight | The Old Dyehouse, Waterside, Knaresborough

We have a great many properties on our books but every now and then a property is instructed with us to sell which is especially rare and interesting. One such property is 2 The Old Dye House , Waterside, Knaresborough – a beautiful Grade 11 listed two bedroomed cottage alongside the river Nidd which comes… Read more »

Will the Help To Buy Scheme work in Harrogate?

myrings estate agent sale board

If you’re an avid reader of our local paper The Harrogate Advertiser you may have read this article about the remarkably low number of people who have managed to fully utilise the Help To Buy  Just 16 first-time buyers across the district have used the Government’s Help to Buy Equity loan scheme due to a lack… Read more »

NEW HOMES IN RIPON & “ HELP TO BUY “ EQUITY LOANS.

Although the overwhelming proportion of properties we sell are preowned we have been very closely involved in the selling of new builds in Harrogate and the surrounding villages over many years. Many Harrogate residents are aware of our success in selling last year, in partnership with Linden Homes, the magnificent homes on the new Sussex… Read more »