Posts Categorized: Residential Sales

How to make your Harrogate home look brighter and bigger

Autumn is here and soon the nights and even days will start to get darker and greyer, making our homes feel grim and unwelcoming.  Natural light is one of the few things that your home can’t have too much of, especially when you are looking to sell. Light can make any space feel bigger and give… Read more »

What to keep and ditch when selling your home in Harrogate.

We know that when you decide to put your property on the market in Harrogate, the process can feel overwhelming – especially as it can be full of uncertainty. Where do you start?  What do you need to do to your home to make sure it doesn’t linger on the market?  Take this as your quick… Read more »

Spend before selling?

Harrogate being Harrogate even now during the awful Covid crisis the Sales marketplace is very busy with most transactions going through at or very near asking price and sometimes higher on gold standard properties (eg – family houses in catchment for Harrogate Grammar etc). Despite being busy we do still get asked ‘Is it worth… Read more »

Keep Your Emotions in Check When Selling Your Home in Harrogate

Your house is your home, and so it’s completely normal to feel an emotional connection with it –  as they say, home is where the heart is.  Yet we all know the experience of selling your home can make those feelings stronger, it doesn’t matter why you wish to move – upsizing, downsizing, relocating –… Read more »

Is Now a Good Time to Buy?

We are now being informed on almost a daily basis by the BBC and media that the economy is in recession. The property gurus are forecasting falling house prices on a UK basis for the remainder of this year and into 2021. Some Lenders are stress testing furloughed and self-employed buyers to much more severe… Read more »

Stamp Duty holiday time in Harrogate!

It will come as no surprise to anyone that the Chancellors announcement of a temporary Stamp Duty ( SDLT) holiday on the 9 th of July has triggered both a big surge in new listings & sales but also in queries &  questions. We would stress that we are not Property Lawyers or Taxation specialists… Read more »

50 Ways to Kill Your Harrogate Home Sale

The last few days has seen the lights come back on for our high street, as non-essential shops have started to tentatively open.  We are still doing things with caution and distance, but slowly and surely life is starting to open up a bit more.  This confidence can also be seen in the Harrogate housing… Read more »

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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 »