Posts Tagged: harrogate property market

WIN a Free House Sale!

LET US HELP GET YOU MOVED. Instruct Myrings to sell your house and you could win a FREE HOUSE SALE. We are entering each client that has instructed us to sell their home into a free house sale prize draw. Whether you have re-listed with us, after a period of downtime, or a brand-new client,… 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 »

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 »

New Electrical Safety Regulations

New ESR (Electrical Safety Regulations) will shortly come into force, subject to parliamentary approval. In simple terms, these new electrical requirements will replicate those of the long standing Gas Safety Regulations. These new regulations are part and parcel of the governments Rental sector reforms which mean that Landlords’ legal responsibilities are increasing and workloads growing…. Read more »

A Good Letting Agent – More Precious Than Rubies

Proverbs 31:10 ‘Who can find a wife of noble character. She is far more precious than rubies’. Too true and most Landlords take the same view about finding and keeping a good Letting Agent. From time to time however we are approached by a Landlord who is looking to instruct us but is unsure on how to go about dis-instructing… 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 »