Posts Tagged: selling a house

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 »

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 »

Where do we go from here?

At first glance there doesn’t seem to be any obvious painful news for the property marketplace coming our way in the Chancellors financial statement with no mention of a hike in CGT(Capital Gains Tax) on the sale of Second / BTL homes. Quite the reverse  – the Chancellor is planning a £20 BM boost into… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »