Thinking of selling?
Look at your property through the eyes of your potential purchaser, are there any small jobs or loose ends that need to be tied up? Maybe a bit of decorating, a leaky tap, a patch of thread bare carpet that could do with replacing or simply a lawn that needs to be mowed.
Sometimes it’s the smallest of things that can make a difference.
Is it a bigger job, a window replacement or a boiler renewal? consider how much of an impact it would make on your ability to sell or even the price that you achieve.
We will be happy to go through this with you on your pre marketing assessment, we will advise you on any changes or tweaks that would make a difference and it’s totally free. After all you only get one chance to make a first impression.
The legals..When you sign up with any agent all you really need to have is an energy performance certificate. We can arrange this for you at a very low cost.
When you secure a buyer and the solicitors get involved they will advise you of any further necessary information that you will need to supply. Choose a conveyancing solicitor that works for you.
Thinking of Letting?
Make sure that your property is finished to a satisfactory standard, when a prospective tenant views they need to vision themselves living there. Any necessary attributes will generally vary to the type of property and tenancy that you are planning but you will need to be Rent Smart Wales registered, have an EPC and a gas safety certificate. Most landlords agree a six month rental but it is always your decision. Again we will go through this with you at your pre rental marketing assessment.
Always try to choose an agent that you feel comfortable with when marketing, they will after all be working for you.
You will need to decide whether you would like to manage the rental yourself or use a managing agent, we can discuss both options with you.
Thinking of Buying or Renting?
When you consider which area that you wish to live in always check up on important things like schools, transport links, amenities etc. You should always ask the agent about specific developments or areas, if you are purchasing are there any plans for development nearby? some will have more to offer than others. You can often second guess a lot about the area by the asking price alone.What do you need from your home? Obviously budget is a factor so it is wise to do your homework and be prepared, how much is your current home worth? How much can you borrow? What can you get for your budget? Other factors, how many bedrooms do you require? Is living space important, maybe more than one reception room? Do you need a garden? Is parking essential? Taking on a new home is such a big step, it’s always good to get it as near to 100% right from the start.