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  • Why should you consider buying a property with sitting tenants?

    Research from Nottingham Building Society states that 21% of buy-to-let investors have to wait at least four months before finding their first tenants. This is a very worrying prospect for an investor needing to keep up with making mortgage payments. How does buying a property with sitting tenants help? Many investors do not consider the idea of buying a property with tenants in it; however, taki...

Love Your Postcode / WLYP Estate Agents

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  • Sell your home for £780 this April

    We are launching a new product for this month only. Sell your home through Love Your Postcode for only £780, on a no sale, no fee basis. Book an appointment online with your local Love Your Postcode expert this week to find out more about this amazing offer or free phone 0800 862 0870. Only 25 days left to get in touch. 21 DAY OFFER PROMISE Get an offer within 21 days or we sell your home for fre...

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  • Birmingham rents to rise quicker than its property prices in next 5 years

    The next five years will see an interesting change in the Birmingham property market. My recent research has concluded that the rent private tenants pay in Birmingham will rise faster than Birmingham property prices over the next five years, creating further issues to Birmingham’s growing multitude of renters. In fact, my examination of statistics forecasts that .. By 2022, Birmingham rents will ...

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  • What is the importance of block viewings?

    Selling your home is one of the most stressful things we go through in life. Not only do you have to organise your finances and pick a new place to call home, you also need to sell your existing home to make all of this possible. So what is a block viewing and why are they so important in helping you not only getting your house sold, but sold for the best price possible?  » Read more about: What ...

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  • ‘Flipping’ Heck – Birmingham Property Values Have Risen by £18.90 a Day

    Capital growth, rental income and flipping property. We talk through Investing in Birmingham Buy to let. Investing in Birmingham buy to let property is different from investing in the stock market or depositing your hard-earned cash in the Building Society. When you invest your money in the Building Society, this is considered by many as the safe option but the returns you can achieve are awfully...

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  • Should you still be investing in Birmingham Buy To Let?

    If I were a buy to let landlord in Birmingham today, I might feel a little bruised by the assault made on my wallet after being (and will continue to be) ransacked over the last 12 months by HM Treasury’s tax changes to buy to let. To add insult to insult to injury, Brexit has caused a tempering of the Birmingham property market with property prices not increasing by the levels we have seen in the...

Love Your Postcode / WLYP Estate Agents

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • How will the Spring Budget impact the property market?

    The 2017 Spring Budget began with Chancellor Hammond saying that the British economy has shown a robust level of growth and that this growth has confounded the commentators who predicted doom and gloom in the aftermath of the Brexit vote. Introductory points raised about the economy include: A rise in employment rate while unemployment has fallen the fastest in Yorkshire and Wales Inflation is f...

  • What to expect from the Spring Budget 2017

    Most expectations are that this will be a reserved budget from Chancellor Phillip Hammond, in what could be the last important Spring Budget for a while. This is because Hammond has decided to move all major announcements to the Autumn Budget schedule, but there will still be a number of big announcements in this budget. Here is what to expect from the Spring Budget of 2017. A boost for education...

Love Your Postcode / WLYP Estate Agents

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  • How has technology affected estate agency?

    There will be an argument put forward that the estate agency industry hasn’t changed much over the years and in some regards, this is correct. The estate agent has the aim of bring people and properties together, offering guidance and support. The estate agent needs to provide a good standard of customer service, legal advice and marketing and negotiating skills on behalf of their clients. The ult...

Love Your Postcode / WLYP Estate Agents

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • How has technology changed Estate agency?

    There will be an argument put forward that the estate agency industry hasn’t changed much over the years and in some regards, this is correct. The estate agent has the aim of bring people and properties together, offering guidance and support. The estate agent needs to provide a good standard of customer service, legal advice and marketing and negotiating skills on behalf of their clients. The ult...

Love Your Postcode / WLYP Estate Agents

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • Renting families want longer tenancies

    Many people renting homes in the UK, especially families with children, would like to be offered longer tenancies to give them more security in their home, research has found. Some 39% of people living with their children in privately rented homes have a tenancy of six months or less and 59% say it is hard planning for the future knowing they could be asked to leave their home at short notice. Th...

  • Does it still pay to be a landlord in 2017?

    There have been a number of changes impacting on landlords in the past year or so, and it is right that people are questioning whether it still pays to be a landlord in 2017? With the government implementing changes and schemes designed at assisting first time buyers, many landlords feel that they are being penalised in their activities. It is vital that every individual examines their own circum...

Love Your Postcode / WLYP Estate Agents

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  • Booming West Midlands businesses’ growth unrivalled

    The West Midlands economy is booming, according to business leaders. The region’s economy has grown at its fastest rate for 20 months and businesses here are enjoying more success than those in any other part of the country. It suggests the Brexit vote in June has not so far damaged the economy. And business leaders in the region warned that one of their biggest problems is likely to be difficult...

  • Autumn Statement 2016 – Round-Up

    In his first Autumn Statement, Chancellor Philip Hammond aims to increase productivity and to create greater stability for businesses. Here is a round-up of the announcements made that concern the property sector: There will be a complete ban on charges that letting agents can levy on tenants. The measure has been brought in to save 4.3 million households hundreds of pounds. A date for the ban ...

  • Sell your home without paying a penny this Black Friday

    Don’t miss an unbelievable deal this Black Friday. Register your details with us before the end of the week and we’ll sell your property for 0% commission* when you’re ready to come onto the market. After the success of our promotion last year, we’re increasing the available slots to 100 so get in contact today to avoid missing out! Give us a ring on free phone 0800 862 0870 for more information ...

  • Prepare your home for a quicker sale this winter

    The days are now shorter, the nights are longer and it’s finally getting colder, so it is definitely time to prepare your home for winter, especially if you are planning to sell. The last thing you want is prospective buyers walking into a cold and damp home with leaking taps. With years of experience, Love Your Postcode has prepared a step by step guide on how to prepare your home for sale during...

  • Why should you consider selling this February?

    If you are considering selling your home in February, you may be advised by some people that this is a quiet time for the property market. This was traditionally the case with the property market not taking shape until spring has sprung but these days, this is no longer the way things work. Here are a few of the many reasons why you should consider selling this February. There is a year round de...

  • First-time buyer numbers hit 9-year high

    Despite higher house prices, there were more first-time buyers in 2016 than at any time since the financial crisis. What’s the latest? First-time buyer numbers soared to a nine-year high in 2016, despite the typical price paid for a starter home breaking through the £200,000 barrier. More people took their first step on to the property ladder last year than at any time since the global financial ...

  • 8 expert qualities that make a good estate agent

    Good estate agents can be difficult to find if you don’t know the qualities to look for. We had a chat to some industry experts and put together 8 qualities your next agent should have. 1. They communicate As a house seller or buyer it can be stressful dealing with an agent who’s not a great communicator. The property market is time sensitive, so you need an agent who will let you know quickly wh...

  • Improve your chances of a successful move

    A survey of homebuyers has revealed that nearly a third saw their purchase collapse after their offer was accepted. When Which? surveyed 2,000 recent homebuyers in 2016, 28% said they’d had an offer accepted on a property only for the purchase to fall through. In this blog we discuss what can you do to avoid a sale collapse. In 27% of cases, this was down to the seller having a change of heart a...

  • What does 2017 hold for the property market?

    Having entered 2016 with optimism and all signs pointing at a buoyant market – the outlook was good! Little did the nation know what 2016 had in store for them. From Brexit to tax relief for landlords, we’ll run you through what happened in 2016 and what is likely in store for 2017. Brexit One of the bigger surprises of 2016, Brexit, seemed to cause activity slow down as people nervously waited t...

  • Our small gift of 4.6% for you this Christmas

    It has been another great year for the property market and in particular our clients in the Midlands. In the last year our average client has benefited from their home rising in value by over 5.2%. Ours is a small gift. If by any chance you are looking to upsize, or downsize next year then we will add up to a further 4.6% to your sale price. Our trademarked concept has outperformed all Birmingha...

Love Your Postcode / WLYP Estate Agents

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Generated 7 months ago

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  • Ten top tips on how to sell your property in autumn

    September… The festivals have packed up and left town, the kids are back at school and the property buyers are on the hunt for a new home. If you’re planning on putting your property on the market this month or want to refresh it ready for the autumn influx of buyers, we are here to share some simple tips with you to help you to make the most of one of the busiest times of the year for property sa...

  • How should house viewings be conducted?

    The property viewing is one of the most important parts of securing an offer and selling your home. Getting it wrong could mean losing thousands of pounds, or not finding a buyer at all. A major factor in choosing your estate agent should be finding out who will carry out the viewings. Some sellers may think they are best placed to conduct the viewings, while many cut price agents won’t offer any...

Love Your Postcode / WLYP Estate Agents

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Generated 7 months ago

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  • How should you choose an estate agent?

    You’re the one who puts your house on the market, but the estate agent is the one who actually sells it. Choosing the right agent is a critical decision – it can be the difference between getting a really good price and not selling at all. But how can you tell the difference between good agents and bad agents? How quickly do they sell homes on their books? Do they have a habit of under valuing...

Love Your Postcode / WLYP Estate Agents

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Generated 7 months ago

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