How to Avoid Gazumping

Sep 19 2012 / No Comments

Gazumping is the act of another person bidding higher on the home at any point during the process. Gazumping is allowed by law except in Scotland. The Estate Agency Act requires every real estate agent to notify the homeowner of every single offer made on the home even if a ...

How to Prepare your Home for Sale

Jun 10 2012 / No Comments

Selling a home is one of the biggest decisions you will make in your life, perhaps only second to buying a house or getting married! So when you do take the decision to sell your home you need to make sure that your present it in the best way possible ...

UK House Prices Increase

Apr 17 2012 / No Comments

Between  March and April, the average asking price increased by 2.9 percent to hit £243,737. According to Rightmove, sellers are now asking a higher price for their homes than they were at the height of the housing market in May 2008. The average is being distorted by London’s uncontrollable housing market ...

Sell My House with My Online Estate Agent

Apr 12 2012 / No Comments

My Online Estate Agent is due to launch its full estate agency service at the end of April! For a one off fee you will be able advertise your property for sale or for rent on the UK's leading property portfolios including Rightmove, Zoopla, Prime Location and Find a Property. As ...

Essential Tips for First Time Landlords

Mar 5 2012 / No Comments

Landlords can reap the benefits of owning an investment property both financially and personally, however, being successful at letting out property usually requires a number of key factors. By not comprehending these important issues, your investment will most likely fail and you could end up on the losing end of ...

Great Tips to Increase the Value of your Home

Mar 3 2012 / No Comments

[caption id="attachment_1248" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="image from: 365solar.co.uk"][/caption] Purchasing a home is not just about finding a place to live; it’s also about selecting the wisest investment you’ll ever make. Choosing the right home improvements can increase your home’s resale value dramatically and savvy homeowners are taking full advantage of it. My Online ...

The Real Cost Involved in the Sale of a Property

Mar 1 2012 / No Comments

Most sellers can expect to make a tidy sum selling their property in today’s strong housing market. There may be a price to pay before you begin to harvest your rewards however. 1. Energy Performance Certificate: Sellers are now required to provide the prospective buyer with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). Consult ...

How can I Sell My House Online

Jan 2 2012 / No Comments

Whether you are selling your house with a traditional estate agent or an alternative method, 90 percent of properties are searched for online. The days are long gone where sellers would rely on the estate agents shop window and local newspapers to source interested buyers for their properties. Rightmove is the ...

Can I Advertise on Rightmove Privately

Dec 29 2011 / No Comments

A common question I get asked by followers and users of My Online Estate Agent is, 'is it possible to advertise my property on Rightmove privately'? The answer is no, but rather then leave it at that I thought it would be worthwhile to explain the reasons why and also the ...

Rental Homes Being Snapped Up In Record Time

Nov 16 2011 / No Comments

Landlords continue to reap the rewards of their investments with rental homes being snapped up in record time. Despite there being more properties on the market according to research from lettings agent Countrywide, demand still outweighs supply. Countrywide confirmed that tenants across the UK were rushing to get their hands on ...