Archives / August / 2015

  • How To Sell Your House Fast In A Slow Market

    26 Aug 2015 in Advice by

    Whilst house buyers often wrestle with the problem of finding the right home and a mortgage, property sellers at the moment are having to cope with a slow market that means a fast sale is pretty difficult to achieve. Even in the current environment, however, there are some key ways in which you can boost… View Article

  • Get Cosy with the Home Interiors Trends this Autumn/Winter 2015

    24 Aug 2015 in Advice by

    If you’re lucky enough to have found your dream pad – whether it’s rented or bought – then issues such as the colour of your tea/coffee canisters, how textured the cushions are and whether or not John Lewis or Marks & Spencer is best for bed linen are suddenly about to become sooooo important. And… View Article

  • Advice on Becoming a Silver Landlord

    21 Aug 2015 in Advice by

    With the introduction of new pension rules that give us all more control over how we handle our money in retirement, one area people are seriously considering investing in is the property market, particularly buy to let. On the surface it appears a win-win situation with income being derived from monthly rental fees and the… View Article

  • Moving Due to Separation or Divorce

    19 Aug 2015 in Guides by

    With an estimated 42% of marriages in the UK ending in divorce it is becoming a common occurrence that couples are looking to selling their property in order to finalise their separation. It is an extremely difficult time for both the families and individuals that are affected but what can be more unsettling is not knowing what… View Article

  • Empty Nesters

    17 Aug 2015 in Advice by

    If your children have grown up and left home, at some stage it may hit you that:   Your home is now too big for you and is costly to maintain and run – so downsizing may give you a more comfortable lifestyle by reducing bills and maintenance costs. Now you are free of responsibilities,… View Article

  • The Perfect home

    14 Aug 2015 in Property News by

    Here at My Online Estate Agent, we recently conducted a survey to find out just what makes the perfect home. We put the sexes to the challenge and asked them what they deemed the most important factor when deciding on a house. Take a look at our infographic below and see if you agree with our… View Article

  • Mortgages Set To Rise – Is Now The Last Chance To Lock Into Low-Cost Fixed Deals?

    11 Aug 2015 in Press Releases by

    David Grundy, CEO of My Online Estate Agent, comments on why mortgage rates will increase regardless of an interest rate rise and how households can prepare for the hike: “The Bank of England governor Mark Carney has been clear that record low interest rates will soon start to increase, and despite the exact timing still… View Article

  • Letting Your Home Out For Holidays

    7 Aug 2015 in Letting Services by

    If you have a spare property in a prime location that is ideal for short stays, then one solution to realise its value and make a profit, is to use it for holiday letting. The advantage of this is that you don’t get long-term tenants and you are always in a position to sell the… View Article

  • Get Clever with Colour for an Easy House Sale

    3 Aug 2015 in Advice by

    We’ve been told for years now by TV property pundits such as the ubiquitous Kirsty & Phil or the delectable Sarah Beeney that the best way to sell our home here in the UK is to de-clutter and give it a ‘neutral’ make over.   With regards to the last point they mean cover up… View Article