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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 ...

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 ...

Increased tuition fees impacting Landlords

Oct 28 2011 / 1 Comment

It’s not just students feeling the effects of increased tuition fees. Landlord Assist is warning that hikes in university tuition fees will shortly be impacting the business plans of some buy-to-let investors. University applicants are officially 9% lowers compared to this time last year. According to ...

It could only happen to an Estate Agent – Outrageous Estate Agent Viewing Tales

Oct 24 2011 / 2 Comments

Love them or loath them, often renowned for their shenanigans, a day in the life of an estate agent is certainly eventful.  It may come as no surprise that as estate agents go about their daily routine of selling and renting houses, that they sometimes encounter some pretty uncomfortable situations. Here at My Online Estate ...

Which are the Best Areas to Live in London for 25 to 35 Year Olds

Oct 19 2011 / 1 Comment

So you hit 25 years old, you've graduated but for the last 3 years you've found yourself living with your parents. You sleep in the single bed that you have slept in since you were ten years old and you decide its about time to man up and move out ...

High street estate agents using illegal tricks

Oct 17 2011 / 1 Comment

Some rogue estate agents are using dirty and even illegal tactics in a bid to sell more properties. A common scam many fall prey too is when an agent tries to get the seller to increase their offer by falsely claiming that another, higher offer has been made. Other sellers have ...

Rent Soars to Record Levels

Sep 18 2011 / No Comments

England and Wales rental property costs rose to a £713 per month in August, the fastest rise in rates so far this year. The LSL Property Services Buy-to-Let Index shows that this is the seventh consecutive monthly rent rise this year. According to LSL, which offers an array of mortgage services ...