July 2021

Do I need more than one estate agent

We  often get asked the question, “Should I use more than one estate agent to sell my house?” Once upon a time, this strategy made perfect sense.  After all, before properties were advertised on the internet, how else could you make sure that buyers across different geographical areas would see your home, if you didn’t use two, three or more agents to market it? But then came the...

The LOW FEE Trap

I had an enquiry recently from a rather cross man who has had his house on the market for six months.  In that time, his agent has only managed to produce one viewing.  Given that his asking price seems at first glance to be perfectly fair for the size and location, I listened carefully to his tale of woe in order to discover the reason for the total lack of interest in his house. I...

Do we need Floorplans ?

Floorplans are a relatively new addition to property details. Originally they were only made available for either very grand homes, or new builds. Now much more prevalent and even the humblest of studio flats usually have a floorplan on the details. But why are they so important? There are three elements to a floorplan that are important in its usability; firstly, it needs to include measurements. Too...

When should you start worrying about your home not selling

It’s a good question. Do you start worrying after a few weeks of marketing without an offer on your house? Or should you be patient and stick with your agent and price for six months or more? At LPP SElect, we see so many sellers who have been on the market for over a year; our record so far is a couple who had been trying to sell consistently for three years!  It’s true that the longer your...

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