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How to choose an estate agent – six key things to consider

It’s so important to choose the right estate agent but with so many around how do you know which one is right for you? Many people make their decision based on the fees the agent charges however choosing an estate agent with a lower fee is…

How to sell your house fast

Its a simple question: how can I sell my house fast? And the answer is quite simple too. We all know that most buyers tend to forge their opinions about a property within a few seconds of stepping over the threshold so it is absolutely vital…
How do I choose an Estate Agent to sell my London Property?

How do I choose an Estate Agent to sell my London Property?

The London property market is one of the most lucrative in the world, indeed Forbes recently placed it in the top ten places to 'invest in real estate in 2015'. So how do you go about choosing an estate agent to sell your biggest asset – one…
Five Great Reasons to Rent in Kensington - Kensington architecture

Breaking the Mould of Estate Agents Fixed Sales Fees

Estate Agents fees. Now there's a topic to get people talking. And not necessarily in a positive way either. Estate Agents fees can be as little as 1% of the sale price up to as much as 3%, depending on the competitiveness of the market and…

Ask the Expert - How do Open House viewings work

I often get asked 'how do open house viewings work?' In a sellers' market, open houses are very common. We recommend open house viewings for properties we know will garner a lot of interest such as un-modernised flats or family houses. The…

Ask the Sales Expert

Head of Sales at Mountgrange Heritage, Michael Wilson answers some common questions posed by vendors. 1. Should I redecorate pre-sale? Yes, a fresh coat of paint can make a room feel bigger and brighter, it also demonstrates that your…

Mountgrange Heritage Market Comment

The first quarter of this year has been fantastically busy; people seem very keen to get moving in 2013. Of the several deals we tied up in the space of a few weeks last month, the majority were below the new stamp duty threshold of 7% which…

Autumn 2012: What are values doing in the village?

What a summer we've had. The grey skies overhead during May, June and July extended to the local property market which seemed to suffer and falter, mostly due to over-ambitious pricing and the nervousness in the global economy about the future…

Agent Speaks

Social Networking seems to have taken over the world – but networking has always played an important role in the world of business, with many a deal struck over lunch or behind 'closed doors'. It seems that more and more London property transactions…