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How to Increase the Value of Your Home

September 14, 2020

How to Increase the Value of Your Home

After lockdown, the property market is heating up, with motivated buyers seeking serious sellers. The temporary stamp duty holiday means there’s been no better time to sell. At Simon Blyth,...

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Stamp Duty – Everything You Need To Know

August 25, 2020

Stamp Duty – Everything You Need To Know

If you’re buying a property in England and Northern Ireland, you’ll be liable to pay stamp duty. The amount of stamp duty (or to give it its full name, stamp...

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What Are Property Searches?

June 30, 2020

What Are Property Searches?

Before you’re able to complete the purchase of your new home, you’ll need to undertake a series of property searches. These property searches are an essential part of the mortgage...

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4 Ways To Sell Your Home With Simon Blyth

May 26, 2020

4 Ways To Sell Your Home With Simon Blyth

At Simon Blyth Estate Agents, we offer our vendors four ways to sell their home, including traditional sales, private sales, best and final offers and modern method of auction. Each...

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House Viewing Tips To Help Sell Your House

March 23, 2020

House Viewing Tips To Help Sell Your House

If you’re looking to sell your home, you’re not alone – there are currently over 400,000 UK properties on the market (March 2020). Pictures can only tell half of the...

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How Long Does It Take To Buy A House?

February 29, 2020

How Long Does It Take To Buy A House?

As estate agents, one of the most frequent questions we get asked by house buyers is ‘how long does it take to buy a house?’ The process typically takes between...

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How Do Buy To Let Mortgages Work

January 29, 2020

How Do Buy To Let Mortgages Work

The mortgage market for rental properties has seen some fundamental changes as a result of the financial crisis. Today, if you want to buy a property to let out –...

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8 Reasons To Sell Your Home During The Holidays

December 5, 2019

8 Reasons To Sell Your Home During The Holidays

A new home isn’t just for Christmas; it’s for life. If you’re considering selling your home, you may think putting your home on the market during the Christmas and New...

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Questions To Ask When Viewing A House

December 4, 2019

Questions To Ask When Viewing A House

Buying a house can be a daunting prospect, with so much to consider. You may fall in love with a property as soon as you step through the door, but...

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Letting Agent Fees Ban

July 11, 2019

Letting Agent Fees Ban

How might the recently introduced letting fees ban affect you? There has been a lot of media coverage lately in regards to the tenant fee ban imposed by the government...

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