Many buyers in the London property market are looking for attractive period features in a potential home, and recent figures suggest that a fireplace in the main room can increase the selling price by up to 5%. Providing a focal point and adding the property’s character, a fireplace is an asset to your London property which you should make the most of when preparing to sell.
Most people selling property in London and the rest of the UK choose their estate agent carefully, and usually base their decision on the agent’s fees and valuation.
Some estate agents are trying to undercut the competition by offering staggeringly low rates, sometimes as low as 0.05%. While this rate seems attractive, it can often be a false economy that leaves sellers seriously out of pocket.
Many people buying and selling property in London and the rest of the UK worry about the possibility of their house transaction falling through.
The main causes of sales falling through are survey results and long chains, but these issues can usually be avoided if you choose an experienced estate agent and you’re prepared to compromise on minor issues.
Discreet marketing is one of the latest trends in selling houses, but it’s not always effective in a fast-paced property market like London.
Henry Wiltshire’s estate agents find that contacting potential buyers directly can lead to a sale, but it’s important to advertise a property more widely to connect with as many house-hunters as possible.
The Vauxhall Winter Village is just one example of what makes SW8 such an appealing area for people hoping to buy or invest in the London property market. Fun, festive and a little bit different, the Vauxhall Winter Village offers delicious food and an apres-ski atmosphere for locals and visitors alike.
There is a high demand for family houses in London, with three or more bedrooms and a garden. Henry Wiltshire sees these properties sell very quickly, particularly when priced realistically. With long experience of selling family houses as well as new-build, the Henry Wiltshire team are always there to help sellers get the best price within the best timescale.