Author: Tiffany Frost

Readings welcomes Elizabeth Lewin to the team!

We’re really excited to introduce Elizabeth, our new RICS Chartered Surveyor! What made you decide you wanted to work at Readings? “I made the move to Readings for a few reasons. Firstly, it presented a good opportunity to change to a new sector and to use my previous experience and knowledge in a new field…. Read more »

Where to buy your property in Leicester

Amidst all the Brexit drama, knowing when or where to buy a property recently has become more confusing than ever before.   Although we don’t know exactly what will happen to the housing market post-Brexit, what we do know is that cross the city, house prices are on the up. In fact, every postcode area… Read more »

What should you look for in a HomeBuyer report?

Being a first-time buyer can sometimes be a daunting experience as you furiously gather together reams of paperwork before handing over your hard-earned cash. One of the documents that you’ll likely pore over prior to being given the keys is the HomeBuyer Report, which is essentially a survey detailing the state of the property you are… Read more »

How long does conveyancing take?

Just got your offer accepted on a house? Are you excited? Of course you are! Now just to wait a couple of months for everything to process. Conveyancing takes on average around 12 weeks, but it can be much shorter, with some transactions completing in as little as 4 weeks! Many first-time buyers are surprised are surprised that… Read more »

Who do you inform when moving?

Moving house is an incredibly stressful time, so we at Readings have tried to make it a little easier on you. We’ve created a downloadable change of address checklist for you to work your way through during the moving process. We hope this makes the process a little easier for you, and don’t forget to treat yourself… Read more »

What do estate agents do?

As you may or may not be aware, Readings sell property, let property, value property, survey property and auction property! But what do estate agents as a whole actually do? Market your home We at Readings will gather all the relevant information about your property; take professional imagery, gather room dimensions and write up a description to entice… Read more »

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Viewing a property with 8 top tips!

Viewing your potential home can be a very exciting time – but before you sign your name on the dotted line and hand over your hard-earned fees, make sure you’ve read these 8 tips!   What are the local amenities like? For the days you just need milk and bread but don’t want to venture… Read more »