Category: Selling

East Midlands property market remains resilient despite uncertainty

According to recent reports, the East Midlands’ property market remained resilient throughout 2018 despite a backdrop of political uncertainty. The company’s Market Insite report, which monitors trends in the regional property market across Nottingham, Derby and Leicester, highlighted a positive year across the region with keen interest from owner-occupiers for freehold property. It also showcased… 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 »

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 »

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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Probate valuation of property

What is a probate valuation? After someone passes, probate is the legal process of dealing with their assets which can include bank accounts, vehicles, jewellery and probably the largest investment anyone makes of property. A probate valuation will take into account all of these items (deduct outstanding debts) to calculate how much inheritance tax (IHT)… Read more »

Leicester Property Market – How to value your house correctly

Whether you’re looking to sell or buy a property in Leicestershire, it always pays to fully get your head around the Leicester Property Market before you start. That way you can be sure that you’re getting the best deal. When it comes to selling your home, getting a good valuation is vital, but, as well… Read more »

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Champagne dah-ling!

Congratulations to Sarah Hayward, one of our post-valuation champagne prize draw winners! All of our clients who have a valuation carried out receive an email invitation to complete a post-property valuation survey to help us maintain the great customer service that we are known for. Thank you to everyone who provided us with valuable feedback,… Read more »