All You Need To Know About Closing Dates

If you’re thinking about buying or selling a house then you may have noticed that a closing date is often used from time to time. We often speak to people who aren’t aware of what a closing date is and what it’s used for. A closing date is unique to ...

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Selling Your Home For The First Time?

If you’re thinking of selling your home for the first time then it’ll be a new experience and you may have questions about the process and anxiety about how you can achieve the maximum value for your home. We’re here to help answer all your questions and put you at ...

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What’s The Value of Your Home?

Almost half of homeowners are undervaluing their home, according to the property portal Zoopla.  Research suggests that across the UK, 45% of homeowners don’t know how much their property is worth and have undervalued their home. Three in ten people accurately understand the value in their property and were able ...

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Rental Property Advice

Being accepted for a rental property can be time-consuming, frustrating and complex and many people have told us it’s an anxious wait to hear if their application has been approved. In our latest article we’re discussing the methods used to select a tenant and offer suggestions to enhance your chances ...

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Local Housing Market Update

As we enter June 2021, it will have been 15 months since restrictions on travel, meeting with family and traditional social interactions were implemented to help limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. It has been a complicated and uncertain time for many people, but within the property market there ...

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First Home Fund Set To Return

The Scottish Government announced late last year that the First Home Fund was set to return in early 2021 to help first time buyers onto the property ladder. It’s now been confirmed that the First Home Fund will re-open on the 1st April 2021 and that there’s £60 million to ...

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Our Thank You To The NHS

Throughout this unprecedented situation, I think we can all agree our NHS staff have been incredible. Working under immense pressure and in a challenging environment, they’ve put their lives at risk to save people in our community. The NHS have asked us to stay at home throughout this crisis so ...

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Ready, Set, Go.

Preparing your property to sell during self-isolation We’ve spoken to several local people over the last few weeks who were hoping to sell their home or are still wishing to do so shortly. Due to the current lockdown rules in place, there are numerous restrictions meaning selling your home and ...

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Office Closure- COVID 19

Following on from the government’s announcement last night to close all non-essential businesses, we’ve decided to take the difficult step of closing the office. We are working from home and you can still reach our team via the phone or email. Email is the best route to reach our team. ...

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Bensons Estate Agents – COVID 19 Update

As the global pandemic COVID 19 continues to spread, it’s expected there will be a potential impact to our working practices. As such it’s important to outline what we’re doing at Bensons Estate Agents to try and limit the spread of the virus and how it could impact on the ...

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