10 Signs it's Time to Put Your Home on the Market

10 Signs it's Time to Put Your Home on the Market

Are you spending hours looking through listings, but just can’t bring yourself to put your home on the market? While you may not buy your home planning to live in it forever, selling your first (or second, or third) home can be an emotional decision. We spoke to our agents and identified ten signs that will let you know when it’s time to put your home on the market.1. Interest rates are lowInterest rates are currently at an all-time low in the UK. According to Richard Parker of Fine & Country Cambridge, low interest rates are a good indicator that it’s time to invest in property. “When interest rates are low, your savings won’t be performing well,” says Richard, “it might be the right time to sell your property and consider buying something larger with savings. Speak to a financial adviser and see if investing in property is the right move for you.”2. You’re feeling cramped Are you and your family feeling a bit too close? Many people move because they’re outgrowing a property. Acco...

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21st Jun 2017
UK General Election results: what are the Conservative’s plans for the housing market?
As the result emerges of a hung parliament in the 2017 UK General Election, we look at the largest party’s plan for the housing market.&nbsp...
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9th Jun 2017
What do the main parties say about housing ahead of the UK General Election 2017?
With the general election approaching on the 8th June 2017, we take a look at the manifestos to find out what the main parties are really sa...
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6th Jun 2017
Market round-up: What is really happening to the UK property market?
With the property market warming up over spring and summer, is now the time to buy? Lisa Preece talks to expert estate agents for the latest...
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5th Jun 2017
Finding 'the one': How to Know if a Property is Right for You
You’ve been looking at houses all winter and spring, and have seen some beautiful homes. The estate agent has shown you some real contende...
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3rd May 2017
Win two tickets to the first day of the Royal Ascot 2017 in the Queen Anne enclosure
Fine & Country are launching a new competition to win a pair of tickets to the Royal Ascot horseracing in 2017. The lucky winner will re...
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3rd May 2017
Secrets of success: How much is my house worth? Everything you should know about property valuations
Having your house valued is one of the most important stages of preparing to sell your property. We asked our agents what they take into c...
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28th Apr 2017
How many homes should I look at before making an offer?
How do you know when you have found the right home? For many people, it is love at first sight. For others, they may look at ten or more pro...
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5th Apr 2017
WIN a holiday to Bermuda with our travel competition
Dreaming of a holiday in the sunshine? Would you love a week of rest and relaxation? You could win an all-inclusive trip to the beautif...
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10th Mar 2017
Housing wish list for the Spring Budget 2017
The spring Budget is looming. The UK property media are predicting Philip Hammond’s policies for the housing market. We round-up views and n...
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6th Mar 2017
How to get the best price for your property
Are you planning to sell your home soon? It is important to prepare your property for the different stages before getting that all-important...
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1st Mar 2017
How to take the stress out of buying your next home
For most people buying a home will be the most expensive item they ever purchase, but how do you take the stress out of moving? We spea...
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17th Feb 2017
Should you buy or sell in 2017? Expert property market advice for the year ahead
With the Brexit vote and stamp duty changes, 2016 was a difficult year to predict and 2017 is looking almost as unclear. Could 2017 be the b...
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8th Feb 2017

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Your home is an unfolding story. This is why at Fine & Country, we use a lifestyle approach to marketing to help people see your home as you see it. We do more than sell houses, we turn your home into a bestseller. Find out how we can help »

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