choosing an estate agent

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Can estate agents justify their fees?

14 September 2012MeetMyAgent

Announcement of a proposed amendement to the Estate Agents Act, allowing for private listing websites to operate outside the scope of the Act, will make many a seller consider whether estate agents are worth paying for when you can sell privately at a fraction of the cost. We look at the differences in service offered and consider whether estate a…


  • Five signs of a great agent

    24 August 2012MeetMyAgent

    Choosing the best estate agent or letting agent to sell or let your home can be difficult, so we run down the five key things that separate the best from the rest. High-quality marketing Look at how …


  • Types of agency agreements

    20 July 2012MeetMyAgent

    Whether you are selling or letting your property, the terms of the contract are important when authorising an estate agent or letting agent. Remember, the vast majority of agents will not charge you …


  • Don’t get caught in the valuation trap

    10 July 2012MeetMyAgent

    When youputyour home up for sale or to let, you will naturally want to achieve the best price for your property. In order to do so, there are a number of considerations to be made, with choosing the …


  • Agent regulatory bodies explained

    25 June 2012MeetMyAgent

    When you call an estate agent or letting agent round to value your property, they may tell you they belong to a regulatory body such as TPO, NAEA, NALS, etc. As an owner, do you know anything about t…


  • Choosing an estate agent: stay local or go online?

    18 June 2012MeetMyAgent

    With most buyers searching for a home online, using an online estate agent can be very attractive as they will tend to advertise your property across all of the major portals, securing you important …