Autumn Property News

Autumn Property News

How’s the market?  Understandably this is a question we get asked on a regular basis, and it’s usually tinged with a wee bit of trepidation. To answer that simply, Brexit o…

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Make the most of every viewing!

Make the most of every viewing!

Property transactions happen all through the year, but the shorter daylight hours during the autumn/winter months can present a few challenges which wouldn’t occur during the summer ligh…

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Family 100% Mortgages

Family 100% Mortgages

Have you heard of – Family 100% Mortgages?   These are 100% Loan To Value mortgages, where a family member (or friend) deposits 10% of the property value into a savings account, w…

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How to Sell in Tough Times

How to Sell in Tough Times

If you are considering selling your home, we want to reassure you that there is still a strong housing market, just one that requires considerable experience to work. It’s no secret the …

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A picture paints a thousand words!

A picture paints a thousand words!

At White & Sons we know the importance of great photos when marketing a home.  This is why we only work with the very best in their field.  Our Reigate office have been working w…

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Tips on reducing house moving stress.

Tips on reducing house moving stress.

Moving isn’t something we do every day, therefore, the learning curve can be steep.  In some instances it can feel like quite a daunting experience, often with emotions running high…

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Property News

Property News

The property market is one which is often influenced by rhetoric and soundbites, so 2019 will understandably bring some challenges. With the “B” word around the corner we expect to…

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Thinking of becoming a landlord?

Thinking of becoming a landlord?

Thinking of becoming a landlord? Income from Buy To Let investing can come from two potential streams: from rent and from the capital growth.  The property market has had its ups and dow…

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Sell first or buy first?!?

Sell first or buy first?!?

We often speak to people who will only look to sell their home once they have found what they are looking for, this has its advantages and disadvantages.  If you sell before you buy …

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Should I put in an offer?

Should I put in an offer?

We are often asked, “Would they accept an offer”?  In short, the answer to this is always YES.   Selling a house isn’t an easy process, it’s a fine bal…

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What is a Rent Warranty?

What is a Rent Warranty?

When arranging a new tenancy agreement it is very rare that we don't ask the landlord to consider a rent warranty/guarantee.  With the tax and legislative changes affecting this sector it…

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Probate Valuations

Probate Valuations

Valuations prepared by chartered surveyors are required to be carried out in accordance with the RICS Valuation and Appraisal Manual (the Red Book).  This Red Book is a detailed manual wh…

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Maximising the Value of your Home.

Maximising the Value of your Home.

We have compiled some tips on maximising the value of your home.  First Impressions Count Creating kerb appeal is really important.  Take a look at your property from the front, co…

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This seasons interior design trends

This seasons interior design trends

The internet is buzzing with Spring and the developments in interior design. From the brand new to the evolved, there is plenty to inspire the casual updater or the complete home makeover arti…

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NAEA Propertymark: Top 10 improvements to add value to your home

NAEA Propertymark: Top 10 improvements to add value to your home

NAEA Propertymark advises that whether you are selling now or maintaining your home to sell in the future, there are many small home improvements you can address to keep your property in best …

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Maximise your chances of getting a mortgage

Maximise your chances of getting a mortgage

As part of our expert service we work very closely with, and often refer business to, a trusted mortgage and protection company.  They recently sent out some top tips on preparing for a m…

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Property Market Update

Property Market Update

Whilst uncertainty, created by the recent General Election, is never good for any market, there is still a basic need for people to live somewhere and, despite the distractions, the underlying…

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Increase your kerb appeal

Increase your kerb appeal

Article by Warren Lewis of Property Reporter  According to several studies it takes the average buyer no more than eight seconds to decide whether or not they like your property, so keep…

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