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Small Deposit Mortgages Increasing

July 7, 2017

Wherever you are in the UK, whatever age you are, the main obstacle for first time buyers has always been the size of deposit needed to buy a property.  The good news for sellers and first time buyers alike is that in 2017, the number of people purchasing properties with small deposits has been increasing.…

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What is the ‘Help to Save’ scheme?

May 28, 2017

In January 2016 the UK Government announced the ‘Help to Save’ scheme. The new initiative, which is aimed at those on low income, has been created to reward those who save sensibly with bonuses of up to 50%. It is hoped that this will encourage people to save for a “rainy day fund”. This is…

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How to prepare your home for photography

May 14, 2017

They say a picture is worth a thousand words and when you are preparing to sell your house this saying certainly rings true. The pictures on your listing are the first thing that people will swipe through, so the first impression that they create is really important to ensure you get viewings and ultimately sell…

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Record numbers of Landlords paying cash for buy-to-let properties

April 10, 2017

The number of landlords buying properties without a mortgage increased to 61% in January this year, which is the highest level since records began in 2007. The all-cash deals have been increasing steadily from 41% in 2007 to the 61% high we’re seeing now and have been become even more popular ever since the 3%…

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Which Local Amenities are most important to buyers?

March 30, 2017

Local amenities in your area can be an important part of any potential buyer’s decision on whether to purchase your home, so it’s a good idea to ensure that you know what’s located around your property and understand the key amenities that you should let viewers know about. To give you some insight, let’s take…

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Top tips for moving with kids

March 7, 2017

They say moving home is one of the most stressful times of your life and if you are moving with children then there will be an added level of complexity. From arranging the move to feeling settled in your new home here are a few tips to make your move stress free. Get your Children…

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What to ask when viewing a property

February 28, 2017

When you’re buying a new home, especially if it’s your first, it’s really easy to get caught up in the excitement of imagining yourself living there and how you’d position your sofa, but when you’re investing a large amount of money it’s important to be sure you’re purchasing something that meets all of your criteria…

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What could happen to house prices in 2017?

February 7, 2017

Not everyone was a fan of 2016. It wasn’t a good year for a lot of people. So is 2017 set to be any better? Well, when it comes to house prices, the jury is still out! The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), who projected a massive 6% rise in house prices last year,…

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Top 10 property searches in 2016

January 26, 2017

Did you know that 45 million people visit Zoopla every year? Which is one of the reasons why we list all of our properties on their site! It also gives us access to some of the amazing industry data that a site with so many users can provide. One interesting little set of statistics showed…

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Changing your address – things to remember

December 16, 2016

There are so many things to organise when you’re moving home.  Whether you’re renting, or buying and selling; paperwork and the bureaucratic side of changing property can feel like one great big to do list!  But what about the personal side of changing address?  With a little help from Rightmove’s experts we’ve pulled together a…

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Selling your home at Christmas – Less is More!

December 8, 2016

Whether your home is already on the market or you’re thinking about selling, having a property for sale over the festive period can be stressful.  You’ve got plenty of things to do at work and at home, which can make scheduling and hosting viewings a daunting prospect – but there are many pros to having…

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What puts off buyers looking at a property?

November 7, 2016

Interiors’ brand Inspired Wallpaper surveyed 1500 people in the UK to find out what was most likely to turn them off when they were viewing a property.  They’ve published the top 10 list and it’s not very surprising! Unpleasant smells Bad layout Botched DIY jobs Poor quality fixtures and fittings Clutter Garish décor Mould Lack of…

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First class service. We live 100 miles away from property we were selling. Joyce Heeps did everything which made the process very easy. (Reviewed August 2018)

First class attention from all staff. Kept you up to date on everything. Very pleasant and kind. Easy to talk to. (Reviewed August 2018)

Warmed to Joyce right away. Very sympathetic and understanding re my circumstances. Joyce and her staff totally professional, excellent communication, easy to deal with. House sold in no time. FIRST CLASS. (Reviewed August 2018)

My experience with Joyce Heeps Homes has been professional and friendly with my best interest in mind. I would not hesitate to recommend them to family, friends and others looking for a fab estate agent. (Reviewed August 2018)


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