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Living near water could be a secret of happiness

Could living near water be a secret of happiness? Health experts speak widely about the therapeutic benefits of nature.

Written by: Alex Neil Estate Agents

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Solutions for selling your home in the new year

Are you thinking of selling your home in the new year? How about making some resolutions to benefit your property?

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Selling or buying property

We provide Information, advice and guidance for people selling or buying a property by the end of the year.

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Sights, scents and sounds help sell property

We want to share sights, scents and sounds that can help to present and sell a property.

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Key things affecting homebuyers

If you are considering moving home, here are some key things affecting homebuyers right now.

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Properties with garden offices

Properties with garden offices rank highly on some buyers' wish lists for their new homes.

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Make your kitchen irresistible to buyers

We have compiled four dishy ideas to make your kitchen deliciously irresistible to buyers.

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The benefits of making homes greener

Energy costs and climate change are leading homeowners to investigate making their homes greener.

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Tips to help sell your home this summer

When you’re selling your home, we recommend you bring the essence of the season into the presentation of your property.

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The Sales Process and Conveyancing

The sales process and conveyancing form part of every seller's and buyer's journey when they sell or buy a property. Find out more information.

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Sellers achieve over 99 percent of asking price

Our statistics show that through 2021 on average, we achieved 99.7% of the asking prices. So, your route to the best price can start here!

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How does the cost of living affect house prices?

The rising cost of living leads to increased speculation about how house prices will react.

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Senses are a powerful asset

Finding a new home is a daunting task, and our senses are a powerful asset when choosing a property.

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Long live the advanced high street estate agent

Alex Neil is an advanced high street estate agent in East London, South East London and North Kent.

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Property, our most significant purchase

Buying a property is likely to be our most significant lifetime purchase. So it is exciting when you commence your search for a new home.

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Selling your home will involve tactical decisions

Selling your home will involve tactical decisions, as well as practical and heartfelt ones. And tactically, one month is proven to be better than others.

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Decluttering before marketing

We recommend that homeowners look around their environment and conduct sympathetic decluttering before marketing their property.

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New Year - Fresh start

We view 2022, the new year, as a fresh start, and many will make resolutions. Aspirations to get fitter and healthier are trendy choices.

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January is a good month to sell your property

January is a good month to sell your property

Today's topical question is whether January is a good month to sell your property? In response, we reply with a resounding yes!

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Record breaking year for home moves

Record breaking year for home moves

2021 has been a record-breaking year for home moves. We have been continually surprised by the demand for properties, not just from local people.

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Keep your home warm this winter

Keep you and your home warm this winter

Wintery weather is upon us, and the Alex Neil team brainstormed some ideas to help you and your home stay warm this winter.

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Selling your property quickly

One could reason that selling your property quickly will be the default response to marketing your home, strategic marketing can ensure this.

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Selling your property in October around Halloween

Selling your property at any time of year presents sellers with challenges, October and Halloween offer up further considerations.

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Reserve New Homes with Stamp Duty paid

Buyers are taking advantage and having their Stamp Duty paid on selected new homes reserved before the 31st of August 2021.

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Selling your property in Spring

Spring is historically a season when aspirational homeowners enter the market, are you thinking about selling your home?

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Rising London prices, stamp duty, low interest rates

Couple the fastest average time to sell a home, rising London prices, stamp duty savings, low interest rates and you create a potent set of ingredients.

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Beating the Stamp Duty Holiday Deadline

The Stamp Duty Holiday Deadline is 31st March 2021 and action taken now will maximise your chances of beating it, time is running out.

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Upton Gardens E13 Buyer Incentives

Buyer incentives are available on selected apartments in Upton Gardens, E13. Some offers are only available until the 31st August so it's time to act!

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The market is moving, isn’t it time you did?

The key to property sales success is in the article title, ‘The market is moving, isn’t it time you did?’.

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Stamp Duty Holiday for Purchasers

A headline measure amongst another wave of economic stimulus packages by Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of The Exchequer is a stamp duty holiday.

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Lockdown eases, activity increases, prices steady

The government’s momentum for easing lockdown measures has continued and we report increased activity that has exceeded our expectations.

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Brand new and exciting developments in London

Purchasing a brand-new home is favoured by many people and there is something rather special about being the first owner.

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Marketing in China behind the Great Firewall

We’ve increased our already impressive marketing reach by creating a presence with select properties behind China’s Great Firewall.

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House prices to rise unlock the value of your home

Is 2020 the year to unlock the value of your home? We expect an improving market with potential price rises and we are ready to get deals done!

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Royal Docks West Open Weekend May 2019

Mount Anvil are hosting an Open Weekend. Visit these stunning Apartments at Royal Docks West, E16 on 11th and 12th May 2019.

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Property investment long term capital growth

As a London estate agent of longstanding we’ve forged relationships with many investor landlords over the years.

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Refundable Holding deposit - 1 weeks rent

Security Deposit 5 weeks rent for annual rental under £50,000, or 6 weeks rent for annual rental over £50,000

Rent - The agreed monthly rent

Changes to tenancy - £50 inc VAT

Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses

Late payment of rent Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue

Replacement keys - Reasonable costs

Utilities, council tax, communication services, TV Licence etc Tenants own responsibility unless otherwise stated

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Property Redress Scheme Membership details: Alex Neil are members of The Property Ombudsman. Membership number N00018.