Posts Categorized: Property

Stage Well – Sell Faster, Sell Better!

Carol’s Home Staging Tips How to steal a march on the competition January:  the time for making new plans and fresh starts. And your big project for this new year is to move home.  You’ve decided to market your own home for sale before looking seriously at purchasing. You need an idea of how well… Read more »

Do you know what ‘staging’ your home actually is?

Some people get nervous thinking about it, wondering if I am going to ask them to refurbish their entire home – I am not. The purpose behind it is to make your home as appealing as possible to the widest number of buyers with the aim of getting a quicker sale and a better price… Read more »

Taxing Times: Let the Second Home Buyer Beware

From now on, anyone purchasing a residential property as a second home or “buy to let” where the purchase price is over £40,000 will face a significant one-off charge amounting to 3% of the price. The Land and Building Transaction Tax (LBTT) replaced the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in Scotland for land transactions, taking… Read more »