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7 Home Selling Myths…Busted!

When it comes to selling your home in Grantham, there’s a lot of overwhelming information and old wives tales out there, and it can sometimes be difficult separating the fact from the fiction. Advice often comes from well-meaning friends or family members who are just trying to be helpful, but in reality, they are not property experts! Our team at Secure My Sale Estate...

04/11/2023
What’s Happened in the UK Property Market: October 2023

Mortgage rates have started to creep down, house prices are forecast to fall into 2024, and asking prices have slowed across the country. Read on to find out the latest property news and more.   Mortgage Rates Fall Below 6%   In welcome news for buyers and homeowners whose mortgages are due for renewal, the average rate on a fixed-term mortgage has dropped below 6...

28/10/2023
7 Must Ask Questions When Viewing a Property for Sale in Grantham

Buying a house in Grantham is likely to be the most expensive purchase you will ever make. Yet the decision to make an offer on something worth hundreds of thousands of pounds is made, on average, in just 25 minutes. Some people can spend longer than that deciding whether to purchase a £49 pair of shoes! So, as the buying decision is usually made with such speed, it&rsqu...

21/10/2023
How To Choose a Home In Grantham

When you start browsing homes, it’s easy to get lost in the sea of opportunity. It’s even easier to get swept up in the moment and end up making bad choices! Taking time to decide what you want in a Grantham property before you start viewing can help you quickly find the right place. If you’re struggling to choose a home, here are our tips on how to find the...

14/10/2023
What is the Difference Between Freehold and Leasehold?

Buying a new home in Grantham is a commitment, and it’s not one that you should ever take lightly. It’s also not something you should go into blind. Having a deposit saved up, looking at your budget, knowing what you need from the property ahead of time – all of these things will help immensely when buying a house. Knowing the difference between a freehold an...

07/10/2023
What’s Happening in the UK Property Market: September 2023

Interest rates have finally been frozen, rental costs have hit new highs and sadly mortgage arrears are on the rise. Read on to find out the latest on all this and more.   UK Interest Rates Frozen   After 14 straight increases, the Bank of England has announced a freeze on their base interest rate, which remains at 5.25%. The surprising move...

30/09/2023
Is Buy to Let in Grantham a Good Investment?

Is buy to let in Grantham a good investment? That’s a really good question, for so many different reasons. Here are Jason Lee MD of Secure My Sales Estate Agents Grantham thoughts. Firstly, what makes a ‘good investment’? What are the hallmarks of a ‘good investment’? Secondly, is buy to let a ‘good investment for you’, personally sp...

23/09/2023
Is September a Good Time to Sell my House in Grantham?

Many people believe that spring is the best time to sell a house, with buyers wanting to be moved in ready for summer, viewings able to take place later in the day thanks to the lighter evenings, and spring traditionally being a time for new beginnings. However, there are plenty of reasons why September is actually a better time to sell, with leading property website Rightmove...

16/09/2023
How to Improve Home Wi-Fi: Tips and Advice

Are you tired of dealing with slow internet speeds and constant buffering? Do you find yourself wondering how to fix poor Wi-Fi and boost your Wi-Fi signal at home? Look no further! We know how important a decent Wi-Fi signal is in your home. In fact, many home movers check internet speeds before making a decision to view a property! The fact is that many of us have multiple d...

09/09/2023
What’s Happened In The UK Property Market: August 2023

Interest rates have risen for a 14th consecutive time, with further increases expected. Average asking prices have fallen sharply, and rent is now cheaper than a first-time mortgage across most of the country. Read on to find out the latest property market news.   Interest Rates Rise Again   It’s bad news for homeowners as the Bank of England has raised the...

01/09/2023
Am I Allowed To Take My Property Off The Market Whenever I Want?

Have you put your home in Grantham on the market but are now wondering whether you should take it off again? Then don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Selling your home is a huge decision and many of our clients have the same kind of thought process, for many different reasons. In particular, the jitters can set in if your sale is taking longer than usual to progress. So,...

25/08/2023
How Do I Pick the Best Lettings Agent in Grantham?

If you’re a new or inexperienced landlord, or you simply don’t have the time to manage your property, then it may be time to consider hiring a lettings agent to manage the property for you. But how can you ensure you’ve found the right one for you?  Here at Secure My Sale Estate Agents in Grantham have a look at our handy tips will help you to pick the b...

19/08/2023
What Is An Online Property Auction and How Do They Work?

When we think of a property auction, we probably imagine a room full of investors with an auctioneer up front – hammer in hand – spouting numbers at record speeds. These days, this couldn’t be further from the truth! Nowadays, property auctions are a place for everyone and there’s no need to physically attend one. Online auctions are rising in populari...

12/08/2023
Naomi Fardell Bike Ride 2023

At Secure My Sale Estate Agents we are extremely proud and privileged to support Gavin Cranidge on his epic challenge in cycling from Great Ormond Street Hospital to Grantham Guildhall for the amazing Naomi Bike Ride 2023.   Gavin is part of an amazing group of cyclist’s and helpers that have committed their time and effort to support this wonderful cause which is...

05/08/2023
What happened in the UK Property Market last month: July 2023

Mortgage rates have seen their first fall in two months, although rents have risen at the fastest pace on record. Meanwhile, a major credit rating agency is predicting a significant downturn in property prices, and we reveal the places where your home is likely to sell the fastest! Read on to learn about the latest property market news on these topics.   M...

30/07/2023