Meet The Team – Robert Paterson

Over fifty years ago I joined the old established firm of Estate Agents, Sturt & Tivendale, here in Highgate and am the most experienced Estate Agent in the area. That was back in the day when petrol cost 32p a gallon (approx. 7p per litre) and I drove a Ford Anglia. My early duties seemed…

Tips for Selling Your Home During the Autumn

Selling your home during autumn is a good plan because it is a popular time of year for new home buyers wanting to move in before Christmas. With summer holidays out of the way, people spend the autumn focusing on Christmas and moving into a new home. Whether home buyers are looking for a larger…

Top 10 Tips To Attract Tenants

Letting your property can come with unexpected tasks and costs, making it a stressful event. Often, people can be daunted with a long to-do list, but it pays to make sure your property is looking the best it can for viewings. There are a few ways that you can increase your probability of attracting a…

Easy ways To Add Value to Your Property Before Selling

We’ve spent quite a lot of our time in our homes, and this could prompt us to think of moving to somewhere bigger or even downsize, etc. But, before you sell up and move to a new place, think of how you could improve your current home to get the best price. Here are a…

Spring Kerb Appeal To Attract Viewings

First impressions are always important, and the outside of your house could easily attract or push away a viewer just as much as the inside can. With the sun out and longer days in spring, people are coming out to view properties. Making sure you have good kerb appeal will help you stand out from…

Tips For Selling Your Home This Spring

Everything looks just a little bit nicer in the sun. The gardens are neat, the flowers have bloomed and It is a colourful time of the year and an even better time to sell your home. Here are some easy ways to try maximising the sale price of your property. Know your target market It’s…

Guide To Buying Or Selling A Home During Lockdown

Due to the current situation with Covid-19, there have been slight changes to how things work when buying or selling a home. Here are some tips on how to buy or sell a home during lockdown. Selling A House Selling is definitely more difficult at the moment as things can get delayed and it can…

Moving In The New Year

When you’re planning to move in the New Year, you need to be as organized and plan as much as possible. Here are a few things to consider when moving. Research You need to plan whether you’re going to hire a mover to help take your things to the new home or if you’ll rent…

How to Successfully Downsize

Downsizing is very common, especially as we get older. You may find your home is far too big now or too much to handle financially and practically. However, downsizing can be difficult especially if it’s a family home. Also having to sort through belongs and make some hard decisions on what you’re able to take…

Autumn Home Maintenance Tips

This is the time that people tend to think about how to protect their homes from the upcoming winter season. It is also wise to seasonally maintain you home, should you wish to sell in the future this will all add to the selling price. Below are some maintenance tips to keep in mind this…