local estate agents
Major Push For Agents To Disclose Their Referral Fees

Back in March 2019, the National Trading Standards Estate & Letting Agency Team (NTSELAT) created guidelines stating that estate agents must disclose to customers in writing, at the earliest opportunity, details of referral fees they received  from other suppliers, such as mortgage or conveyancing providers.These guidelines were the result of a government request for more transparency

which estate agent
Tips For Selling A House That Needs Major Repair Work

If you find yourself in the position of wanting to sell your home but know that it is in need of some significant repairs,you have a lot of important decisions to make. Depending on which estate agent you approach, you might get differing opinions. We will try and cover a few for you here. Whilst

Making An Offer On A Property

Buying And Selling Houses. Once you have found the perfect property, you need to decide how much to offer for it. Do you put in a high offer to secure the deal or make a low offer and risk losing your dream home? We are going to take a look at some of the best

property in chains
What Is A Property Chain And How Do I Manage One?

What Is A Property Chain? A property chain is a sequence of property sales that must all happen at the same time. You are in a chain if you are buying from someone who also needs to buy a property, and so on. A property chain is created when these transactions all depend on each

Should I Use One Or More Agents To Sell My Home?

When you decide to sell your home, it's only natural to want to discover all the best ways to ensure a smooth and predictable sale but there is a lot of contradictory advice about, which is quite confusing when you have to make decisions about your most valuable asset. Compare estate agents here In this

family under a cardboard roof
First Time Sellers: Preparing To Sell Your Home

When it comes to selling a property for the first time, there are many things to consider. In this post, we will offer some of our best tips on timing, presentation, which estate agent to choose, and much more so that when you’re ready to put your property on the market, you’ll be in the

for sale sign
Top Tips for Selling Your Home Quickly

What Should I Do To Sell My House Quickly?   Selling your home is no walk in the park, from choosing an estate agent to showing people around your home. However, it doesn’t have to be the painful process it may at first seem. We have asked some of our agents for some of their

sunflowers and paper people
What Is The Best Time of Year To Sell Your House?

Here at Compare Agent, we analyse the performance of every estate agent in the UK and provide you with a list of agents that cover your area and how they perform against each other. With the best online and high street estate agents at our fingertips, we have all the info you need when it

Happy couplelooking in an estate agents window
Tips for Finding the Best Estate Agent

Finding an estate agent can be complicated. Besides looking for someone who can sell your home as quickly as possible, you’d also want a good salesperson who can negotiate a good offer. You don’t want to go for someone just because they give your property a high valuation—here are things that can help you choose

notepad with words and drawing
5 Factors That Determine a Real Estate’s Value

An estate agent puts a value on a property by considering multiple factors. It’s not simply about the property itself but also includes what surrounds it. So estate agents don’t just pick a number right off the top of their heads. They all perform property evaluations before deciding on a number. Here are some of