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The Lauristons blog is a place for us to share with you news and informative articles about what is going on in the business and our local towns and communities.

July 20th 2019
How NOT to sell a house
Selling your home can be one of the most stressful periods of life as well as time-consuming. Everyone is desperate for a quick, hassle-free sale but with the possibility of strangers criticising your beloved property, it’s hard not to take things personally.
July 16th 2019
Look who’s moving - Celebrity hotspots
We all like to be nosy, right? Well, what’s better than knowing where our favourite celebs call home – now we just wish we could live like them…You may think that most A-listers would flock to London to set up home but you’d be wrong.
July 12th 2019
7 tips for planning a budget when buying a house
Buying a house is one of the most expensive purchases of your life and it’s essential to budget properly or you’ll find yourself in financial distress very quickly. With these 7 easy tips, you’ll find budgeting for your dream property easier than A, B, C.
July 5th 2019
10 questions every buyer wants answered
Questions, Questions, Questions – we all have them but often they don’t get answered. Buying a home is scary, stressful and confusing all at the same time, which in turn means hundreds of questions are probably rushing around the buyer’s head.
July 1st 2019
The 10 steps to buying a house
The steps to owning a house may seem complicated at first but owning your dream home is easier than you think. Follow this simple 10-step guide to buying a house and you’ll be well on your way.
June 24th 2019
What to do if you are not happy with your agent
We all hate feeling trapped and there is nothing worse than feeling that you HAVE to do something, even when you really don’t want to. Selling or buying a house is no different but once you’ve signed on the dotted line, how easy is it to make some changes?You’ve chosen your agent but have that niggling feeling in your stomach that something isn’t right.
June 20th 2019
7 essential secrets you need to know if you’re thinking of selling
Lots of people wrongly assume that selling a house is easy and doesn’t take any preparation – after all that’s what you’re paying the estate agents for, isn’t it? Wrong! The reality is, selling a home can be stressful and inconvenient but if you are thinking of selling up, there are some essential secrets you need to know.
June 17th 2019
A homeowners guide to a successful property viewing
You’ve finally decided to pluck up the courage and sell your family home, the ‘For Sale’ board is outside and the potential buyers have begun knocking at the door. There are a number of things to consider and it’s easy to get caught up in the moment but with these tips you can use your time wisely and will have a successful property viewing experience.
June 14th 2019
Rent or Buy?
Buying a property is one of the biggest and most stressful decisions of your life. For some it’s the right decision but would you be better off renting?Benefits of owningThere are a number of pros and cons when it comes to owning a house and it is very important to weigh up your options.
June 10th 2019
Is your agent performing?
The process of selling your property can be very stressful and every week it seems like there are new things to do and remember, deadlines to meet and documents to sign. On top of all of this, the last thing you want is an under-performing estate agent.
June 7th 2019
10 Questions Every Landlord Wants Answered
Questions, Questions, Questions – we all have them but often they don’t get answered. Being a landlord is a huge responsibility and can be very stressful and confusing. There are probably hundreds of questions rushing around the landlord’s head, so here we take a look at the most common questions a landlord wants to ask…How do I know what to charge? You need a letting agent to value your home - renters are likely to be searching the local area so price your property competitively.
June 3rd 2019
9 Reasons Renting is Amazing for a Landlord
If you have a property and haven’t decided what you’re going to do with it, you may want to consider letting it. Aside from the financial benefits, renting out a property can have a great impact on your life so we’ve listed the top 10 reasons so that you can see for yourself…The biggest advantage of letting a property is the financial effects.

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