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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.

August 20th 2019
The complete moving home guide
Supposedly up there with divorce and losing a loved one, moving home is said to be one of the most stressful things to do in life. However it doesn’t need to be this way and instead of dreading ‘moving day’, look forward to it.
August 12th 2019
8 tips for getting the most out of selling your home
The road to selling can be long and daunting but getting the most out of your property is easier than you think.First impressions countNothing is more important than a first impression so make it a good one.
August 1st 2019
10 mistakes first time buyers make
It's an exciting time - you've had your mortgage application accepted, you're ready to fly the nest and you've starting looking at your dream first home. Yet many people make common mistakes, which prevent them from finding the perfect home at the perfect price.
July 22nd 2019
Estate agent myths debunked
Estate agents - some people love them, some people hate them! In a world that is Internet led, it is important to remember that not everything you read on the web is true.Myth 1: All estate agents are the sameThis is a common misconception.
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.

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