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The Legra Blog

Here’s where we answer your most pressing and challenging questions, where we share with you our thoughts and ideas on marketing your home, and also where we will show you what we’ve done for other homeowners, and the results we got.

Preparing To Sell Your Home

preparing to sell your home

With the property market showing some signs of re-opening, now is the time to get ready to make sure you’re prepared for selling your home, and moving on.

Over the past few weeks, house viewings have not been possible. But don’t worry – your estate agent will have been taking registrations of interest from people wanting to view your home, and should have a list of buyers ready to book an appointment as soon as they are able to.

Selling Your Home In An Uncertain Time

Selling Your Homes In An Uncertain Time

Are you buying or selling a home right now? Or planning to? Feeling concerned and anxious about what’s going to happen with the housing market over the coming months?

Maybe you’re feeling uncertain about what you should be doing and wondering what you can do to mitigate any risk to your financial security.

Update on the Current Situation for Buyers and Sellers

Although we are waiting for specific guidelines from the Housing Minister, Chris Pincher, we wanted to give you an update on what we know right now, and how it might affect your moving plans. This way, you can make an informed decision going forward. At the time of writing, the situation hasn’t changed, and we still cannot conduct face-to-face meetings such as viewings or valuations, but this could change very quickly.

3 Top Tips For Viewings

Three Tips to Prepare Your Home for Viewings   If you’re thinking about selling your house, does the idea of viewings put you off? Or if your home is currently for sale, do you dread viewings, unsure how exactly to prepare your home so it looks its best?   Don’t worry! We have three very…

Who Should Do Your Viewings?

Who should show viewers round your house? Some estate agents will tell you that you are the best person to show people round your own home. (“After all, you know your home better than anyone”.) Whilst other agents feel they should accompany every viewer. (“Buyers often feel uncomfortable with the seller, as they are unable…

Taking A Break From The Market

If your home has been on the market for months, or even years, it may be time for a rethink. We once had a client come to us who had had their property on the market for seven long years and was understandably fed up and despondent.

How To Choose Your Ideal Estate Agent

Choosing an estate agent is a huge part of moving into the property market. Finding the right professional to move you from start to end, achieving your property ambitions in the process, is challenging, but help is at hand.

Preparing Your Home For Photography

There are a lot of elements that go into making fantastic property photography: the weather, the expertise and experience of the photographer, and the features of the house itself – they all go into making or breaking the shoot. But did you know there are lots of things you can do to increase the chances of achieving the best images of your house?

5 Great Reasons To Live By The Seaside

The seaside’s in England are a magical place where 1000’s of people visit every year. But only a lucky few get to live by the seaside. Check out this list of some of the 5 great reasons to live by the seaside.

How Long Will It Take To Sell My House?

It’s a good question. Do you start worrying after a few weeks of marketing without an offer on your house? Or should you be patient and stick with your agent and price for six months or more?

5 Kitchens To Inspire You

Kitchen with a view

Everyone knows that the kitchen is the heart of the home, so it’s no wonder there are so many fabulous examples out there, from pocket-sized galley kitchens to large open-plan party palaces. We look at five kitchens with very different wow factors.

New Year, New Agent

The key is, changing agents. Leaving your property online with your current agent with a visible commencement date of July 2019 or even May 2018!! Yes, MAY 2018 (currently still available on Rightmove in the SS9 postcode) is going to seriously harm your ability to sell your property.