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Property tips

When is the best time to sell your house?

For every estate agent you ask, each will have their own period that they feel is best for sellers. All sellers want the process of moving to be seamless. If you have the luxury of deciding when you want to bring your house to market, what is the best time of year to...

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Property development: have you got what it takes?

TV is rife with property development shows. Programmes like Homes Under the Hammer and Grand Designs leave viewers exclaiming “That’s easy, I could do that!”. While the closing credits run down the screen, many viewers’ thoughts are cast to if it really is something...

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William Naylor featured in the Leicester Mercury

Earlier this month, an article from William Naylor of Naylors Estate Agents  was published in the property section of the Leicester Mercury.  This article offers advice to potential vendors as the new year brings thoughts of moving home. Read the full article below

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What does your front door say about you?

Whether we realise it or not, the colours with which we surround ourselves - that may be clothes, car, or home- reveal a lot about us as a person. Research by Dulux Weathershield has revealed Brits make an assumption about a person in less than ten seconds after...

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Top tips for renting commercial properties

Naylors are well known within Harborough for helping our customers to buy domestic properties, but did you know that we offer services for renting commercial properties as well? We know that it can be hard to locate the right premises for your business, and so here...

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The Language of Property

Like many businesses, for those of us that are involved in property transactions every day there are some terms and expressions that we use to denote a particular position. The purpose of this week’s market thoughts is to explain some of these terms. Cash buyer This...

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Closing the Gap

Some people suggest to me that as an Estate Agent, properties sell themselves and that our role is overpaid and unnecessary. In some senses I agree that a well presented correctly priced property does sell itself.  A good property in a fine setting at the correct...

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Spring is in the Air

The spring and summer are without doubt the best time of year to be marketing residential and rural properties. Everything is starting to look at its best with the grass growing and leaves returning to the trees.  It is also the time that the most determined buyers...

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The Art of Buy to Let

Once again the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee has opted to hold interest rates at 0.5%.  This has been the case since March 2009 or to put it another way the interested rate have remained at this level for the last 32 months. There has been further...

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Driving a Hard Bargain

It has been well documented in this column over the last few months that the market is extremely difficult and that buyers are fewer in number and are determined to drive a hard bargain. As the market conditions are likely to stay this way over the next few winter...

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