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  • Feb
    13
    2020

Why people don’t move home even if they want to!

Why people don’t move home even if they want to!

Is moving to a new home on your 'To do' list for 2020? If so, Wilkinson Grant & Co can help make that happen. With our free to vendor clients, Search and Acquisition Service, there’s no reason at all why securing your dream home can’t become a reality in 2020. Not only will we guide you through the whole process of selling and buying, we’ll help maximise the sale price of your present home and help find and secure the best terms on your next one too. Many people start off a new y ...

  • Feb
    03
    2020

Is there gold at the bottom of your garden?

Is there gold at the bottom of your garden?

Well, we’d all like to think so, wouldn’t we ? But what are the chances? Greater than you might think – according to Dan Wilkinson, Head of Land and Development at leading award winning West Country estate agents, Wilkinson Grant & Co. “An increasing number home owners have sought to take advantage of what is known as ‘back garden development’ – sometimes alone, gaining permission for a single plot, sometimes with neighbours working together, with an agent or developer, t ...

  • Jan
    31
    2020

Wilkinson Grant & Co receives Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2020

Wilkinson Grant & Co receives Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2020

Wilkinson Grant & Co. has won the Feefo Gold Trusted Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers.   Created by Feefo, Trusted Service is awarded only to businesses that use Feefo to collect genuine reviews and insights. Businesses meeting the high standard, based on the number of reviews they have collected and their average rating, receive the award. A highly-valued badge of approva ...

  • Jan
    31
    2020

IS THE PROPERTY MARKET ‘BOUNCE’ REAL?

IS THE PROPERTY MARKET ‘BOUNCE’ REAL?

Following the general election there were predictions by many agents of a property market “bounce” – so, as we exit the EU, is there any evidence these predictions were accurate? And what does the future hold? Well, here at Wilkinson Grant & Co we have experienced our busiest January since 2015, with record sales and exceptionally high levels of enquiries and viewings. The activity has taken some would-be sellers by surprise, as they have missed-out on properties sold to people w ...

  • Jan
    14
    2020

Learn more about buy-to-let

Learn more about buy-to-let

Looking to invest in property and become a landlord? This guide takes a look at key factors to take into consideration. Doing your research is vital and you need to treat this property as a business venture. Remember to focus on the practicalities, but also understand the figures and how they stack up. The market: Before you begin, familiarise yourself with the buy-to-let market. Fully explore whether this will be the most profitable return on your investment. With the rise and ...

  • Jan
    08
    2020

You only get ONE CHANCE!

You only get ONE CHANCE!

When it comes to selling or letting a property first impressions are hugely important – and of course you only get one chance! When putting your home on the market, be sure to make a full assessment of your frontages. Does it need a lick of paint, a good clean or is your old welcome mat not very inviting? It’s one of the first things potential buyers will see so try to make it as attractive looking as possible. This kerb appeal is a lot easier to achieve than most people think. By f ...

  • Dec
    20
    2019

We are proud Guild Members

We are proud Guild Members

As Members of The Guild of Property Professionals, we are selected to represent the UK’s largest network of independent estate agents in our given Exeter and Topsham area. We can secure you a better result. The Guild is a network of almost 800 independent high street sales and letting agents who have all signed a Code of Conduct, and are committed to shared core values of knowledge, integrity and results. Together, we are a vital part of the property industry, striving to raise standards ...

  • Dec
    19
    2019

Is Your Estate Agent closed over the Christmas Holidays?

Is Your Estate Agent closed over the Christmas Holidays?

The Christmas holiday period is one of the busiest periods of the year for people searching for property online - yet, puzzlingly, many agents choose to “shut up shop” between Christmas and New Year -  leaving frustrated would-be buyers unable to arrange a viewing or even get a response to an enquiry! With a vast number of estate agents closing for 12 days from "Builders Friday" until after New Year's Day, many sellers will undoubtedly lose-out (particularly those who are selling to secu ...

  • Dec
    18
    2019

TOP TIPS TO PROTECT YOUR VACANT HOME

TOP TIPS TO PROTECT YOUR VACANT HOME

Selling your home can be a stressful process at the best of times, but when you need to leave it vacant for an extended period, it can only make the process more worrying. Whatever your motive, whether you’ve accepted a job elsewhere or have simply found your dream home, leaving your home empty brings with it a handful of challenges. From keeping it in tip-top condition while you’re away, to ensuring it’s well-protected against thieves, here are five effective ways of protecting your ...

  • Dec
    13
    2019

Leading West Country Estate Agent predicts a post election “bounce”

Leading West Country Estate Agent predicts a post election “bounce”

Roger Wilkinson of Exeter based national award winning agents, Wilkinson Grant & Co. says:   “Whatever people’s political persuasion, this decisive election result will help restore confidence in the markets - none more so than the property market, which has always been a key driver in the UK economy and, as ever, always driven by sentiment.   “After years of many people holding off their property plans - homeowners, developers, investors and first time buyers can ...

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