Author: Nick

Your personal, buying agent service.

Market Update – October 2018.

SO, its that time of year again, people are now thinking of moving in the new year and we are noticing a slight decrease in the amount of properties coming on…. or are we? I tend to use Zoopla alot as a point of refrence as all the main agents tend to be on both … Read more

4 of 10.

So, the 4 or 10, what is it and how can it help you! Well image this. Write a list of everything that the ‘perfect’ property would have, this could be things like its location, a garage, open plan living. Here a few things to consider.You can always change the house, you can’t change the … Read more

the agent and the valuation

The price and the agent are TWO separate things. Something I wanted to cover, because I keep finding myself winning instructions but hearing the same thing. Firstly, the way the UK describe the appointment whereby an agent comes around and gets interviewed by the home owners is wrong. Valuation? Surely this boils down to opinion. … Read more

Verify, Visualise, Viability, Vigilant.

It is no secret that buying a home is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make in your life, let alone one of the biggest purchases that you will ever make. This means that you need to make sure that the house you buy is the perfect one for you. But how do … Read more

One call can make all the difference.

One call can make all the difference. I recently met a client whereby we discussed marketing their property. They had a number of agents round from various different models including online, hybrid and high street. On discussing everything with them they were pleased with my proposal. However, they were torn between two. Us being a … Read more

Why is professional photography so important?

Why is professional photography so important? Well its pretty easy to explain. would you send an electrician to do a carpenter’s job? Or expect a bus driver to be the stig? … no. You see, when your looking on Rightmove, Zoopla or Social media you’re only using one of your senses. Sight. So therefore, you … Read more

Selling through the same agent as the house you want…

Should I sell through the agent I am buying through?   NO! simple as that no. its not a great idea, I’m going to break down why. Firstly, they are working of the interest of their client. Which are the point of introduction is the place you may want to purchase. The estate agent selling … Read more

YOU have a selling agent, BUT do YOU have a ‘Buying agent’??

Hi Guys! Nick here! – i thought i would discuss ‘buying agents’ with you. what is a ‘buying agent’ …. well, its simple. its an american way of doing things to a certain extent. when buying a property in america (and possibly other countries) you can appoint a Estate Agent (or real estate agent as … Read more

The Bird’s Estate, Rayleigh – is it for you?

The Bird’s Estate is a popular housing development that was created in a small sector of Rayleigh approx 18-20 years ago. Over the years it has become increasing popular for commuters that are looking for a good sized family home within a short walk to the station , which has the added bonus of links … Read more

Grove Wood Primary School *New Sponsorship*

We have some GOOD NEWS! On the 22nd February we had a visit from Clare & Michelle from Grove Wood primary school’s parent’s associations (also known as PAGWPS) to discuss the potential support/sponsorship between themselves and Nest. During the meeting we discussed various things, bounced around loads of ideas and they have agreed that Nest … Read more