Best in Surrey – Townends Estate Agents Guildford Scoops Gold allAgents Property Award

Townends Estate Agents, with branches located throughout West and South West London, Surrey, Middlesex and North Hampshire, has become a multiple award-winning estate agent in the 2016 allAgents Property Awards, with its Guildford branch being named Best Letting Agent for Surrey.

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Why it is key to build a good tenant/landlord relationship         

Letting a property is a big decision. You are entrusting someone else with, what is usually, your highest value asset. If you are letting your own home, rather than a second property, this also comes with an added emotional attachment, so you want to know that the person moving in will take good care of it.

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Why use an estate agent to sell your property?

So you have made the decision to move, but now you face the process of actually selling your home. The next decision is whether you instruct an estate agent to do this for you, or consider the DIY selling route.

For most people, selling a home is the biggest and most important transaction they will ever make. Using professionals for each part of the process provides you with expert knowledge, legal protection and reassurance that the process will run as smoothly as possible.

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The power of property photography…and why you can’t afford to get it wrong

Whether selling or letting, the images of your property are the first thing that will attract interest and sell your home for what it is worth. Conversely, they could also be the first thing to put people off.

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Bank of England cuts base rate to 0.25%

This week, the Bank of England made its first interest rate cut for more than seven years, slashing its base rate from its already historic low of 0.5%, which it has held since March 2009, to 0.25%. It is a move aimed at stimulating the economy after Britain voted to leave the EU in the referendum on June 23.

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