Is now a good time to sell my house?

on 27 January 2017.

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It's the 64 million dollar question and one which solicits a variety of answers depending on the source, but there is broad consensus around a few key facts. Brexit definitely heralded a slowing down in the property market as everyone waited to see what wouldhungerford property 02 happen, but confidence in the did not go into the predicted freefall. 2016 saw prices in Hungerford climb 14% on the previous year; hardly a sign of impending collapse, but as we get closer to Article 50 being triggered and our official withdrawal from the EU, no doubt jitters will be felt.

Spring is traditionally the time when vendors put their houses on the market and 2017 may be your last chance for a while to achieve a reasonable figure. Most pundits predict that in the coming two to three years the economy will shrink, we will experience higher inflation, a reduction in wages and an increase in unemployment. The best advice will always come from a local expert. It is the independent estate agent who can advise you most accurately because it is their business to monitor exactly what is happening on their doorstep. It's a level of expertise which you will not find with the national chains and it is knowledge you cannot afford to be without. Think expert, think local.

 

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