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To Rent or Not to Rent? 5 Common Renting Myths: Busted!

If you’ve ever been torn between renting a property or saving to buy one, then you’ll know how difficult it can be to decide which option to go for. We’ve all heard the dreaded stories of crazy landlords, hidden charges and dodgy properties that come along with a tenancy agreement. And now that one in four young adults aged 20-34 still live at home with their parents in an effort to save money, it should come as no surprise that renting in the UK has quite a stigma attached to it.

But is renting really all that bad for you and your wallet? The growing pressure to step onto the property ladder often leaves people unsure of the facts when it comes to renting and the options available – especially as house prices continue to rise year upon year. So before you dismiss renting as an option, hold fire. Here we’ve broken down the true differences between renting and buying so that you can learn a few facts and make the right property choice for you!
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Why Wakefield? The Ultimate Location Guide to our West Yorkshire City

When it comes to picking a location to buy a property up north, it’s hard to beat Wakefield. Whilst here at MoveNow Properties we may seem biased (it is our hometown, after all!), we have spent many decades watching this metropolitan city flourish and grow, so we know a thing or two about its attractions. Situated only 10 miles from Leeds and with amazing connections to both Manchester and London via the M1 and M62, Wakefield has become a popular place to live for both commuters and families alike due to its connections, brilliant attractions and affordable city housing.

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Exactly When is the Best Time of Year to Sell Your Home?

Trying to sell your home involves a different journey for each and every seller. Whilst regional, personal and seasonal factors will come into play each time a house goes onto the market, it can be tricky to know exactly what time of year is best to put that ‘For Sale’ sign up at the front of your home.

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8 Easy Ways to Prepare Your Property for a Viewing

We all know the steps needed to sell a property. You spend valuable time and money researching the best estate agents, looking at where to list your property and taking photos of your house. Yet many of us fall at the final hurdle: the dreaded house viewing. A buyer can fall in love with a house at first sight, but it’s very easy to get this step wrong. We’ve put together these 8 easy tips to make sure their first impression is a good one!

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5 Unbeatable Reasons to Use an Estate Agent to Sell Your Home

Nobody enjoys the stress of selling a house on their own. Where do you start? How do you get my house noticed? How can I maximise my budget? With so many options available nowadays when selling your house privately online, it can be easy to forget that you have a wealth of housing experts right on your local high street.

Estate agents spend their days organising and finding dream homes for customers, which makes them the best people to turn to when you’re thinking of selling your property. Here we’ve compiled a list of the 5 reasons to sell with estate agents so that YOU can see why it’s always worth turning to the property experts.

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