Research by Zoopla shows that transparency is the single most important factor when sellers are choosing an agent. They also rate the ability to negotiate the best price and 'value for money' as important followed by the amount of marketing and getting the valuation right.
David Phillip Estate Agents - Number one for property viewings in Bramhope from October 1st to December 31st (according to Rightmove).

Use it, love it or bin it

2nd January 2019
Use it, love it or bin it – tips for de-cluttering plus a photographic enhancement service to help you de-clutter!

How to save property sales

22nd November 2018
They say the three most stressful things in life are death, divorce and moving house. Buying a house is probably one of the biggest purchases people ever make and it’s not surprising that emotions run high in the process.
Channel 4’s decision to choose Leeds as its new national headquarters is great for this already vibrant city which is expected to move up to 800 staff and bring more than £1 billion to the region over the next decade. Channel 4 have already had some presence within the north, notably Countdown, Educating Yorkshire (in nearby Dewsbury) and Red Riding. However the independent production sector is strong and fast growing across the region – Emmerdale on ITV set up here in 1972. Channel 4 moving to this cultural city in the North will enrich people’s lives as well as bringing huge benefits to the region.  As talent is moving away from London, Channel 4’s decision demonstrates the immense pulling power of the city.

World Planning Day

8th November 2018
Each year, town planners around the world engage in activities on November 8th in celebration of World Town Planning Day. At David Phillip Estate Agents, we are pleased to work in partnership with ELG planning in Harrogate who provide residential planning advice 

Pets & Fireworks

1st November 2018
Many animals find fireworks scary. According to the RSPCA 45% of dogs in the UK fear fireworks but there or lots of simple ways to calm your pets.

Halloween Household Pests

31st October 2018
Halloween Household Pests On Halloween, when the UK is awash with ghosts and ghouls, let’s look at the creepy crawlies and pests that can take up residence both inside and outside your home.

World Values Day 2018

18th October 2018
Today is World Values Day – Values are what make us who we are, they are the compass guiding everything we do – our choices and our actions
Enjoy the Christmas Experience I called into the John Lewis store near York last week in pursuit of a trouser press and was instantly impressed by the amount of Christmas decorations, gifts and treats already displayed. I have since noticed that Christmas TV advertising is well underway, plus the X Factor and Strictly Come dancing are now rolling nicely along too. Christmas is on its way but there’s still time to get simple things sorted in your home in order to sell by Christmas (according to sources at HomeOwnerAlliance) and these include:- Ensuring that you have good exterior lighting helps create that better first impression when buyers come to view. Don’t ignore the back garden, clear away leaves, trim the hedges, make sure your gutters are cleaned and that any summer furniture or toys are removed from the patio. Even highlight a corner of the garden, tree or a plant so that it can look inviting seen from the inside as the longer nights are approaching. Well stocked bird feeders also create a lovely addition to your garden which will delight potential owners.
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