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10 of the most desirable villages to live in near Harrogate

10 of the most desirable villages to live in near Harrogate

Posted on Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Thinking about moving to a village? We list 10 of the most desirable villages to live in close proximity to Harrogate. There are plenty of reasons to move to the countryside. When buyers and rental applicants come to us in search of village properties, quality of life is a frequently mentioned factor as is being part of a community. There...

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Tips for landlords to keep rental properties occupied

Tips for landlords to keep rental properties occupied

Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2020

Whether you’re new to the buy-to-let scene or have a long established property portfolio, your priority as a landlord is to maximise profit yield and minimise gaps between tenancies, especially during the winter months. Here at FSS we manage over 1000 rental properties for landlords across the Harrogate district and we work hard to reduce...

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Tips for commercial property owners on maximising returns

Tips for commercial property owners on maximising returns

Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2020

If you’ve read our previous article about the property refurbishments our maintenance team carried out on some residential rentals you’ll know how we help our landlords get the most out of their investment – and we do the same for commercial property owners too. From simple decorating to complete refurbishments, we...

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Ready to Move? What do you need to do to get your home ready to sell?

Ready to Move? What do you need to do to get your home ready to sell?

Posted on Monday, August 31, 2020

When you’re moving house, we do everything we can to make the process easier. Our staff are here to provide all the support and advice you need. To find out we’ve helped other customers – see their comments here . Before we jump into our expert advice on home improvements, there are two tips to bear in mind when thinking...

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Harrogate property sells for £64,000 above guide price at thrilling online auction

Harrogate property sells for £64,000 above guide price at thrilling online auction

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2020

A house in Harrogate has sold for £64,000 more than the guide price at the first online property auction by FSS.   FSS has moved its famous auctions online to give buyers the flexibility to place a bid from anywhere. The action is live streamed on the day through the estate agent’s brand new website and social media...

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Less Stamp Duty for Buy to Let and Second Homes

Less Stamp Duty for Buy to Let and Second Homes

Posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Changes to Stamp Duty announced this week are excellent news for those planning to buy an investment property at our July auction.  Chancellor Rishi Sunak has removed Stamp Duty for those buying a main home up to £500,000 and reduced rates for those purchasing a second home until next April. This means some second home buyers...

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