February 2013

22 Feb Why do agents overvalue?

If you have an estate agent value your property, you would like to think that their valuation is accurate and reflects the current market value of your home. But in fact the reality may be a little different. Often estate agents will actually OVERVALUE your property in order to tempt you into instructing them. Who wouldn’t be tempted?! However, you are unlikely to be able to sell at an inflated price. In...

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15 Feb Marathon Runner Revealed

Sarah Westbrook-Burr pictured in her new training kit, with Sarah Cassidy of sponsors Place Estate Agents and Johanna Dodd of William’s Fund. In the last couple of weeks residents of Gerrards Cross and The Chalfonts have been keeping a keen eye out for the mystery lady who is training to run the London Marathon for local charity, William’s Fund, sponsored by Place Estate Agents. Now all can be revealed, fitness instructor Sarah...

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07 Feb Feast Day 2013

We will again have a stall at Feast Day in Chalfont St Peter on Saturday 29th June 2013.  This will be our third year at the event on Gold Hill Common.  Its always great fun with lots of interesting stalls and activities as well as displays, funfair and entertainment.  There is no charge for admission and plenty for the whole family to enjoy. Everyone is back on the common again...

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04 Feb It shouldn’t happen to an estate agent

The very nature of estate agency means that we are in a trusted position and with each viewing a vendor is inviting us, and viewers, into a very personal and private space. Most of the time life as an agent is fairly humdrum but from time to time we find ourselves in some pretty embarrassing situations! For example, despite always knocking on the front door to make sure the property is...

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