Welcome to our Thanet property blog, full of expert tips and advice on selling your home.
Alexander Russell is a family-run business, a husband and wife team offering a very personal estate agency experience to our select clients. We’ll be your personal estate agent from valuation to moving day, right by your side for every step of your unique property journey. We’re 100% committed to ensuring you have the very best experience when selling your home in Thanet.
Although we’re based in Westgate-on-Sea, we cover Birchington, Westgate, Margate, Broadstairs, Ramsgate and everywhere-in-between. With our beautiful sandy beaches, lovely Victorian Villas and vibrant seaside towns, there’s no better place to live than right here. Whether you’re moving locally or relocating from somewhere else, we can help with all your property needs.
My name is Russell Leask, and I’m here to offer a unique and personal service for selling your home. With almost 20 years of estate agency experience behind me, you can rest assured that you are in safe hands.
Check out our Blog Page for updates and videos covering every aspect of selling your home in Thanet. You’ll find tips on presentation to make your photos look their best; expert advice on speeding up your sale; the latest interior design trends to wow on every viewing, and plenty more besides.
I really hope you enjoy reading our blog. And when the time comes to make a move, I’d love to be part of your journey. Call me on 01843 269188 to talk about your plans.
In the ever-changing landscape of the UK housing market, homeowners contemplating the sale of their properties find themselves facing a conundrum. On one hand, forecasts predict a decline in house prices, while on the other, interest rates have been steadily rising.… → continue reading
In the world of estate agency, where challenges can be as formidable as supervillains, successful agents need to rise to the occasion as property superheroes. Just like the iconic figures in comic books, estate agency superheroes possess extraordinary qualities that empower them to navigate the complexities of a dynamic and competitive market with unparalleled prowess.… → continue reading
Embarking on a property viewing may appear as a straightforward task, but beneath its deceptively smooth surface lies a labyrinth of potential challenges. Engulfed in politeness, the interaction between buyer and seller often conceals the hidden complexities that may arise.
The journey begins with pleasantries and casual conversation, interwoven with a touch of nervousness and occasional distress.… → continue reading
What are your big plans this year? Fitness, wealth, travel, something else? Change is always in the air when January arrives.
We’re entering 2023 on the back of quite a ride. Lockdowns, Brexit, empty shelves, four prime ministers, working from home, strikes, inflation, and geopolitical turmoil – it’s all been very real.… → continue reading
After the clocks go back and the nights start earlier, viewings at your home happen in a whole new light.
Most buyers will come for their first look in the evening on their way home from work, so instead of letting the sunshine in to make your rooms feel bright, autumn and winter are all about turning up the cosy.… → continue reading
Even though many lenders lowered their mortgage rates last week, we all face a bumpy road ahead.
The media is battling it out to write the scariest headlines of an imminent price crash and soaring interest rates, but there isn’t a newspaper, market analyst or financial expert who knows the future of the property market.… → continue reading
It doesn’t always work out with your first choice of estate agent.
Perhaps things went well at first, but viewings are now thin on the ground. Maybe you sense your agent’s initial enthusiasm has begun to cool. Or you could be wondering if your home was overvalued at the start, particularly if you’re being pressed for a hefty price reduction now.… → continue reading