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Phil Spencer

Phil Spencer is a presenter, author, businessman and property investor. As co-presenter of the long-running Channel 4 series Location Location Location he has become one of the best-known faces on British television and is widely credited as being an expert in all things property related. He has hosted numerous TV series and continues to be an anchor for Channel 4 viewing figures.


Books by Phil Spencer

How to Buy Your First Home (And How to Sell it Too)

Rights : Random House (World)

Want to own your own home, but not sure where to start? Need some friendly advice from a property professional?

In How to Buy Your First Home, property expert Phil Spencer takes the worry out of the property market. Breaking everything down into simple and achievable steps, he makes this daunting process easy. Learn how to:

- Find your perfect pad
- Choose which mortgage is right for you
- Negotiate with estate agents and sellers
- Organise exchange and completion

Including indispensable advice, money-saving tips and an essential trouble-shooting section, this guide covers everything a first-time buyer needs to know. And when it's time to move on again, this book will show you how to sell your home too.

Adding Value to Your Home

Rights : Random House (World)

Is it really a good idea to install that expensive cappuccino maker when you haven't fitted a good working boiler or decent flooring? And what about the value added by sprucing up the bathroom (and losing that avocado suite with gold taps)? Will it be worth spending a fortune on expensive fittings or will B&Q do the job?

In the complicated world of home improvements, it is every bit as important to know what notto do, as it is what to do, when planning where to focus your energies and spend your budget. Not everything adds value in cash terms, but some ideas could make your house easier to sell.

Phil Spencer's Adding Value to Your Home isabout both making your property a better place for you to live, and enhancing the value of your principal asset should you decide to sell. In a competitive property market it is crucial to get this right, and no one can help more than property guru Phil Spencer. Showing you how to attract the most attention from buyers and what will make your house sell quicker and for more cash, this book is packed full of practical advice, clear information and real-life case studies.

From simple DIY projects or insulating the loft, to coming up with a well-planned and well-executed extension, Adding Value to Your Home is here to help you understand what could work best for you, and what will make the overall feel of your house more valuable in the eyes of a potential buyer.