Posts published in Magazine Posts published in Magazine

Posts published in Magazine

< View all Blog Posts

What has happened in the property market during the last 50 years?

It’s no secret that today’s property market is thriving at peak buoyancy, with record house prices and demand going through the roof, which is why it’s easy to overlook the history of the market which brought us to this point.

Published in Magazine on 1 November 2022 by Marketing Team

Your Winter home checklist

With Christmas on the horizon and a chilly winter around the corner, there are many things to look forward to (and prepare for) at this time of year.

Published in Magazine on 1 November 2022 by Marketing Team

Three things landlords offering ‘bills included’ tenancies should know

As the cost-of-living spikes, landlords and tenants involved in ‘bills included’ rental contracts will need to communicate clearly with one another in order to grapple with the new host of challenges.

Published in Magazine on 1 November 2022 by Marketing Team

75% of landlords assisting tenants with rising cost of living

Research by retail and commercial bank, Shawbrook, suggests that three-quarters of private sector landlords have taken steps to help tenants cope, as the cost-of-living rises.

Published in Magazine on 1 November 2022 by Marketing Team

Average UK rents rise to £1,159 PCM

Houses aren’t the only things seeing a rise in prices, as every area of the UK recorded a growth in rent prices during September.

Published in Magazine on 1 November 2022 by Marketing Team

Everything you need to know about selling a listed property

Listed properties are the types of homes you see in movies, or on a picturesque walk in the countryside.

Published in Magazine on 1 November 2022 by Marketing Team

One in three properties receive an offer one hour after viewing

The housing market once again exceeds expectations after a poor reception from the chancellor’s mini-budget and regular talk of a possible slowdown, as current research suggests that in 2022, almost a third (31%) of properties are now receiving offers within an hour, compared to a mere 7% in 2018.

Published in Magazine on 1 November 2022 by Marketing Team

Winterproof your home with these tips

As autumn leaves us and dark evenings approach, now is the best time to start preparing your home for the cold months ahead.

Published in Magazine on 1 November 2022 by Marketing Team

Is home staging worth it?

Home staging is a specialised skill which involves creating the perfect atmosphere in your home using furniture and accessories, plants and lighting, to garner buyer interest for your property and sell it faster, for the best price.

Published in Magazine on 1 November 2022 by Marketing Team

The ultimate end of tenancy cleaning guide

The definition of the word ‘clean’ can vary from person to person, which is why most deposit disputes between landlords and tenants arise around the end of tenancy cleaning.

Published in Magazine on 1 November 2022 by Marketing Team

Mistakes to avoid when buying a property

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a homeowner who’s ready to take another step up the property ladder, buying a house is a big decision, with an equally large scope for making errors.

Published in Magazine on 1 November 2022 by Marketing Team

What are millennials looking for in a property?

Every decade brings along a new wave of first-time buyers, and this time around, millennials are on the market.

Published in Magazine on 1 November 2022 by Marketing Team

UK rental market update

According to Zoopla, the average rent has risen by £115 per month since September last year, to £1,051 a month in September 2022.

Published in Magazine on 30 September 2022 by Marketing Team

What are the key selling points of a home in 2022?

If you’re wondering how valuable your home is, knowing its most desirable assets is a good place to start.

Published in Magazine on 30 September 2022 by Marketing Team

Should I consider remortgaging now?

As of September, mortgage rates rose for the 11th consecutive month, while options for buyers on the market declined as the industry continues to adjust to higher interest rates.

Published in Magazine on 30 September 2022 by Marketing Team

Home staging tips for the autumn

A thorough decluttering usually precedes home staging since it gives the house a more welcoming appearance and greatly facilitates the moving process.

Published in Magazine on 30 September 2022 by Marketing Team

Things to consider when relocating

It may be really thrilling to contemplate relocating.

Published in Magazine on 30 September 2022 by Marketing Team

Understanding estate agency fees

If you’re thinking about selling your property, it’s always best to do so with the help of an estate agent, and this will require paying a fee from the percentage of your sale.

Published in Magazine on 30 September 2022 by Marketing Team

Shortage sees rental growth accelerate to above 12%

While many Brits are grappling with the cost-of-living crisis, rising interest rates and inflation, saving for a hefty deposit is resolvedly taking a backseat and potential homeowners may be choosing to hold off until price growth in the housing market cools down.

Published in Magazine on 30 September 2022 by Marketing Team

Stricter smoke alarm laws are here – Are you ready?

Since October 1st, 2022, the laws around the requirement for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in rental properties have changed.

Published in Magazine on 30 September 2022 by Marketing Team

Housing stock levels hit a 12-month high

The ongoing imbalance between supply and demand could finally be seeing some leverage on the other side, with stock levels beginning to rise in the wake of a 3-year long slum.

Published in Magazine on 30 September 2022 by Marketing Team

Tenants stay put due to rising rents: Is it time to go fully managed?

According to data from Propertymark, a shortage of rental stock is fuelling the surge in renters staying put, with 73% of letting agents saying they have seen a growth in the number of tenants renewing contracts over the past year.

Published in Magazine on 30 September 2022 by Marketing Team

What to consider when moving house before Christmas

Moving home can often be a stressful process for sellers, but there are plenty of ways to make things run as smooth as possible.

Published in Magazine on 30 September 2022 by Marketing Team

First-time buyers: What deposit will you need?

Whether you are thinking about saving for your first house or you have been saving for a while now, the deposit will most likely be the first hurdle on your journey.

Published in Magazine on 30 September 2022 by Marketing Team

Summer outdoor living trends

With the summer of 2022 proving to be sultry and sun-kissed, three trends have emerged as people seek to make the most of the uncharacteristically consistent British weather.

Published in Magazine on 25 August 2022 by Marketing Team

What happens after your offer has been accepted?

You’ve found the house of your dreams, and your offer has been accepted.

Published in Magazine on 25 August 2022 by Marketing Team

Are we going to experience a crash in the housing market?

With house prices seeming to be coasting along a rising trajectory, it’s no wonder many are starting to assume that what goes up must come down.

Published in Magazine on 25 August 2022 by Marketing Team

Reduce your energy bills with these money-saving tips

The cost of living crisis has strained the budgets of most UK households, largely due to an alarming increase in energy prices.

Published in Magazine on 25 August 2022 by Marketing Team

How to determine the value of your property

In our experience, choosing an appropriate asking price can make the difference between your home achieving a fast sale and being left on the shelf, but getting this process right requires careful consideration and a deep understanding of local and national markets.

Published in Magazine on 25 August 2022 by Marketing Team

Letting short-term? Here are the prime locations to invest

Letting a home to the holiday market can be lucrative, especially in popular staycation destinations.

Published in Magazine on 25 August 2022 by Marketing Team
Chat live

Chat live with a member of staff

Please provide your name and email address to continue.

Cookies

We use some essential cookies to make our website work; and we use some other cookies to help us improve our website without identifying you. You can accept all cookies or change your settings below.

For an explanation of cookies and how we use them, see our cookie policy here (opens in new tab). Below you can choose to enable non-essential cookies.

These are anonymous and help us understand how our website is used.