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November’s guide to the property market

If you are looking to buy or sell a home, you are no doubt curious about what is happening within the property market. Liz Truss’s mini-budget certainly rocked the market and, according to latest research from Bloomberg Intelligence, it ‘spooked’ as many as 44% of prospective buyers. With the latest House Price Index recently being […]

How your home can improve your well-being

Who can believe we are already in November? These autumn days are filled with luscious colours: reds, oranges and yellows dominate our countryside, yet the season itself can really influence how we are feeling. This is because the lack of sunlight reduces our production of serotonin, which is the hormone that affects your mood, appetite […]

Sights, sounds and smells that can help sell your home

We are living in strange times where you don’t really know what the day (or the chancellor) will bring. Although the changes to the stamp duty thresholds remain, the challenges faced by those seeking a mortgage or to remortgage at the moment due to the interest rates have been well documented. With a number of […]

Is your bathroom making a splash when selling your home?

There is nothing easy about selling your home, and buyers really wish to be inspired by what they see. By staging your home, you are creating the canvas buyers need to be able to see its potential as their home. Cluttered and tired spaces just won’t make the cut these days; buyers expect more, and […]

Why Aren’t We Focusing On Generation Rent?

With the cost-of-living crisis beginning to hit, the 20 and 30-somethings of urgently need the help and support of the Government to help them get on the property ladder. For the last few weeks, we have listened to the debates and hustings of Liz and Rishi. Between them, they have told us how they are […]

Portsmouth’s ‘Generation Stuck’ and Their £7.9bn Tied-up Equity

The predicament of the Portsmouth 20 to 30-year-olds who rent and their inability to get onto the housing ladder is often discussed in the press. There are 4.43m properties in the UK that are still in the private rented sector (compared to 2.13m in 2002). This group of people in their 20s and 30’s, who […]

Dishy tips to make your kitchen deliciously irresistible to buyers

If you were to ask most households where they congregate when they have guests, it is more than likely that the kitchen would be the room of choice. The heart of the home is one of the most important rooms when selling your home. Staging a kitchen is an art: you want to create a […]

What Does The Cost Of Living Crisis Mean For The Property Market?

Property prices have increased by nearly 20% over the last two years. House prices have risen on the back of several things, including changes in how people see their homes and how they live and work (i.e. working from home), a lack of properties on the market and government tax incentives (the stamp duty holiday […]

Expert tips to help sell your home this summer

School holidays are officially here, which means it is summer – although our weather doesn’t often play along. When you’re selling your home, you need to bring the essence of the season into the presentation of your property. Summer is a time of fun and happiness, a time of parties in the garden with friends […]

RESIDENTIAL MARKET REVIEW – (AUGUST 2022)

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Is the heatwave of the property market starting to cool?

Things have been hot, hot, hot this year. After the UK seeing record temperatures, trying to keep cool has been a challenge. And then there has been the property market that has again seen the price of property coming to market this month hitting a sixth consecutive record, up 0.4% in the month according to […]

Important Rule Changes for First Time Buyers

Today, according to the Nationwide Building Society the average first-time buyer only needs to pay out 37.6% of their household take-home pay on their mortgage payments, compared to 65.9% in 1989 (i.e., just over two fifths less). You might say 1989 was 33 years ago, a long time ago and not relevant to today. We […]

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