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Designers - Winter is Coming, Make it Work! 23 November 2020

So maybe you"re not as big of a fan of project runway as I am, but after two lockdowns, something had to go on in the background while we all had those now dreaded work-from-home days!

Today we"re talking about home staging for when your house is on the market and you"re trying to sell your house, keep socially distanced house viewings, get the Christmas decorations out the loft and keep a workspace on the dining room table available!... Read More

House prices soar 7.5% in a year but it may all change soon 10 November 2020

According to the "Estate Agent Today" periodical house prices by the end of October were running 7.5 per cent above their level a year ago - but the strong run is about to slow, warns the Halifax.

They rose 0.3 in October itself, and in the quarter from August to October, house prices were 4.... Read More

Lockdown 2: what does it mean for the property market? 06 November 2020

A second national lockdown is upon us. With the government making it clear that the housing market is open for business, we explain what the restrictions mean for you.

Prime minister Boris Johnson has won parliamentary approval for a second lockdown in England.... Read More

One in 10 BTL landlords plan to add to portfolios 29 October 2020

One in 10 buy-to-let landlords are currently planning to expand their property portfolio over the next few months, according to new research.

With buy-to-let continuing to deliver solid returns, a fresh report from Simply Business shows that 10% of buy-to-let landlords are planning to add to their portfolio in the near term, compared to just 3% at the end of last year.... Read More

Is the housing market walking into stamp duty deadline disaster? 27 October 2020

Property search firm claims too many agents and home movers don"t realise the urgency of the situation despite the cut-off date being five months away.

The housing market sleep-walking into a potential disaster as many home movers realise they could miss Chancellor Rishi Sunak"s stamp duty holiday deadline, despite it being five months away.... Read More

Conveyancers beg estate agents to ‘be patient` as sales delays continue 24 October 2020

As we predicted in one of our recent video blogs many solicitors and the associated companies involved when you buy / sell a property cannot already cope with the level of demand !!

The biggest names in conveyancing have issued a joint statement warning agents that ongoing problems with sales progression are unlikely to ease soon.... Read More

First time buyers falling by the wayside as existing homeowners dominate the market – Zoopla 28 September 2020

First-time buyers are set to be overtaken by existing homeowners as the largest buyer demographic as COVID drives a shift in the profile of home buyers. These are the latest findings in the monthly House Price Index by Zoopla.

First-time buyers have been the driving force of the housing market for the last decade – supported by Help-to-Buy and greater competition amongst lenders in the 90%+ loan to value [LTV] mortgage market.... Read More

Friday is Moving Day - Customer Gift Boxes Ready 17 September 2020

Gift boxes packed and ready for our lovely customers moving today, wine, nibbles, chocolate, cleaning products......) Read More

Stamp Duty Holiday - the deadline to market your property 14 September 2020

If you want to take advantage of the stamp duty holiday, you may think you have plenty of time to sell your property before the 31 March 2021 deadline. But when you factor in the average time it takes to complete on a property once an offer is accepted, 12 weeks, the March deadline doesn"t seem too far away.... Read More

Local Market in Numbers - Bournemouth 2020 11 September 2020

Bournemouth insight overview
Bournemouth"s housing market has regained momentum since lockdown ended. A strong rise in demand, which is not being matched by supply coming ontothe market, means there is currently upward pressure on pricing, with average prices rising 1.... Read More

Renting with pets: 5 top tips for finding the perfect pet-friendly home 11 September 2020

Finding a landlord who will rent to you and your cat or dog isn"t always easy. Here"s our guide to finding a pet-friendly home - and how to make moving stress-free for all of you.

1. Start planning early
Decent pet-friendly rental properties can be challenging to find.... Read More