Anyone for Tennis?

The thwack of tennis balls, the clink of a cup of tea and the slurp of a sucked strawberry are sounds that are synonymous with the perfect English summer – weather permitting of course. It seems that everyone in this area enjoys the Wimbledon season as a sporting event as much as a lifestyle aspiration….

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Football Fever!

The British can usually be relied upon to be passionate about two things: football and property. So during the World Cup tournament, what effect is football mania likely to have on the property market, and how will we, as estate agents, adapt to this? The market itself is has been subject to lower volumes this…

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Help To Buy – 5 Years On!

Can you believe it is five years since the government launched its flagship programme Help to Buy Equity loan scheme, supporting close to 117,000 first-time buyer purchasers? With 13,500 loans set to mature in 2018 adopters now need to decide how to pay back the government’s loan. One in seven loans to first time buyers…

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The Value of Height?

Digging down into our dataset, we’ve taken a look at the difference in price paid per square foot in 2017 according to which floor flats were situated on. The analysis reveals that the peak for average price in 2017 was the sixth floor, where flats sold, on average, for £616 per sq ft. This is…

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That Friday Feeling in Chelmsford

We have been digging around into the Land Registry data which has revealed a few curious results. In particular, we looked into the day of the week when properties complete. However, we found the variation by price band interesting. Higher value properties are less likely to complete on a Friday than those in the lower…

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The Price of Beauty in the UK

I was reading a report from Fine & Country who published a list of the 10 most beautiful places to live and it got us wondering whether there is a cost attached to buying a home in these places. For example, Tenby in Pembrokeshire is one of the most beautiful places to live and properties…

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