Blog - Residential sales
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Riverside living has always been popular – there is something about the tranquillity and ever-changing landscape that people love. And with early morning mists and long summer days enhancing the stunning scenery, riverside properties are in demand, often commanding a premium if the property comes with a mooring and access to the river itself. A boom in riverside development in recent years has brought a buzz from Staines-upon-Thames to Windsor and beyond with residents able to take advantage of the views, light and riverside amenities.
Tuesday, July 6, 2021
With the easing of restrictions postponed in England on June 21st, many were putting plans for travel and leisure on hold and instead focussed closer to home with thoughts of moving or improving. The property market remained open for buying, selling, letting and renting but with some significant changes to market conditions and regulations over the last 12 months. Here are just some of the more recent changes and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for vendors, buyers, landlords and tenants.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
As the stamp duty holiday ends on June 30th, buyer demand for properties remains higher than normal, with demand still outstripping supply. Homebuyers’ new needs for increased space, ability to work from home and have access to outdoor space are all prompting moves, with or without the stamp duty holiday. With demand the driving factor, annual house price growth is at 4.7%, up from 2.2% a year ago and the UK average house price is now £229,300.
Friday, April 30, 2021
Whilst London has much to offer, ONS data reveals that even pre-pandemic, net outbound migration from London stood at 30,000 in 2019. Lockdowns, home working and changing property requirements have accelerated the urban exodus with the pandemic acting as a catalyst for a change in lifestyle. Many of those moving out of the capital head westward and this month’s spotlight highlights just what makes our network area special for property hunters.
Friday, April 16, 2021
At a time when international travel is restricted by the pandemic, our desire to travel is probably at its peak. Most would jump at the opportunity for some sunshine and sightseeing in far flung places. However, whilst some things are better enjoyed in their native country, you can be inspired and create an international vibe at home. Everyone has a dream destination, so create your own corner of Italy, South America, Asia or wherever with colour, patterns, textures and accessories and let your imagination take flight.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Spring 2021 looks to be the strongest Spring for property sales in the past ten years and if you are thinking of selling here’s why it could be a good time to do so. Demand is currently outweighing supply with a record number of potential buyers per property on the market – up 34% on the same period in 2020, which itself was buoyant, prior to lockdown. The number of sales agreed is up 12% on last year with potential buyers ready and waiting to view properties new to the market.