Blog - Residential sales
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
2020! The start of a new decade; one which will doubtless see many changes to the social and economic landscape of the UK including the property market. In December, a decisive general election result boosted economic confidence with the potential for some political certainty. With a majority government and Brexit now in sharp focus, leading behavioural economist Roger Martin-Fagg forecasts, “2020 will be a good year…. The best indicator will be monthly house sales. They are normally around 100,000 per month: we can expect 110,000 per month by April. There will be price recoveries in London and the South East and average selling prices will rise by 5% across the country.. The so called Boris Bounce will happen.” He is not often wrong, so watch this space!
Friday, January 10, 2020
As the new decade begins you may be thinking about a fresh start, perhaps moving house and being settled by spring. And, whilst older properties have heaps of character, space and the opportunity to renovate and add value, a new home or conversion offers a brand new blank canvas that requires little maintenance and is ready to move in to.
Monday, December 9, 2019
As tinsel and baubles fill shops and restaurants and the frenzy of planning for the big day gathers pace, it might be a good time to think about what you and your home would really like for Christmas this year. Here are some ideas that might make it onto your wish list.
Friday, December 6, 2019
Spotlight on Wraysbury – our estate agents view: Wraysbury has had more than its fair share of famous residents over the years – so just what is it about Wraysbury that attracts the stars? Actors and musicians have undoubtedly been drawn by the proximity to both Pinewood and Shepperton Studios and there are many film locations in the surrounding areas. But, for most, it’s the riverside lifestyle and village vibe yet with easy access to London, and all that the capital offers, that keeps Wraysbury properties in demand.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Traditionally the tempo of the property market used to ease pre-Christmas, with vendors taking a break from marketing their property and re-launching it in the spring. But all that has changed in recent years with many vendors focusing on the time leading up to Christmas and New Year as an opportunity to market their homes as visits to property websites increase.