Views on the Market

Views on the Market

Brexit negotiations in the run up to Christmas and the ever-increasing Covid numbers have had an impact on the property market of late. We’ve been interested in the views of the property experts who have been busily commenting over the last few days and so have done a...
Don’t be offended if your agent suggests you have your home staged

Don’t be offended if your agent suggests you have your home staged

People often ask us if vendors are offended when we are asked by an agent to advise on the presentation of their homes. The answer is that vendors are rarely offended but some can be little resistant. As we know, the UK has been slow to cotton on to the benefits of...
Colour Comeback

Colour Comeback

Katrina Burroughs wrote a lovely article for the Sunday Times this week 02/08/20 called ‘Colour is the new greige’. In it she talks about how people at home during lockdown, staring at their own four walls have been experimenting with colour resulting in ‘rainbow...
Rishi Sunak’s summer statement stimulates the housing market

Rishi Sunak’s summer statement stimulates the housing market

Rishi Sunak’s announcement that there will be a Stamp Duty holiday on the first £500,000 of all property sales in England and Northern Ireland will be a massive boost to the housing market. Currently Stamp Duty is levied at 2% above £125,000 and 4% above £250,000...