Quiz: Which TV Show Does This House Belong In?

Feb 27 2015 / No Comments

This week, American estate agent David Guzman released the results of a survey to find out what the most loved TV homes were. Sheldon, Leonard and Penny's apartment from the hit US show The Big Bang Theory came out on top. Unsurprisingly, there was just one British TV home in the ...

February 2015 Property Trends from Rightmove

Feb 25 2015 / No Comments

Rightmove have released their February 2015 house price index, which offers data and insights into the property market based on over 100,000 properties put up for sale over the last month. We’ve taken a closer look at the numbers to see the insights and learnings to be gained for any ...

Ten Top Tips On Preparing Your House For Viewings

Feb 23 2015 / No Comments

It is fascinating what we hear when we ask people how a viewing went - you do have to wonder if the owners were prepared or did they forget about the appointment? Viewings are best conducted by the property owner – they are the people that know the property best, can ...

OnTheMarket.com – all about high street estate agents maintaining their profits?

Feb 19 2015 / No Comments

Onthemarket.com was launched in January 2015 as a new property portal to challenge existing online property giants Rightmove and Zoopla – what does it mean for those buying and selling houses? Why has Onthemarket.com been launched? OTM has been set up by a group of bricks-and-mortar estate agents, ostensibly in response to ...

UK Homeowners Could Save £3.5b A Year By Selling Online

Jan 21 2015 / No Comments

Estate agents’ fees increase by more than £550m in less than 2 years UK homeowners could have saved over £3.5b* in 2014 by ditching traditional high street estate agents and opting to sell their homes over the internet instead. The staggering saving, which has been calculated by My Online Estate Agent, is ...

Top Tips for Winter House Viewings

Jan 20 2015 / No Comments

House prices grew by 8.3% during 2014 and property market demand continues to look steady as 2015 begins to take shape. With Christmas being paid off, we’re heading into peak season for property sales as people look for a new home in the New Year. However, vendors can find it ...

Britain’s “ideal home” revealed by Rightmove

Jan 16 2015 / No Comments

The “ideal home” for Britons has been discovered, and it comes with no great surprise that it is a large detached house. Location, style and features are what people look for when choosing a property and this is evident in the findings of a recent Rightmove survey. A three-bedroom home ...

Fixtures and fittings: what items can you take when you’ve sold your house

Jan 7 2015 / No Comments

Selling a house is a long process, where there are a number of hoops to jump through. Completing the sale and exchanging the contracts is the most difficult part and many feel that it is the final step. But, there is still the big move to plan and action. One ...

Is lack of free time to blame for decline in DIY?

Jan 7 2015 / No Comments

DIY stores have been having a hard time of late. Even the mighty Homebase, one of Britian’s biggest DIY chains, has made the decision to close a quarter of its stores due to a massive fall in business. The reason given for this fall by the chief executive of the ...

Is December a good time put your property up for sale?

Dec 15 2014 / No Comments

The winter months have always been the quietest when it comes to the property market. And, while 2014 will have been the most active year in real estate since 2007, the growth has slowed heading towards the festive period. There have been a couple of reasons for this but that ...