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Why We Offer Accompanied Viewings

We think that being able to meet with prospective buyers and to catch up with our clients is one of the many benefits of accompanying each and every viewing we arrange.  For those estate agents who do not accompany, or in the case of some of the online-only ones who charge extra for accompanied viewings, we think that by not doing so they...

Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Read More


How Rightmove has Changed Asking Prices

Back before the days of the Internet and property portals, you had to either look in an estate agents window or flick through the property section of the local newspaper if you wanted to get an idea of what was on the market or a feel for what your own property might be worth. Then in 2000 the four largest estate agents formed a little...

Posted on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Read More


February 2018 Property Update

Following on from January 2018’s Property Report , we now have the price paid data from Land Registry for February 2018.  We have crunched the numbers and reviewed the sales activity for the Vale of the White Horse. The headline comment is that there has been a slight month on month decrease in average prices and an increase in...

Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Read More


Main Types of Damp

Discovering that the home you are selling or buying has damp does not necessarily mean that the property has a structural defect.  The word ‘damp’ in residential property terms tends to cover three main types namely: Rising Damp. Penetrating Damp. Condensation. Each one needs to be...

Posted on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Read More


January 2018 Property Update

We now have the first month’s price sold property data for 2018 from the Land Registry and we are keen to see what prices and volumes have been doing for January. The headline is an encouraging move upwards in price but marked a drop in properties sold. Prices Looking at the price paid data for January 2018 we see a 5.03%...

Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Read More


6 Reasons For Needing A Quick Sale

If you have been around the property block a few times, you may have experienced, either from buyers or sellers perspective a situation where a quick sale is required.  The housing market does not typically take into account personal circumstances so there might be occasions when you might need to try adjusting your price downwards to beat...

Posted on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Read More


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