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Online & On the High Street – Waymark is the Best of Both Worlds!

If you are planning to sell your home, then you will want to work with an agent that actively promotes all its properties online.  A property-specific website has identified that using the internet is the first step for 42% of applicants with a total of 92% going online at some stage of the buying process.  Of those who look...

Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Read More


September 2017 - Waymark Property Report

We now have the Land Registry residential property completion prices in for September 2017 so it is time to see how house sales across the Vale of the White Horse have been performing. The headline for September 2017 is a slight increase in average prices compared to last month but a decline in the sales volume. Prices Looking at...

Posted on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 Read More


Housing Autumn Budget 2017

One week on from this November’s budget, we have digested the relevant references to property and provided a summary from the chancellor’s speech.  Full details can be found on the Government’s Autumn 2017 Budget page. The government says it is “...determined to fix…”, what it refers to as...

Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2017 Read More


What is Gazumping?

Before we explain what gazumping is, we are reminded of an advertising campaign back in the late 1980’s for a national estate agency featuring a hot air balloon which had “GZUMP” as its serial number!  We have no idea if this was deliberate or just an unhappy marketing executive but it did make gazumping a hot topic...

Posted on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Read More


Selling a Home with Man’s Best Friend and Other Furry Animals

We are a nation of dog lovers and there at least four canines within the Waymark team.  However, not everyone will share your enthusiasm for “man’s best friend” and with the wetter weather, the pungency of a damp dog might not be a welcoming smell for prospective buyers! First impressions are very important and smell...

Posted on Friday, November 17, 2017 Read More


Improving the Home Buying and Selling Process

Towards the end of October 2017, Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for The Department for Communities and Local Government released a 25-page document calling for evidence on how to improve the home buying and selling process . Spread over 14 chapters with a foreword written by Sajid Javid, he makes the point that with 1 million homes...

Posted on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Read More


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