Showing Category: Buying
Why do half of all Portsmouth homeowners move every 5 years?
In Britain, there are 27,071,500 households, of which 17,044,450 are owned, which are worth a total of £3,925,865,212,950 (£3.92 trillion). Over the last 5 years, an average of 86,096 properties sell each month, meaning just over a million UK households move home per year. Therefore, the average British homeowner moves every 16 years 5 months. […]
Our top tips when preparing your property for photos or videos to be taken
With buyers currently being encouraged to conduct viewings of properties, initially online and virtually (rather than in person), it is becoming even more important for sellers to make that all important ‘good first impression’ of their home and why spending time in preparing it to be photographed or filmed is so important. As a result […]
Are you in seasonal shape for moving in Bristol during 2021?
The countdown is truly on and Christmas is but days away. The decorations are up, and the TV adverts are filled with magical stories and heart-warming tales. Each year, major UK brands battle to grab our attention, and the coveted Christmas advert is the highlight of their year. Although there have been some great ones, […]
Bristol’s ‘Generation Rent’ to Become ‘Generation Buy’?
Boris Johnson has attracted both praise and horror in equal measure with a new plan for 95% mortgages to help beleaguered first time buyers to get on the property ladder, but would that expose UK taxpayers to too much risk? In this article I discuss the implications of what that would mean both nationally and […]
A dog’s guide to finding a new home in Bristol
We have always been man’s best friend, but it seems this year more and more humans have been wanting to give us a home. They’ve been spending more time in their homes, and so have felt they have the time to help us settle into their family. For us, moving home is a huge experience, […]
The Bristol Property Market Post-Lockdown – the First 100 Days
With 1 in 3 Bristol house sellers actually selling their home in the last month, Bristol sellers and buyers will need to continue to be pragmatic if the surprisingly strong current levels of activity in the Bristol property market are to be sustained. To start, we had the once in a lifetime event of the […]
How to switch estate agents in Bristol to get your house SOLD
Choosing your estate agent is one of the most crucial decisions you make when you’ve decided to sell your home. Just like one property is not going to be right for every buyer, the same can be said for estate agents; not every agent will be the right choice to sell your home. We know […]
50 ways to kill your Bristol home sale
The last few days has seen the lights come back on for our high street, as non-essential shops have started to tentatively open. We are still doing things with caution and distance, but slowly and surely life is starting to open up a bit more. This confidence can also be seen in the Bristol housing […]
Is This a Good Time to Buy Your First Home in Bristol?
Should you wait to buy your first home in Bristol or buy now? What sort of mortgages are available? What sort of deposit is required? These are questions all Bristol buyers are asking at the moment, yet this week I would like to focus on Bristol first time buyers and what it means directly and […]
How kerb appeal could aid a post-lockdown sale in Bristol
How kerb appeal could aid a post-lockdown sale in Bristol The restrictions are starting to lift and although it will take a long time before things resemble what they were, there are trickling signs of life returning. Not everyone has had the desire to continue with their plans to move, and others’ decision to find […]
How kerb appeal could aid a post-lockdown sale in Portsmouth
The restrictions are starting to lift and although it will take a long time before things resemble what they were, there are trickling signs of life returning. Not everyone has had the desire to continue with their plans to move, and others’ decision to find a new home in Portsmouth could be a recent one. […]
Why it’s a fantastic time to search for your new home
In this new world we find ourselves in, with the country in lockdown, many of us furloughed, and social distancing becoming the norm, it may seem a very strange time to start the search for a new home. You might have been thinking about moving before the pandemic but have now put your plans on […]