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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 […]
How to survive home schooling the second time around
Like parents all over the country, we have entered the home schooling zone, one full of frustration, confusion and, let’s be honest, a little chaos. Around this we are trying to work, whilst mindful that we don’t want our children’s education to suffer as we stay in lockdown to protect ourselves from this dreadful pandemic. […]
How Will the Brexit Deal Affect Cardiff House Prices and Your Mortgage Payments?
Christmas Eve brought the news that Boris Johnson had conclusively agreed on a Brexit deal for the UK with the European Union. This gave optimism that the economic turmoil of leaving the EU would be radically reduced, yet what will this ‘trade deal’ do to the value of your Cardiff home and the mortgage payments you […]
As Unemployment Hits 7% in Portsmouth, What Effect Will This Have on the Portsmouth Property Market in 2021?
12 months ago, the unemployment rate in Portsmouth stood at 2.9% of the working population, yet with Coronavirus hitting the UK, what impact will this rise in unemployment have on the Portsmouth property market? As I have discussed a number of times in my articles on the Portsmouth property market, this summer saw the Portsmouth […]
What will happen to the Cardiff property market in 2021?
In the last few months, the Cardiff (and UK) property market has resisted and flouted every economist’s prediction. With the economy a shadow of its former self, unemployment set to hit 11.9%, the Government on track to borrow nearly half a trillion pounds to pay for Coronavirus support packages etc., all of this has had […]
Should I keep my property on the market this winter in Cardiff?
We are coming to the end of this crazy, crazy year, and although you have already made the decision to move, you might be thinking, do I really need the hassle over the next few weeks? Not only do you have the lockdown constraints, but you are having to work out your Christmas bubble. So […]
How to escape the worst of the coronavirus downturn on their Cardiff rental property.
With the second lockdown starting on the 5th November 2020, does this mean Cardiff landlords can wave goodbye to their Cardiff buy-to-let investment and see it go up in smoke on the bonfire of buy-to-let dreams, like a Guy Fawkes puppet? With many Cardiff tenants at risk of losing their jobs after the furlough scheme […]
The Portsmouth Property Market Post-Lockdown – the First 100 Days
Portsmouth sellers and buyers will need to continue to be pragmatic if the surprisingly strong current levels of activity in the Portsmouth property market are to be sustained. To start, we had the once in a lifetime event of the credit crunch in 2008, we then had another once in a lifetime event with the […]
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 […]
Bristol Property Market – the Last 10 Years
One of my Bristol landlords contacted me last week, after he had spoken to a landlord friend of his. He told me they were deliberating the Bristol property market and neither of them could make their mind up if it was time to either sell or buy property following Covid-19. His friend said he would […]
Portsmouth Property Market – the Last 10 Years
One of my Portsmouth landlords contacted me last week from Fareham, after he had spoken to a landlord friend of his from Cosham. He told me they were deliberating the Portsmouth property market and neither of them could make their mind up if it was time to either sell or buy property following Covid-19. His […]
How to add long-term value to your Bristol property
How to add long-term value to your Bristol property In Bristol we have certainly been busy with new properties coming onto the market and buyers eager to view. Lockdown has meant we have spent many an hour at home and, as such, you could have been contemplating what improvements you could make. If you think […]