Time to raise rates, but slooooowly!

The pace of the UK’s economic growth picked up steadily throughout last year, and while the overall annual growth rate was lower in 2017 than in 2016, the Bank of England is now hinting that it can begin to take away some of its support. The latest summing up of the UK economy in the … Read more

Hopes for growth

The performance of the UK economy in 2017 can be classed as decent, but unspectacular. Economic conditions will be challenging over the next three years too as uncertainty over Brexit still looms large and economic growth (GDP) is likely to slow over the next 12 months. But the low Sterling exchange rate combined with global … Read more

Crossrail House Price Hotspots

After two decades of planning and nine years of building work, 2018 is the year that Crossrail finally opens. The first train is not due to run on new track until December but the new links have already become engrained in the London housing market.   Homeowners along the route have seen the value of … Read more

Top Tips When Selling Your Property

Your house should make a good first impression. Our quick guide to getting your property ready to sell will help you get the results you want. Download The Ultimate Seller’s Checklist The UK’s Big Open House Event – Saturday 30th September & Sunday 1st October 2017 If you’re thinking of buying, selling, renting or letting … Read more

First time buyers face more problems

There have been numerous reports out this week showing that first time buyers have seen a steep rise in property prices. Rightmove have stated that the average asking price for a first time buyer property (with 2 or less bedrooms) has risen by 3% during September. In contrast to this figure, the annual verage price growth across all property types … Read more

London rental growth stalls

July’s countrywide lettings index shows that rental growth slowed across every region of the country. London recorded the first annual drop in rents for six years, falling by 0.5 % over the past 12 months. . Rents in London 0.5% lower than in July 2015 . Stock surge sees the number of homes available to … Read more