March 17 is the best day to sell your home

The latest research by the UK’s leading Hybrid Estate Agent, Emoov.co.uk, has highlighted that March 17, 2018 is the best day for homeowners to list their property with an agent to maximise their property sale potential. Emoov looked at which month saw the largest number of residential property transactions over the last year despite slower […]

Take in a lodger to increase income while helping to ease the housing crisis

If just three per cent of the 19 million empty bedrooms in England’s owner-occupied properties were let out, a new city would be created, without laying a single brick.  So claims SpareRoom, reflecting on the current housing crisis that means 250,000 new houses need to be built each year to house 460,000 people. The Government’s […]

Ways to help first time buyers on to the property ladder

Although recent figures show the number of first-time buyers has reached its highest level in a decade, there’s still a lot to be done to help those who are struggling to purchase their first home. NAEA Propertymark has outlined suggestions to help them get a foothold. Introduce longer fixed-rate mortgages Although more lenders have introduced […]

Exceptional family home in Collingham with a self-contained ground floor flat

An outstanding five bedroom, three bathroom detached house providing excellent family accommodation set in private enclosed gardens with access to woodland leading down to the banks of the River Wharfe over which riparian boating and fishing rights are jointly enjoyed. Waterside is an outstanding family home thoughtfully extended and modernised to a high standard now […]

The tips you should know before selling your home

Why do some properties get snapped up in days while others languish for months? It’s easy to blame the market – but could it be that those slow-to-sell homes are overpriced or recent renovations are not hitting the mark? And what should you do if your home falls into that group? We asked a team […]

HOUSE HUNTER: Nothing like buying a house to make you feel grown up

Waving madly through the windscreen at the slightly scruffy looking estate agent, I virtually jumped out of the car for our first ever property viewing. After dreaming of owning a house for so long, it was exciting to finally be able to see some bricks and mortar instead of just browsing through endless property porn […]