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Property News 11 September 2019

More positive signs for post-Brexit property market recovery

Brexit is weighing heavily on sentiment and house prices and so it"s hard to see positive indicators for the market going forward. However, there are a lot of very strong indicators for price increases once Brexit is resolved making it a great time to get your foot on the ladder or upsize.... Read More

Stamp duty and it`s effect on the market. 09 September 2019

For a long while, I"ve been amazed at how successive Governments have enjoyed the fiscal drag of increasing property prices but static stamp duty charges and we"ve even seen the introduction of surcharges for property that isn"t your main residence.

The problem is that it adds a huge burden to those that have to move and you can"t finance it.... Read More

Buoyancy returns to the market! 13 June 2019

Buoyancy returns to the market! At last, some seemingly good news as buyers appear to return to the market, following a disappointing period around Brexit. We"ll pass no opinion on Brexit, but buyers seem to be fed up waiting for something to happen and have noticed the small drop in prices, making an onward purchase more appealing.... Read More

The importance of accompanied viewings 17 May 2019

The importance of accompanied viewings With this time of year traditionally being very active for buyers and sellers, we thought we"d give some tips on ensuring you sell your home. One of our key principles is to provide 100% accompanied viewings. This is crucial when selling your home and we pick up so many clients that are fed up with their agent making excuses as to why they can"t undertake a viewing.... Read More

Property News 15 April 2019

Property News At the point of writing, it has just been announced that the Government will look to extend the Brexit deadline until the end of June. So what does this mean for the property market? Well, the only glimmer of light from this announcement is that it is safe to say that estate agents are now only the second most hated profession, with Politicians overtaking us.... Read More

Property News 15 March 2019

Property News The sun is finally coming out and as I write this, we are part way through one of, traditionally, the busiest months for buying and selling property. However, in this topsy turvy market, despite February being one of our best ever months, March has seemed quiet in comparison and the reduction in activity coincided with more negative news focused around Brexit.... Read More

Lettings and Sales Administrator/Property Manager 19 February 2019

Lettings and Sales Administrator/Property Manager Job Description Location: Southwater and Horsham Hours: 40 hours per week (small amount of flexibility provided) Two Saturdays per month Salary Basic: £17,000 to £20,000 dependant on experience Bonus potential 23 days holiday (plus bank holidays) Person specification This role requires an individual with natural customer service ability and excellent organisation skills with a fun, confident and welcoming personality.... Read More

Good News For First Time Buyers 07 February 2019

Good news for first time buyers and those with smaller deposits. I"ve previously outlined the positives for property, once Brexit is resolved, and there"s been more good news for the market. Interest rates on smaller deposit mortgages are reducing, making purchases cheaper.... Read More

Financial services bookkeeper and administrator 30 December 2018

We are advertising this on behalf of About Mortgages: Book keeper & Financial Services Administrator Job Description Location: Southwater Hours: Permanent, Part-time, 20 -25 hours per week Ideally 09:30 to 2:30, Monday to Friday but there is some flexibility for the right person.... Read More

Southwater Property News 09 November 2018

Southwater Property News This month I"m keen to discuss the @Home Estates Community Chest and entry into the Best Estate Agent Guide as 8th best in the UK. I always try to make the articles interesting and less salesy, but the Community Chest is having a positive impact, locally, and on this occasion, I"m struggling not to blow our own trumpet!... Read More

@Home win Best Estate and Lettings agency in West Sussex again! 08 November 2018

@Home win Best Estate and Lettings agency in West Sussex again! @Home Estate Agents have been named as the best estate and lettings agency in West Sussex by the Best Estate Agent Guide for the second year running. And they"ve also bagged 8th place for the whole of the UK, which is the best in the South East region (excluding London)!... Read More

Is it too early to discuss Christmas?! 12 October 2018

Is it too early to discuss Christmas?! I"m feeling slightly like a broken record at the moment, repeating stories about Brexit, the impact on property prices and how it is a great time to buy and upgrade so it"s probably a good time to change topic and discuss an area that always pops up at this time of year, when is the best time to market your property over the Christmas period? The Christmas period is usually a bit quieter, certainly in late December and early January.... Read More