November 2018 Bath property market update

November 2018 market update – Halloween is over, the clocks have gone back, half term is in full swing and fireworks displays kick off around the city this weekend. It must be time for our monthly run down of the important facts and figures around the Bath property market. This month, we’ve included our usual… Read More



Two Friday trios

Two top trios for a sunny autumn Friday afternoon!  Here’s our top three Victorian new instructions picks for this week, along with a treble of of sales we’ve agreed before the weekend. We’ve also been busy researching our clients properties and have found some interesting snippets of Oldfield Park history for each new property. For… Read More



Autumn colour – our favourite places to visit around Bath

If you’re hunting for autumn colours this October, here are some of our suggestions for places to visit in and around Bath.  Stourhead – from North American maples to Japanese acers and much more, Stourhead is absolutely packed with autumn hues and the landscape gardens here are regarded as one of the worlds finest at… Read More



October 2018 Bath property market update

October 2018 Bath property market data update – this months Bath property market report is a biggie, jam packed with the very latest autumn facts and figures. Whether you’re after “on market” data, actual transaction figures or agent performance, you should find a stat or two below to interest you. As always, we’ve left the… Read More



Three digital tips for property sellers

Although good estate agents don’t just rely on digital marketing (and equally buyers shouldn’t rely solely on digital channels when searching to buy), quite a bit of the advice given to sellers still pertains to more traditional methods. You’ll see why below but this topic came up in an office discussion recently so we thought… Read More



September property data – 2018 Bath property market update

September is the beginning of the meteorological autumn (1st) and was called Gerstmonath by the Anglo Saxons (barley month). Michaelmas Day on the 29th is traditionally the last day of the harvest season. Our usual quota of Bath property stats can be found below, including a link to our full spreadsheet (seven sections of property… Read More



Is there still affordable housing left in Bath?

Affordable housing in Bath? On Sunday 2nd Sept,  the Guardian published an article containing research from Hamptons International suggesting 42% of all homes in Bath and north-east Somerset sold in the first half of 2018 were bought by Londoners (who paid an average of £550,000). Link to full article – https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/sep/02/tensions-rise-in-bath-exodus-of-londoners-prices-out-local-families?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other Whilst I’d question how… Read More



Take five

Take five; Sellers – get your IPad out and save five minutes for five quick checks before estate agents valuations It’s the day you’ve booked to for all the estate agents to come round – before each one turns up, take five with a cuppa of your choice and have a whip round the five… Read More



Mailing lists evolved

One of our newest clients called today to let me know they had been chased by one of the other agents she’d had out to value. When told she did not intend to use them and had in fact appointed us, she was rather surprised at their response. Apparently the best they could come up… Read More



The agents behind the masks

Online agents haven’t been much of a factor in the Bath property market in the past and, despite massive advertising campaigns, the biggest players in this sector still have less than 2.5% market share in the city (less than half of what they would claim in other areas of the country). Like many agents, in… Read More