The Madison Oakley estate agent blog

Discover the top Bath estate agent marketing ideas via our blog plus the latest news, tips, local history and local photos. If you need advice on any aspect of the local property market, search over 400 of our articles from our Bath partners by using the tags or category options. Alternatively, use our keyword search for more specific information. We also publish a regular monthly article series with the latest house price data on the Bath property market. Please do post comments if you feel like joining the discussion – we’re always interested in your feedback.


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


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