Bath property market update – June 2020

A long road to market normality? Many estate agents have been back to work for a month now, newspaper headlines on property have been crammed full of doom & gloom but how has the Bath property market fared under lockdown and are we now bouncing back? Working with limited staff, appointment only offices and strict… Read More



We’re open for business again!

Well, that was a bit of a surprise! I don’t think any of us were expecting a 7pm Government announcement last week about the property industry. Now that the dust has settled and we have had lots of official guidance documents to read through, we’re pleased to say we are officially open again for business…. Read More



Bath property market update – March 2020

March Bath property market update – With the spring equinox, St Patricks Day, Mothers Day and setting the clocks forward, the calendar for March is pretty packed. The same is usually true for estate agents diaries at this time of year – signs of spring tend to bring out sellers who have been hibernating through… Read More



Bath property market update – February 2020

February Bath property market update – My favourite February fact is that the Saxons called it “Sol-monath” which means “cake month” because they would offer cakes to the gods during February. I shouldn’t have mentioned this to the team as our colleague Mandy now seems to think this means she gets cake all month. Its… Read More



Bath property market update – January 2020

Looking at market data in January always gives us a bit of an issue – the festive season effect on the housing market tend to distort much of the stats from the last two or three months. With this in mind, I’ve started with some broader headline data from HM Land Reg and Zoopla but… Read More



House buying stress busting tips

House Buying Stress: Reduce the pressure with our stress-busting tips. A survey commissioned by estatesdirect.com highlighted that house buying was one of the most stressful things you can do in life; above that of getting a divorce, having a new baby, being made redundant or planning a wedding – survey at https://www.moneywise.co.uk/news/2018-08-13%E2%80%8C%E2%80%8C/half-first-time-buyers-sick-stress   “Stress – Dictionary definition: a state of mental… Read More



The perfect New Year moving date

The perfect New Year launch point for your home Is 2020 the year you’re moving? If you’re thinking about selling in the New Year, you’ll probably hear quite a few opinions on exactly when you should start your property advertising. Some agents might tell you Christmas Day or Boxing Day is the perfect time to… Read More



Bath property market update – Nov 2019

We’re only three weeks away from the opening of the Bath Christmas Market (28th Nov to 15th Dec if you’re planning on visiting!) but how does the Bath property market look at the start of the month? Here’s our latest collection of useful market data for you to have a browse through. The latest Land… Read More



Ten no chain homes to speed up your move

No chain homes – make your move simpler by picking a property to buy with no onward chain! “A chain-free property is a property that is being sold by a vendor (home seller) who does not need to purchase a new property after they sell.” With a late flurry of sales agreed over the last… Read More



Three facts you need to know from your agent

Three facts to find out from estate agents What if I said you could find out three facts about the estate agents you’ve invited to meet up with and get a pretty accurate idea of how good they are, rather than listening to sales pitch after sales pitch? Sounds good, I bet? Would you ask… Read More