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



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



Bath property market update – May 2019

May Bath property update – traditionally the busiest section of the Spring market, with buyers looking to secure properties to move into over the summer holidays, but how has the Bath property market coped after the Easter holidays and with continued Brexit uncertainty? Well, from some of the figures below (notably selling times), the answer… Read More



Proceedable viewings only?

Proceedable viewings only ? “But they’re not even on the market yet!”. We’ve been fielding quite a few questions from our owners on this topic over the last few months as we’ve noticed an upsurge in viewings from what might be termed as “unproceedable” buyers. What do you think when your house is on the… Read More



Bath property market update – March 2019

March is a month stuffed full of important dates with the Bath Half falling on St Patricks Day this year as well as the clocks changing on Mothers Day and the Brexit deadline on the 29th. In Bath property market terms, its also usually the time of year when supply levels really start to increase… Read More



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



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



Has Rightmove become the new Tinder?

Has Rightmove become the new Tinder? Are we treating property apps like dating apps? Swipe. Match. Chat. Swipe. Match. Buy? I recently met an applicant who had phoned into the office and booked to see two properties that had caught his eye. Whilst on the viewings, it transpired that these houses wouldn’t suit him at… Read More



A Victorian January quartet

The Victorian terraces of Oldfield Park are a wonderful example of infinite variety – dating from the late 19th century Bath building boom in which private investment in speculative building financed extensive suburban housing developments, these streets are a cornucopia of different layouts, extensions and uses from house to house. Built for the people that fuelled… Read More