How to make your viewers feel welcome

Making your viewers feel welcome to your home is a team effort between you and your agent but the results are crucial to a successful sale or let. First impressions start with the photos your agent takes but there’s also the inevitable drive by inspections before viewings and then the viewings themselves. Whether you’re looking… Read More

July Bath property data

Bath property has always been a microcosm market but are we still bucking the national trend? Headlines today included Rightmove’s latest monthly price index, which stated that over 45% of estate agents stock nationally is marked as Sold STC – the highest proportion recorded since the website started tracking results seven years ago. Below are… Read More

Fear and the chicken/egg Bath property conundrum

Part of our job as estate agents can be helping with overcoming fear. Whether its impending General Elections, Brexit, interest rates, unknown locations, perceived prejudices or difficulties understanding complicated legal jargon, we all have clients who are worried or frightened and we’re generally able to gently coax them through to cope with most of the… Read More

May Bath property market data

The Anglo-Saxon name for May was Tri-Milchi, in recognition of the fact that with the lush new Spring grass cows could be milked three times a day. May superstitions include it is unlucky to get married during the month, cats born in May would not be good rodent catchers and you should neither buy a broom or… Read More

Our May Bath property highlights

Trawling through Rightmove, Zoopla and the like will give you a decent overview of choice in the Bath property market but there’s no substitute for a bit of advice from the heart of the local industry. Each partner in our office tends to specialise in different parts of the Bath property market and have visited all of… Read More

Making offers on property – five top tips for success

Making offers – In a market currently starved of stock and rife with competition, we seem to be fielding questions from potential buyers every day for advice on making offers and how they can stand out from the crowd. As we’re discussing offers with owners on a daily basis, we’ve come up with five of… Read More

Valuation memories and discrepancies

After a morning of viewings and emails, the first valuation of the afternoon was on a little Bath street I know very well. Back in the day, it was the very road where I had to perform the “reversing around a corner” manoeuvre (apologies to younger readers) in my driving test, but I’ve also sold… Read More

Bath property market data – January 2017 statistics

Now we’re safely into the swing of things after the festive period, I thought it was time to look at how the stats are performing for the Bath property market so far in 2017. We will be looking back at this data on a regular basis throughout the year as part of our monthly property… Read More

Our Samhain selection – some top November Bath property

With conveyancing still taking 8 – 12 weeks on average, I’m afraid we can’t promise that these Bath properties are available for a pre Christmas move! However, these six currently available local homes are a superb illustration of a wide range of local property from a 1 bed apartment right up to a huge 4 bed detached house –… Read More

Buying property and the art of compromise

Compromise – verb “to allow your principles to be less strong or your standards to be lower” Having spent some of last week filming around the city with some buyers on a certain Channel 4 programme, we have been discussing the essence of compromise quite a bit! As with many potential viewers, we started off with… Read More