Why are there so few properties to buy in Bath?

Why are there so few properties to buy in Bath? An excellent question and one we are asked daily by both buyers and sellers – often with more than a tinge of frustration at present! Buyers report searching across wide areas of the city for months and only seeing a handful of available homes, most… Read More



Bath property market update – Feb 2022

Bath property market update – Feb 2021 I must start with an apology – we’ve been so busy since re-opening after Christmas that I haven’t had a spare minute between viewings to analyse figures. We have been deluged with new buyer requests on our properties so this is the first update of the year. However,… Read More



Bath property market update – Nov 2021

Bath property market update – Nov 2021 Last week, an old client rang me to discuss the market as she is considering moving. Her opening remark was “Hasn’t the market gone quiet?”. “Far from it” I replied “but there’s so little to sell, you’re not noticing the activity as much”. Over the last few weeks,… Read More



Top tips for buying property in a hot market

Get ahead of the competition with these top tips to succeed in a hot market. Buying in Bath this autumn? With local property stock levels at an all time low and demand at the other end of the spectrum (for the latest market stats, see our Oct market update article link), how do you get… Read More



Bath property market update – Oct 2021

Market update – Oct 2021 The final Stamp Duty holiday deadline is over and the dust has settled from an incredibly busy end to September. Thoughts in property now turn towards the “in for Christmas” crowd but what are the latest market trends? We’ve delved into the data to see how the autumn market is… Read More



Bath property market update – January 2021

Bath property market update – January 2021 The media are making much of the the latest Nationwide figures showing a slight slowdown in prices during December and property pundits have already weighed in to suggest this is the market weakening prior to the end of the Stamp Duty holiday.  I would venture to suggest the… Read More



2021 talking points

Looking forward to 2021 – what will the New Year bring in the local housing market? In many ways 2020 was a year we might want to forget ever happened. Hopefully 2021 will see some sort of return to normality once vaccines are rolled out but, for now, we enter the New Year in Bath… Read More



Bath property market update – Nov 2020

Bath property market update – Nov 2020.  A note of caution before we delve into the latest statistics – this isn’t a typical November by any stretch! What a rollercoaster of a year we’ve had thanks to Covid. Three months of strong trading up to March then two months of almost complete silence. The market… Read More



Bath property market update – October 2020

Bath property market update – October 2020 Its now nearly six months since we were allowed to resume work after lockdown. Initial May headlines suggesting price crashes have so far appeared to be way off the mark with buyers quick to restart their searching. We’ve seen a huge increase in big city dwellers looking for… Read More



Stamp Duty holiday advice

Alongside pent up demand post lockdown and an appreciable amount of Londoners on an exodus down the M4, the stamp duty holiday is a crucial factor in creating the unseasonably strong property market we have seen in Bath since May. The SDLT relief runs until 31st March 2021. You might wonder why I’m highlighting it… Read More



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



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