Bath summer property market report – July 2023

Summer holidays are now in full swing after term ending last week but how does the Bath property market look as buckets and spades are being brought out ready for beach days? Has the recent turbulence in the mortgage market had an effect? National summer overview – The first five months of the year were… Read More



Video – how to enhance your property marketing

Should you be using video to enhance your property marketing? Trying to carry on working during lockdowns forced many estate agents to look at using video to sell property as physical viewings weren’t an option at the time. As we returned to normal operations over the last year, videos seem to have gone back to… Read More



Best time to sell or buy in the New Year?

At this time of the year, questions to agents from their clients tend to fall into two camps – those involved in current sales who would very much like to be completed by Christmas and newer enquiries keen to know when might be the best time to kick off their New Year plans. With an… Read More



Winter selling

Need to sell this winter? Thanks to the current economic turbulence caused by the now departed Chancellors mini budget, there is a good deal of uncertainty hovering over the housing market at present. Mortgage rates have doubled since the end of September and demand has slackened off slightly, at least compared to the frenetic pace… Read More



Eight features buyers want on your property advert

Eight features buyers want on your property advert   We spend a lot of time on valuations and viewings listening to feedback and discussing what our clients want to see (and what they don’t want) in their property adverts or in the brochures of the homes they are looking to buy. From these conversations, we… 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



In for Christmas? Six top tips to move in time

Six top tips for moving by Christmas – Just like Easter and the beginning of the summer hols, December is a very busy month in any year for movers. With about three months to go now, we’re right in the middle of the time many homemovers decide they want to be in the new pad… Read More



Local expertise really is worth more to sellers

  Struggling to see a pattern in the local market? I’ll let you into a secret – so are we! The property market in Bath usually follows clearly discernable seasonal trends in any year, with ebbs and flows as the days get longer or various holidays take precedence. However, this year (with political upheaval taking… 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



Three digital tips for property sellers

Although good estate agents don’t just rely on digital marketing (and equally buyers shouldn’t rely solely on digital channels when searching to buy), quite a bit of the advice given to sellers still pertains to more traditional methods. You’ll see why below but this topic came up in an office discussion recently so we thought… 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