Playing the odds with agents

What if I told you there was a 40% greater chance of selling your house if you picked one Bath estate agent over another? That’s a pretty substantial difference to your odds of moving just for choosing the right agent. You might not believe me but read on and I’ll explain. Have you ever asked… Read More



Bath September property market data

Latest Bath property market statistics now available So the kids are safely back to school and the mini heatwave seems to be over but what is the state of play currently with the Bath property market as we move swiftly towards autumn? Plenty of local data to chew through below but do let us know… Read More



Bath Spring Property Market Report – May 2023

Bath Property Market Report – May 2023 Spring market in full flow? Starting on a national level and according to the FT, UK mortgage approvals in April have beaten forecasts to hit a five month high. Nationwide data last month shows an increase of 0.5% in UK house prices ending seven consecutive months of decline…. Read More



Bath property market report – March 2023

Bath property market report – March 2023 According to the Telegraph’s 1st March article citing a survey by Propcast, Bath is the only English city where property buyer demand has risen in the past six months (up 11% apparently). Alternative news was provided at the same time by the Nationwide in their house price index… 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



Bath property market update – November 2022

Bath property market update – November 2022 With Halloween and Bonfire Night having passed, there’s now no avoiding the Christmas displays in the shops or adverts on the TV but how has the Bath property market fared during a time of significant economic and political upheaval? Since our last market report in September, we’re on… Read More



Bath property market update – Sept 2022

Supply rising since the lowest point of January 2022 but still 10% below September 2021. Good news for buyers as the total stock of property for sale in Bath ticked up again this month, reaching the heady heights of the mid 400s in available property across the city in Sept (compared to low 300s in… 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



Bath property market update – October 2019

As regards Bath property prices, 2019 has so far been very much a game of two halves. The beginning of the year saw a continuation of Brexit uncertainty affecting the local property market whereas the summer onwards showed significant signs of recovery. From our in house tracking of the vital local property statistics, the two… 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



Buying a home – just how long does it take?

Buying a home – just how long does it take? I’ve just read the results of a new survey which suggests it takes on average 6 months & 24 days for buying a home. The research, using polling data from 2000 buyers and conducted on behalf of a property virtual tours firm*, goes on to… Read More