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Welcome to the August 2022 property market comment. So far this year, we have seen continued growth in the property market, with an average 11% increase in house prices over the past year. We’ve enjoyed activity, confidence and recently, an increased volumes of sales. It’s been a good year so far.
But there are now signs of an expected slowdown. Nothing...
Some local sellers have approached us to sell their property following a less-than-impressive performance by an online alternative to “proper” estate agency. Although it is always tempting to say “I told you so”, we wouldn’t be so harsh with someone who has just been through the mill with the wrong choice of agent.
And it seems they are not...
Buying a house in Bromley and the surrounding areas is a great choice. It’s a wonderful place to raise a family while it offers easy commutes into central London while still boasting plenty of green space. Before making a purchase, though, you must understand the full financial situation.
The price that you agree to pay on a property is only a part of the equation. Our estate...
Without wishing to alarm anyone, nationally, around 37% of sales arranged fail to proceed to exchange and completion.
The system of property transfer we have in this country is still relatively archaic, although it is slowly improving. Until we have a universal system of binding offers and instant digital document processing, the reason why most sales fall through is...
Sellers often approach us after an unsatisfactory experience with another agent, particularly in relation to poor levels of feedback following property viewings.
Surely prompt and constructive feedback should be a fundamental part of any estate agent’s service to their clients! Only when agents understand what buyers think of a property can they deliver practical...