The latest ONS/Land Registry data has been published showing us what has happened to ‘deal’ prices across the UK and giving us our first real data on the market ‘post-Referendum’ with transaction volumes for September – deals that would have been agreed in July following the vote on 23rd June. We also had asking price data from Rightmove so we can see the gap between […]
It would be a crime if this fantastic article in the ‘Ham & High’ should be restricted to just north London when it could be helpful to buyers everywhere so with a link to the original piece I thought I would share my ramblings on how to make an offer that the papers superb property editor Prudence Ivey has taken and turned them into an indispensable guide […]
The first of this years monthly housing reports and Rightmove kick off with their figures for average ASKING prices. This is my summary;-
It’s that time of year again when people who should know better challenge for the Roger Bootle house price prediction cup and set themselves up for a fall in 12 months time. Last year I predicted sales of 1.2m (which looks like it will be about right) and house price growth of 2%. It is a struggle to find an index that would support this […]
Whether you share Michael Gove’s suspicions of ‘experts’ the housing market and wider property industry is a complicated and often confusing place and it can be very helpful to have a professional guide to help interpret and understand what might be going on and where things may be heading. Broadcasters, journalists, content editors, blogs & brands are always looking for the best & the most authoritative and […]
Digging around in an box of old brochures I came across an advert from the Cambridge Evening News which I have used this year both electronically in emails and via TouchNote as cards. The years have been kinder to me than to Nick Redmayne sadly but Veronique hasn’t aged a day since working at @Savills back in 1986 but it’s not easy keeping my Peter Pan looks! One kind […]
I don’t sell property. I don’t think you can buy and sell and retain credibility although there are many I know who disagree. When asked to recommend a lawyer, builder or architect I’m not tempted to have a go myself and I don’t try to sell homes either. In the past year or so I have been delighted to recommend firms I have worked for, worked with […]
One of the pluses of radio is the instant reaction one can get as listeners respond – usually of course to enquire why the broadcaster has invited me on! After a 15 minute chat with Vanessa Feltz on BBC London this charming response from an agent who had been listening in.