Last year, according to Zoopla, the average UK home buyer paid £8.5k or 4% less than the asking price. Over the past decade my clients paid £120k which is 6%Continue Reading

Reports in the Telegraph this weekend suggested that the Chancellor was flirting with the idea of a Mansion Tax. You may recall that such a tax was first floated byContinue Reading

When you buy a property you will have to pay Stamp Duty Land Tax, a ‘purchase tax’ payable within 30 days of completing on the purchase. It varies depending onContinue Reading

It’s the end of the first full week back at work and I’ve bid of four properties. Two went to best and final offers and my clients came second onContinue Reading

So, the country said “no” to a return to the ‘old’ Labour era of forty years ago and the Corbyn experiment has, let’s hope, been canned! The UK has presumablyContinue Reading

Despite a rule that we would only have to vote every five years Boris Johnson has decided to call a General Election on December 12th – to unblock Parliament andContinue Reading

There is a market, I’ve agreed eight deals in the past three months and if buyers and sellers are pragmatic then people can move. I’ve exchanged on 16 properties thisContinue Reading

With Brexit and a General Election looming both buyers and sellers are concerned about what to do. We’re in something of a buyers market at present with those prepared andContinue Reading

In a challenging year I’ve been asked a few times how business is going.