Persimmon, the UK’s second biggest volume housebuilder announced half year results. Turnover of £1.75bn and profits of £500m were both down slightly as was the number of homes built inContinue Reading

In what might be just a mis-speak the Chancellor Sajid Javid is said to have suggested in the Times that “he was looking at various options when asked about stampContinue Reading

Record temperatures this week but with the help of some of the best solicitors and surveyors I’ve exchanged contracts on three houses for three separate clients! A 3 bed houseContinue Reading

If you ever wondered what two middle-aged white property men might talk about in a pub then here’s the answer. 25 minutes in the company of buying legend Phil SpencerContinue Reading

The Average London house prices up 53% on January 2008 vs a UK average of 24%. Also evident is the flattening in London from mid(ish) 2016 followed by falling pricesContinue Reading

There are lots of icebergs bobbing about in the property ocean just at the moment, uncertainty is all around and as everyone knows, like all markets the property market hatesContinue Reading

Buying a home is expensive, things can go wrong so I always recommend to clients that they consider Homebuyer Protection Insurance. 30% of agreed sales fall apart – gazumping forContinue Reading

One possible solution to the housing crisis? My comments on a scheme devised by a house builder in Essex that provides ‘Almshouses for the young’. Affordable rents for nice homesContinue Reading

Sales agreed this week for two clients confirms that there is a market and that you can buy and sell if both parties want to. On Tuesday terms were agreedContinue Reading