On Monday night the annual Property Press Awards were held in London. The event, sponsored by LSL Property Services and meticulously arranged by the team at Wriglesworth was heaving with the Great & the Good of what would once have been Fleet Street. I was one of a 37 of judges who sifted
Always flattering to be asked to contribute to someone else’s blog. A great opportunity from the team at Te Atrium provides the chance to talk about the difference between ‘price’ and ‘value’. Read more here.
Easter traditionally marks the start of the main selling season but the damp weather that has hung over many parts of the country in the past month seems to have depressed buyers. Figures published this morning by HMRC suggest that the anticipated pick up in the housing market has not materialised. 72,000
I’d forgotten about the BBC MoneyWatch program broadcast in 2010. Here a sample of my contribution – Alan and Radha want to buy a home in Sheffield. Like many people looking in this recession they’d like to decide what to buy with their head but will they end up falling
Imagine being able to shave 26% off the asking price of the house of your dreams. Well, it’s taken one client two years to do it but last week we exchanged contracts on a lovely Hertfordshire house that was first marketed at £2.5m back in 2009. Savills had the first
“My client simply won’t take less” said the bubbly selling agent when I first bid on the pretty four bed flat in Belsize Park. When the flat was first marketed last summer the guide price of £1.65m had produced a little interest. When we first viewed the property the selling
With the publication of the latest numbers from The Land Registry we can now review the market and see how the year is shaping up. Remember that the samples or ‘baskets’ of properties used by the various brands who provide the data are not all the same and to complicate