Monthly Archives: November 2017

Nov
27th

THE MARKET GOES QUIET OVER CHRISTMAS?

This myth is laid to rest by Rightmove’s statistics, which show that enquiry levels start to rise rapidly the day after Boxing Day and that January to March are the busiest months, having 26% more enquiries than October to December. … Continue reading

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Nov
13th

WALES BUCKS THE TREND

The RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) survey has shown that nationally the market is showing a flat or negative trend in activity, particularly in London and the South East. However, North West England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales are … Continue reading

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Nov
2nd

Base Rate UP – how will it affect the housing market?

The Bank of England has raised the base rate from 0.25 per cent to 0.5 per cent. The Bank’s monetary policy committee was split seven to two. Mortgage lenders are now expected to follow suit with small increases to their … Continue reading

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Nov
1st

IS RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY STILL A GOOD INVESTMENT?

Despite all rumours and concerns, the coming Brexit has had little or no effect on the housing market. Life will go on and needs to move are as they have always been. For work, to be nearer family, to down … Continue reading

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