With a population of just under 1 million, Birmingham is fast becoming one of the Globe’s leading cities. Recent infrastructure development backed by millions of pounds of investments, Birmingham, located in the West Midlands, is the perfect location for investors looking to benefit from long-term returns and minimal tenant void periods. The investment boom could… Read more »

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You’ve decided to sell up and move home. Thinking about your next chapter in your new home is so exciting. But at first it can also seem a little daunting. Zoopla reports that on average people in the UK move every 23 years. Moving isn’t a process we go through as often as you may… Read more »

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There are rumours abound in the property industry at the moment. Along the lines that it’s time for ‘empty nesters’ to be knocked off their perches. Okay, I’ll stop talking in clichés; basically – and Gloucester really is no exception – there are a shortage of four bedroom homes coming to market because couples with… Read more »

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The warmer weather has arrived – is it time to give your garden some TLC? It has certainly been a long time coming but finally, the sun is shining, the birds are singing and the buyers are out hunting for that next dream home. Late spring leading into summer can provide Homeowners the perfect opportunity… Read more »

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Choosing a Conveyancer I was talking to a friend the other day who had recently remortgaged. They were telling me about their experience and their feeling that the process had been drawn out and the conveyancer they’d used hadn’t been particularly knowledgeable about the Help to Buy element of their homeownership. It got me thinking… Read more »

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Last Winter we talked through the best steps to weather the winter storms and successfully sell a property during the notoriously quiet winter period. The good news is that Spring is here! Well, ostensibly, we’d still like the temperature up a few degrees but the clocks have changed, the nights are drawing out and the… Read more »

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This week The Guardian reported that house prices in parts of London have suffered falls of up to 15%* in the past 15 months. Figures from Your Move suggest prices have fallen for the last 3 months in a row, the steepest rate of decline since 2009. In contrast, the north-west of England has now… Read more »

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You’ve spoken with your mortgage broker, you know how much you can afford to borrow and you’ve identified what you could afford in your preferred area. You’ve gone as far as phoning the estate agent and requested a viewing. You’re really excited. Looking at the pictures on the web, you just know this is going… Read more »

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Hello, and firstly, a very Happy New Year to you. I almost entitled this blog, ‘don’t accept the first offer on the table’, but we are very early into the New Year; we can be a little bit more positive than that, can’t we? So far, since we’ve been blogging about Sales, we’ve talked about… Read more »

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We are at the time of the year when, for many of us, life comes to a grinding halt. We’re all more interested in wrapping presents, planning what food to feast on and generally having a good time. The new year often seems like a way away when in reality it’s less than two weeks!… Read more »

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