The autumn budget is being announced next week, 22nd November, in advance of the announcements the rumour mill is in full flow with speculation as to what will be revealed. One rumour which has been refused to quit is the potential for stamp duty to be axed for first time buyers. Chancellor Phillip Hammond has… Read More


Time flies! It seems like only yesterday that we opened our doors in Yateley for the first time, yet here we are two months later, with a few sales under our belts before the winter really sets in. We have been beating the streets with leaflets, I even met a few people who told me… Read More


If you are looking to find a buyer for your home by Christmas or early next year, time is of the essence when it comes to putting your house on the market. With less just 67 days to Christmas, if you are hoping to sell this side of New Year you must seriously consider putting… Read More


Speaking ahead of the Conservative Party conference this week, Prime Minister Teresa May confirmed on 1st October that the popular Help to Buy scheme is to be extended. This was amidst speculation that the scheme may be halted. There are a variety of options available under the Help to Buy umbrella, but the most frequently… Read More


If you’re considering entering into the world of property investment, perhaps as a landlord, it’s important to look for a property that fulfils the needs of a prospective tenant, in addition to the all important matter of affordable and realistic rental rates. The likelihood is, in a similar fashion to when you’re buying a house, your… Read More


The Buy-To-Let sector has seen many changes over the past 12 months, with updated legislation directly impacting on the benefits and legal ramifications of being a Landlord. However, property still continues to be a popular and considerably beneficial investment, we’ve taken a look at some of the key reasons why. Low interest rates Unprecedented low… Read More


Hook has long proved a popular destination for home-buyers, with its great schools, good commuter connections, proximity to larger towns and easy access to countryside spaces, you can certainly see why. Hook is a large village situated in North Hampshire, approximately six miles east of Basingtoke. Initially a very small settlement, the construction of Hook… Read More


Another successful summer for lettings with August being our busiest month so far. The demand for rented accommodation continued through the summer and shows no sign of slowing down, this can be seen across all price ranges and areas that we cover. Farnborough has seen a lot of rental activity, with over half of all the… Read More


It’s not long before the tougher EPC guidelines, encouraging landlords to boost their properties energy efficiency ratings, come into place. This needn’t be time consuming or costly, Crawford Moxley of Surrey Assessors gives his expert view on how this can be easily achieved. As of April 2018, all rental properties must have an energy efficiency… Read More