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When Size Matters

When Size Matters

The past year has been interesting on many levels but let's focus on the residential property market here in the UK and the changes. I'm not talking about house prices or growth but the fact that so many tradesmen and varying companies are exceptionally busy. People...

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2021 Property Market Forecasts

2021 Property Market Forecasts

In the second and third quarter of 2020 there was some panic behind the doors of some estate agencies. There was real concern of where Covid was taking us, how the market would cope, rising unemployment and the overall effect on the housing market. Months later and...

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Property Sourcing – Incredibly Busy January 2021

Property Sourcing – Incredibly Busy January 2021

January can be a little unnerving as we plan and optimistically hit a new year but as the old saying goes 'the proof is in the pudding'. If the first month of 2021 is a reflection of the year ahead it's going to be busy busy busy. We have successfully agreed deals and...

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New Year, New Lockdown

New Year, New Lockdown

With the new year we have a new lockdown. Not what anyone wanted but sadly it was expected. Good health is naturally the priority for us all and it's interesting to see the government's guidance on who can stay open and who can't. I have some involvement in two...

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Old Contacts & New Times

Old Contacts & New Times

Having been in property for many years it's always nice to reconnect with an old contact you've not spoken to for many years. The years roll by and then all of a sudden you're talking to someone who by chance is the vendor of a building you have a buyer for and you...

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Specialist Property Sourcing in Demand

Specialist Property Sourcing in Demand

Much of our property sourcing over the past few years has been for a select number of investment companies but expanding your client base is always important even when you're busy. We have made some positive moves to do this over the past few months with noted success...

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Growing Too Fast & No Structure

Growing Too Fast & No Structure

Around two years ago we found ourselves sourcing property for an investment fund who were committing to buy a lot of property yet they were small in structure and support and ultimately they fell apart through poor management and lack of infrastructure. We moved on...

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Covid Chaos and Focus

Covid Chaos and Focus

The Covid-19 health crisis has effected us all in some way but I'm here to talk property and business. The March lockdown genuinely alarmed everyone and our property world came close to a grinding halt with estate agency offices closed, surveyors not working and...

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Old Contacts & New Opportunities

Old Contacts & New Opportunities

With twenty three years experience in the property world it's easy to forget the people we once dealt with professionally and as the years roll by and business direction changes, the business you once did together can seem a distant memory and generally irrelevant to...

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Majority of Homeowners Expect House Price Growth

Majority of Homeowners Expect House Price Growth

The press continue to bemuse, confuse and frustrate me by their negative headline obsession. Whilst our focus is on the UK property market a local paper was criticised only last week for not being interested in positive reporting and only dwelling on negative...

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