HIGH STREET AGENTS ARE RELEVANT NOW AND WILL CONTINUE TO BE

HIGH STREET AGENTS ARE RELEVANT NOW AND WILL CONTINUE TO BE

To understand why High Street agents are relevant now and will continue to be, lies with what a consumer is buying. We’re not talking towel bales from BHS or a USB cable from Maplin (RIP…

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IT'S TRUE: BUYING A HOME NOW IS MUCH MORE AFFORDABLE THAN A DECADE AGO.

IT'S TRUE: BUYING A HOME NOW IS MUCH MORE AFFORDABLE THAN A DECADE AGO.

Monthly mortgage payments as a proportion of income have dropped to 31 per cent now from 43 per cent a decade ago. Mortgage broker Private Finance says current proportional payments, at 31 …

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CONVEYANCERS RECORD BUMPER YEAR FOR BUSINESS DESPITE BREXIT UNCERTAINTY

CONVEYANCERS RECORD BUMPER YEAR FOR BUSINESS DESPITE BREXIT UNCERTAINTY

Conveyancers ended 2018 with business at a record high and are bullish on the market’s prospects for this year. Software provider Search Acumen’s latest Conveyancing Market Tracke…

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RIGHTMOVE VISITS UP 5% TO RECORD LEVELS – SO IS THERE REALLY A BREXIT CRISIS?

RIGHTMOVE VISITS UP 5% TO RECORD LEVELS – SO IS THERE REALLY A BREXIT CRISIS?

Gloomy statements from some industry organisations have suggested the market is in trouble thanks to Brexit uncertainty but Rightmove says visits to its portal in the first fortnight of 2019 a…

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STRONG START TO JANUARY HOUSING MARKET

STRONG START TO JANUARY HOUSING MARKET

In spite of the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, home buyers in the region are undeterred and it’s very much ‘business as usual’. The traditional early surge of new properties…

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STRONG GROWTH SAYS THE HALIFAX

STRONG GROWTH SAYS THE HALIFAX

House prices ended the year up 1.3% annually, according to Halifax figures. The lender’s House Price Index for December showed the market grew within the 0-3% that it forecast at the st…

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HOUSE RAFFLE GONE WRONG

HOUSE RAFFLE GONE WRONG

A retired couple trying to sell their property in an online raffle have been forced to remove the competition and refund entrants. Robert and Avril Smith had set up a competition last year th…

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HOUSE PRICES IN THE NORTH OF THE UK WILL CONTINUE TO RISE

HOUSE PRICES IN THE NORTH OF THE UK WILL CONTINUE TO RISE

Our Rightmove property expert predicts that house prices in the northern half of the UK will continue to rise. National average asking price of property coming to market forecast to remain …

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NEW PROPERTY PORTAL MAKING IMPACT

NEW PROPERTY PORTAL MAKING IMPACT

Since its introduction in 2014, the new website ‘On the Market’ has seen significant increases in traffic and has now become a major player in the property business. ELR estate age…

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ELR LETTINGS DEPARTMENT CONTINUES TO GROW

ELR LETTINGS DEPARTMENT CONTINUES TO GROW

Ready for another great year of lettings in 2019 2018 was quite a year for the lettings team in Dore, we have marketed more properties than ever, expanded our lettings coverage throughout She…

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RIGHTMOVE PREDICT ‘MORE OF THE SAME’ FOR 2019 MARKET

RIGHTMOVE PREDICT ‘MORE OF THE SAME’ FOR 2019 MARKET

Asking prices will stay flat next year, Rightmove is forecasting. It believes that the “current sound fundamentals of the housing market” will continue, but that any increase in p…

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FIRST TIME BUYER ACTIVITY STRENGTHENS IN YORKSHIRE

FIRST TIME BUYER ACTIVITY STRENGTHENS IN YORKSHIRE

Small deposit borrowers have seen their share of the mortgage market improve as approvals increased in October. Data from surveyors e.surv suggests 24.6% of mortgages went to those with small…

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STRONG SHOWING FOR ELR AT ESTATE AGENCY AWARDS

STRONG SHOWING FOR ELR AT ESTATE AGENCY AWARDS

In an independent assessment of over 15,000 estate agency companies, undertaken by Property Academy and supported by Rightmove, ELR estate agents is in the top 1% in the country for sales. Al…

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BAKEWELL BRANCH MAKE ‘TOP 100’ IN ESTATE AGENCY AWARDS

BAKEWELL BRANCH MAKE ‘TOP 100’ IN ESTATE AGENCY AWARDS

Congratulations to our Bakewell office who have recently been listed in the UK’S ‘Top 100’ Estate Agency branches. The survey was carried out in the summer of 2018 and includ…

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