£1 or £1,000,000?

£1 or £1,000,000?

A central London property has been listed on Rightmove for just £1. As expected, prospective buyers were immediately attracted to this property as well as the media.   The est…

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Chancellor Urged to Encourage Investment in the Private Rented Sector

Chancellor Urged to Encourage Investment in the Private Rented Sector

In a property focused podcast, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak has been encouraged to help boost the supply of the housing stock in the private rented sector which is heavily needed. The hope is to…

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UK Property Market: Present Time and Future Predictions

UK Property Market: Present Time and Future Predictions

According to the latest data providing by Nationwide, residential property prices have accelerated in August, with values how 13% higher than before the pandemic.   The annual prop…

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Wanting To Complete Before Christmas?

Wanting To Complete Before Christmas?

The property market has seen a surge in demand. Conveyancers, mortgage brokers and moving companies have become overwhelmed which has added to the existing backlog.   Propertymark …

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August 2021 Market Update

August 2021 Market Update

Propertymark has released it Housing Report for July 2021. Here are some of the findings.   In July, 31% (a third) of properties sold for more than original asking price. Compared t…

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How long would it take you to save up for your favourite celebrity home?

How long would it take you to save up for your favourite celebrity home?

Have you ever wondered how long it would take you to be able to afford your favourite celebrity home? It’s something we could only ever dream about…   Well thanks to mon…

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Ending of Stamp Duty Holiday Indicates Return to ‘Normal’ Housing Market Activity

Ending of Stamp Duty Holiday Indicates Return to ‘Normal’ Housing Market Activity

Halifax have reported that there has been a +0.4% monthly change in house prices along with predicting that buyer activity will decrease in upcoming months.   A recent analysis of t…

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Letting Agents: What We Love and Hate

Letting Agents: What We Love and Hate

It’s always useful to understand what employees love and hate about their jobs because it gives you an insight to what motivates them in the workplace.   Recently, several let…

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New Development to Provide Greater Clarity for Agents

New Development to Provide Greater Clarity for Agents

The housing secretary announced this week that EWS1 forms will no longer be needed on buildings below 18m.   The EWS1 form, otherwise known as the External Wall Fire Review, is a re…

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Fake Estate Agency Reviews Could Be Made Illegal

Fake Estate Agency Reviews Could Be Made Illegal

It has become a second nature for homeowners to check sites before choosing an estate agent to either let or sell their property. In many cases, it can be the deciding factor on who we choose.…

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SOLD For Over Asking Price

SOLD For Over Asking Price

In May, a third of properties sold for more than the asking price according to data released by NAEA Propertymark. The data shows that 33% of properties sold for more than their asking price, …

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The Building Safety Bill

The Building Safety Bill

The Building Safety Bill, published on July 5th 2021, has set out a clear pathway for the future of residential buildings – more specifically, how they should she constructed and maintai…

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Stay Alert to Fraudsters

Stay Alert to Fraudsters

As we approach the end of June, there is a noticeable increase in the number of reports relating to fake property listings as well as agent imposters.   In particular, Bournemouth …

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WANTED: Rural and Suburban Areas

WANTED: Rural and Suburban Areas

May 2020 saw almost 4 in 10 people being more inclined to pick a rural or suburban location for their new home according to a survey conducted by Savills Estate Agency.   Fast forw…

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Property Prices Expected to Fall After Stamp Duty Deadline

Property Prices Expected to Fall After Stamp Duty Deadline

Over the last 12 months, UK house prices have risen by 10.9% (May 2020 – May 2021). This has been the highest level in 7 years, according to Nationwide. Not only have the price in homes …

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Moving Home Isn't That Simple...

Moving Home Isn't That Simple...

Did you know that according to a survey conducted by Zoopla, 51% of homeowners asked are currently living in a home that is not meeting their needs?   Zoopla asked 2400 people abou…

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Property Market Continues to Thrive

Property Market Continues to Thrive

It’s no mystery that the property market is facing a sudden increase in demand, and buyers are beginning to feel the pressure.   BBC Wales has reported that in recent months, …

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Sheffield Estate Agent, ELR, Features on Location, Location, Location

Sheffield Estate Agent, ELR, Features on Location, Location, Location

Did you kow that at the beginning of April, one of ELR's houses that was for sale was featured on Location, Location, Location? On Wednesday 4th April 2021, one of our Sheffield houses …

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POST LOCKDOWN UPDATE

POST LOCKDOWN UPDATE

After a few months of relative normality, the housing market has continued to thrive, with no apparent slowdown following the initial, expected burst of activity. Pent up demand generated unpr…

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Idyllic village setting

Idyllic village setting

ELR are very proud to offer -  A GORGEOUS 5 BEDROOM DETACHED EXECUTIVE HOME IN A SEMI RU…

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Wickersley detached bungalow

Wickersley detached bungalow

A VERY RARE OPPORTUNTIY!!! WICKERSLEY DETACHED BUNGALOW! ELR are pleased…

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Market Update

Market Update

The first quarter of 2020 has proved to be very strong within the local housing market, with plenty of activity across our region. Agreed sales at ELR were around 9% higher than 2019 with good…

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Be the first to know!

Be the first to know!

OFF MARKET SALES - BE ONE OF THE FIRST TO KNOW As one of Sheffield and The Peak Districts longest established and most experienced estate agents, we are well placed to successfully match bu…

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'SOLD' at £210 million!

'SOLD' at £210 million!

A house in London is set to be sold to a private buyer for an all-time UK record. Despite seven long years on the market and being heavily discounted, it is selling at £210m to become the…

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WOW! Look at this view

WOW! Look at this view

Probaby one of the finest views in the Peak District! 'Westwinds' in Hathersage offers 5 bedrooms plus a guest suite and has a superb contemporary styled interior. This, along with pl…

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Excellent First Time Buy

Excellent First Time Buy

FIRST TIME BUYER OPPORTUNITY - £120,000 Fleming Way in Wickersley is an established residential area, with great access to extensive facilities both in Rotherham town centre …

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Stunning Views over Chatsworth

Stunning Views over Chatsworth

A magnificent two bedroomed stone built barn enviably positioned in the hamlet of Pilhough with panoramic views across to Bakewell, Haddon & Chatsworth estate, extensive off road parking, …

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Character Home in 'leafy suburb'

Character Home in 'leafy suburb'

Set back from this highly regarded, broad, tree lined avenue which is undoubtedly one of Sheffields most exclusive roads, this spacious 1920's family home occupies a large plot with beauti…

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An interesting opportunity!

An interesting opportunity!

CENTRAL HATHERSAGE LOCATION. A RARE AND UNUSUAL OPPORTUNITY! ****CASH OFFERS ONLY*****A former garage/workshop, now vacant, with parking for several vehicles, located to t…

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FARMHOUSE WITH 5 ACRES

FARMHOUSE WITH 5 ACRES

FARMHOUSE IN PICTURESQUE PEAK DISTRICT VILLAGE An exceptional five bedroomed farmhouse and extensive range of stone built outbuildings, standing in 8 acres of gardens…

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Charming property with land and holiday cottage

Charming property with land and holiday cottage

A MAGNIFICENT FAMILY HOME WITH BUSINESS POTENTIAL AND ACREAGE A charming five bedroomed stone built farm house with adjoining three bedroomed holiday cottage, occupying a …

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Character Home in Picturesque Village

Character Home in Picturesque Village

A truly stunning family home in the picturesque village of Ashford in the Water; combining character features along with a bright modern interior, this is certainly one to be viewed. Mag…

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Bungalow set in 2 acres provides great potential

Bungalow set in 2 acres provides great potential

SPA BUNGALOW: ASTON. S26 2BE. GUIDE PRICE £525,000 TO £550,000. A spacious bungalow situated on a glorious, south facing plot of approximately two acres this really is something of …

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On the Market Website continues expansion

On the Market Website continues expansion

OnTheMarket has signed up giant developer Barratt Developments as its first house builder. The site, where all ELR properties can be found, is growing rapidly and has proved to be a great mark…

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Rents on the increase

Rents on the increase

The number of renters experiencing rent rises hit a record high in July, the second month after the introduction of the tenant fees ban in England. ELR lettings agents have seen a similar pict…

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Sheffield area market continues to thrive

Sheffield area market continues to thrive

In spite of the current political chaos surrounding us, the local property market continues to thrive. ELR estate agents have seen a remarkable 24% increase in year on year sales (Jan - July) …

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The Power of Social Media

The Power of Social Media

Over the past couple of years, our business has embraced Social Media and have had some surprising results. Not only are we getting thousands of property views per week, we are also receiving …

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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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Good early signs to 2021 Market

Good early signs to 2021 Market

In spite of the uncertainty surrounding the economy and the global pandemic, the housing market has been remarkably resilient and the high demand from 2020 has continued into 2021. Much antici…

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