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The Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced on Wednesday lunchtime a series of changes in his Autumn Statement. These changes, though not revolutionary, are set to benefit various sectors of the Stratford property market, including private renters, landlords and first-time buyers. One significant update is the increase in the Local Housing Allowance (LHA). Next year, the LHA […]

When embarking on the substantial investment of buying a home, it’s crucial to ensure that your purchase is sound and worthwhile. This is where house surveys come into play, offering a detailed inspection of the property’s condition before you commit to the purchase. In the UK, the dynamics of who organises and pays for these […]

Today’s drop in UK inflation to 4.6% from 6.7% in September has several implications for the Stratford upon Avon property market: Mortgage Rates and Housing Market Sentiment: The drop in inflation is expected to influence the Bank of England’s decisions regarding interest rates. With inflation falling more than expected and core inflation also reducing, there’s […]

The town of Stratford upon Avon has witnessed a profound transformation in its housing landscape over the last few years, and the surge in private renting has led to significant debates about the morality of the buy-to-let market. Let us look at the current statistics compared to 40 years ago to show the seismic shift. […]

A Stratford-upon-Avon landlord remarked to me the other day that he felt that there were more ‘posher’ up-market properties coming up for rent in the last six months compared to a couple of years ago. I stated that this was the case, and it wasn’t all down to the recent rental growth – it was […]

Are Stratford-upon-Avon Landlords Profiteering? The private rented sector for both Stratford-upon-Avon landlords and Stratford-upon-Avon tenants is facing immense challenges, with a shortage of available homes for rent putting renters under significant pressure. And you can see why when the average UK rent in 2021 was £1,381 and in 2023 it has been £1,706, an increase […]

The average time to sell a house in the UK from start to finish is 170 days, equivalent to 24.3 weeks or 5.6 months from the first day of marketing to legal completion, whilst in Stratford-upon-Avon it’s 187 days. The actual time can vary depending on market conditions, location, property type, and pricing strategy, so […]

In the ever-changing world of Stratford-upon-Avon property, the terms ‘buyers’ market’ and ‘sellers’ market’ are phrases bandied about. These property market conditions can significantly impact your ability to buy or sell a Stratford-upon-Avon property, regardless of which side of the fence you find yourself on. As a Stratford-upon-Avon estate agent, I will provide you with […]

Here are 7 Vital Points Empty Nesters Should Keep in Mind Before Selling Their Stratford-upon-Avon Home for Sale! Evaluate Your Current Needs: Take stock of your lifestyle and assess how your requirements have changed since your children left the nest. Consider factors like space, maintenance, and accessibility that will shape your ideal downsized Stratford home. […]

Today’s increase in Bank of England rates has sent ripples of concern among Stratford homeowners, particularly those with impending remortgages or seeking new deals. The decision by the Bank to raise rates by 0.5% has sparked discussions about the potential consequences and the steps Stratford homeowners should consider taking. For some, the immediate impact will […]


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