How Much Is Your Home Worth?   Request a Free Instant Valuation  

 Whether you are planning on selling your home soon, or you have no intention of selling up and moving on, it is helpful to think about the energy efficiency of your home. If you plan on selling, you need an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) in place.

Fraser Reeves are thrilled to announce that we have won an award at the United Kingdom Property Awards...

As the evenings begin to draw in, sellers should take stock of their property if they are to maximise their chances of securing an early sale. Buyer activity is traditionally very good at this time of year, but your property still needs to compete well if it is to sell readily.

 At Fraser Reeves, we have seen many changes in the property market. The past year and a half has been particularly trying in all aspects of life, and the way homes are bought and sold has changed considerably.

This can be seen in the impact on physical property viewings.

Many buyers are hesitant about visiting homes and of course, homeowners are wary about allowing people into their property. This has led to physical viewings dropping while online viewings take on greater importance.

According to the Nationwide, the average house price across the UK is up 11% on last year prompted, as we know, by three things: 1) Pent-up demand following three years of Brexit confusion, 2) The SDLT (stamp duty) holiday coupled with ultra-low mortgage rates, and 3) Lifestyle changes prompted by the pandemic. Interestingly, the average percentage increase in the price of houses in England and Wales is nearly four times greater than average increase in the price of flats, as people seek more space to work from home (Source Zoopla).

Archived Blog Posts