Residential sales market improving

Residential property cat sitting on stepThe residential sale market is really getting into its swing now with good properties selling quite quickly and demand outstripping supply. Quite the reverse of the last quarter of 2011.

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Perils of living and working in the countryside

Round one: went for a lovely walk in the late dusk just after work and came across a very handsome pheasant who proceeded to attack me. Good job pheasants are not 9 feet tall!

Round two: Pheasant lost, casserole anyone?

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Breakfast networking meeting

Brunsden Associates at the Hungerford Big BreakfastAnother busy day, starting early with the Breakfast networking meeting in Hungerford with their monthly Big Breakfast. A nice range of business people, a good breakfast and all for £10! Not to be sniffed at (the offer that is – the smell of freshly grilled bacon is a treat for the nose early in the morning I can tell you!)

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Offices to let in Newbury

Quick lunchtime meeting with a client who has some great offices to let in Newbury. It’s a tough market for offices but these should let as he’s taking a very flexible and sensible approach.

Mid afternoon and a probate valuation on a cottage just outside Newbury. Always a sad one and the family are understandably still quite upset by their loss. The owner had received good tax advice so Inheritance Tax should not be an issue.

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Market appraisal in Newbury

Just completed a market appraisal on a lovely Edwardian detached house in Newbury, in one of the nicest roads in the town. The owners have been personally recommended to us and are really great – hope we get it!

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Lettings in demand

Brunsden Associates To Let signThe lettings market is marching along very well and demand is greater than supply. Understandably this has lead to some rents increasing in the last 12 months. If you’re thinking of somewhere to rent – get in touch soon!

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Property update – February

January and February got off to a cracking start with both commercial and residential property. Many small and medium sized businesses seem to be taking the plunge and are on the move to new or larger premises. There are some great deals and bargains in the commercial market to be had at the moment. Keep an eye out.

On the residential front, new properties are starting to come onto the market. Great news and very welcome – a lot of agents’ stock was starting to look a tad stale. Houses WILL sell if the price is right. If a house has been up for sale for eight weeks and had no offers, it usually needs a fresh look at the price.

The general feeling is that although prices will remain flat, the first quarter will see a reasonable amount of activity in the residential sale sector. Give us a call if you want to chat through your plans for marketing your own property. We’re feeling very upbeat as we move towards Spring.

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Inheritance Tax – planning ahead

signature on Last Will and TestamentToo young to think about Inheritance Tax? – Never! It’s a major factor when looking at average house values in North Hampshire and West Berkshire. It’s so important to plan ahead to ensure, as much as possible, that your hard earned estate goes to those you intend it for and not to No 11 Downing Street!

By the way, we can give informal or formal valuation advice on any of your property assets.

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Probate property

One of the saddest parts of this job is dealing with Probate property.  The short Winter days often seem to take their toll and it can mean that our January’s usually busy providing valuations for probate (something we’ve done for quite a few years now).

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