Author Archives: Jackie Bullock

Improving Chances

In today’s market of tighter regulation and limited competition, lenders more than ever can pick and choose who they want to lend money to. Historically if a mortgage application was declined it was normally due to an adverse credit history, … Continue reading

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Confusing Times

With the vast media coverage on the housing market and current state of the economy, one of the most widely used tools for measuring the growth of the housing market is being manipulated by many media sources to create dramatic … Continue reading

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House prices. Who do you listen to?

Are property prices falling or rising? If you pay attention to the raft of price statistics that assail us each month you could be forgiven for not having a clue as to the answer. This lender says ‘up’, this one … Continue reading

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People’s tastes in housing change

As people’s tastes in housing change, a good estate agent will be alert to the new priorities, says Mark Rimell of Strutt & Parker St Albans. Grazing instead of dining, everyone wanting their own ensuite bathroom, open-plan rather than opening … Continue reading

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The time is now!

Now is a good time to get all the little jobs done that you would need to do, to market your property at its full potential. With the summer holidays already upon us and a lot of people contemplating moving … Continue reading

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Kids have broken up!

Finally the kids have broken up for the summer holidays and it’s around this time that we realise, with all the family at home for this extended period,  we need larger accommodation or a bigger garden. Well now could be … Continue reading

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Are you achieving as much a possible?

We are seeing booming demand for good quality rental properties as some buyers defer purchasing homes amid continued uncertainty over UK house prices. The result of this boom is that the local lettings market is showing even more activity and … Continue reading

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