Category Archives: Somerset

MARKET COMMENT

The million dollar question – how long will it take to sell my house? If I was paid £1 for every time I have been asked that question over the last 35 years, I would be a rich woman … … Continue reading

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The Guild Advises First Time Property Buyers To Commit To Saving

Despite the imminent rate rises recently announced by certain major lenders, buying will remain cheaper than renting for the vast majority of the UKpopulation however, it can be really tough to save enough money to buy your first property.  NICK … Continue reading

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Property in Winscombe

        It seems hard to believe but this month it is 2 years since my daughter Abii and I opened our doors in Winscombe – obviously time really does fly when you’re having fun! Seriously though, many of my … Continue reading

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THE BENEFIT OF OPEN HOUSES

Over the 23 years I have been an estate agent I’ve conducted over a hundred open houses, they are hard work but the benefits to the client can be fantastic! An open house is where, for perhaps three hours on … Continue reading

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Superb month for new sales

Marilyn Mansfield, from M Mansfield Estate Agents, Winscombe talks about the property market in Somerset It seems hard to believe but this month it is two years since my daughter Abii and I opened our doors in Winscombe – obviously time … Continue reading

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End of stamp duty holiday encourages South West first time buyers

UK Housing Market Survey House sales in the South West edged up slightly during January as an increased number of first time buyers looked to beat the stamp duty holiday, which expires in March, says the latest RICS UK Housing … Continue reading

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Renting vs buying property

Why rent when you can buy was a familiar slogan years ago when it was cheaper to buy than rent however things changed in 2007 when mortgage lending dried up and since then the number of people renting has steadily … Continue reading

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