Category Archives: Ideas & Advice

Sellers are beginning to offer bigger discounts to buyers to get their sales agreed, but we’re not seeing the need for a big double digit reset in UK house prices.  Key takeaways Buyer demand falls to pre-Christmas levels earlier than normal The average seller is accepting offers at 3% below the asking price lately to […]

Rightmove’s Green Homes Report confirms what many in the industry already suspected about the appeal of energy-efficient housing for both homeowners and investors. There’s a distinct positive correlation between new-build homes and their energy efficiency ratings. Now, Rightmove has drawn a link between energy performance certificate ratings (EPCs) and both the price of and demand for the […]

The housing market heatwave across Great Britain continues this month, as temperatures soar up and down the country. Asking prices have hit a record-high for the sixth month in a row, rising by 0.4% (+£1,354) to £369,968. In London, the average is now £692,828. Property expert Tim Bannister says that although the market remains hot, […]

What is a good EPC rating and how can it affect your mortgage? Here’s everything you need to know. With sustainability playing an increasingly important role in the housing sector, there has been more discussion around whether EPC ratings affect mortgages. An EPC rating measures the energy efficiency of a property and when you are buying or […]