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Osprey Property: Newsletter 2021

Osprey Property: Newsletter 2021

As we indulge in our annual ritual of forecasting the next 12 months, we are reminded that predictions are only of use if we (the forecaster) have a good track record of forecasting! So, as usual, we’re going to kick things off by reviewing how our predictions performed last year, before giving our forecasts for […]

The Property Market is still OPEN

The Property Market is still OPEN

Following the prime ministers announcement last night that England is to enter into another lockdown the government has announced that buying, selling and letting activities can continue. During the lockdown renters and homeowners in England will still be able to move and removal firms, as well as estate agents, can still operate by going inside […]

Marketing Over the Festive Period – An Honest View

You may have seen many marketing campaigns over this festive period from estate agents. Most of them are recommending that you should place your home on the open market NOW, with the usual line being that lots of people are seeking homes on Rightmove over the Christmas period. Whilst, of course, we too would like […]

COVID-19 – The Pandemic

COVID-19 – The Pandemic

How has it impacted upon our local property and construction market? Graeme King, Director of RTK Stamford Ltd, formally RT Architects, takes a brief look at the local market and the impact of the virus. COVID-19 has thrown all sorts of spanners in all sorts of places this year but what we have encountered is […]

We are delighted to launch our Rent Protection and Legal Expenses Cover, to reduce risk for our Landlords. Never has there been such a critical time to ensure the income from your property is protected

Even when you have taken all the right measures to look after your property, sometimes things can go wrong. Out Rent Protection and Legal Expenses service means that, should the unexpected happen, you’ll always get the income you expect from your tenants, and it will also support you if you need legal representation to recover […]

The Property Market as we see it in 2020

The Property Market as we see it in 2020

The residential property market as a whole, and especially in the East Midlands, has been remarkably resilient in 2020.  We started the year expecting a 4% rise in prices (see our annual predictions in January), many others were a lot more bearish than us. For example, Savills predicted a 7.5% fall in prices. I am […]

Stamford Market Share

We opened our first office in Stamford 3 years ago to leverage off the success of our Oakham and other offices. Like all “new offices” especially one that we committed to grow organically it was going to take time to gain a foothold into the market, especially one such as Stamford. However, it did not […]

Another friendly face joins the team

Another friendly face joins the team

Despite Covid and its huge impact on business, we are pleased that we have managed to weather the uncertainties relatively well and have been picking up market share and some great new instructions. As a small, independent local team we have tried to be relatively nimble and proactive and business as a result has been […]

Osprey Property’s Covid-19 Health & Safety Policy

Osprey Property’s Covid-19 Health & Safety Policy

Following the government’s announcement allowing the property industry to return to work, we have set about creating the following policy to ensure we keep our clients safe throughout moving home. Detailed in this PDF are the changes we have made to our processes, our working environment and how our team operates, for each part of […]

Everything You Need to Know About Your Lawn

Everything You Need to Know About Your Lawn

This handy guide to everything you need to know to keep your lawn healthy was created by Lawnscience. For further advice please email mark@lawnscience.co.uk. What makes a great lawn? Soil Soil is really the foundation of your lawn, and the type of soil you have under your lawn will influence not only the quality of […]