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Demand is still outstripping supply

Demand is still outstripping supply

It may come as no surprise to anyone who has sold or purchased a new home recently that Rightmove has recorded the busiest ever first half of a year and yet another increase in average prices by 6.7%   The heightened level of activity has been caused by the Stamp Duty holiday and in our […]

Selling After The Stamp Duty Holiday

Selling After The Stamp Duty Holiday

The Big Savings Come to an End   As June has now drawn to a close we see the end to the higher bracket of the Stamp Duty holiday.  In truth, due to the demand and solicitors increased workload, many have not managed to complete in time and are now coming to terms with having […]

Boosting The Value Of Your Home

Boosting The Value Of Your Home

Renovating your home is often to improve the living space for yourself or to create more space, but did you know they can also help to boost the value of your home, as well as increasing it’s desirability to buyers. Whether you decide to renovate for your own gain or to prepare for selling, some […]

Summer Market Update

Summer Market Update

As we race towards the mid year point, it is useful to look back on what has happened in the market, and take a sneak preview of what lies ahead. The first half of the year has seen continued strength of activity and transactions in both the prime and mainstream residential property markets in the […]

SELL BEFORE THE DAFFODILS

SELL BEFORE THE DAFFODILS

For us property professionals, or sometimes called property bores, every year we see a lull in the number of new properties coming to the market in February and March. It is a “grey period” between the busy Christmas period; when there are lots of completions as people move home before year end, AND the run […]

Risk can’t be eliminated………but we can reduce it for you

Risk can’t be eliminated………but we can reduce it for you

As we dive into 2021 , I wanted to share my thoughts on how we can help protect your rental investment and to give some of the reasonings as to how this can be done and why. If you Google the impact that Covid 19 has had on the rental market you will get bombarded […]

How might the market move throughout 2021?

How might the market move throughout 2021?

We have predicted capital appreciation in the East Midlands of 5% for 2021, but how will the market move throughout the year? Here is our best educated guess; The closing months of 2020 were chaotic, rules complex and businesses unable to make any forecast or any budget. There were certainly signs of pain on the […]

Residential Property Investment in 2021

Residential Property Investment in 2021

Given our predictions for 2021, we forecast residential property will continue to be a steady, stable performer.   Why residential property investment? Lower volatility than other asset classes A tangible asset, a real asset with real tenants, and most importantly an investment that people understand A macro environment of limited, constrained supply and increasing demand […]

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 […]