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HOW CAN I ATTRACT MORE VIEWINGS FOR MY SIDCUP PROPERTY?

Sat 25 Mar 2017

‘Why has my Sidcup property not sold after so many months?’ I am often asked this question by sellers who are dismayed that they have not yet received an attractive offer on their property, and viewing numbers have also dwindled.

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WHEN WILL BE THE BEST TIME TO SELL SIDCUP PROPERTY IN 2017?

Mon 20 Mar 2017

Most people do not give consideration to when is the best time to sell their property and just instruct an estate agent to market immediately. However, if you put your property on the market at the wrong time of the year for your particular buyers it could seriously affect the final price you achieve as the overall demand might not be there from your ideal buyer. You need early and strong interest from buyers who are keen to move, and that takes a little planning.

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‘FLIPPING’ HECK – SIDCUP PROPERTY VALUES RISE BY £68.22 A DAY

Thu 16 Mar 2017

Investing in Sidcup buy to let property is different from investing in the stock market or depositing your hard-earned cash in the Building Society. When you invest your money in the Building Society, this is considered by many as the safe option but the returns you can achieve are awfully low (the best 2-year bond rate from Nationwide is a whopping 0.75% a year!).

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‘GENERATION RENT (FOREVER)’ – 2,132 SIDCUP TENANTS HAVE NO INTENTION OF EVER BUYING A PROPERTY TO CALL HOME

Sat 25 Feb 2017

The good old days of the 1970’s and 1980’s eh … with such highlights lowlights as 24% inflation, 17% interest rates, 3 day working week, 13% unemployment, power cuts … those were the days (not)…

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£16M A YEAR BLACK HOLE IN THE SIDCUP PROPERTY MARKET – IS BUY TO LET IMMORAL?

Fri 27 Jan 2017

An Englishman’s Home is His Castle as Maggie Thatcher lauded – everyone should own their own home. In 1971, around 50% of people owned their own home and, as the baby-boomers got better jobs and pay, that proportion of homeowners rose to 69% by 2001...

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How To Step Up The Value Of You Home

Mon 09 Jan 2017

Selling a property for the highest possible price is always a challenge, however, it is the properties that stand out which tend to attract higher values and faster sales...

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important things you should consider when choosing an estate agent to sell your property

Sat 10 Dec 2016

To help you choose the best estate agent to sell your property, there are a number of questions you should ask to give you the best chance of selling your home quickly and at the best possible price. These questions include:

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£8M PAID IN STAMP DUTY BY SIDCUP RESIDENTS

Thu 24 Nov 2016

Apart from some minor exemptions, Stamp Duty is paid by anyone buying a property over £125,000 in the UK. It presently raises £10.68bn a year for the HM Treasury (interesting when compared with £27.6bn in fuel duty, £10.69bn in alcohol duty and £9.48bn in tobacco duty)......

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SIDCUP HOUSING CRISIS? ONLY 0.4% OF SIDCUP HOMES ARE FOR SALE

Mon 14 Nov 2016

The Sidcup Property Market continues to disregard the end of the world prophecies of a post Brexit fallout with a return to business as usual after the summer break.

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PRIVATE RENTING SET TO GROW BY 1,000 SIDCUP HOUSEHOLDS BY 2025

Thu 03 Nov 2016

A Landlord brought up the subject of a report he had read from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) that stated almost 1.8m new rental homes are needed by 2025 to keep up with current demand from tenants. He wanted to know what this meant for Sidcup...

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HOUSE PRICES IN SIDCUP RISE BY MORE THAN 25% IN THE LAST 18 MONTHS

Mon 17 Oct 2016

Over the last month, the Sidcup property market has seen some interesting movement in house prices, as property values in the Bexley London Borough Council area rose by 1.7% in the last month, to leave annual price growth at 19.2%. These compare well to the national figures where property prices across the UK saw a monthly uplift of 0.42%, meaning the annual property values across the Country are 8.3% higher, this is all despite the constraining factors of Stamp Duty changes in the spring and more recently our friend Brexit.

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1,442% - Rise in Sidcup Property Prices since 1981

Wed 12 Oct 2016

Roll the clock back 35 years to 1981, and Mrs. T was in power, we had a Royal Wedding, Britain won the Ashes and Bucks Fizz won Eurovision with ‘Making your Mind up’. Haven’t things changed. The number of homeowners and property investors who said they wish they had hindsight and bought up every house in Sidcup all those years ago, especially when you consider what has happened to Sidcup property values, as…

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Sidcup Property Market in 2017 and Beyond..

Tue 04 Oct 2016

Now of course, there are a few potential hurdles coming towards us in the coming months that could affect the Sidcup (and UK) property market....

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What is really happening in the Sidcup Property Market?

Thu 29 Sep 2016

Property prices in Sidcup are 19.4% higher than a year ago and 1.7% higher than last month.

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WHAT WILL THE 0.25% INTEREST RATE DO TO THE SIDCUP PROPERTY MARKET?

Mon 19 Sep 2016

I had an interesting chat with a landlord from the Christchurch Road area who owns a few properties in the suburb. He popped his head in to my office....

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THE 4,888 SIDCUP SAVERS BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES WITH LOW INTEREST RATES SET TO CONTINUE INTO THE 2020’S

Tue 13 Sep 2016

You might ask, what has the plight of the Sidcup savers to do with the Sidcup Property Market … everything in fact. Read the....

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ONLY 35.3% OF SIDCUP RENTED PROPERTY HAVE CHILDREN LIVING IN THEM

Fri 09 Sep 2016

A few weeks ago I was asked a fascinating question by a local Councillor who, after reading the Sidcup Property Blog, emailed me and asked me – “Are Sidcup Landlords meeting the Challenges of tenanted families bringing up their families in Sidcup?”

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NEW HOUSE BUILDING IN SIDCUP INCREASED BY 19.3% IN THE LAST YEAR

Thu 25 Aug 2016

NEW HOUSE BUILDING IN SIDCUP INCREASED BY 19.3% IN THE LAST YEAR

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7960 PEOPLE LIVE IN EVERY SQUARE MILE OF SIDCUP – IS SIDCUP OVER CROWDED?

Fri 12 Aug 2016

7960 PEOPLE LIVE IN EVERY SQUARE MILE OF SIDCUP – IS SIDCUP OVER CROWDED?

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37% rise in 2-bedroom properties for sale in Sidcup – Problem or Opportunity?

Tue 09 Aug 2016

37% rise in 2-bedroom properties for sale in Sidcup – Problem or Opportunity?

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Post Brexit - Sidcup property prices could increase by £24,000 over next 12 months

Thu 04 Aug 2016

Post Brexit - Sidcup property prices could increase by £24,000 over next 12 months

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THE SIDCUP LOVE AFFAIR WITH ITS 5,540 TERRACED HOUSES

Fri 29 Jul 2016

THE SIDCUP LOVE AFFAIR WITH ITS 5,540 TERRACED HOUSES

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15.8% OF SIDCUP HOMES ARE FOUR PERSON HOUSEHOLDS

Tue 26 Jul 2016

15.8% OF SIDCUP HOMES ARE FOUR PERSON HOUSEHOLDS

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How’s Your Kerb Appeal - Top Tip When Selling Your Home

Sat 23 Jul 2016

How’s Your Kerb Appeal - Top Tip When Selling Your Home

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Lettings Market Update - How has Brexit affected the Sidcup Lettings Market?

Wed 20 Jul 2016

How has Brexit affected the Sidcup Lettings Market?

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90.3% of Sidcup Homeowners are over 35 - The affect of their Brexit vote on the Sidcup Property Market

Tue 19 Jul 2016

90.3% of Sidcup Homeowners are over 35 - The affect of their Brexit vote on the Sidcup Property Market

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Sales Market Update July/August

Fri 15 Jul 2016

After Brexit everyone we speak to is asking us what will happen to Sidcup property prices and the local market.

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Agents say interest rate cut still likely despite surprise Bank vote

Fri 15 Jul 2016

Estate agents and mortgage experts have reacted to the Bank of England’s surprise decision to keep base rate unchanged at 0.5 per cent..

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Population in the Sidcup area set to rise to 299,800 by 2036

Mon 11 Jul 2016

Population in the Sidcup area set to rise to 299,800 by 2036

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Your pricing strategy

Mon 11 Jul 2016

Your pricing strategy; what you need to know

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Which is the best month to sell your Sidcup home?

Mon 04 Jul 2016

Which is the best month to sell your Sidcup home?

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63% of Sidcup Voters voted to leave the EU

Mon 04 Jul 2016

63% of Sidcup Voters voted to leave the EU – What now for the 17494 Sidcup Landlords and Homeowners?

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Landlords - How To Reduce The Chance Of Having Problem Tenants:

Tue 28 Jun 2016

Landlords - How To Reduce The Chance Of Having Problem Tenants:

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Sales Market Update

Mon 20 Jun 2016

No slow down on property prices at the lower end of the property market

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Landlords split over Brexit

Thu 16 Jun 2016

Landlords split over Brexit

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Drewery Highly Commended in category `Best Business for Marketing and Social Media` at Bexley Business Excellence Awards.

Thu 16 Jun 2016

Drewery Highly Commended in category `Best Business for Marketing and Social Media` at Bexley Business Excellence Awards.

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Rents across the country rising faster than in London

Sat 04 Jun 2016

Rents across the country rising faster than in London

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Number of UK landlords edges closer to two million

Sat 04 Jun 2016

Number of UK landlords edges closer to two million

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What options are available to help landlords protect their profits?

Sat 04 Jun 2016

What options are available to help landlords protect their profits?

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Lettings Market Update

Tue 17 May 2016

How has Brexit affected the Sidcup Lettings Market?

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