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15Nov The buying journey part 2: viewing and making an offer

The buying journey part 2: viewing and making an offer

In the second post of our Buyer Journey Series, we walk you through what happens with viewing and making an offer. Click here to read The buying journey part 1: Registering with us. Booking a viewing If a property catches...

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1Nov The buying journey part 1: Registering with us

The buying journey part 1: Registering with us

Buying a property is a huge financial decision, and we know that can be worrying – especially for first time buyers who aren’t familiar with what buying a property looks like. At William Theakston, we want to make the journey...

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25Oct Rental Market update: October 2016

Rental Market update: October 2016

This week saw the release of ARLAs Septembers PRS report – and what does it tell us? We give an insight into what the figures mean for the rental market. Supply of private rental accommodation has hit an 18 month high,...

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18Oct Your guide to winter curb appeal

Your guide to winter curb appeal

We’re now in October, the month of pumpkin spiced lattes, fur-lined boots, and snuggling up under a blanket watching Strictly. Just us? We didn’t think so! As it gets colder and we naturally spend more time indoors, it’s very easy to...

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1Sep How to get rid of Japanese Knotweed

How to get rid of Japanese Knotweed

You may or may not have heard of Japanese Knotweed. Its large root system and ability to grow through 3-4 inches of concrete or brick makes it vastly unpopular with surveyors when it comes to selling or letting your property,...

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16Aug Making Tax Digital for Business: Landlords

Making Tax Digital for Business: Landlords

As part of HM Revenue and Customs’ plans for ‘Making Tax Digital for Businesses’, from 2018 landlords will have to keep their books digitally, and submit business figures quarterly to HM Revenue and Customs. HMRC are currently consulting on a proposal which...

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10Aug ‘Calm’ seas as we sail away from the EU

‘Calm’ seas as we sail away from the EU

The rental market was ‘calm’ after the Brexit vote in June with supply, demand and the cost of renting staying broadly flat horizontal across the board, the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) June Private Rental Sector report has indicated....

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28Jul The Waitrose effect: How does it affect you?

The Waitrose effect: How does it affect you?

According to a survey conducted by Lloyds Bank, living in close proximity to a well-known supermarket chain can add an average of £22,000 to the value of a home. The study found that living near premium brands adds the most...

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8Jul 5 reasons why Bexleyheath is perfect for families

5 reasons why Bexleyheath is perfect for families

Recent Rightmove research puts Bexleyheath at the top of the leader board for home-selling speed, with the average time it takes to sell a property being just 3 weeks. Many people looking to buy in Bexleyheath are families moving from Central...

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16Jun Top tips for getting your home market-ready

Top tips for getting your home market-ready

When you put your property on the market, buyers will be visiting and eagerly looking around so you need to make an effort to show your home at its best. Don’t leave it to buyers to imagine how good it...

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