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Set in the highly regarded village of Tickenham in North Somerset, living in a small development means that you will enjoy getting to know your neighbours and being part of the community.
Green fields, country walks and fantastic transport links makes Golden Acres the golden ticket for anyone who aspires to live in a semi-rural location, yet within easy access to Bristol and North Somerset via excellent local road networks.
At the end of a long week, what could be better than pulling on your walking boots and heading off across one of the many public footpaths in this beautiful location? Woodlands, rhynes, ancient sites, coastal areas and miles of open countryside can all be found locally, meaning this development offers something for everyone.
Meet the people behind the property professionals and find out the answers to your questions, or why not take a look to see how we helped Ines and Eleanor, first-time parents looking for more outside space, find their dream home.
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As we head into winter your thoughts might be turning towards your plans for 2022. No matter what your reason for moving we’re here to help guide and support you with any questions and queries you might have about buying and selling.
So far this year the property market has been extremely busy with nearly a million sales taking place.
Look to purchase your next home? Good news as the cost of borrowing is currently low. Why not take a look at our mortgage calculator to see how much you could borrow?
Asking prices have now reached record highs across all regions of the UK and price growth remains strong as demand continues to outstrip supply.
The UK saw a 13.2% annual increase in house prices in June earlier this year, which is the largest annual increase recorded since 2004.
Every region across the UK experienced an annual increase in house prices this year.
Across the South of England the South West saw an increase above the national average at 13.7%, making the average property now £294,904. Whilst the South East’s average property price has risen by 10.5% to £355,948.
If you are selling your home then it's important to get your home ready for viewings. Take a look at our tips on how to maximise your property's assets.
Even though house prices have increased to an all-time high this year, mortgage payments actually haven't increased.
Mortgage rates are close to an all-time low, which means that affordability has remained stable. So, if you are looking to purchase a property this year then why not speak to one of our Mortgage Advisers?
Think you'll be set once you're in your new home? Think again as 1 in 8 homeowners actually plan on moving within 5 years of moving into their home.
If you're already getting itchy feet and looking for your next property then why not download our property report on your current home, and any potential future properties to find out a range of information.
There's also good news for tenants as it's current renters spend about 24% of their gross income on private renting, which is about the same cost as 5 years ago.
In the property market there is currently a huge shortage of properties available for sale, and house prices are higher than ever, which has led to demand outstripping supply.
At the moment housing market demand is up 28.6%, however available properties to buy are down 20.8% (year to date vs 2020).
Over 265,000 first-time buyers in England and Wales have benefited from the government Help-to-Buy Equity Loan schemes since they were first introduced back in April 2014 and January 2014.
Thinking about moving this summer? Why not use our instant online valuation tool to find out how much your property is worth, or use our mortgage finder to find out how much you could borrow for your next home?
The property market is busier than ever at the moment, with both the sales and rental market accelerating.
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Spring is traditionally a busy time in the property market and this year has been no different, if anything it's been busier than ever.
The average UK property price is currently just over £230k which is up 6% on March 2020, and unsurprisingly transactions are now 49% higher than last year.
There's also great news for those looking for help with purchasing a property as the new 95% mortgage scheme has been launched. This means that first time buyers and current homeowners in England will be helped to secure a mortgage with just a 5% deposit under the new government scheme.
In the lettings market tenant demand has also continued to increase, however landlord instructions are ever so slightly decreasing which means demand is continuing to out weigh supply.
Thinking about moving this summer and need to know the value of your property in just a few clicks? Tell us a bit of information about your property and our online wizard will give you an estimate for how much it may sell or let for in just a few minutes. It’s as simple as that.
According to recent data there has been a 36% increase in housing market demand since the start of 2021, which means that the traditional spring market is set to be busier than ever. Have a read of our article to find out just how much demand rose in February and March this year.
If you're thinking about taking advantage of the increase in buyer demand and putting your property on the market then you might be wondering how long it will take to actually sell and complete on your property? Well, due to the pandemic and the increase in sales due to the stamp duty holiday the average time for an agreed sale to complete has increased.
If you're planning to sell your property, it's important to get an accurate estimate of how much it could be worth. Click here to complete our online valuation form for a free, no-obligation predicted property valuation.
Last week in The Budget it was announced that the stamp duty holiday would be extended to the end of June this year, and then would be tapered off. This extension will allow thousands more buyers to benefit from the holiday and is likely to encourage many sellers to put their property on the market as soon as possible as well.
The 'mortgage guarantee scheme' was also announced which gives hope to those who have previously struggled to get a mortgage with a 5% deposit. If you'd like to find out more about this scheme then speak to one of our Mortgage Advisers who can explain more about what this means for you and your situation.
The property market has had a busy first quarter as property prices have increased by 8.5% with the average property price now just above a quarter of a million pounds. This January was also the busiest January for 14 years with over 120,000 transactions completed in the month.
Our teams across Andrews in sales, lettings, mortgages and insurance protection are available online or on the phone. We're also able to provide virtual viewings and valuations, or follow our covid-secure guidelines to provide in person viewings and valuations where necessary.
For more information on how we are looking after you and our staff see here.
Want to find out more about the property market in your area? Then take a look at our latest monthly insights.
At Andrews we understand how important buying, selling, letting or renting a property is, no matter what is happening in the world. Which is why we're continuing to review and improve our safety measures all the time.
Are you a buyer, or seller, wondering what's important when it comes to buying or selling? Well we've got a list of the most important things buyers look for when purchasing a property including property photos and floor plans.
It's been good news in the mortgage world as mortgage approvals have all but recovered following the forced closure of the housing market in March 2020. Looking at January to November of last year mortgage approvals were only down 0.9%, compared to the same period the year before.
Have you been managing to save some cash during lockdown, maybe to increase your house deposit? If so you're not alone. Use our instant online valuation tool to find out how much you could sell your current home for if you're thinking about taking a step up the property ladder.
We know how important buying, selling, letting or renting a property is, and there are just somethings that can’t stop even during lockdown. That is why we are continuing and improving how to safely provide you with all our services whenever you need us. Our teams across Andrews in sales, lettings, mortgages and insurance protection are available online, on the phone, via virtual viewings and, if necessary in person with the appropriate precautions. For more information on how we are looking after you and our staff here.
Are you thinking about moving this year and considering purchasing a new build? Well you're not alone as almost half of home movers will consider buying a new build property.
Struggling to keep the kids entertained? Make sure you take a look at our Young Estate Agent Drawing Competition to keep them busy and be in with a chance of winning a Book Token gift card!
As we come to the end of the year you might be turning your thoughts to your plans for 2021. If moving home is on your to do list for next year then make sure you speak to one of our property experts at your local branch who can help you get everything in place ready for a smooth move.
The good news from the property market is that transaction levels returned to 'pre-covid' levels in September where there were nearly 100,000 transactions completed, a trend that is expected to continue throughout winter.
Looking to keep the kids busy in the lead up to Christmas? Head over to our Facebook page to enter out Kids Christmas Colouring Competition to be in with a chance of winning a £50 Kids Choice Voucher. Full details including terms and conditions can be found on our website.
As the temperature drops it's probably likely your heating is on more than normal, but do you know how energy efficient your home or rental property is? Take a look to see how energy efficient rental homes generally are, and if you could benefit from the Government's Green Homes Grant which has now been extended.
View our latest update and video to find out more about our Coronavirus policy.
Although we are now in a second lockdown until early December the property market, and Andrews, are still open for business. Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has stressed that the property market can continue to operate while following Covid safety guidance.
Take a look at our latest update and video to find out what we're doing to keep everyone safe during this period.
As we near winter are you becoming more and more concerned about the energy efficiency of your home? If so then now is the time to take action and take advantage of the Green Homes Grant from the government.
There's been good news from the Mortgage sector as approvals have been on the increase since August, showing that the backlog is finally lifting. If you'd like to speak to a mortgage adviser about your options then be sure to check out our Mortgage website.
If you're wondering how the property market has changed this year in your area then take a look at our latest monthly insights.
Figures released in August and September this year have shown that the property market is well on its way to recovery, following on from the nationwide lockdown earlier this year.
The number of transactions across the UK have increased significantly as well as house prices. According to the Nationwide House Price Index annual price growth picked up 5% in September, the highest rate since September 2016. Whilst mortgage availability and approvals have also increased after being limited in April and May.
Tenant demand has also continued to increase and short term rental growth is expected. Since May this year there has been a sharp uplift in both tenant demand and landlord instructions.
Since it was announced that there would be a stamp duty holiday the property market has seen a mini boom of interest. Naturally, most of this interest has been focused on those properties that will most benefit from this change, with a huge increase in interest in properties on the market for over £300k.
If you're selling your home, or are thinking about putting it on the market soon, then make sure you have a read of our blog on property viewing turn-offs - and how to avoid them! Also check out our tips to make sure your home is ready for viewings to make the best first impression.
If you're a first time buyer then make sure you have a read of our guide to make sure you're clear on the whole buying process, and also take a look at our mortgage website where we have exclusive deals for first time buyers.
If you're wondering how the property market has changed this year take a look at our latest monthly insights for your area, and sign up to receive updates straight to your inbox.
Since it was announced that there would be a stamp duty holiday the property market has seen a mini boom of interest. In the five days after the chancellor's announcement, Rightmove reported a 35% rise in the number of sales agreed in England compared with the same period last year.
If you are thinking about taking advantage of the stamp duty holiday and you've got to sell before you purchase then make sure you leave yourself enough time. Although March 2021 may feel a long time away, the property market can be unpredictable and you never know how long it may take to sell.
If you're a landlord looking to invest then now is also the perfect time. Taking advantage of the stamp duty holiday could help you save thousands.
The property market has been re-opened and it’s great helping people with their moves again.
We’ve made our offices as safe as possible, following the COVID secure guidelines.
We’re able to offer virtual viewings on all properties and we’ve also got precautions in place for physical viewings too, take a look below to see how these appointments now look.
Our Mortgage and Protection teams are also able to provide virtual appointments to discuss your finances and make sure you've got the right protection and mortgage in place at the moment.
At the moment we’re currently arranging all Key Workers mortgages for free and also arranging all remortages for free, so there’s never been a better time to speak to an adviser. For more information about these offers, see here.
This month we've taken a look at how the lockdown has affected both buyers and sellers and if it's changed their plans. Our CEO, David Westgate, also discusses whether now is a good time to buy and if Coronvairus will affect property prices.
Wondering how the property market has changed this year? Take a look at our latest monthly insights for your area, and sign up to receive updates straight to your inbox.
At the moment we’re currently arranging all Key Workers mortgages for free and also arranging all remortages for free. There’s never been a better time to speak to an adviser. For more information about these offers, see below.