October 9, 2018

East Midlands house prices continue to rise

A traditional English cottage

The latest figures released by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) show that house prices are still strong in the East Midlands. This positive performance comes as part of a varying national picture, with house prices also strong in Yorkshire, the North West and Humberside, but still downbeat in London and across the South […]

January 16, 2017

Rising House Prices in Leicestershire

House prices in Leicestershire

Impacts of rising house prices on landlords The Office for National Statistics (ONS) House Price Index: Oct 2016 demonstrates that UK average house prices have risen by 6.9% in the year to October 2016. This is good and bad news for landlords.  Good in terms of knowing that your investment is more than likely worth […]

January 12, 2017

House price predictions for 2017

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In 2016 there were two major influences on property prices: stamp duty and the EU referendum. In reaction to the vote to leave the European Union, the property market immediately slowed, but since then the economy has remained resilient and house prices have continued to steadily rise. However, it has been speculated that the property […]

March 30, 2016

Why the Foxes could help sell your house – Leicester Mercury

Leicester City Football Club match image

Andrew Granger were featured in the Leicester Mercury this week. Mark Sandall gives his expert opinion on ‘Why the Foxes could help sell your house’. To read the full article click here or on the image below.  

March 10, 2016

Property value and sales activity increases across the UK

The UK property market has seen asking prices soar and sales move upward, new research has found. According to the latest national index, all areas of the UK saw asking prices rise in the past year. The mix-adjusted asking price for England and Wales up 0.9 per cent month on month, and 1 per cent […]

June 25, 2015

Average house in London to cost £1million by 2030 but will it affect Leicestershire?

It has been reported that the average cost of a home in London will reach £1million by the year 2030. We caught up with Joint Managing Director, Mark Sandall to hear his thoughts on how this would affect Leicestershire’s property market.      According to recent reports, the average price of a home in London […]

April 7, 2015

April Showers

Property market insights   Today’s blog post is from Head of Sales, Peter Buckingham. Catch his thoughts on the current property market below. The property market can sometimes seem a bit like the weather. Some days it is fine, sometimes it is rainy and some days it really does not know what it is doing. […]

June 3, 2014

Will London’s property explosion reach Leicester?

The bigger the earthquake, the further away people feel its effect.  The same could be said about London’s property explosion. By 2016, forecasters reckon this epic boom will see the average house price in Central London reach £2 million. That’s more than ten times the current price of the typical house in Leicestershire! Here at […]

May 13, 2014

Right Royal Result

The royal visit to Australia by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and young Prince George reminds us of another royal visit made by Prince William in 1983 when he was eight months old. On that occasion his parents, the Prince and Princess of Wales, accompanied him.  Back then the UK property market was in […]

February 10, 2014

Forecast – average Leicestershire house price will close in on £200,000

Andrew Granger & Co, leading property specialists in the East Midlands, expect to see house prices in Leicestershire rise by five per cent this year, taking the value of the average home close to £200,000. Mark Sandall, managing partner at Andrew Granger & Co, predicts: “More homes will be coming onto the market as owners […]