March 28, 2019

Why sellers need to price their house fairly in the face of Brexit

Houses on English residential street

A new report by the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has revealed house prices are expected to fall by 0.3pc in the fourth quarter of 2019 as Brexit begins to impact the property market. The statistics were picked up by The Telegraph who wrote an article about the effects Brexit is having on the property market […]

November 13, 2018

Why Market Harborough is the perfect place for families

Market Harborough

The bridge currently being built in Market Harborough from the Harborough arm of the Grand Union Canal to the Airfield Farm site that is earmarked for 924 homes, shops, a primary school, a hotel and recreation facilities is a sure sign of this East Midlands market town’s increasing popularity as a location for families to […]

October 27, 2017

What to do if your property isn’t selling

east midlands house asking prices

We’re all well aware just how stressful selling a home can be. There is a lot to think about and sellers want the process to go as smoothly and as fast as possible. With every passing month the concern rises and before you know it, it can be half a year or even over a […]

July 19, 2017

Free professional photography for your property

A picture speaks a thousand words, and when potential buyers are looking at pictures of your home, you want those words to be as positive as possible. Taking the right pictures to properly show off the true essence of your home can be difficult. But never fear: as a special summer offer, Andrew Granger & Co are […]

October 28, 2016

Asking prices are up but are sellers being too optimistic?

houses on stacked pound coins

Asking prices for residential property in the UK increased 0.7 per cent in September – but the latest report also suggested that sellers could be valuing their property too highly. The increase was led by the East of England (1.1 per cent), the South East and the East Midlands (both one per cent). The East […]

September 22, 2016

East Midland’s asking prices rise in September

east midlands house asking prices

Asking prices across the UK increased by 0.7 per cent in September after falling two per cent in the previous two months according to the latest index figures. The Rightmove data revealed that seven of the ten UK regions recorded a rise in asking prices or a standstill. This is compared to eight of ten […]

June 18, 2016

Asking prices up across England, bar London

houses on stacked pound coins

The latest index report has shown that asking prices in England and Wales have reached record highs. An upward surge in the housing market is continuing to increase the price of property with the average property up 0.8 per cent, reaching a new high of £310,471. As well as prices, high demand is also affecting […]

June 14, 2016

Buyers and sellers prefer a personable estate agent

personable estate agent

At Andrew Granger we are well aware that customer service is everything. New research by a property software firm has shown that this is especially true for estate agents with 82 per cent of consumers preferring to work with a personable estate agent who can manage the whole process. The research found that customers are […]

April 14, 2016

Tips for conducting a successful property viewing

tips for conducting a successful property viewing

Property viewings   The house viewing is the most important component of the house sale. It is also one of the hardest components to get right. To help you, we’ve compiled a list of areas you can work on when showing would-be buyers around your home: Preparation Make your home the best of its ability. […]

April 6, 2016

Buying fall-through rate drops

fall-through rate

Fewer collapsing sales   Just one in five house sales fell through in the first quarter of 2016, welcome news for those looking to sell their property, new research has found. The findings which were released by a home buying firm show a house sale fall rate of 20 per cent for Q1 of 2016, […]