WHY GARDENS WIN HEARTS IN THE UK HOUSING MARKET

When buying property, one feature always steals the show: gardens. Whether it’s a cosy corner plot or a sprawling green haven, gardens have a magical ability to capture the hearts of homebuyers. Let’s look at why gardens are so irresistible and why they’re the cherry (tree) on top for buyers looking to buy. And, if […]

WHAT DOES A LABOUR GOVERNMENT MEAN FOR LANDLORDS & THE RENTAL MARKET?

With the Labour Party’s recent election victory, Sir Keir Starmer becomes the new Prime Minister. As the new government takes shape, landlords will be keen to understand its implications for the rental market. The team at Properly has put together the key topics to watch, including Section 21 evictions, energy efficiency standards, and changes in […]

GARDEN IMPROVEMENTS THAT ADD THE MOST VALUE TO YOUR HOME

Most people wanting to sell their property focus on preparing the interior – which makes perfect sense! But are there garden improvements that add value to your home? Yes! You should also look at what your garden offers a potential buyer. More of us are spending time at home, both working remotely and enjoying our […]

PROPERTY MARKET UPDATE JUNE 2024

During June, we saw the UK property market continuing on its path of cautious optimism. While the fast growth seen in previous years has eased, a sense of stability is emerging, underpinned by rising buyer demand and a potential shift in interest rates. Let’s delve into the key trends shaping the market this month. Market […]

PROPERTY MARKET UPDATE MAY 2024

With headlines in the news about stagnating house prices and rising mortgage rates, May has been a challenging month, with the cost-of-living crisis still biting homeowners. However, it’s not all doom and gloom! Owning a home is still beneficial, offering long-term living and financial stability. How Can First-Time Buyers Get on the Property Ladder? The […]