Purple Bricks – Built on a strong foundation?

‘On line’ agents may be cheap – but can they keep a sale on track? An eye watering one third of sales arranged in England and Wales fall through after the offer is accepted. It’s a scary thought, especially when so much is riding on the sale of a house. Sale...

Pets at home

Statistics show the estimated pet population in the UK is estimated to be around 55 million and the most popular pet is the dog with around 20 percent of people owning one. I must have met thousands of dogs over the years, thankfully with no reported bites but a good...

Bungalow for sale – on a remote Scottish island

Around 10 years ago a retired school teacher invited my firm to sell his country house near Milverton. Whilst measuring up I was fascinated to learn my client and his wife wanted to get away from it all and to start a new life and had bought a property on Stronsay,...

Selling soon? Don’t just ask about the fee!

‘On line’ agents may be cheap but can they keep a sale on track? An eye watering one third of sales arranged in England and Wales fall through after the offer is accepted. It’s a scary thought, especially when so much is riding on the sale of a house. Sale...