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Sellers Springing into Action

| 20th April 2015
Sellers Springing into Action

The Spring weather has arrived and NOW is the time to get your house on the market. That’s according to a recent Relocation Agent Network survey taken amongst its estate agency members across England, Scotland and Wales. Relocation Agent Network found that the Spring months are a good time for potential sellers to put their house on the mark … Read More

What is inflation and how does it affect us?

Tim Malia from Mortgage Advice Bureau comments on what inflation is and how it affects us With the slump in oil prices leading to a fall in inflation, the Bank of England is set to cut its forecast to almost zero this week. But with everyone talking about the Bank of England’s first ever deflation report, Tim Malia from Mortg … Read More

Internet Marketing

| 13th February 2015
Internet Marketing

The marketing of houses has undergone a significant change in the last month with the launch of a new internet portal called ‘On the Market’. We at Wilkins Vardy would have welcomed the opportunity to list our client’s property on it, but are prevented from doing so by their restrictive terms of business.  In order to adver … Read More

Help to Buy schemes and how they have fared throughout 2014

 Tim Malia from Mortgage Advice Bureau goes over the introduction of the Help to Buy schemes and how they have fared throughout 2014. The Help to Buy equity loan scheme (known as Help to Buy 1) launched in April 2013 and has been a huge success, giving buyers with small deposits the chance to get onto the housing ladder, as well as aiding in … Read More

Mortgage Advice Bureau January 2015

Mortgage rate war continues into new year The mortgage rate war showed no signs of slowing in the turn of the new year after lenders continue to drop rates. Some lenders are now offering rates as low as 2.39 per cent on five-year fixed rates, albeit whilst carrying a £1,450 fee and only being open to borrowers with a deposit of a minimum of … Read More

Selling In Winter

| 5th January 2015
Selling In Winter

The cold, dark months of winter are something of a barren land for those selling houses. Or are they? According to research from the National Association of Estate Agents, the number of properties on the market is relatively stable and there are still lots of buyers out there – the house just has to be more appealing. Sure it is much colder, … Read More

One Simple Message, More Sold Than Any Other Agent

We're always telling you we're the best and this goes to prove it! A recent, independent survey by For Sale Sign Analysis confirmed we have 29.9% MARKET SHARE OF "SOLD" BOARDS WITH OUR NEAREST COMPETITOR ONLY 14.9%. Actions really do speak louder than words! Read More

Mortgage Advice Bureau December 2014

Tim Malia from Mortgage Advice Bureau comments on how the prolonged interest rates could mean that sooner could be a better time to buy than later. We are now familiar with the headline ‘Bank of England keeps interest rates at record low of 0.5 per cent’. It’s been the story since March 2009, some 68 months ago. But with this ne … Read More

Relocation Agents Network Conference

WILKINS VARDY LOOKS FORWARD TO NATIONAL ESTATE AGENCY AWARDS The Wilkins Vardy team will join fellow estate agents from across England, Scotland and Wales on 14 November to attend a National Conference in London. Hosted by Relocation Agent Network, the event is exclusively for its members (including us!) and a g … Read More

March Newsletter 2014

| 28th March 2014
March Newsletter 2014

Welcome to our Wilkins Vardy March 2014 Newsletter - The daffys are in bloom and the sun is shining – at long last Spring is here! We’re already heading towards record sales this month (however did we manage without records before they began?), as the market continues to increase in confidence and our “sold” boards appear e … Read More