There are signs of green shoots in the housing market, Rightmove said this morning.
It said traffic to the site is up 27% on this time a year ago, and new listings have increased by 22%.
Currently, 11,153 properties are being newly listed on the site each week, compared with 9,108 a year go. While this is still 37% down on five years ago, this is the highest… Read Full Story »Posted in ASR News
Zoopla says it has seen record levels of activity on its websites during the first half of January.
There were new highs last week for the number of visitors to its sites, the number of searches conducted and pages viewed and the number of inquiries sent to its members.
Last week alone over 75m pages were viewed on the Zoopla websites, up 21% over the same period last year.
Inquiry… Read Full Story »Posted in ASR News
Valuation activity grew annually for a third consecutive month in December on the back of growth in buy-to-let, national valuations firm Connells Survey & Valuation has reported.
The number of residential valuations conducted by Connells in December was 2% more than a year ago, although activity was down 15% from November.
The firm says the total number of valuations in 2012 was 12% higher than in 2011 – the… Read Full Story »Posted in ASR News
We are open for instructions for our next sale which will be held on Tuesday 19th February 2013.
If you are considering placing your property for auction please call or email us for further advice… Read Full Story »
Following the merger of Andrews & Robertson with Wimbledon chartered surveyors Quinton Scott, we are pleased to bring you the first catalogue under the banner of andrew scott robertson. This is introducing to the market 157 residential and secondary commercial lots to be sold by auction at The Hotel Russell , Russell Square, London WC1 on the 19th February.
The catalogue incorporates investment, development and vacant lots with opportunities to add… Read Full Story »Posted in ASR News
Please note, our offices will close for the Christmas Holidays on Friday 21st December 2012 at 5.00pm and will reopen on Wednesday 2nd January 2013… Read Full Story »Posted in ASR News
Revenues pass the ?100m mark at Andrews and Robertson?s final auction of 2012 under the A&R banner as familiar faces return to the room.Familiar faces returned to the room after a long absence as investor sentiment rose strongly at Andrews and Robertson’s final sale as a stand-alone auction firm.The auction raised revenues of?12.5m producing an average lot size of ?277,706… Read Full Story »Posted in ASR News
Buyer interest grew across the UK last month, says the latest RICS housing market survey.
It says inquiries from prospective buyers rose in most parts of the UK during November, although demand is still at an historic low.
The number of homes coming up for sale remained fairly flat. The RICS said there has been very little movement in terms of new instructions for over two years. ?Modest drops were… Read Full Story »Posted in ASR News
Our sales operation is going into overdrive as we continue to register some excellent buyers.
At Quinton Scott we spend a long time with our new applicants to ensure that they are serious and are realistic in what they are looking to buy. Last week, despite the season we recorded our highest viewing to new buyer ratio for the past three months.
What this demonstrates is that by spending a… Read Full Story »Posted in ASR News
Mortgage approvals for house purchase rose to 52,982 in October, the Bank of England has said.
The figure was an improvement on September?s figure of 50,415 and was the highest since January, however, it was still only about half of the monthly average of 103,000 in the decade to 2007.
This is definitely a seller?s market, if you are considering selling why not… Read Full Story »Posted in ASR News
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