New instructions rebound more strongly than buyer enquiries
The net price balance remains comfortably in positive territory but drops to 17%
Both new buyer enquiries and new instructions rebound from the depressed January levels but the latter does so more strongly
Surveyors remain upbeat about both price and sales expectations albeit less so than last month
The February 2010 RICS Housing Market Survey showed surveyors to still be generally positive… Read Full Story »Posted in ASR News
Extreme weather puts a freeze on activity but prices continue to rise
The net price balance increased to +32%.
The new buyer enquiries, new instructions and agreed sales net balances turn negative due the weather.
Surveyors remain optimistic about the short term outlook for both prices and activity.
The January 2010 RICS Housing Market Survey showed an increasing number of surveyors seeing price rises rather than falls. The seasonally adjusted… Read Full Story »Posted in ASR News
”If you are buying or selling property there is an important change around the corner which saves both Vat and Stamp Duty. If you are selling,it could make it easier to find a buyer
On August 1 1989 the Vat regime forced by the EU resulted that land and buildings became subject to Vat, Older buildings remained exempt until owners waive the exemption.
What has changed… Read Full Story »Posted in ASR News
A great development benefits everyone in the community, not just the developers.
Take The Pavilions, a development of flats and houses now under construction on an old company sports ground in Raynes Park.
The days when every office had its cricket, rugby and soccer clubs are long gone, and the old Royal and Sun Alliance sports ground in SW20 had been little used for years when the company decided to… Read Full Story »Posted in ASR News
The law of supply and demand dealt the lettings market an unseen blow last year. Home owners who were unsuccessful in selling their properties offered them to the market to let instead. This dramatically increased the supply with the inevitable result that saw rent values fall in some cases by as much as 15%.
As we approach May the pick up in demand by potential purchasers to buy has given… Read Full Story »Posted in ASR News
There is a branch of Barclay’s Bank opposite our office in Wimbledon High Street with a lovely statue over the front door. Dating from Victorian times, it shows the Spirit of Banking.
Ms Banking (her name is carved on the globe she is standing on) has a cash tray on her lap. A cherub representing savers pours money into it, and she doles out the cash to another cherub… Read Full Story »Posted in ASR News
We just love Google Street View. The cameras have created an incredibly rich panorama of London’s streetscape in unbelievable detail. They have even captured a group of? the horseriders that add so much colour and interest to the Wimbledon scene as they clipclop past our office from the stables to the Common.
Google Street View allows people thinking of moving to tour areas to identify places they might want… Read Full Story »Posted in ASR News
Quinton Scott were proud to?sponsor ?the summer fair at St Agatha?s Primary School in Kingston. which was held?on Saturday 21st June 2008… Read Full Story »Posted in ASR News
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