Record Number of Offers Accepted

Record Number of Offers Accepted

The latest analysis completed by a London Estate Agency has shown that a record number of offers are being accepted in the UK’s property market. Specifically, outside London, last month …

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Property Rental Prices Increased in April

Property Rental Prices Increased in April

In April, the property rental sector saw rents increase together with tenant income. The month was a new record for take home pay, according to the latest Goodlord Rental Index. The average…

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Housing Supply is Increasing

Housing Supply is Increasing

During the last month, there has been a significant increase in the number of new properties that are coming to the market. This rise in stock has resulted in a growth of sales being agreed, a…

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House Prices Set to Rise Further

House Prices Set to Rise Further

Though there has been a significant increase to the cost of living, UK house prices are set to rise further in the upcoming months. In light of the ongoing supply-demand imbalance, it is pr…

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Investors Are Buying More Than Selling

Investors Are Buying More Than Selling

Comparing the first quarter of 2021, to the same period in 2022 reveals that there has been a significant increase in properties being bought for investments. Across Great Britain, homes being…

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What Are the Most Challenging Property Markets?

What Are the Most Challenging Property Markets?

According to Homesearch, a property data and agent prospecting platform, London currently has the most challenging market conditions for estate agents. This is mainly down to a shortage of new…

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Soaring House Prices ‘Continue to Challenge Normality’

Soaring House Prices ‘Continue to Challenge Normality’

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), house prices have increase again in the last 12 months from January 2021, to January 2022. Residential property prices have saw an inc…

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Ukraine Crisis May Cool Housing Market

Ukraine Crisis May Cool Housing Market

A leading housing industry analyst has warned that the brakes are being applied to UK house prices as a result of the Ukraine crisis. This warning has been issues despite Halifax’s lates…

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Rental Homes Wanted

Rental Homes Wanted

The private rented sector has increase massively over the last 5 years. In 2017 alone, the number of households in the sector increased from 2.8 million to 2017. Fast forward five years, renta…

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More Than Half of Renters Have No Contents Insurance

More Than Half of Renters Have No Contents Insurance

Within the property industry, there is a lot of information that focuses on protecting landlords and their properties from possible claims from tenants. Despite there being protection for land…

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Prediction: A Busy Spring for Estate Agents

Prediction: A Busy Spring for Estate Agents

As a result of home-moving data being analysed, estate agents are being told to prepare for a busy selling season as March has been identified as the strongest month of the year. Rightmove …

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Fear of Missing Out Fuels Record House Prices

Fear of Missing Out Fuels Record House Prices

According to a leading UK property portal, average asking prices have jumped by 2.3% to £7,785 in the last month. This increase is in fact the highest monthly growing rate every recorded …

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House Price Growth Slowed in January

House Price Growth Slowed in January

Property prices are continuing to hit a record high however last month, the monthly rate of increase stood at 0.3% which is the lowest rise since June 2021. As for the annual rate of growth…

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UK House Prices Are Rising FAST

UK House Prices Are Rising FAST

Annual house price within the UK is now at its strongest pace since June 2021. According to new figures, house price growth has accelerated by 11.2% in January which happens to the strongest s…

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Freehold VS Leasehold

Freehold VS Leasehold

If you’re a first-time buyer, or if you simply don’t know much about the property industry, then terms like ‘freehold’ and ‘leasehold’ probably sound compli…

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Buyers and Sellers Remain Confident Despite Increasing Interest Rates

Buyers and Sellers Remain Confident Despite Increasing Interest Rates

The interest rate rise which came mid-December 2021, has appeared to have little to no impact on the confidence of home buyers and sellers. The latest data conducted by a popular property p…

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House Prices Increases Set to Slow Down in 2022

House Prices Increases Set to Slow Down in 2022

Halifax have published their latest set of data and they have forecasted that the residential property price growth is set to slow over the next 12 months. In 2021, annual house prices hit …

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How Many Viewings Does It Take To Sell a Property?

How Many Viewings Does It Take To Sell a Property?

A new study has looked those who have sold their property within the last 24 months and it has been discovered that on average, it took 17 viewings for a home to sell. Alongside this, 34% of s…

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‘Green’ Mortgages and the New Energy Bill Warning

‘Green’ Mortgages and the New Energy Bill Warning

A small survey of 300 homeowners, and those wanting to become homeowners was conducted by BVA BDRC on behalf of Foundation Home Loans, which found that 67% of respondents would welcome a lower…

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Average Rental Figures Are Changing

Average Rental Figures Are Changing

The average rent in the UK now stands at £1,058 per calendar month (pcm) as of November 2021. This average has dropped slightly according to the latest figures. In London particularly,…

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Two-Thirds of Sellers Visit an Agent’s Website Before Instructing Them

Two-Thirds of Sellers Visit an Agent’s Website Before Instructing Them

New figures show that sellers tend to visit an estate agent’s website prior to instructing them to sell their home. Property Academy has released their latest Home Moving Survey which…

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UK Housing Market is Starting to Stabilise

UK Housing Market is Starting to Stabilise

The Bank of England has released their latest Money and Credit statistics which has shown that mortgage purchases have fallen to pre-pandemic levels. The number has decreased from 71,900, to 6…

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What Do House Hunters Want Most?

What Do House Hunters Want Most?

The consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic is that now many people are now working from home. This has become a new normal and it looks as if this is going to continue for the next few years. A …

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Is There a Possibility That The Property Market Could Become Carbon Neutral?

Is There a Possibility That The Property Market Could Become Carbon Neutral?

At their new annual property awards last week, the review site allAgents have launched a new membership scheme which has the aim of turning the residential property market into a carbon neutra…

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The Strongest Buyers’ and Sellers’ Markets Unveiled

The Strongest Buyers’ and Sellers’ Markets Unveiled

Coastal areas such as Gosport, Hythe and Bognor Regis have made it to into the top 10 seller market. More and more buyers are becoming more tempted to move as a result of the appeal of the sea…

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UK Homes UNFIT For the Challenges of Climate Change

UK Homes UNFIT For the Challenges of Climate Change

It has been estimated that the residential housing sector is accountable for one fifth of all UK CO2 emissions. The majority of this comes from heating homes. However, the way in which a resid…

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House Prices to Rise in 2022

House Prices to Rise in 2022

A popular property portal has released their monthly House Price Index and it has indicated that the UK housing market is on track to record its strongest year since 2007. This is in terms of …

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Few Buyers Care About Energy Efficiency

Few Buyers Care About Energy Efficiency

According to a new study conducted by the Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group, seven out of eight buyers find energy efficiency insignificant.    In turn this means that on…

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Moving Home Isn't That Simple...

Moving Home Isn't That Simple...

Did you know that according to a survey conducted by a major property portal, 51% of homeowners asked are currently living in a home that is not meeting their needs?   The property…

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Want to Sell by Christmas? Advertise your home by 20th October

Want to Sell by Christmas? Advertise your home by 20th October

If you’re wanting to sell your home before Christmas then there is still time!   In order to complete the process before Christmas, then home-sellers will need to have their p…

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UK House Prices Forecast

UK House Prices Forecast

A forecast for the housing market has been release by Hamptons. It predicts that the next year and beyond, property price growth will remain above pre-pandemic levels as the cycle ends in 2024…

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£1 or £1,000,000?

£1 or £1,000,000?

A central London property has been listed on Rightmove for just £1. As expected, prospective buyers were immediately attracted to this property as well as the media.   The est…

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Chancellor Urged to Encourage Investment in the Private Rented Sector

Chancellor Urged to Encourage Investment in the Private Rented Sector

In a property focused podcast, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak has been encouraged to help boost the supply of the housing stock in the private rented sector which is heavily needed. The hope is to…

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UK Property Market: Present Time and Future Predictions

UK Property Market: Present Time and Future Predictions

According to the latest data providing by Nationwide, residential property prices have accelerated in August, with values how 13% higher than before the pandemic.   The annual prop…

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Wanting To Complete Before Christmas?

Wanting To Complete Before Christmas?

The property market has seen a surge in demand. Conveyancers, mortgage brokers and moving companies have become overwhelmed which has added to the existing backlog.   Propertymark …

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August 2021 Market Update

August 2021 Market Update

Propertymark has released it Housing Report for July 2021. Here are some of the findings.   In July, 31% (a third) of properties sold for more than original asking price. Compared t…

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How long would it take you to save up for your favourite celebrity home?

How long would it take you to save up for your favourite celebrity home?

Have you ever wondered how long it would take you to be able to afford your favourite celebrity home? It’s something we could only ever dream about…   Well thanks to mon…

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Ending of Stamp Duty Holiday Indicates Return to ‘Normal’ Housing Market Activity

Ending of Stamp Duty Holiday Indicates Return to ‘Normal’ Housing Market Activity

Halifax have reported that there has been a +0.4% monthly change in house prices along with predicting that buyer activity will decrease in upcoming months.   A recent analysis of t…

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Letting Agents: What We Love and Hate

Letting Agents: What We Love and Hate

It’s always useful to understand what employees love and hate about their jobs because it gives you an insight to what motivates them in the workplace.   Recently, several let…

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New Development to Provide Greater Clarity for Agents

New Development to Provide Greater Clarity for Agents

The housing secretary announced this week that EWS1 forms will no longer be needed on buildings below 18m.   The EWS1 form, otherwise known as the External Wall Fire Review, is a re…

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Fake Estate Agency Reviews Could Be Made Illegal

Fake Estate Agency Reviews Could Be Made Illegal

It has become a second nature for homeowners to check sites before choosing an estate agent to either let or sell their property. In many cases, it can be the deciding factor on who we choose.…

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Sold Over Asking Price

Sold Over Asking Price

In May, a third of properties sold for more than the asking price according to data released by NAEA Propertymark. The data shows that 33% of properties sold for more than their asking price, …

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The Building Safety Bill

The Building Safety Bill

The Building Safety Bill, published on July 5th 2021, has set out a clear pathway for the future of residential buildings – more specifically, how they should she constructed and maintai…

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Stay Alert to Fraudsters

Stay Alert to Fraudsters

As we approach the end of June, there is a noticeable increase in the number of reports relating to fake property listings as well as agent imposters.   In particular, Bournemouth …

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NOW POPULAR: Rural and Suburban Locations

NOW POPULAR: Rural and Suburban Locations

May 2020 saw almost 4 in 10 people being more inclined to pick a rural or suburban location for their new home according to a survey conducted by Savills Estate Agency.   Fast forw…

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House Prices Expected to Fall After Stamp Duty Deadline

House Prices Expected to Fall After Stamp Duty Deadline

Over the last 12 months, UK house prices have risen by 10.9% (May 2020 – May 2021). This has been the highest level in 7 years, according to Nationwide. Not only have the price in homes …

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Strong demand continues in 2021

Strong demand continues in 2021

After having been selling homes in Doncaster for over 25 years, the market has never been anything apart from interesting! Gone are the days of steady 'ticking over' markets, and consi…

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POST LOCKDOWN UPDATE

POST LOCKDOWN UPDATE

After a few months of relative normality, the housing market has continued to thrive, with no apparent slowdown following the initial, expected burst of activity. Pent up demand generated unpr…

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Rare Opportuntiy on Bawtry Road

Rare Opportuntiy on Bawtry Road

Bawtry Road, Bessacarr, Doncaster. No sooner had Robinson Hornsby listed this character home, the viewings started and we were 'under offer' with no negotiation on price. It's r…

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Tickhill Gatehouse

Tickhill Gatehouse

HIGH QUALITY TICKHILL HOME An exciting opportunity to acquire "The Gatehouse" situated on this popular road in Tickhill. This very impressive detached family home …

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Strong start to 2020

Strong start to 2020

The first quarter of 2020 has proved to be very strong within the local housing market, with plenty of activity across our region. During 2019, Robinson Hornsby saw significantly improved leve…

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Buyers increasing but sellers scarce

Buyers increasing but sellers scarce

Following a strong finish to 2019, we've seen a keen interest from new buyers this year, but there's still a shortage of homes to choose from. Traditionally we would expect more homes …

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SOLD at £210 million!

SOLD at £210 million!

A house in London is set to be sold to a private buyer for an all-time UK record. Despite seven long years on the market and being heavily discounted, it is selling at £210m to become the…

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Idyllic rural village setting

Idyllic rural village setting

Braithwell is a tranquil rural village located between Doncaster and Rotherham which also has easy access to the main motorway route, making Sheffield a comfortable commute. The village has…

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Tickhill centre on your Doorstep!

Tickhill centre on your Doorstep!

TIDY SEMI DETACHED HOUSE IN CENTRAL LOCATION Northgate, Tickhill This semi detached home is literally a couple of minutes walk into central Tickhill, with its superb variety of independent…

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Superb bungalow in great location

Superb bungalow in great location

  A great opportunity to purchase a larger than expected three bedroom detached bungalow wi…

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Beautiful Home in Exclusive Setting

Beautiful Home in Exclusive Setting

A beautiful extended property occupying an enviable position on this sought after estate within Sprotbrough village. Situated close to local recreational walks, wine bar, tea rooms and local s…

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Character Home in Great Location

Character Home in Great Location

THE OLD FORGE, WADWORTH, DONCASTER. Offering very generously proportioned accommodation, within this ever popular village, a 4 bedroom detached character cottage, with low maintenance gar…

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NEW BLAXTON HOME - OPEN HOUSE VIEWING

NEW BLAXTON HOME - OPEN HOUSE VIEWING

OPEN TO VIEW: SUNDAY 13th October 10.30am - 12 noon. No appt necessary. NEW BUILD FAMILY HOME. This truly exceptional detached property has been fitted and finished to exceptionally high sta…

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Stunning character home in sought after setting

Stunning character home in sought after setting

CERTAINLY ONE TO VIEW: CHARACTER AND CONTEMPORARY COMBINED TO GREAT EFFECT! An exceptional 3 bedroom cottage lying close to the centre of Tickhill. Upon internal inspection its instantly ap…

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Stunning home with business opportunity

Stunning home with business opportunity

'Bentley Cottage' was renovated by the present owners, who also have run the adjoining business premises, which is currently a café, tanning salon and beauty therapists. The busin…

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New Apartments soon to be realeased

New Apartments soon to be realeased

NEW APARTMENTS COMING TO ARMTHORPE 'HELP TO BUY SCHEME AVAILABLE' Ideally located close to a wide variety of amenities, as well as Doncaster town centre, the hospital and main moto…

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On the Market Website continues expansion

On the Market Website continues expansion

OnTheMarket has signed up giant developer Barratt Developments as its first house builder. Robinson Hornsby have supported the site for several years and find it an excellent lead provider for…

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Rents on the Increase

Rents on the Increase

The number of renters experiencing rent rises hit a record high in July, the second month after the introduction of the tenant fees ban in England. Robinson Hornsby lettings agents are seeing …

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Local Market continues to thrive

Local Market continues to thrive

In spite of the ongoing political turmoil, and uncertainty over Brexit, there's no doubt about the strength of the local housing market. Low supply is continuing to improve sales times, an…

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Celebrating 20 years in Tickhill

Celebrating 20 years in Tickhill

  Robinson Hornsby first opened its Tickhill office in 1999, since when we have helped 100’s of homeowners find their dream property. Long regarded as one of the areas most sough…

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NEW REGULATIONS ON THE WAY

NEW REGULATIONS ON THE WAY

Robinson Hornsby have welcomed the news that new licensing regualtions will soon be coming to the industry. Chris Thomson, Managing Director, says 'it's far too easy for people …

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STRONG START 2019 MORTGAGE MARKET

STRONG START 2019 MORTGAGE MARKET

The mortgage market got off to a strong start to the year for first-time buyers and home movers. Data from banking trade body UK Finance shows there were 25,100 new first-time buyer mortgag…

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AVERAGE VOID PERIODS REDUCE SLIGHTLY

AVERAGE VOID PERIODS REDUCE SLIGHTLY

Landlords are facing void periods of just over three weeks on average between tenancies. Data from lettings agent software platform Goodlord – based on a sample of 4,000 tenancies durin…

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FEBRUARY SURGE IN HOUSE PRICES

FEBRUARY SURGE IN HOUSE PRICES

House prices grew by the highest monthly rate on record in February, Halifax figures reveal. The latest Halifax House Price Index shows average prices last month were up 5.9% on a monthly b…

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HOUSE BUYERS TO HAVE JUST 14 DAYS TO SETTLE STAMP DUTY

HOUSE BUYERS TO HAVE JUST 14 DAYS TO SETTLE STAMP DUTY

House buyers will have just 14 days in which to pay their Stamp Duty Land Tax bill from the end of next week. The current timescale in England is 30 days, but this reduces to 14 on March 1. …

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NEW PROPERTY PORTAL, ON THE MARKET, SEES SHARES RISE

NEW PROPERTY PORTAL, ON THE MARKET, SEES SHARES RISE

The Sunday Times yesterday backed OnTheMarket with a buy recommendation. The Inside the City column, by Sarah Meddings, said: “OnTheMarket looks as if it might soon get the keys to a …

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