Double-glazing and smart technology features are tempting renters

Features such as double glazing, smart technology, and being near a station are the top three features that attract the most demand from those seeking rental homes. A new study of over 600,000 available properties on Rightmove reveals the home features that are driving the most enquiries from home-movers to agents, with these features appealing […]

Tentative signs of improvement in affordability of property this summer

The average asking price of newly marketed properties dropped in August by 1.9 per cent to £364,895. This is the biggest drop in asking prices at this time of year since 2018, outpacing the average drop of 0.9 per cent in August’s traditional summer slowdown. The much larger than usual price drop this month indicates […]

Prices for beach huts jump £10,000 in a year

As the weather warms up and our thoughts turn to days out beside the sea, we may idly start wondering whether it might be nice to own a colourful beach hut…. Well, think again! According to recent research by Rightmove, the average asking price for a beach hut has risen by more than £10,000 in […]

Top five tips for finding your next rental home

Rental properties are in high demand at the moment so here are our top tips for anyone keen to find something soon: Do your research Make sure you know exactly where you want to live and what your budget is. Check properties like this do exist. Think about whether you want to live alone or […]