As 1 in 2 Fife homes are selling within a fortnight of coming to market
One of the most astounding things that has happened in the last 12 months was something that did not happen. Even after the country saw the deepest recession since the Great Freeze of 1709, with GDP dropping 28% in one quarter, one would have expected a large fall in Fife house prices would follow. Yet … Continue reading Will Fife House Prices fall in 2022? (Watch/read/listen)
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Renting out your property is about so much more than just money and business. As well as wanting an agent who can find you the perfect tenant, you’re sure to have feelings around confidence, connection and communication. None of these are financial concerns, but our experience tells us how prized they are by all of our landlord clients.
Would it surprise you that there are 82% fewer properties for sale today in Fife than a decade ago? Property values are much higher than a decade ago and the property market at the moment in Fife is on fire. In all my years as an agent, I have never seen it like it is at the moment. Many people are saying it’s reminiscent of 1988 when dual-MIRAS relief was abolished by Nigel Lawson, as people are paying top dollar for property, because they are buying property like there is no tomorrow. Continue reading Is there Panic Buying in the Fife Property Market? (3 min read)
The rental market has grown up. Tenancies are running for longer, and with stays of four or more years increasingly common, tenants have higher expectations around the place they’re willing to call home.
Although rent arrears have been a hot topic during the pandemic, it’s far from being a new subject. That said, if the discussion has taught us anything in the last year, it’s that anyone can be affected by economic events: no-one is immune, however high their income.
A look back at the Fife housing market over the last decade
With everyone south of the border completing the Census a couple of weeks ago, it made me realise profoundly that mine and my family’s life, which from our own point of view seems unique and delightful, makes us all into a series of statistics for the Census gatherers to pore over. To digest and regurgitate facts, figures and trends for those who are interested in the ever-changing social circumstances of these islands. Continue reading Fife Property Market: 2011-2021 (Watch/3 min read)