Fife house prices dropped by 1.8% last month, according to the Land Registry.
This means the annual rate of house price growth in Fife has eased to 8.7%, a little way off the 10.8% yearly rate experienced only a few months ago. Don’t get me wrong, this is still decent growth in local house prices in anyone’s eyes, yet the ‘pedal to the metal’ growth rates seen only a few months ago do appear to be easing.
Continue reading FP TV (EP 46) Is Fife Heading Towards a House Price Crash? (Watch/read/listen)
Summer is upon us, and with it comes the best time of the year to sell your home (and to be an estate agent!).
Blue skies, warm temperatures and nature in bloom make photos look brilliant, and homes look their best, while the lighter nights fuel faster decisions with fewer viewings in the dark.
With so many positives, it’s no wonder that summer is the time of year when lots of people decide to sell. As more homes come on the market and the competition hots up with the weather, the name of the game is standing out from the crowd, instead of getting lost in it. In short, now is the time for your home to shine.
Continue reading SUMMER VIEWINGS: Stand Out from The Crowd in The Best Season for Selling in Fife (4 min read)
There is no getting away from the fact that the rise in the number of buy-to-let properties in Fife has been nothing short of astonishing over the last twenty years. As a result, many in the press have said Britain is a broken nation, with many twenty and thirty-somethings unable to buy their first home. The press has named this group ‘Generation Rent.’
Continue reading FP TV (EP 44) Fife Buy-to-Let Landlords Owed £2,995,214 in Unpaid Rent. (Watch/read/listen)
“I don’t want to give my home away” is a thought on the minds of many people when they first put their home up for sale. In fact, it’s one of the main concerns we address when recommending a marketing plan and setting an asking price that gives you comfort and confidence. Continue reading FP TV (EP 43) NEGOTIATING A PRICE: Does Your Buyer Need To Feel They Got A Good Deal In Fife? (Watch/read/listen)
Fife Properties Glenorthes, Cupar and Leven have again been recognised for delivering outstanding customer service to its clients, making the shortlist of The ESTAS – the biggest award scheme in the UK residential property industry.
Continue reading FIFE PROPERTIES shortlisted as One of the Top Property Firms in the UK (3 min read)
Potential is a magic word in property, and no wonder.
As our home lives continue to evolve, we’re examining every corner for how it can offer us more. Could the layout be more sociable? Can we create a workspace? Is there scope to add more bedrooms? How can we increase the levels of luxury and light?
Continue reading FP TV (EP 41) HIDDEN POTENTIAL: Using the Untapped Value of Your Home for Selling Points in Fife (watch/read/listen)
Would it surprise you even more when I said the ratio of house prices to wages are still lower today when compared to 1871? Yes, you read that correctly, as a proportion of average wages British house prices are 17.6% proportionally cheaper today than they were in 1871.
Continue reading Your Great-Great Fife Grandfather Would Have Only Paid £221 18s 2d for His Fife Home in 1871 (4 min read)