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)
Demand for property is soaring, so there are sure to be plenty of motivated buyers, therefore now is an ideal time to prepare your property for that quick sale at the best price. So, here’s my 5 Top Tips to sell quickly but more importantly for the right price.
Continue reading Top Tips To Get The Best Price This Summer in Fife! (Watch/read/listen)
Being an estate agent is a bit like running a dating agency: playing Cupid every day, cultivating commitment and building long-term relationships that lead to living together. It’s more than marketing; it’s matchmaking!
Continue reading FP TV (EP 35) THE PERFECT BUYER: How Do We Find Yours? (Watch/read/listen)
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)
In Britain, there are 27,071,500 households, of which 17,044,450 are owned, and are worth a total of £3,925,865,212,950 (£3.92 trillion). Over the last 5 years, an average of 86,096 properties sell each month, meaning just over a million UK households move home per year. Therefore, the average British homeowner moves every 16 years 5 months.
Continue reading Half of Fife Homeowners Move Again Within 9 Years and 22 Weeks – Why? (3 min read)
Christmas Eve brought the news that Boris Johnson had conclusively agreed on a Brexit deal for the UK with the European Union. This gave optimism that the economic turmoil of leaving the EU would be radically reduced, yet what will this ‘trade deal’ do to the value of your Fife home and the mortgage payments you will have to make? Continue reading How Will the Brexit Deal Affect Fife House Prices and Your Mortgage Payments? (3 min read)
12 months ago, the unemployment rate in Fife stood at 3.7% of the working population, yet with Coronavirus hitting the UK, what impact will this rise in unemployment have on the Fife property market? Continue reading As Unemployment hits 6.3% in Fife, What Effect Will This Have on the Fife Property Market in 2021? (4 min read)