Entries by Steve Cass

Saffron Walden Housing Market Update

Here is our May 2019 Saffron Walden Housing Market update. While transactions are down nationally on 2 years ago (by almost 50% in some places), recent weeks have seen an improvement in the Saffron Walden area. The reasons for this are many but the main one is simple. Both Sellers (and Agents) have finally given […]

Extended 4 bed Semi for sale in Summerhill Road – Now SOLD! Subject to Contract

Key Features 4 bedroom semi-detached Sought-after road Large south-facing garden Top floor master suite with balcony and views Approx 10 minute walk to town centre Gas Central Heating Double-glazing Private off-road parking Full Description Summer Hill Road is one of the most sought-after residential areas in Saffron Walden which itself is a prime location with […]

Landlords – beware of Property Fraud

Landlords, beware of Property Fraud – Land Registry A potential problem for Landlords over recent years is the tenant pretending he is the owner and re-mortgaging your property or even selling it on to someone else. For example in the case of Barclays Bank plc v. Guy, the property was transferred into a fraudsters name […]

Landlord Property Insurance – key points

Landlord Property Insurance Property is extremely expensive. So it clearly make sense to make sure that it is properly insured in case the worst happens. In particular, when choosing insurance it is important to make sure that you are using an insurance product which is specifically designed for landlords. DON’T use ordinary household insurance. Your […]

Property sales price fall

It’s official! – Property sales price fall! 85% of properties sold for less than the asking price in November, the highest seen since records began in 2013. This is up from 78 per cent in October, and just higher than last November when 84 per cent of properties sold for less than asking price. Only […]