Buying a Leasehold Property?

Buying a leasehold property in Bristol

If you’re in the market for a new home in Bristol, you may find yourself considering a leasehold property, especially when it comes to apartments. Unlike freehold properties, where you own the property and the land it sits on, a leasehold means you’re purchasing the right to live in a property for a set number […]

Is it possible to beat a cash buyer?

Can you be a cash buyer in BRistol

In March’s edition of the Bristol Magazine, Lili discusses what can be done about cash buyers and is it possible to beat them.  With cash buyers reported to have accounted for about one-third of home sales in 2023, what can buyers relying on financing do to compete against the ‘power buyer’? Cash buyers are invariably […]

House Buyers “Gazundering”

House Buyers Bristol Cash

Explore the ethics and rise of gazundering in real estate with our insightful analysis. Is it negotiation or exploitation? Learn more about buyer tactics.

Family Search for a Clifton Home

Early in 2023 our sales arm, Rupert Oliver Property Agents, was approached to market a fabulous semi-rural farmhouse 8 miles west of Bristol, for a lovely family looking to move “closer in” to the BS8 where they hoped to buy a sizeable Clifton townhouse. Having successfully found a buyer for the farmhouse, the search was […]

Buying Off Market

Buying a property in Bristol Off MArket

Whilst historically off-market sales were popular for “high-end” properties, we are recently seeing more sellers of homes priced under £1 million also adopting this approach. But is buying off-market a good idea? You can download the latest article in the Property News section of the Bristol Magazine by Lili by clicking here or on the […]

University Student from Kuwait

Bristol Property Finder

Three weeks before the start of the university term, we were referred by a London agent to assist in finding suitable rental accommodation for a Kuwaiti student.  With a tough rental market and the client being new to Bristol, within two days we were able to secure a tenancy in a sought-after modern apartment development […]

Breaking the House Chain – removing the weakest link

Historically it’s been ingrained in homeowners that once on the property ladder: do not step off! But as uncertainty continues to plague the property market, and recent reportsof a greater number of sales falling through in England and Wales,buyers should be more open-minded as to the possible benefits ofbreaking the chain. Writes Lili in the […]

Bristol Property Market Update August 2023

Bristol Property Market Update

Bristol Property Market Update…. As was a broadly expected (following last month’s better than expected inflation figures) the MPC has raised interest rates by 0.25% today bringing them up to 5.25%. This is not expected to rock new mortgage rates as most lenders, and certainly, the Big Five, reduced their borrowing rates over the past […]

Young Family Relocating from London to Bristol

We were engaged as Property Finders by a professional family relocating from London with a view to finding and securing them a family home on the outskirts of Bristol. Aside from housing a growing family the property also had to provide easy access to the national rail network as one client was still working in […]

Professional couple buying a pied a terre in Bristol:

Bristol Buying Agent

We were engaged as Buying Agents by a professional couple living in London to source and secure them a pied a terre to stay in central Bristol whilst visiting their children and grandchildren. The brief was to source and acquire for them a two or three bedroom modern apartment, close to Temple Meads and local […]