We are once again hearing pundits of the Property Market saying that it’s both rising and falling! Clearly both positions cannot be true-or can they?
So listening to the Media on the Television , In the Newspapers and on the radio it seems that many people are concerned about the future of the property market.
So yet again we find ourselves in the middle of a squabble between the political elite in the lead up to the General Election when they all attempt to outbid each other in order to attract our votes.
There have been endless debates in the media about this and evidence is clear that people like to be known,acknowledged and valued. If you are not actively seeking out innovative ways to interact with your clients then you will eventually lose them to your competitors who are seeking to win them.
Another week has gone by and I am wondering just how helpful you are finding this writing. Is it just a lot of hot air or can you apply the teaching given here to your daily work?
I was reading in the paper recently that while the General Election is still months away the effect of published Party policies is having an adverse effect on the Housing Market-the advice appears to be Sell Now.
The Government has just announced another initiative on top of the Help to buy scheme. Do you think a Discount of 20% is just more tinkering with the Market or will it make a significant differrence for first time buyers and the property market as a whole?
Well over the weekend yet more negative news from the media regarding the UK Property Market and in particular the London Property Market where it is stated as factual that prices are still dropping. While it may be true overall it is not true when looking in some areas of London where prices are stable.
Well today it’s Bank Holiday so I think it’s appropriate to discuss what the media and the lending institutions have said since I last wrote .
Afternoon. I have had a hectic day spent mostly discussing with banks and clients as to the effect of the Home Information Pack, Northern Rock and the credit crunch on the property market.I have explained to them that in fact the information being provided in the media is unhelpful and misleading since it takes no account of the facts.The imposition of HIPs onto sellers has undoubtedly created an unwillingness by UK property owners to put their houses on the market speculatively in the hope of being able to purchase another property. The reality regarding the fall in property prices is again designed to worry potential sellers since the increase in value they have never received and the consequent reduction in it’s perceived value will have also affected the property that they may be proposing to purchase.The reality regarding the mortgage