Category Archive: Residential Sales

The Great Downsizing Dilemma

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It’s become something of a 21st Century phenomenon – massive increases in house values over previous decades, combined with the ever-changing pressures of personal and family circumstances, mean that many homeowners in the… Continue reading

The EngAGE Festival 2017

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Katie Carr from our Residential Sales team gave a useful presentation on De-Cluttering and Downsizing at the recent EngAGE Festival held in Stratford-Upon-Avon. Aimed at those aged 50+ the week-long festival featured 8… Continue reading

Huge Boom in Demand for New Homes

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One year on from our merger with Knight & Rennie, is reporting a huge boom in the demand for new homes across the area, accounting for half of all agreed sales. During the… Continue reading

Building with Barwood

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We are delighted to be the Selling Agent for Barwood Homes in both Alderminster and Shipston on Stour totalling 25 open market plots. View homes are expected to be ready early this year which… Continue reading

Boom Time In The New Homes Market

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It’s difficult to remember a time when there was so much activity in the New Homes market; pretty much every village or town in Warwickshire are having their housing numbers boosted by the introduction… Continue reading

No. 1 Selling Agent in Leamington Spa!

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The Leamington branch of SBK recently celebrated the title of Top Selling Agent in the town, having won the independent survey of the number of sold boards in Leamington Spa. Andrew James, Manager, commented… Continue reading

Traditional House Building vs Modular Homes

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The Government are looking for alternatives to traditional house building.  The aim is to meet rising housing needs at lower cost of construction. One of the alternatives is for factory built ready-made homes… Continue reading

Property Insurance Update

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The Insurance Act 2015 came into effect on the 12th August this year.  It requires those seeking insurance to make “fair presentation” to the insurance company. Unhelpfully this “fair presentation” is not defined… Continue reading

Shipston-on-Stour: One of the Best Places to Live

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The Sunday Times has recently listed Shipston-on-Stour as one of the best places to live in the UK. The newspaper used data and statistics, plus crime rates, house prices, school performance and the… Continue reading

Property Investment Still in Favour

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How will the new increased stamp duty levels affect demand for property investment? The recent changes in Stamp Duty Land Tax have the potential to affect the buy to let market with a further… Continue reading