Mortgage News

Mortgage News

At White & Sons we work very closely with a mortgage specialist firm, Bond & Associates, who access a very large comprehensive range of the market.  They have very kindly provided…

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COVID-19 Policy

COVID-19 Policy

As of Monday 19th July, following the announcement by the Government on Monday 12th July, nearly all remaining lock-down restrictions will end.      For viewings after M…

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How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting house prices?

How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting house prices?

As we now find ourselves in August, with more than half the year over, it’s fair to say that so far 2021 has been a little hectic.  Given we are still in the midst of a Global …

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Demand continues to outstrip supply.

Demand continues to outstrip supply.

Looking back over the last 12 months it is safe to say that the housing market, certainly in our part of the world, has undoubtedly been buoyant.   The pandemic-led ‘search …

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Virtual valuations and viewings

Virtual valuations and viewings

We understand that moving isn’t for everyone right now, but for those who would still like to continue their property journey, we have embraced technology to ensure you can still receive…

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Low Key Marketing

Low Key Marketing

Our tailored ‘low key’ marketing option is the perfect choice if you want to take a little more time to find your next home.   It enables you the opportunity to prepare for a …

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Make the most of every viewing!

Make the most of every viewing!

Property transactions happen all through the year, but the shorter daylight hours during the autumn/winter months can present a few challenges which wouldn’t occur during the summer ligh…

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A picture paints a thousand words!

A picture paints a thousand words!

At White & Sons we know the importance of great photos when marketing a home.  This is why we only work with the very best in their field.  Our Reigate office have been working w…

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Tips on reducing house moving stress.

Tips on reducing house moving stress.

Moving isn’t something we do every day, therefore, the learning curve can be steep.  In some instances it can feel like quite a daunting experience, often with emotions running high…

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Thinking of becoming a landlord?

Thinking of becoming a landlord?

Thinking of becoming a landlord? Income from Buy To Let investing can come from two potential streams: from rent and from the capital growth.  The property market has had its ups and dow…

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Sell first or buy first?!?

Sell first or buy first?!?

We often speak to people who will only look to sell their home once they have found what they are looking for, this has its advantages and disadvantages.  If you sell before you buy …

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Should I put in an offer?

Should I put in an offer?

We are often asked, “Would they accept an offer”?  In short, the answer to this is always YES.   Selling a house isn’t an easy process, it’s a fine bal…

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What is a Rent Warranty?

What is a Rent Warranty?

When arranging a new tenancy agreement it is very rare that we don't ask the landlord to consider a rent warranty/guarantee.  With the tax and legislative changes affecting this sector it…

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Probate Valuations

Probate Valuations

Valuations prepared by chartered surveyors are required to be carried out in accordance with the RICS Valuation and Appraisal Manual (the Red Book).  This Red Book is a detailed manual wh…

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Maximising the Value of your Home.

Maximising the Value of your Home.

We have compiled some tips on maximising the value of your home.  First Impressions Count Creating kerb appeal is really important.  Take a look at your property from the front, co…

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NAEA Propertymark: Top 10 improvements to add value to your home

NAEA Propertymark: Top 10 improvements to add value to your home

NAEA Propertymark advises that whether you are selling now or maintaining your home to sell in the future, there are many small home improvements you can address to keep your property in best …

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Maximise your chances of getting a mortgage

Maximise your chances of getting a mortgage

As part of our expert service we work very closely with, and often refer business to, a trusted mortgage and protection company.  They recently sent out some top tips on preparing for a m…

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Increase your kerb appeal

Increase your kerb appeal

Article by Warren Lewis of Property Reporter  According to several studies it takes the average buyer no more than eight seconds to decide whether or not they like your property, so keep…

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