What do the new restrictions mean for home movers?

What do the new restrictions mean for home movers?

With most of Surrey currently on Tier 1 (medium alert), property viewings can continue to take place, albeit whilst adhering to all anti-coronavirus measures.  With the news today conf…

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September Property News

September Property News

Last week marked the completion of our first three months’ trading since we came out of lock-down.  It has been busy to say the least, but it might be useful to put this into number…

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July Mortgage News

July Mortgage News

We work very closely with Charlotte Skinner from Bond & Associated Financial Services.  Her recent update to us, which we wanted to share with you, compliments and supports the very h…

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Stamp Duty Holiday

Stamp Duty Holiday

  The Chancellor, speaking at the summer economic update on Wednesday 8th July 2020, announced that with immediate effect the stamp duty threshold will be temporarily raised from £1…

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July Property News

July Property News

Having taken great care in keeping everyone safe, when we reopened towards the end of May, we are now fully operational and trading in what appears to be a very strong market. With a full mont…

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June Property News

June Property News

The government announcement on 12th May was a welcome surprise as we were anticipating we would open up with the rest of the High Street later in June. Naturally we took all the precautionary …

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Guidance on Viewings

Guidance on Viewings

The health and safety of our staff and clients is our number one priority and we will only arrange a physical viewing where we deem it absolutely necessary.  We encourage people to do the…

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Following the Government’s announcement yesterday evening we are naturally enthusiastic at the prospect of returning to work but are currently reviewing all advice and guidelines, includ…

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Mortgage News

Mortgage News

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

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What will happen to house prices?

What will happen to house prices?

They say a week is a long time in politics and certainly never has this statement been so true when referring to the property market; we now find ourselves in completely unchartered waters.…

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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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I’m renting, how does the lock-down affect me?

I’m renting, how does the lock-down affect me?

If your tenancy agreement is due for renewal or you are due to move during the Coronavirus lock-down period, are you worried what to do?  Read on to find out how to navigate moving dur…

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Can I still move home?

Can I still move home?

In short, and to save scrolling to the bottom for the big reveal, yes.  Read on to find out how to navigate moving during these unprecedented times. Is your home currently on the marke…

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Mortgage & Insurance Help

Mortgage & Insurance Help

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

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Worried about paying your rent?

Worried about paying your rent?

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak is understandably a source of financial concern for some.   We thought we’d share some resources available to help at this time of difficulty. …

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Rentals Update

Rentals Update

Unlike the residential sales market, the rentals market remained pretty consistent during 2019.  Whilst a decrease in new landlords entering the market has affected availability, this was…

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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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Property forecast 2020

Property forecast 2020

The prolonged period of political uncertainty has left its mark on the property market, as many people have put off decision making, opting to stay put and wait it out until the outlook became…

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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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How to Sell in Tough Times

How to Sell in Tough Times

If you are considering selling your home, we want to reassure you that there is still a strong housing market, just one that requires considerable experience to work. It’s no secret the …

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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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