The Hat Fair – a true taste of Winchester

The Hat Fair – a true taste of Winchester

June 12, 2014By Kate

Its hard to believe but in just a few weeks the wonderful, eccentric and colourful event that is The Hat Fair will be upon us again.  Taking place over the weekend of July 4th, the longest running UK festival of street acts is a true taste of what Winchester is all about and a wonderful … Read More

A new chapter…Mark and Davina’s story

A new chapter…Mark and Davina’s story

May 20, 2014By Kate

On the second day of this year, we met Mark and Davina who were living in Brussels and were looking to move back to this country.  They had stayed with friends just outside Winchester over Christmas,  had fallen in love with the area and felt this was the perfect place to begin the next chapter … Read More

Diary of a search agent…

Diary of a search agent…

April 27, 2014By Kate

Many years ago I was featured in the ‘Diary of an Estate Agent’ in the London Evening Standard.  We thought it would be fun to do a snapshot of a week in the life of a search agent…its certainly never dull!   Tuesday:  We meet up with one of our clients who has just got … Read More

Schools – one of the prime reasons families relocate

Schools – one of the prime reasons families relocate

April 4, 2014By Chris

  Victoria Bond is the founder of schoolguide.co.uk, a free online information resource for parents looking to find the best school for their child. Search 35,000+ schools in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland by name, postcode or location and see all the official data clearly displayed in a single page I recently saw a … Read More

Schools – one of the prime reasons families relocate

Schools – one of the prime reasons families relocate

April 1, 2014By Kate

  Victoria Bond is the founder of schoolguide.co.uk, a free online information resource for parents looking to find the best school for their child. Search 35,000+ schools in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland by name, postcode or location and see all the official data clearly displayed in a single page I recently saw a … Read More

The importance of acting quickly in a rising market

The importance of acting quickly in a rising market

March 12, 2014By Kate

There is no doubt about it – it is a sellers market and there is very little quality stock out there at the moment. In the last week alone we have had to face a contracts race with one set of clients which is a horrible situation for them to be in. On another sale, … Read More

Hampshires answer to Kirsty and Phil?

Hampshires answer to Kirsty and Phil?

March 3, 2014By Kate

Being a property search agent is not the easiest service to explain – we sometimes get mistaken for estate agents but there is of a course a big difference.  An estate agent acts for the seller/landlord, a search agent acts for the buyer/tenant and one of the major advantages of this of course is that … Read More

Thinking of a buy to let in Winchester?

Thinking of a buy to let in Winchester?

February 20, 2014By Kate

With interest rates so low, more people than ever are investing in buy to lets or keeping their existing property when moving these days as it provides such an excellent source of income.  We too have helped clients find good investment properties, not just in Winchester but in many other area’s for this reason. There … Read More