Actions speak louder than words…

Actions speak louder than words…

November 3, 2015By Kate

One of my key roles as manager of a busy estate agents in London was overseeing the pipeline and making sure expectations were set by my staff at the point of agreeing any sale. The first thing we needed to know was exactly where the money was coming from and confirmation of that from brokers, … Read More

The twists and turns of buying your dream home…

The twists and turns of buying your dream home…

September 23, 2015By Kate

At the beginning of April, we received a call from a family who had been recommended by friends to us.  They had recently moved down from the north and were renting just outside Winchester but were keen to buy as quickly as possible.  They had looked for a few months on their own, however they … Read More

Why move to Romsey?

Why move to Romsey?

August 5, 2015By Kate

Romsey is a small market town on the river Test in the south of Hampshire, 8 miles northwest of Southampton and 11 miles south of Winchester. Romsey grew up around the Abbey, after nuns founded a community in what was a tiny village.  Over the centuries, Romsey has prospered from the woollen and tanning industries … Read More

Stepping stones…

Stepping stones…

August 5, 2015By Kate

Over our many years helping people find their new homes, we have sometimes experienced the ‘stepping stone’ situation. This is where people start off with their hearts set on a particular type or size of house and/or a location they don’t want to compromise on.  Unfortunately, their budget may not always match up to their … Read More

From London to Twyford – Lucy’s story

From London to Twyford – Lucy’s story

June 25, 2015By Kate

We are delighted to have a guest blog this month from Lucy Hutchins.  She and her family made the big move down to Hampshire recently, but it wasn’t always an easy ride. We feel this completely sums up the emotions and frustrations of moving to a new area from a distance, and of letting go … Read More

It’s not all doom and gloom out there!

It’s not all doom and gloom out there!

May 6, 2015By Kate

Largely due to the forthcoming election, we have been inundated for most of the year with articles and talk of a slow property market. We speak on a regular basis to all the agents and fellow search agents and there is no doubt that it has been very quiet out there for some over the … Read More

Pilgrims – one of Winchester’s many treasures!

Pilgrims – one of Winchester’s many treasures!

April 21, 2015By Kate

We have a great relationship with Pilgrims School – one of the countries most sought after school for boys, and we often help their new parents move to the area.  Set in some of Winchester’s most iconic buildings, and in the shadow of the cathedral which it is closely connected to, it is a fascinating … Read More

So many reasons to live in lovely Hampshire…

So many reasons to live in lovely Hampshire…

April 14, 2015By Kate

When I worked in London, the Evening Standard was my daily fix..especially their crossword and Homes and Property section.  I even featured in their ‘Diary of an estate agent’ one week!  So I was delighted to see their article last week about some of the wonderful places Hampshire has to offer within an easy commute … Read More