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Market Update
22 Dec 2019

Northfields Predictions for the Property Market in 2020

Last week the Northfields team were lucky to have a meeting with Mr Roger Martin-Fagg, a leading behavioural economist, who gave us his predictions for the property industry in 2020.  [...]

Market Update
13 Dec 2019

Conservative party secured majority vote, what does this mean for you?

Now that voting has finished and we know the future direction of the country, we thought it would be helpful to take a look at how these results are going [...]

Market Update
5 Jun 2017

General Election June 2017

What does this mean for the property market? Theresa May called a snap general election for the 8th June 2017. Clearly, a main battle ground will be the leadership of [...]

Market Update
31 Mar 2017

What is Client Money Protection?

This week the Government have announced new measures to make Client Money Protection (CMP) mandatory for all letting agents across England – a great step forward for the industry! What [...]

Market Update
18 Oct 2016

Does your property search begin online?

A recent study by Which? confirmed what most modern agents already know; that the majority of people’s property searches begin online. In a study of 2000 recent home movers, 37% said [...]

Market Update
2 Sep 2016

Japanese Knotweed: A guide

Earlier this week, a story broke detailing how a woman from Birmingham is unable to sell her property, due to her next door neighbour’s housing association garden being overrun by Japanese [...]

Market Update
17 Aug 2016

The night tube comes to West London!

Ealing and Shepherds Bush get the night tube From Friday 19th August, the night tube will begin to run. It will initially run on Fridays and Saturdays on the Victoria Line [...]

Market Update
13 Apr 2016

Homeowners with ‘granny flats’ look set to avoid 3% Stamp Duty surcharge

Property owners with a ‘granny flat’ in their grounds look set to avoid the 3% Stamp Duty surcharge aimed at buy-to-let investors and second homes following an intervention by Sir [...]

Market Update
24 Apr 2015

What you need to consider when buying property as a pension

In the last big Budget of 2014 George Osborne announced the most radical pension changes to come into force in more than 100 years! So as we go into a [...]

Market Update
11 Aug 2014

Our CEO Richard Palfreeman’s Insider View of the Property Market in Ealing and West London

August is typically a month when many people will be on holiday enjoying the sea and sun and a bit of time off.  As a result, seasonally August is a [...]

Market Update
2 Jun 2014

Our CEO Richard Palfreeman’s Insider View of the June 2014 Ealing and West London Property Market

Starting in June, West London seems to come alive with community events.  And just as the locals come out to events like Party in the Park in Pitshanger, Northfield Avenue [...]

Market Update
1 May 2014

Our CEO Richard Palfreeman’s Insider View of the April 2014 Property Market

I trust that you had an enjoyable Easter with your family and friends. The property market remains buoyant with strong levels of viewings and offers in both sales and lettings. [...]

Market Update
24 Mar 2014

Richard Palfreeman, our CEO gives his insider take on March 2014’s property market

Spring is in the air and it’s that time of year when the daffodils seem to be everywhere and we all begin to emerge from our winter hibernation. And, I’m [...]

17 Feb 2014

Our CEO Richard Palfreeman gives you the inside track on the sales & lettings market in February 2014

Although it may be wet and cold out there the property market remains hot in all areas. Customer confidence seems to be increasing and the fear created as a result [...]

Market Update
17 Jan 2014

Is now the right time to sell your property? Our CEO Richard Palfreeman gives you the inside track on the property market

Looking back, 2013 was a year of change. It would now appear the consensus is that we are looking forward as an economy, focusing on growth as opposed to covering [...]