property value

Property market analysis: Staging your home could add £47,000 when selling

Property market analysis: Staging your home could add £47,000 when selling

The latest property market analysis by London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves , has revealed that staging your home during the selling process could boost your sale price by as much as £47,000.

Staging is generally considered to be an American property market import, but it really just requires a few finishing touches in addition to the work we already put in before...

House Alarm Could Add Over £10k to Property Value

The True Price of Safety: How Much Value Can Having a House Alarm Add to Your Home?

Right after our physiological needs, our second most fundamental requirements are to feel safe and secure. Feeling safe in our own homes is imperative, and whilst the way safety measures make us feel is of the upmost importance, can additional safety measures also add value to a property?


First-time property buyers worse off due to stamp duty holiday property

First-time property buyers £25k worse off thanks to stamp duty holiday

Research by the estate agent comparison site, , reveals that the stamp duty holiday has increased the price of first-time buyer homes by an average of 11.7% in England in the last year, and by as much as 31.5% in some areas of the country.

The stamp duty holiday was introduced as a financial incentive to keep the housing market buoyant during the pandemic and thus...

Autumn Themed Street names property market

Scarecrow, Squirrel, or Harvest? What is the most expensive autumn-themed street name?

Research from the national estate agent, Keller Williams UK , has revealed which autumn-themed road names command the highest house prices on the property market.

To celebrate this turning of the seasons, Keller Williams has studied transaction history for some of the UK’s autumn-themed street names to discover which ones command the highest average house price.

The most...

The areas to have seen the most consistent house price growth in the last decade

Forget the stamp duty holiday house price boom - these are the areas to have seen the most consistent growth in the last decade

The UK property market is booming, with house prices up by a whopping 10% in the last year alone . But with the stamp duty holiday turbocharging buyer demand across the nation, it’s impossible to tell which areas are actually going from strength to strength and which...

Could a pink door add up to £20k on to the asking price?

Dulux Weathershield reveals the outdoor trends taking the UK by storm so far in 2021 and those that are here to stay

  • Outdoor wood paint takes top spot as most searched for exterior trend product in the UK, with 12,100 searches per month in 2021
  • Grey paint proves to be the most popular exterior paint shade, seeing almost 100% more searches per month than second choice
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West London Apartments

The London postcodes where property values are up by as much as £500,000 during the pandemic

London homeowners have seen the value of their property climb by +£34,526 on average since the end of 2019, according to research from, Astons , the international experts on real estate, residency and citizenship through investment.

Astons analysed property price growth across the capital’s postcodes since December 2019 and found that many parts of the capital have enjoyed strong...