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We are back!

We’re back! The Government allowed estate agency to recommence – albeit responsibly and Covid-aware – on Wednesday 13th May. It came as a huge surprise because we were only made aware at 10pm the previous evening but nonetheless we opened and within 48 hours had let two properties! We worked it from home Unlike many […]

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Stay safe

Normally at this time of year I would be writing about the madness of the Spring market – phones ringing off the hook; rushing between viewings; offers; negotiations and generally the excitement of moving to a new home. COVID-19 is seriously impacting our lives bringing with it worry, sadness and loss. We send our sincere […]

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The Corona Spring

I wrote the below over the weekend and four days later it is out of date.  The Finlay Brewer Team are now almost all working from home due to the Corona Virus and next month I will give you an update on what is happening and how. Best wishes to you all and look after […]

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February Market News

We’re now in February… the month of love. There were times last year when it seemed we in the UK might have been losing our passion for the property market, holding back… unsure how we felt… it wasn’t just buyers, it was sellers too. Hot off the Press Now armed with a degree of certainty […]

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That was the 2010s

Happy New Year to you all! I hope you had some time to rest and recuperate over the festive break and new year celebrations and are now ready for whatever 2020 has to offer. New Decade 2020 is not just a new year, it’s a new decade. Consider the developments in our day to day […]

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Christmas Certainty

Christmas Certainty With Christmas 2019 almost upon us, we can start to sit back and consider how the result of the December General Election may impact the London property market in 2020. Rightmove have just published their House Price Index, predicting that the price of property coming to market in Britain will rise by 2% […]

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Winter Election 2019

The mornings are getting chillier, the leaves have been blown from the trees and the new John Lewis advert is out… Christmas may be coming but it will have to take its place in the queue because there’s going to be an election first. Election and the Market Elections tend to create a short-term hiatus […]

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October PoliticalFest

October PoliticalFest October is traditionally conference season. Naturally it tends to be the government’s plans that get the most attention. This year though everything has been almost completely overshadowed by Boris and Brexit. One thing that did attract attraction was the Conservative’s proposed changes to the planning rules. As part of their ‘build up not […]

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Autumn has arrived!

It looks like summer is coming to an end! With a month’s rain in a day, schools are back, the commute busier, football, the Rugby World Cup in Japan – autumn is upon us with all it’s colour and drama. Autumn Sales and Lettings Autumn is a great time of year for the property market. […]

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Summer Update

Summer has arrived and we have a new Prime Minister!  And that’s all we have to say on the subject.  Let’s think instead about sandy beaches, pools, countryside walks, city breaks – whatever takes your fancy – because the summer holidays are here!  We have a couple of weeks to switch off, pull up a […]

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