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Monthly Archives: November 2022


This graph shows the number of weekly house sales in the U.K. (yellow line) dropping – if this was in a newspaper it would be doom and gloom Yet with all things like this, the devil is in the detail 2020 and 2021 were exceptional years for the U.K. property market In Q4 2020, an […]


The Biggest Question Home Sellers Need to Ask

Making the decision to sell your home and move is a big one. Whatever the reason whether it’s downsizing, needing more space, wanting a better area, or to be closer to excellent schools it’s life changing. Once you’ve made the decision to move you have another big question to address. How do I sell my […]


Chorley and Leyland Property Blog – ‘Is Now a Good Time to Buy a Local Home?’

This is the question many people are asking right now, and the answer depends on your circumstances. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide, fact-based information on the local property market so potential house sellers and buyers can make the best decision for themselves.   Our role is to educate the potential house sellers, […]


Dos and don’ts – advice for Property Investors and Landlords

Investing in property has always been viewed as a fantastic way to make money, but with lots of changes occurring in the property market, buy-to-let is much tougher than it once was. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t invest. Follow the Forbes Estate Agents dos and don’ts to help navigate the property minefield and make […]


Chorley & Leyland Property Blog – Is it Time to ‘Plan’ to Get the Builders In?

  It is expected the Government will start fining around half of all UK local authorities for failing to build enough new homes as Westminster starts to force local authorities to build more homes with the new laws. The Conservative Government has gone on record with an ambition to build 300,000 new homes each year […]


Protecting Your Pets During the Firework Season

The build-up and festivities around Bonfire Night can be a lot of fun. But it’s not all excited gasps at whooshing rockets and delighted squeals at the site of spinning Catherine Wheels lighting up the night sky. For many pets and animals this is THE worst time of year. At Forbes Estate Agents we love […]