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Chorley Property Blog – Powered by Forbes – Property Market Outlook 2019

Chorley Property Market – Outlook for 2019 Chorley property values are currently unexpectedly 5.1% higher than at the end of 2017, notwithstanding the uncertainty and threats over the potential impact of Brexit in 2019. This has exceeded all the predictions (aka guesses) of all the City of London economists, in an astonishing sign of strength […]

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Don’t stand for Estate Agent Excuses…

“I couldn’t hand in my assignment today because the dog ate my homework.” “The train to Preston is cancelled due to the wrong kind of snow falling.” “I can’t make it into work today boss because a ghost in my house has kept me all night.” Excuses, excuses, excuses. That last one was taken from […]

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5 Reasons Why LOCAL High Street Agents are Better than DIY internet agents…

5 Reasons Why LOCAL High Street Estate Agents are Better Than DIY Internet Estate Agents There doesn’t seem to be a week going by that a new online call centre based estate agency opens offering unbelievable services at quarter of the price, implying their service is just as good as the so called ‘expensive’ high […]

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Chorley Property Blog – 21.4% of All Chorley Properties were Bought Without a Mortgage…

LANDLORDS – 21.4% of All Chorley Properties were Bought Without a Mortgage in the Last 7 Years.  For most Chorley people, a mortgage is the only way to buy a property. However, for some, especially Chorley homeowners who have paid off their mortgage or Chorley buy to let landlords, many have the choice to pay […]

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How will you change your life in 2019?

Chorley property blog – powered by Forbes.  Around this time last year, a poll came out from YouGovshowing what the most popular resolutions were among people in the UK. The top ten below haven’t really changed for the past five years. But we’d hazard a bet to suggest some people will want to cut down […]

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Chorley Property Blog – About to Retire and Privately Rent?

Live in Chorley? About to Retire and Privately Rent? You Could be £2,500 a Year Worse Off! You read the personal finance pages of the newspapers and it all seems to be the impending pensions crisis … where people aren’t saving enough for their retirement. But it’s not the lack of Chorley peoples’ future pension […]

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And so this is Christmas

We’re a musical bunch at Forbes Estates, or some of us like to think we are. Which means we love a bit of carol singing and festive songs on loop in our office. Have you got your Christmas list ready? I don’t ask Santa for much, in fact All I Want for Christmas is (A […]

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Chorley Property Blog – powered by Forbes. Chorley ‘Home Owning’ Movers & Shakers 2018

Chorley ‘Home Owning’ Movers and Shakers in 2018 It’s now commonly agreed amongst economists and the general public that the dramatic rise in Chorley property prices of the last six years has come to an end. Read the National newspapers, and they talk of doom and gloom in the British housing market with such things […]

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Would Your Children Like a Letter from Santa?

Would Your Children Like a Letter from Santa… With Christmas just around the corner I’m so excited to let you know that this year we have made direct contact with the one and only – Santa Claus! Now Santa has sent me on a mission with an important question for you. Santa would like to […]

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Chorley Property Blog – powered by Forbes. Eight easy ways for landlords to save money.

Eight easy ways for Landlords to save money: Everyone likes to get value for money and in the list below we show landlords eight ways to make money go further. They are in no particular order but over the years Forbes Estates as letting and managing agents we find they all save landlords money. It’s […]

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