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Category Archives: Renting

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

Even though the new legislation was placed on hold because of the recent General Election, 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 […]

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7 Tips to Help Sell Your Home This Spring…

One of the most often asked questions we receive from home sellers is how to best prepare their home for sale to allow them the best possible chance of selling quickly and for the highest price… Here are our top 7 tips to prepare your home this spring… Declutter – firstly have a really good look […]

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Book our one-to-one ‘Video Home Seller Consultation’ via Zoom or WhatsApp video.

Thinking of Selling or Letting? – If you are concerned about the current environment and cautions about inviting Estate Agents into your home over the coming weeks, why not consider booking our one-to-one ‘Video Home Seller Consultation’ via Zoom, Facetime or WhatsApp video. Simply book your on obligation Video Home Seller Consultation with Paul Forbes […]

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Chorley Property News – Chorley Homeowners £848,375,100 Mortgage Windfall Since 2014

In the latest, and most recently published, set of UK mortgage data (for the month of November 2019) 18,470 pound-for-pound re-mortgages were made (i.e. the borrower went from one rate to another with no additional borrowing). However, since the 1970’s, the British have seen their homes as cash cows and cash machines, with many homeowners […]

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Chorley Property Blog, Powered by Forbes – Will There Be a ‘Boris Bounce’ For the Chorley Property Market?

The Halifax announced in early January that there was a Boris Bounce in the national property market as they stated national property values soared 1.7% in December 2019 – the biggest rise since the 1.9% month on month rise in February 2007 (a few months before the Global Financial Crisis aka the Credit Crunch). Get […]

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10 Questions Home Sellers Ask…

Home buying comes with a number of different questions that you want answering by your Estate Agent. But it isn’t all about buying, sellers also have thoughts running around their head and questions they need answering before putting their home on the market. Whilst the selling and buying of homes are completely unique processes, with […]

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The £1.3 billion mortgage debt of Chorley homeowners

Irrespective of the shenanigans and political goings-on in Westminster recently, the housing market (for the time being anyway) shows a striking resilience, fostered by the on-going wide-ranging monetary policy by the Bank of England. With interest rates and unemployment low, UKplc is heading into 2020 in reasonable condition.  Additionally, despite the UK’s new homes industry improving its […]

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Chorley Property Blog, powered by Forbes – How is the ‘Exodus’ of Eastern Europeans Affecting the Chorley Property Market?

I was having a thought-provoking conversation with a local buy-to-let landlord a few weeks ago about everything to do with property, Brexit and how the reported voluntary repatriation of Eastern Europeans had affected the property market in Chorley.  It transpired some of his Chorley tenants, who had been in his property for over 10 years […]

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What the Election Results Mean for the Chorley Property Market…

In this 60-second read, we take a very quick look at what happened last night and what it means to the property market in Chorley. Here is a Non-party political broadcast by Forbes Estate Agents. Boris Johnson and the Conservative Party have won a large majority following yesterday’s election. It’s very early days (less than […]

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The Real Meaning of Christmas

As the season of giving is just a few days away I thought I’d share with you lovely people some of the most expensive Christmassy things ever. The Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, has an enormous 13 metre, diamond-encrusted Christmas Tree which cost £7m. Mind you they probably aren’t too bothered about the electricity […]

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