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Chorley, Leyland & Preston House Prices Ought to be Falling…

– these are the reasons they are not. Looking at the newspapers with their doom and gloom headlines, you would think that the local property market (and the British property market) would be on its knees. Yet ring some estate agents for a viewing or free valuation, and if you can get an appointment within […]



Looking for a home or thinking of moving? There are many things to consider when purchasing a new property; the location, the style of the property (older, newer, bungalow, flat or house) number of bedrooms, reception rooms and bathrooms, the garaging and parking, the garden and, of course, the price you’re prepared to pay. After […]


What ‘No Sale – No Fee’ Really Means…

Traditional full service estate agents like ourselves seem to have stopped using the phrase “No sale, No fee”, and this has allowed DIY online-only agents to gain a piece of the market. So here is a little reminder of what “No sale, No fee” means as far as we are concerned. At Forbes Estate Agents, […]


Chorley & Leyland Property Blog – Chorley & Leyland Homeownership Rockets by 798 Homes in the Last 5 Years

The local housing market over the last five years has behaved oddly. Local house prices are 33.1% higher than in 2017, even though during those five years, the British economy had the uncertainty of Brexit and the massive fall in GDP during the pandemic. Yet, a less observed trend is that the net number of […]


Chorley & Leyland Property Blog – 82% Drop in Local Council Houses in the Last 40 Years

In 1981, 17.1% of properties in Chorley & Leyland were council houses. Today, that figure stands at 3.1%, a proportional drop of 82%. Why has the number of council houses dropped so much in those 40 years? How has that changed the dynamics of the local property market in those 40 years? The ability of […]