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Is Brexit The Hurting Property Market? 21 May 2019

Is Brexit the real reason behind the perceived slow down to the Housing Market? Six months ago, I wrote an article about how I felt a Hard Brexit would affect the housing market in Worthing. The truth is, I didn"t think I"d be writing another one post 29 March!... Read More

Developments in Worthing, from a Teenage Perspective 08 February 2019

This week at Matthew Anthony we have had Caitlin from Durrington High School enjoying her Work Experience Week with us. We asked her to write a piece on future developments in Worthing and how that affects her generation. This is what she had to say: After years of standing derelict, Teville Gate is being redeveloped from a multi-storey car park and renamed to Station Square.... Read More

First time buyers in Worthing need 11.2 times annual salary to get on housing ladder 29 October 2018

What is it to be British? Our stubbornness, long-suffering stoicism, our vexation at injustice, our obsession with football and rugby, we are weather obsessed external awkward noncommittal modest people whilst underneath seething like a volcano because someone jumped the queue….... Read More

Sell to Rent - Is this the new Buy to Let 22 October 2018

It doesn"t seem two minutes ago that it was 32 degrees Celsius in the shade (90 degrees Fahrenheit for my older readers), hosepipe bans looked likely and it was simply too hot to sleep at night, yet early indications were, that as the temperatures soared, the Worthing property market appeared to be doing the reverse and was already starting to cool down.... Read More

How Would a Hard Brexit Affect Worthing House Prices? 15 October 2018

I have been asked a number of times recently what a hard Brexit would mean to the Worthing property market. To be frank, I have been holding off giving my thoughts, as I did not want to add fuel to the stories being banded around in the national press.... Read More

Worthing House Prices Vs Worthing Rents Since 2006 08 October 2018

The Worthing housing market is a fascinating beast and has been particularly interesting since the Credit Crunch of 2008/09 and subsequent property market crash. There is currently some talk of a ‘property bubble" nationally as Brexit seems to be the ‘go-to" excuse for every issue in the Country.... Read More

20% more properties on the market than 12 months ago 01 October 2018

I was recently reading a report by Rightmove that a North South Divide has started to appear in the UK property market – so I wanted to see if Worthing was falling in line with that. In the North, there are 7.12% less properties on the market than 12 months ago, whilst in contrast, in the South, there are 14.... Read More

Local House Prices Overcooked? 24 September 2018

As we leave the memorably hot summer behind us, some interesting statistics have come to light regarding the Worthing property market, which will be thought provoking for both homeowners and buy to let landlords alike. Over the last 12 months 1,687 homes have changed hands in Worthing, interesting when compared with the 10-year average of 2,099 households per year.... Read More

7 Reasons why Worthing buy to let landlords shouldn`t be criticised 17 September 2018

There is no escaping the fact that over the last couple of decades, the rise in the number buy to let properties in Worthing has been nothing short of extraordinary. Many in the "left leaning" press have spoken of a broken nation, the fact many youngsters are unable to buy their first home with the rise of a new cohort of younger renters, whom have been daubed ‘Generation Rent" as landlords hoover up all the properties for their buy to let property empires.... Read More

10.4% Drop in the Worthing Property Market 10 September 2018

The number of residential property transactions in Worthing will be 10.4 per cent lower in 2018, compared to 2017. According to my research, the seasonally adjusted statistics for our local authority area suggest with the number of properties already sold in 2018, and the number of properties currently under offer or sold subject to contract (allowing for property sales to fall through before exchange of contracts) we, as an area, will end the year 10.... Read More

How long does it take to move house? 04 September 2018

Whether you are a landlord in Worthing looking to liquidate your buy to let investment or a homeowner looking to sell your home, finding a buyer and selling your property can take an annoyingly long time. It is a step-by-step process that can take months and months.... Read More

Value of Worthing Property Market rises £40.9m 28 August 2018

The combined value of Worthing"s housing market has risen by £40,894,515 in the last 6 months, meaning the average value of a property in Worthing has increased in value by £1,245. This is great news for homeowners and buy to let landlords in Worthing because property prices have risen despite a slight hesitation in the market due to the uncertainty over Brexit.... Read More