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May 2020 Newsletter 14 May 2020

Back on the 2nd March I published our monthly update on the housing market. Based on the figures from February and a buoyant start to the year it was full of positivity and I went as far as to say, "I think March will bring record prices." It"s fair to say this has not aged well!... Read More

Budgets, Interest Rates & The Coronavirus! 11 March 2020

Earlier today policymakers reduced interest rates from 0.75% to 0.25%, taking borrowing costs back down to the lowest level in UK history today.

The Bank of England said it would also free up billions of pounds of extra lending power to help banks support firms and small businesses.... Read More

Electrical Safety Changes 09 March 2020

Electrical Safety Regulations to come into force

Landlords and agents will need to ensure electrical installation inspections and testing are carried out for all new tenancies in England from 1 July 2020 or from 1 April 2021 for existing tenancies.... Read More

February 2020 Newsletter 02 March 2020

Average asking prices in Worthing for February 2020 were 3% higher than in 2019, which seems to give credibility to the so-called ‘Boris Bounce" affecting the housing market.

The UKs largest property website, Rightmove, recently reported that the average price of property coming to the market in February was just £40 shy of the all-time high.... Read More

January 2020 Newsletter 13 January 2020

It may still be cold outside but is the UK property market heating up and what"s in store for 2020?
We look at the Brexit influence and how the new Government may affect the UKs house prices.

Click the link at the below to read the full story.... Read More

This could get expensive! 18 November 2019

Having decided that I"m going to turn myself in to an athlete (well at least get fit and hopefully lose some weight) over the course of the next 6 months, I"ve found myself spending some time scouring the internet. Searching for the perfect training plan, studying all the new gear I need and a lot that I probably don"t.... Read More

Why? - Matts Story 11 November 2019

Matt reflects on his first week in training... with some school boy errors!

I was sat at home reading The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson and read the line "Imagine that somebody puts a gun to your head and tells you that you have to run 26.... Read More

Getting to the start line! - Robs Story 04 November 2019

Getting to the start line!

Sitting in the Hospital physio department in nothing bar a tight pair of pants, my socks and a Pink Floyd t-shirt. The tight pants had become a necessity, something I learned from my first visit, it keeps everything tucked away and seems to save any unwanted embarrassment for both me and Grant (my Physio).... Read More

The Challenge Begins 28 October 2019

So… It starts here!

Welcome to our 2020 Challenge.

For some reason, call it sadistic if you will, we have decided this year to embark on both the physical and mental challenge of Marathon running.

Having discussed the idea of losing a bit of excess weight and trying to get back into some sort of shape, both Matt and I thought we would take up a spot of jogging.... Read More

Is Brexit Hurting The 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