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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

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