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October 4th 2017
How to choose between a traditional agent or an on-line agent?
Who to use to sell your home has become somewhat of a mine field over the past few years, with hundreds of on-line agencies popping up and promising lower rates verses a whole swathe  of traditional agencies working on a percentage basis.
September 29th 2017
Cheam Village annual Macmillan coffee morning
A whopping £147.71 was raised for Macmillan Cancer Support by the branch staff with the help of the generous people of Cheam Village.
September 22nd 2017
Landlords: BTL retirement home?
Savvy Buy to Let investors are buying up retirement flats in order to top up their incomes - part of the attraction is that compared to other buy to let properties they offer good value for money with prices starting at around £200,000 for a one bedroom flat and with the option of moving into it later on in life if they wish.
September 13th 2017
Pop down to our inaugural property evening
Goodfellows and our sister company, Finch and Company with support from EMS, Embrace Mortgage Services in association with the Old Rutlishian’s Club, Poplar Road are hosting our first property event on Tuesday 19th September, 2017 between 7pm and 9pm.
September 6th 2017
Mortgage offers at record high
Over the past few years obtaining a mortgage has become harder, partly due to new rules and strict regulation put in place since the banking crises in 2008
September 4th 2017
Bank of Mum and Dad help pay their kids rent
It’s a well known factor that the BOMAD, Bank of Mum and Dad is one of the biggest lenders to first time buyers, this year they are expected to loan their children around £6.5 billion pounds in order to buy a property.
August 30th 2017
Properties for sale in Surrey and SW London for under £600,000
If you are looking to purchase a property in Surrey or South West London here are some beautiful properties we currently have for sale.
August 28th 2017
The right price imperative for property buyers
In a recent survey conducted by Goodfellows it was revealed that 90% of property buyers thought that property price was the most important thing when looking to purchase a property, followed by the speed of sale at 35%.
August 24th 2017
2017 - What’s happening in the rental World
Despite reports that the average rent has decreased by £51 in February this year compared to last, the UK rental market still remains strong.
August 23rd 2017
Help to buy has helped over 100,000 buy their first home
Recent statistics have shown that property prices have increased by 181% since the turn of this century, wages on the other hand have not kept pace with property inflation, and as a consequence new research has shown that first time buyers who are able to buy a property has fallen by 27%.
August 16th 2017
Help to Buy: Looking to buy a first home?
If you are looking to move home as your primary residence with no other property owned or get onto the property ladder you will probably already be aware of the Government’s Help To Buy scheme, which was introduced to enable home-movers and first time buyers to get onto the property market.
July 31st 2017
Work experience at our Cheam Village branch
Rosie took out a week from her sixth-form studies at Ewell Castle School to gain work experience at our Cheam Village bra...