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Goodfellows Blog & Local News

October 17th 2018
Allagents awards
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September 20th 2018
Legislation News Update
Legislation News Update From 1st October 2018, the scope of mandatory licensing is being extended in England.  Mandatory licens...
September 13th 2018
Property Evening 2018
We would like to thank everyone who attended our property evening last night, the whole team really enjoyed the evening. Congra...
January 25th 2018
Happy Birthday to Tom
Happy Birthday to Tom.Having joined the company in January 2017 as an Apprentice, Tom has established himself as a key member o...
October 30th 2017
Here are our top tips for gas safety
It’s essential to make sure that your follow gas safety rules in your home, as badly serviced or poorly installed gas appliances could result in you having carbon monoxide poisoning, fires and explosions or gas leaks.
September 20th 2017
Property Evening September 2017
Goodfellows and our sister company, Finch and Company with support from EMS, Embrace Mortgage Services in association with the ...
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%.
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...
June 8th 2017
London housing market improves as seller become more realistic
The London market has been struggling this year due to unrealistic asking prices but is at last improving as sellers have become more realistic with their asking prices.
May 31st 2017
Need some clarity on shared ownership?
Shared ownership is a Government-funded scheme designed to help people buy their first home. Typically a buyer will buy between 25% to 75% share in a property, and then pay rent on the remainder to a Housing Association.
May 3rd 2017
Martin Humphreys – Goodfellows’ Director shares his views on the property market
Although the housing market remains buoyant, pricing a property correctly remains key to achieving a sale. Some tactics employed by agents is to over price a property just to secure a listing, to only reduce it a few weeks later, which often results in the seller achieving less than they would have done if they had gone with an experienced local agents valuation in the first place.