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There's no shortage of Exeter and East Devon homeowners looking to move - want to know how to find them? - before their properties are snapped-up by cash rich out-of-area buyers ...

2022 Exeter Rental Market Overview

Rents are on the rise Exeter rents have picked up considerably since the start of the pandemic, rising by around 5% by the end of 2020 and a further 10%+ by the end of 2021. According to home.co.uk the average rent for houses within 5 miles of the centre of  Exeter – as of 11th January 2022 - is £1,131 pcm and for flats £834 pcm – a rise of 10.9% in the last 12 months. The central higher value addresses do, of course, yield higher rents (for more specific detail see below*) With ...

Wilkinson Grant echo Rightmove report

New data from the UK’s biggest property website Rightmove reveals that March is the strongest month of the year for prospective sellers to come to market.* Roger Wilkinson says: "This report echoes our own findings, here in this part of the South West. After two years of frenzied activity, we are now experiencing what appears to be the start of a much more predictable but healthy market, with high demand being met with a slow but steady flow of fresh property coming to market and healthy ...

How to buy and sell at the same time

3 Key tips to help ensure you achieve the best result Selling and buying a house at the same time can be complicated and sometimes stressful. - The cash buyer who later decides to take out a mortgage. The dreaded property chain, where nobody seems to know what’s going on. The sellers who change their mind. Buyers pressing for a quick move. These are just a few of the issues you could encounter. Here’s 3 tips to help make things run more smoothly if you have to buy and sell a house at the ...

Looking to move in 2022?

Have you been putting-off your home move until things settle down? Well, that’s certainly been the case for many Exeter and East Devon would-be home-movers over the last few months, as the current shortage of available houses to buy has stalled putting their moving plan into action. No good selling if you can’t find anywhere to buy, right? Well, the good news is that the New Year has seen many local home owners starting to get their ducks in a row for a 2022 move. So, to help you get a he ...

6 Reasons why even the most serious sellers may not want to list their property on Rightmove

Everyone knows that every property for sale appears on Rightmove right? Wrong! Whilst we would strongly recommend sellers to expose their property to the widest pool of buyers, there are a whole host of reasons why some people might prefer a more discreet off-market approach – even some of the most serious of sellers. Here are just a few reasons why your dream home may not appear on any of the property websites: 1. Getting the right price When you list a property for sale on the ...

Should I take my house off the market in December?

Should I take my house off the market in December? It’s almost Christmas. It’s cold and people are busy with other things. So, should you take your house off the market and try again in the Spring? Well, if you’re planning to sell and make that move in the first half of 2022 – the answer is ABSOLUTELY NOT! ...

Buy-to-Let Search and Acquisition Service

Are you keen to get into the Exeter Buy-to-Let market or expand your current portfolio but don’t feel you have the time, experience or in-depth knowledge to look for the right property? ...

The Exeter Property Market is Booming

The Exeter Property Market is Booming, but how does that help if you’re not ready to sell? House prices have sky-rocketed and everyone’s telling you there’s a shortage of property and that there are lots of buyers who will pay a good price for your home. But what if you’re not interested in selling at this moment? And if you are, how does having lots of buyers help if you can’t find anywhere to move to yourself? ...

Tired of looking for your next home?

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Keep Missing out? TELL US WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR AND WE WILL HELP YOU FIND IT! In a market with so little to choose from and everything seemingly selling so quickly, it can be very frustrating when you often don’t even get the chance to view, let alone make an offer! And if you have a house to sell, even if you have a buyer, it can be so disappointing to lose out to out of area “cash buyers”. At Wilkinson Grant & Co. we understand ...