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This Devon coastal town is one of the best places to live in the South West

Exmouth features in 2024 Sunday Times ‘Best Places to Live Guide’ citing the town’s sandy beach and bustling ‘Sideshore’ water sports complex amongst a host of reasons for its increasing popularity. ...

Why Sell in 2024?

Feb 09 2024
Why Sell in 2024?

With interest rates stabilising and the market expected to remain stable, 2024 is shaping up to be a strategic year to sell, whether that be to upsize, downsize or exit the market. Sounds good right? So here's some useful advice to set you on the right path and how we at WG & Co can help you: ...

Thinking of Moving to Exeter in 2024?  - Should You Buy or Rent?

Whether to buy or rent in Exeter depends on individual circumstances, including financial situation, career goals, lifestyle preferences, and long-term plans. Each option has its advantages, and the best choice will vary based on personal needs and priorities. Explore our reasons for both here ...

Greater Exeter Area Residential Market Sees Surge in Limited Company Buy-to-Let Investments: Insights from Wilkinson Grant & Co.

The Greater Exeter Area's residential market has been witnessing a significant trend in property investment, particularly in the buy-to-let sector. Leading residential agents Wilkinson Grant & Co have provided valuable insights into this evolving landscape, reflecting on the data released by Hamptons which shows that the number of limited companies established to hold buy-to-let properties in the UK hit record highs in 2023, with an impressive count of 50,004 new limited buy-to-let companies. ...

Why Your Exeter Home May Not Be Selling - And What You Can Do About It.

Having your home on the market without attracting the right buyer can be a source of significant stress and frustration. Particularly when we all know Exeter is a UK property "hot-spot" and agents report how good the market is. Understanding the reasons your home isn't selling and taking proactive steps can make all the difference. ...

The Tooth Fairy doesn't live with Santa! Die Hard is NOT a Christmas Movie and Boxing Day isn't the busiest day for traffic on Rightmove!

The real magic in the property market starts to happen as we step into those last few days of the year – when many of our competitors are closed! (Strange, it’s always a busy time!). ...

What's happened to Exeter property prices since the pandemic property boom? And what's going to happen in 2024?

Driven by record low mortgage rates (remember them?), bolstered by a Stamp Duty Holiday and boosted by a so called “race for space” – with out-of-area buyers competing with local home movers, property prices here in the Greater Exeter Area escalated rapidly to record highs. So, where are they now? ...

Is now a good time to put my Greater Exeter Area property on the market?

Is now a good time to put my Greater Exeter Area property on the market? It’s a question we are often asked – particularly at this time of year, as the days get shorter, the temperature drops and people’s attention shifts towards the festive season. But the answer is that a property will sell at any time of year and whilst things may be a little quieter in the late autumn and winter months, demand remains steady and those who are actively looking will have less to choose from. Certainly ...

Six ways to help ensure pre-sale home improvements will pay you back

Six ways to help ensure pre-sale home improvements will pay you back When it comes to selling, if you want to appeal to the most buyers and achieve the best price, taking the time to prepare your property before marketing can pay huge dividends. However, spending too much on improving your home simply to sell it can be a real mistake and you may not get back what you spend out. Kitchens and bathrooms can often be two of the most common areas to overspend and depending on the size of you ...

Leading West Country agency offers eager home-sellers 'instant' sales

Adapting to a changing market, Wilkinson Grant & Co. have launched a series of new initiatives to help eager sellers secure a quick sale and also assist those who might find themselves in a broken chain. Agency Principal, Roger Wilkinson, says “With the balance having shifted from the frantic ‘seller’s market’ of the last few years, to a more steady ‘new normal’, the days of escalating house prices are now behind us. Whilst the market here in this part of the South West - part ...

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