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First-time buyer activity at its highest level for over a decade

29/03/2019
In this month's edition, we're gearing up for another typically busy Spring season as we analyse first-time buyer activity in the market, which has reached its highest level in over ten years.

We also offer our top tips to help you to view properties like a professional, we've 10 great home decor ideas to help you to spruce up your property and we report on student housing, which is now seen as a recession-proof investment. 

Buyers rushing to beat Brexit: mortgage approvals increase

28/02/2019
In this month's edition, we're looking at an increase in mortgage approvals towards the end of last year, even with Brexit looming over the horizon alongside some great news for commuters coming out of Epsom train station this week.

We also report on an increase in both housing supply and demand, we reveal what buyers are currently prioritising when looking for a home and we analyse what aspects of your property can actively devalue it and make it more difficult to sell on in the future.

It takes just eight minutes to decide on a home...

24/01/2019
Welcome to our first newsletter of 2019! In this January edition, we're on hand to help you fulfil your property New Year's Resolutions and help you to enjoy a fresh start this year. 

We also look at why it can take as little as eight minutes for potential buyers to decide on a property, we analyse what 2018 meant for Britain's property market, we explain how shared ownership could help you to purchase your first home and if you're looking to spruce up your home, you're in luck! We've top tips to help you to reinvigorate your kitchen.

Why is smart-home technology becoming more common in British homes?

20/12/2018
In this month's edition, we look at why smart-home technology is becoming more common in British homes.

There's also news on an extension for the successful Help to Buy scheme, we look at how the UK property market is set to revive after Britain's exit from the European Union next year and we analyse Homes England's new 5-year plan to improve the amount of houses being built across the country. 

November's Property Bulletin

20/11/2018

Guide: Selling Your Home This Autumn

08/11/2018
Welcome to The Personal Agent's November Newsletter


New Details Revealed On National Planning For New Homes In England

07/09/2018
Welcome to the Personal Agent September Newsletter

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28/08/2018
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28/08/2018
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28/08/2018
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What Is The Average Difference Between The Asking Price And The Selling Price?

23/07/2018
Welcome to the Personal Agent July Newsletter


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The Personal Agent Newsletter

27/04/2017
Welcome one and all, to our most recent Newsletter as we head into the beautiful month of May!
A little birdie may have told us that you had been missing all of the latest news from TPA? Well, today is your chance to find out what we’ve been up to! So for your viewing and reading pleasure we have compiled all the best bits into nice bite-sized portions for you to catch up with, as and when you can!

I won’t spoil the surprise and tell you everything that's been going on right here, for all of the juicy details you will have to click the individual links below! But I can allude to the fact there has been some excellent charity work for the incredibly worthy Action for AT who are a local Epsom based charity, there are five ‘fresh faced’ new team members that have joined us recently, so do have a look at their profiles to see some seriously beaming smiles, there are touches of pure luxury and dream homes to paw over, our usual tips and helpful hints for moving and an incredible 26.4 miles of blood, sweat and tears completed by the wonderful Tom & Joe from the Epsom offices.

So please read and do enjoy our collection of short stories and updates below, and I would like to sincerely thank our past, present and future clients for all of your support and kind business over the years.

Warm regards
Richard Digance
Director and co-founder

New Year, New Home

10/02/2017

What a great start to The New Year. It is definitely a case of “New Year, New Home” for many of you out there. The phones are busy and so far this year we have sale agreed 69 properties and let 23.

We are always looking at new ways to promote our vendors properties as best we can to keep ahead of the competition. Not only do we advertise on all of the leading property portals and websites, local leaflet distribution and magazine advertising, you can now even listen to us on Radio Jackie.

Just another reason we sell more properties in the area’s we cover than any other Estate Agent.

We hope you like our Newsletter.


Merry Christmas From The Personal Agent

23/12/2016

As we come to the end of 2016 and into the festive period we would like to say a big thank you to all of our clients past, present and future.

We have had another record breaking year and know this is only because of the support and faith you have entrusted us with.

It was an honour to be awarded with the best overall business by the Epsom and Ewell 2016 Business Excellence Awards and we are looking forward to another successful year in 2017.

We wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

The Personal Agent Newsletter

31/10/2016

Whilst several of the markets have been spooked recently we can safely say that our buyers have not been scared away.

The Personal Agent Newsletter

14/09/2016

Its “back to school” time again, and this is always great news for the property market with September traditionally being one of the busier months for sellers and buyers.

With the shock result of Brexit and the summer holidays a distant memory the market is busy with buyers wanting to get into their new homes for Christmas.


So Summer is here at last! 

The weather isn't always as fantastic as it has been, so if you love your garden but the weather is keeping you from spending time in it, then the next best thing is surely to bring the outside in with a conservatory or garden room?

Here are some of our properties where the home owners are making the most of their garden through their inside space.

The Personal Agent Newsletter

23/06/2016
Summer is here at last, even if we are lacking a bit of the essential summer sun. Hopefully this newsletter will get you looking forward to spending some quality time in your outside space.

For some of our buyers a garden is the most important part of the home, is this something that you look for in your ideal home?

The Personal Agent Newsletter

26/05/2016
Have a look inside these three great properties!

The Personal Agent April Newsletter

20/04/2016

Spring has well and truly sprung! And the property market just keeps getting stronger and stronger!

We are continuing to be market leaders in the area with over 160 Sales agreed in 2016 so far! What's more we have sold 98% of properties within 95% of asking price, and a significant number have sold at asking price or over.

Contact your local branch to find out why we are the area’s agent of choice!

March Newsletter

18/03/2016
It has been a great year here at The Personal Agent so far, with 124 sales agreed and 52 lets agreed.
Now that we have four sales offices and one lettings office we are moving more people than ever before.
 
Contact a member of our team if you would like to see what we can do for you

FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER

08/02/2016

Here at The Personal Agent we have hit the ground running this year, we have so many great things to share with you this month.

In this months newsletter we are covering reasons why people fall in love with their home, tips for getting on the property ladder, award winning home design and much more.

DECEMBER NEWSLETTER

16/12/2015

With only 1 weekend left until Christmas the excitement really begins. We are especially excited here at The Personal Agent as we have some great news to share with you. We have just acquired a Banstead office! It is early days and we still need to gift the office with a refurb', but as soon as we have more information you will be the first to know.

Something else to keep a keen eye out for is our new website, our Christmas elves have been working hard for a while now and we are happy to say that it will be launched any day now. Keep your eyes peeled!

In this month's Newsletter as well as covering Property News, we have thrown in some fun ideas for you to make and do over Christmas, we hope you enjoy them!

All of us at The Personal Agent wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

 

NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER

23/11/2015

This year has flown by and now with only 5 weekends left before Christmas it's going to get busy, especially for all of us here at The Personal Agent.

In this month's Newsletter as well as covering Property News, DIY tips and Advice on Moving we have also included information on some of the great local events happening in the run up to Christmas, its time to whip your calendars out and start making space for your favourite events.

We're hoping things don't get too crazy for you over the next few weeks, and we will catch up with you again before Christmas has arrived. But for now its time to wrap up with a hot cup of cocoa and dream of your new home.

 

OCTOBER NEWSLETTER

27/10/2015

Autumn is here, marking the transition from summer to winter, the air is chilling and the nights are closing in, but the housing market is still hot hot hot!

We at The Personal Agent are enjoying the autumnal colours of the season with a steady flow of buyers and sellers getting ready to move leading up to the Christmas period.

 

Big news for our lettings team!! We are delighted to announce that so far in 2015, The Personal Agent has listed more properties on Zoopla than any of our competitors!

We understand that letting your property, especially for the first time, can be a worrying experience and with this in mind our most important consideration is providing you, the Landlord, and your tenant with the best possible service.

So here’s to staying at Number 1 for the rest of the year!

 

August Newsletter

14/08/2015

Summer, summer, summer time…..

There are many things you can rely on in England during July and August; the roads are quieter (yay!), there will be an abundance of rain (not so yay) and the property market dies a death.

Not so for the property market as experienced by The Personal Agent.  July saw our most successful month in our 11 year history having agreed more sales in this time than ever before.  There are, of course, sections of the property market that fluctuate depending on buyers' requirements but with Epsom, Ewell and Stoneleigh offering properties across pretty much all sections of the market there really never is a quiet time.

On The Market has gone from strength to strength with the latest figures showing a record 5.2 million hits in July. The decision to promote our clients’ properties via OnTheMarket was well researched and the figures confirm that the combination of www.rightmove.com and www.OnTheMarket.com is the most powerful combination of portals available alongside our own website www.thepersonalagent.co.uk.   

We are also still the Number One agent on Rightmove both for properties listed and sales agreed across the Epsom, Ewell and Stoneleigh area and what’s more the statistics on Rightmove show that we have significantly fewer properties reduced in price than the competition.

We hope you all are enjoying the British summer and fingers crossed for at least a couple more BBQ days!

June Newsletter

04/06/2015

 

Welcome to our newsletter. So much has occurred since our last publication; we have a Conservative Government, we have a new Princess, and at The Personal Agent we have had our most successful month in our 11 year history.

This led to us thinking – What does ‘success’ mean and how do you measure it?

For the Conservatives their success was tailored around delivering a message that people believed in and being considered a safe pair of hands when confronted with many different options. For those in and around the Duchess during the birth their success would have been making her time with them as smooth and stress free as possible.

For us at The Personal Agent these are areas that we are driven to excel in and that stand us apart from the crowd. Success to us is having clients choose to intrust us with what is likely their most valuable asset when there are other choices available and ensuring that once they have done so we provide a level of service that ensures the marketing, sales and aftersales process are as smooth and stress free as possible.

Alongside this of course we want to sell properties! In April we agreed the sale of £16,000,000 worth of properties in our Epsom branch alone. We also brought more properties to the market than any other agent. These are figures that we are of course proud of, but the business that we continue to receive from recommendations and referrals is our true measures of success.

We hope you enjoy our newsletter and have a successful month, whatever success means to you.

 

Spring Newsletter

12/03/2015

Spring is here and Daylight Saving Time begins with the clocks going forward at 01:00 on Sunday 29th March (one less hour in bed, sorry!)

The long Bank Holiday weekend at the beginning of April heralds spring cleaning, gardening, home improvements and a very busy time in the world of property.

With the arrival of Spring also comes a fun-packed calendar.

Red Nose Day - Friday 13th March
Mother's Day - Sunday 15th March
St Patrick's Day - Tuesday 17th March
Easter - Sunday 5th April 

February Newsletter

13/02/2015

After a record breaking 2014 we have certainly hit the ground running for the New Year, listing a fantastic selection of new properties and registering many new applicants looking to find that perfect property.

February has been an exciting month for The Personal Agent after the launch of On The Market at the end of January and also our brand new Stamp Duty Calculator App.

With love in the air and Valentine's Day on the horizon, we offer inspiration on how to create a perfect romantic 'shabby chic' room, give you an insight into the interesting history at the heart of Epsom & Ewell and explain why it is such a popular borough to call home.

 

 

October Newsletter

20/10/2014

Welcome to our October Newsletter

We are pleased to report another busy period in both the sales and lettings markets. After a busier than normal summer period we are now in full swing with buyers, tenants, and homeowners hoping to have completed their transaction before Christmas. All four of our branches have more buyers and tenants than stock, with several properties receiving multiple offers. The market has paused for breath as prices have calmed down after the initial frenzy early on in the year, but buyers and tenants are still aplenty. “We are putting this down to several factors” comments Rupert Briggs. “ The local area has numerous good schools so people are always moving to be in the catchment areas.” “Also, Zone 6 being implemented has been a positive factor as more buyers are moving out from London”. “Coupled with record low interest rates, the economy going from strength to strength, we can see there there being no let-up in the market”.

 

 

 

July Newsletter

24/07/2014
Welcome to our July Newsletter. The year, so far, has been an outstanding success! We are agreeing on average 50 sales per month and have over 2000 potential buyers registered, searching for property in the local area. Our new Lettings & Management office is also in full swing and their Champagne launch on the 3rd of July was a great success.We hope you enjoy the newsletter which we have filled with interesting and useful tips from presenting your house for sale to explaining the perils of cutting corners with convenancing together with the chance of winning a Fiat 500.

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