Havant Property News- PO9 flat and house prices and sales

  Sales in PO9 by quarters It is the time of year when we can reflect on how the last four quarters have performed. The chart below splits the total number of sales for all property types into quarters. Not surprisingly, last quarter of 2015 was the strongest quarter...


Property Scam

Important information about your house sale. Please take the time to read. In a new scam buyers are being asked to pay deposit funds into a bogus estate agents account. In what appears to be an entirely new scam, a bogus email asking for the transfer of funds was sent to a...


Property Market News for Havant

Distance travelled to work   The distance travelled to work in a given area is an indicator of the area’s transportation links. It can also show if an area has job opportunities locally. In PO9, 62.6% of the local workforce travel less than 10km to get to work. This...


Property Market News for Havant- Local wealth bands in PO9

  In PO9 the majority of households are classified as "getting started" (31.6% of all households), 12.4% higher than the South East. The next biggest wealth band is "comfortable" (27.5% of all households), 6.2% higher than the South East. Wealthy 16.7% More...


Property prices in PO9 have risen by 30% in 10 years

  You would be forgiven for thinking that Nobel Prize winner Bob Dylan was talking about the UK property market when he sang, "the times, they are a changin'". As agents in PO9, we have seen it all in the property market. But one overarching fact is the rise of local...


Broadband speeds – a new priority for property buyers

Broadband speeds – a new priority for property buyers The advent of broadband has dramatically altered our expectations about what we can do from the comfort of our own home. The ability to buy groceries, order a new dress, stream HD movies, make video calls and download...


Lots of house sales in Havant!

  The volume of sales in a given area is a powerful measure of the vitality of local housing markets. In the last two years there have been 1,666 sales in PO9. That is 70 house sales per month. Terraces accounted for the largest number of sales (638), followed by semis (...


House prices rises in Havant

House price growth Since the last quarter of 2013, average sales prices of detached properties in PO9 have increased by 40.2%, which represents the best performance of all property types. The next highest performers were semis, which saw an increase of 30.7%, followed by flats...


Can estate agents really sell a house for free

I suppose the real catch can be summed up in that well-worn phrase: "You don't get anything for nothing." For a long time, it has been common practice amongst a certain type of estate agent to undercut fees in order to win instructions. And while it would be stretching...


Agent almost blows gasket! Or, the Art of Sales Progressing

  You’ve all heard comments about estate agents’ fees: ‘money for old rope’, ‘they do nothing to earn their fee’, ‘I can’t believe how much they charge’. Well, when I hear some of the back stories to these comments, I...


Liss 2016 Scarecrow Festival

Liss saw the 2016 Scarecrow Festival take place over the last weekend of June; the theme was nursery rhymes and produced some incredible creations. The Festival was organised by Liss Junior School, each scarecrow being given a number and presenting the challenge for residents and...


Chapplins Lunch New Website

Chapplins are excited to announce the launch of their New Responsive Website. We hope you are enjoying our new website packed full of new features. With the constant change in technology, with more smart phones available day by day, our website needed to be able to display all...


ASK THE EXPERT

Q. We've all experienced property deals going wrong - or heard about them from others. What's your take on this, as an agent? A. Well, I personally think that as an industry we need to shape up and start calling a spade a spade. The fact is that the majority of deals "go wrong...