Fareham Property News - What is in store for 2018?

2018 set to be a year of opportunity for the Fareham property market   As one year ends and another begins, we thought we’d take a look at what’s happened in the Fareham market over the last 12 months, and what a year it has been. It’s true that...


Our House Sales Team at Chapplins Havant

    At Chapplins we pride ourselves on service and whilst that's fine its sometimes better to put a face to a name which is why we have created a new brief video for our Havant sales team. Take a look and let us know what you think.   HIDEMAINIMAGE...


Our Lettings Service for the Havant and Surrounding Areas

  At Chapplins we understand just how important letting out your property is whether it was your own home or whether it is part of an investment portfolio. Instructing the right agent is a decsion which should be largely based on trust, cost and reliability. At Chapplins...


Three big reasons to be happy about the Havant market

  If you venture online, pick up a paper, or watch the news, any mention of the property market in the UK comes with a measure of doom and gloom these days. However, interest rates are still very low and are not likely to rocket up, so it’s not a remotely...


Chapplins Director - Fundraising for young man with brain tumour.

Kerry Applin Director of Chapplins Estate Agents in Havant is hosting a fund raising quiz night to help make the future brighter for a local young man Tyler Murphy In 2010, at the age of 12, Tyler started suffering from really bad headaches and sickness at night.  He...


Havant Property News - Method of commute

Method of commute Commuting patterns are a significant barometer of the profile of people in a property market. For example in areas where most people travel to work by car, there tend to be more even property price distributions across the local market. On the other hand when...


Fareham Property News - Common Myths about the property market

Common myths about the local property market Has someone who has just sold their home ever told you about the ‘golden rules’ you should abide by to get a quick sale? Perhaps you have heard comments like, ‘catch the property season’, ‘spend money to...


More sold boards!

How do you decide which estate agent to use? Recommendation or great service when used previously? But what if you have never used an estate agent before? One of the best indicators of success is a sold board outside of a house.  Our Havant office which has been trading for...


Chapplins, the most reviewed estate agents in Havant and Farehem

As a family run independent estate agent we pride ourselves on offering a bespoke and personal service to all our clients. Not only do we want to get you the best price but also to make the whole process of buying and selling and potentially finding your next home, as smooth as...


Macmillan Coffee Morning  Friday 29th September 9.00 am  to 11.00 am.

We are hosting two Macmillan Coffee Morning events, one at our Fareham Branch and one at our Havant Branch on Friday 29 th September between 9.00am and 11.00am The aim is to raise as much money as we can for this worthy cause. Our staff and Directors will be baking cakes ready...


Fareham Property News - How often do people move house?

How often do people move property in the local area?   More than six-million people move home every year according to national census figures. These numbers reveal we are changing homes at a faster rate than ever before with people in the southern half of the country the...


Rightmove statistics show Chapplins as top sellers in Havant

Rightmove is no doubt your first choice for property search. Rightmove provide interesting market comment and statistics to the industry.  So who agreed the most sales during the whole of last year in the whole of PO9 according to Rightmove . Yep you guessed it - It was...


Exploring the Success and Performance of the Top Online Estate Agents

We came accross an interesting article from Get Agent.Co.UK on how successful -or not!  are the online agents. Lots of facts about numbers of houses not selling and comments on lack of customer service. I won't steal all the thunder so click HERE  to read the full...


A  trek to Mount Everest Base Camp - for Charity Motor Neurones Disease

Chapplins of Havant Mortgage advisor Wendy Gawn's husband John has had a milestone birthday this year and wanted to mark the occasion by doing something out of the ordinary. Therefore, he has decided to trek to Mount Everest Base Camp and leaves the UK on 27th August 2017...


Havant Property News - Promising sales levels

  Promising sales levels    Increasing clarity in the UK’s economic future has increased confidence in the property market. A look at sales levels in Havant over the last 15 months seems to indicate this too. Since September 2016 sales levels for flats...


Havant Property News- How best to increase the value of your home

When it comes to selling your home, the goal is to achieve more than the initial price you paid when you bought it. A significant amount of your home’s resale value will be affected by the appreciation of house prices in PO9, where average sales values have risen by 33.4...


Fareham Property News - Have sales levels dipped?

    Property transactions levels holding steady  The Brexit vote and the falling value of the pound have led some to think sales levels might have dipped in the market. However, as the chart shows, sales levels have remained steady throughout the year, contrary...


Fareham Property News - Are prices expected to increase this year?

Price growth for properties Due to the government's budget moving to the autumn, we are unlikely to see market activity affected by new policy changes in the short term. With market confidence strong and a positive outlook for the construction industry, we expect steady price...


Havant Property News- Local wealth distribution.

Local wealth distribution Whether an area is 'up-and-coming' or has arrived, the wealth distribution can indicate if the area has the character you are after. In Havant, the majority of households are 'getting started' (31.6%). The corresponding figure in the region is 19.3...


Havant Property News - What jobs do people do in PO9?

What jobs do people do in PO9? The percentage of people employed in various industry sectors is often a good indicator of the distinct character of an area. In PO9, the largest number of jobs were in Retail, taking up 17.3% of jobs. Manufacturing had the second largest number...


Fareham Property News - How did property prices fare in 2016?

  Long-term property price review in Fareham It is the time of year when we can look at how property prices in 2016 fared in comparison to the decade preceding it. With property price data still to come through for the end of the year, our estimates paint a promising...