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A clear guide to Home Surveys

A clear guide to Home Surveys

There are effectively four main types of survey.  Reliable and cost effective, these reports carry the full weight of the RICS, the industry’s most respected authority on surveying. All of our Chartered Surveyors and Registered Valuers are fully RICS qualified.  Dotted along the East Coast from Clacton to Newcastle, each surveyor has a thorough knowledge […]

Surveyor Spotlight

Surveyor Spotlight

Our talented team of Chartered Surveyors and Registered Valuers are all members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). We have individual surveyors based throughout the East of England, with surveyors in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and County Durham. This quarter, we put the spotlight on Hannah McConnell-Wood, our Lincoln-based Chartered Surveyor who […]

Commercial Survey Services

Commercial Survey Services

Whether you are an investor, developer, landlord, or a business seeking to move premises, receiving the right commercial property advice is key. We are a forward-thinking, independent firm with an in-depth knowledge of the local, regional and national commercial property markets. Over time we developed a loyal client-base spanning both private and public sectors. We […]

The importance of having Reserve Funds

The importance of having Reserve Funds

Acting as a managing agent for many residential blocks, we’re well attuned to reserve funds and managing cost expectations for our clients. However, on occasions, we get asked about why and how can we make the most of the money in the pot? Why are Reserve Funds so Important? For most people that own a […]

First Time Buyers’ Day

First Time Buyers’ Day

Buying your first home is hard enough with finding the perfect place, saving for the deposit and all the associated costs. These things can really mount up and make it hard work for first time buyers. However, things are getting easier as the Government in the 2017 Autumn Statement has increased the stamp duty threshold […]

Nick Eley – EDP Column Property News (24/11/17)

Nick Eley – EDP Column Property News (24/11/17)

First appeared in EDP Property (24 Nov 2017) – We may be heading towards Christmas, but I have been pleasantly surprised by the number of properties Watsons has been valuing under both our Watsons and Period & Prestige branding.  Some home owners do see the New Year as the time to sell, but experience has […]

List with us before Christmas and get everything wrapped up!

List with us before Christmas and get everything wrapped up!

Don’t wait until the New Year to sell your home!   More people search online for a new home over the Christmas period than any other time of the year. Over the last several years, there has been a steady increase in the number of active buyers looking for their new home online over the […]

Making the house buying process simpler

Making the house buying process simpler

Column from EDP Property News (27/10/2017) The Department for Communities and Local Government is launching a consultation on how to make to make the house buying process simpler, faster and less stressful. Changes could include possible financial penalties if a buyer or seller pulls out of the agreement without a good reason, tighter controls for […]