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Hoyl Mortgages – Lending to Older Borrowers

Hoyl Mortgages – Lending to Older Borrowers

In the past it was very difficult to obtain mortgages that ran past a client’s normal State Retirement Age. We are now living in an aging population with many people now working past their 65th birthday. The government has moved people’s State Retirement’s Age back due to the rise in the cost of pensions, caused […]

Are you Looking to Sell Your Ground Rents?

Are you Looking to Sell Your Ground Rents?

There is currently a market for Ground Rent investments, with specialist institutions buying freeholds of blocks of residential flats in order to receive the Ground Rent Income. The combined knowledge of Watsons and our specialist advisors enables us to transact with landlords, developers and other investors during the acquisition of residential ground rents with efficiency, […]

Keeping your Property Safe this Summer

Keeping your Property Safe this Summer

With the warmer weather now finally here, and the sounds of summer holidays in the not so distant future, here are our top tips for securing your property over the summer:       Always close and lock your windows when leaving your property       Do not leave valuables on display through windows       Keep car keys […]

Valuations Versus Surveys

Valuations Versus Surveys

A valuation should not be used as a survey. If you’re trying to buy a property with a mortgage, your mortgage company will conduct a basic valuation of the property to assess whether the property is worth the money you are paying. More often than not, Watsons will be asked to complete these assessments on […]

How Do You Keep Weeds Out of Your Garden?

How Do You Keep Weeds Out of Your Garden?

The external appearance of any building is the first thing everyone sees. If you appoint Watsons as your managing agent, to take care of your property, then it is our role to ensure that grounds and gardens are well maintained and those weeds are kept at bay. Whether it’s a small private courtyard or extensive […]

What Causes Deposit Deductions?

What Causes Deposit Deductions?

When renting out a property Watsons advise all landlords to take a deposit from the tenant prior to the tenancy starting. With our full management service we protect the deposit on behalf of the landlord and therefore would deal with any dilapidations at the end of the tenancy, The deposit offers a level of protection […]

A Morning for Landlords

A Morning for Landlords

Watsons will be conducting special Landlord Surgeries to help advise new, current and potential landlords about best practices and opportunities for streamlining their services. These will take place 9.30am – 12.30pm in the following dates and Watsons locations: Watsons Sheringham: May 20 – 58 Station Rd, Sheringham NR26 8RG Watsons Holt: July 15 – The Manor House, […]

Property Highlights for May

Property Highlights for May

Norfolk is an exciting place to be an Estate Agent.  We have a fantastic array of property types in our area, so whether you’re looking for chic or rustic, period charm or contemporary style, compact or commodious, there really is something for everyone. Norfolk house prices have risen more than many parts of the country. […]

Why use an RICS member?

Why use an RICS member?

Selling or letting your property can be a complicated process and one of the most important transactions you make, so it is important you choose the right agent to help you. It makes sense to seek advice from a trusted professional who can offer you their expertise and independent advice. RICS agents act in your […]

Exclusive Seminar Videos from Norfolk Experts

Exclusive Seminar Videos from Norfolk Experts

Learn about some of the latest home and property trends with these seminar videos, exclusive to Watsons and specifically tailored to the Norfolk area. Just click on the topic you’re most interested in learning about to find out more.