Now is a great time to consider borrowing for current and aspiring homeowners – Mortgage Update with Yellow Brick Mortgages

Now is a great time to consider borrowing for current and aspiring homeowners – Mortgage Update with Yellow Brick Mortgages

We recently caught up with Greg Marcham, Managing Director of Yellow Brick Mortgages to talk about the current mortgage market for existing and aspiring homeowners. Yellow Brick Mortgages are our preferred mortgage broker. They enjoy a 5 out of 5 rating on Trustpilot based on 1700+ reviews so, they come highly recommended.     Interest […]

Keeping You Safe: Our Assurance

With restrictions being extended for at least another month, at Watsons we continue to do everything possible to keep you and our team safe. We have been following the Government’s sector-specific guidance since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and our staff continue to take the safety of our customers and the Watsons team very […]

Landlord Sell-Off slows to 7 Year Low

Landlord Sell-Off slows to 7 Year Low

Last year 131,900 properties were sold by landlords in Great Britain, the smallest sell-off since 2013 (105,830). Research from Hamptons reveals that the average landlord who sold up last year in England & Wales sold their buy-to-let for £82,450 or 42% more than they paid for it, having owned the property for 9.1 years on […]

What is an EWS1?

What is an EWS1?

Following the Grenfell Tower Tragedy in 2017, there have been many initiatives and procedures implemented to improve building safety, in particular, the assessment of flats in multi-storey buildings. The EWS1 form, or External Wall Fire Review form, is intended to provide a consistent and universally recognised record of what assessments have been carried out on […]