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Want to move before Christmas? 13 October 2017

A new study released today has revealed that prospective homesellers will need to have their property on the market by Tuesday 17th October in order to sell or move home before Christmas. Data from estate agent comparison website EstateAgent4Me provides a new insight into the length of time it takes to sell a residential property, with those listed in the autumn proving far slower to shift.... Read More

Strong mortgage lending reported in August 12 October 2017

The latest data and analysis from UK Finance has shown that house purchase lending was higher in August 2017 than in both the preceding month and a year earlier. According to the report, first-time buyers borrowed £5.7 billion in August - a 16% increase on the previous month and 12% more than in August 2016.... Read More

Chilton Primary School have had great fun pretending to be Estate Agents! 19 September 2017

A class at Chilton Primary School have had great fun pretending to be Estate Agents! Class teacher, Sarah Williams, contacted us and asked for some "For Sale" signs, property details and measuring devices so that they could run a topic on selling houses and being estate agents.... Read More

James Gesner becomes one of McCarthy & Stones chosen local agents 11 August 2017

James Gesner and his team are proud to have been selected by McCarthy & Stone as one of two chosen local agents, to help with the sale of their stunning new development of 60 retirement apartments exclusively for the over 70"s on the edge of Didcot. The beautiful development situated in Great Western Park will have a range of local amenities right on its doorstep including a large Asda supermarket and a range of high street retailers.... Read More

Another £10,000 raised for the Footsteps Foundation!! 27 July 2017

On July 14th we hosted our annual golf competition at Hadden Hill Golf Club to raise money for our chosen charity the Footsteps Foundation. The event has been a massive success since the first one in September 2015 where 88 players took part, growing to 128 in 2016 and this year we maxed out at 152!... Read More

How much is living near a supermarket worth? 30 May 2017

New research from Lloyds Bank has found that homes within easy reach of a local supermarket are, on average, £21,512 higher than in nearby areas. Properties in areas with a Waitrose, Marks and Spencer, Sainsbury"s or Iceland are most likely to command a higher house price premium when compared to the wider town average.... Read More

British Property Awards Gold Winner! 12 May 2017

Last week we were told that were the winner of a Gold Award by the British Property Awards. Jon Davies from the awards team quoted "James Gesner Estate Agents have just won The British Property Awards for Didcot. Their team performed outstandingly throughout the extensive judging period, which focused on customer service levels.... Read More

Carl & James are in the Medals! 04 May 2017

Carl & James have been training hard for the last 6 months with Carl aiming for a gold in the European Taekwondo Championships and James having his sights on a PB in the Virgin London Marathon. Carl won a gold medal in the IV degree patterns competing against 31 European countries with 800 active competitors.... Read More

Top tips for stress-free house moving 04 May 2017

As if there isn"t enough stress involved in buying and selling a property, once the purchase is agreed it"s far from over. 1. If you"re renting, you"re in a strong position. Keep the rental property for an overlapping week (or as long as you need/can afford) to make the process deliciously smooth.... Read More

A good Estate Agent will achieve a higher price than an average one 26 April 2017

How much could your estate agent actually make for you? New data released by EstateAgent4Me has shown that appointing the right estate agent can net those selling their home up to £36,000 above their original asking price. According to the research, currently the UK"s best-performing agent is Roy Brooks of East Dulwich, achieving an average sale almost 6% above asking price over the past six months and netting clients £36,064 on average.... Read More

BTL still beats savings rates claims report 29 March 2017

BTL still beats savings rates claims report For those with equity to invest, buy-to-let returns still have the potential to outstrip savings accounts over the long term According to the latest report from Allsop, buy-to-let investment in the long-term still has strong potential to beat savings rates by a significant margin over the coming years, despite tax increases.... Read More

Don`t put off a prospective buyer! 27 March 2017

It may seem trivial but the devil is in the detail here and you would be surprised at what would put off a prospective buyer. With buyers constantly looking for better value from their investments, making your property stand out can be a challenge. According to several studies it takes the average buyer no more than eight seconds to decide whether or not they like your property, so keeping this in mind, kerb appeal should be a priority when trying to sell your home as first impressions account for much of the overall impression the property has on any potential buyer.... Read More