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British Property Awards Lettings Winner 2018! 18 October 2018

Last week we were learned that we were the winner of a Gold Award for Didcot by the British Property Awards in the Lettings category! Jon Davies from the awards team quoted "James Gesner Estate Agents" have won this prestigious award, and now hold both the Gold award for Sales and Letting for Didcot in 2018.... Read More

Time to get your house on the market in order to move before Christmas 20 August 2018

Home-movers who want to move in by the traditional Christmas deadline, now only 18 weeks away, need to act now to do so, Rightmove has warned. The average time from agreeing a sale to moving in is 13 weeks so prospective buyers should be active in the market right now and make sure they have necessary finances in place.... Read More

Work Experience Success 13 July 2018

This week we were delighted to have Freya here from Didcot Girls School, doing her work experience placement. Freya, who is 15 is keen to learn the ins and outs of Estate Agency and has worked really hard this week. She has been a star at drawing floor-plans, taking photos and she has even been answering the phone.... Read More

Wallingford`s Summer Music Festival Supporting Footsteps 29 June 2018

Last weekend "Rugfest" Wallingford"s Summer Music Festival took place at the Hithercroft Sports park. This event, organised by the Rugby club and headed by Guy Hewitt was a great success not only for the Rugby club but for Footsteps too. On the Saturday afternoon James and the Footsteps team accompanied by Maeve Norfolk a 4 year old girl and her parents took to the stage to raise awareness of this wonderful charity and encourage people to dig deep.... Read More

FTB approvals up in May according to latest figures 13 June 2018

The latest data and analysis from e.surv has shown that 66,479 mortgages were approved in May - a rise of 6.4% against the previous month. First-time buyers significantly increased their share from 20.2% to 22.4% of the market. e.surv reported that, as ever, there is a wide variation between the regions of the UK, with some areas seeing higher proportions of small deposit borrowers than others.... Read More

Play2Give Martial Arts Sparathon 24 May 2018

Carl, a member of James Gesner Estate Agents is working alongside Play2Give to help raise money for Oxford Children"s Hospital. Carl Davis is organising a charity Martial Arts Sparathon which will involve Carl completing 100 rounds of continuous sparring.... Read More

British Property Awards 2018 01 May 2018

Last week we were told that we were the winners of a Gold Award for Didcot by the British Property Awards for the second year running! Jon Davies from the awards team quoted "James Gesner Estate Agents have won this prestigious award for the second year running.... Read More

All our properties now listed on `OntheMarket` 19 April 2018

We are proud to now list all our Sales and Lettings properties on https://www.onthemarket.com/. This means we are now using all of the major websites to ensure out properties are found as quickly as possible. Read More

Footsteps Foundation Cheque Presentation!! 14 December 2017

Today James made his annual trip to the Footsteps Foundation in Dorchester on Thames, the charity we have supported since becoming James Gesner Estate Agents in June 2015. James met this very smiley 12 girl called Denecia, who is 12 and from Islington, London.... Read More

Which colour front door offers the warmest welcome? 12 December 2017

If you want to give visitors a warm welcome to your home – paint your front door red, say Leeds Building Society members. Red was the top choice when the Society asked members which colour was the most welcoming for the main entrance to a property. Almost one in five (19%) plumped for that red, but white wasn"t far behind, scoring 18% of the vote.... Read More

Top tips for moving to a smaller property 04 December 2017

For those nearing retirement, it"s common to consider downsizing as a way to free up some extra cash and move to a more manageable property. Nevertheless, many people can still be put off by the stresses of what can be an extremely emotional time, especially for those selling a family home with all its treasured memories and possessions, or moving on their own for the first time.... Read More

Great News - Budget 2017 cuts stamp duty for first-time buyers!!! 22 November 2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond has abolished stamp duty for most first-time buyers in England and Wales in his Budget. The change, effective immediately, will apply to the first £300,000 of a home"s value, saving first-time buyers £5,000. Housing had been billed as one of the key themes of the Budget - and the chancellor promised the "next generation" that getting on the housing ladder would not be just a "dream".... Read More