Weekly Bulletin 21st October 2015

For those of you that follow the Smart Homes team on Facebook you will be aware of the recent accolade of being awarded the best estate agents and letting agent in the B90 postcode by allagents.co.uk for 2015 – our second year running which is a testament to the commitment of our smart homes team.  Individually I would like to congratulate Helen Sizer for being awarded best estate agent in the B90 postcode for 2015 and Senka Dragicevic for being awarded the best letting agent for customer service the B90 postcode for 2015. Absolutely fantastic result “well done team”!!!
A superb result for the sales team this week agreeing 15 sales within the last 10 days and instructing 13 new properties, many of which can be seen in the surrounding pages, also a wonderful result for the lettings team resulting in 10 lets agreed and 11 new instructions.

Whilst a wonderful result for the sales and lettings team this week we have seen a noticeable shortage of valuations booked in for the coming weeks and speaking to other agents they are experiencing the same shortage.  If you are considering selling now or in the near future, it is worth considering the time of year coming to the market as historically less properties come on the market the last quarter of the year, however any market condition is down to supply and demand and purchasers are still registering to buy.  As a seller you are more likely to obtain a better price this time of the year as there is less on the market as opposed to New Year where there will be more properties coming onto the market.

We have seen several changes within the housing market over the past few years; one trend that has been highlighted is that we do not experience the seasonal slowdown like we may have done some years ago.

For selling, buying or letting please remember our Shirley and Dickens Heath offices are open 7 days a week 9 till 6 Monday- Friday, 9 till 5 Saturday and 10 till 2 Sunday for both sales and lettings and our web sites; www.smart-homes.co.uk, www.rightmove.co.uk and www.onthemarket.com are updated every week day. If you require a free market appraisal on your property for either rental or sale please contact 0121 744 4144 where we would be
delighted to discuss the service that Smart Homes has to offer, which in our view is second to none.

Make the Smart Move…

Jamie Smart & Sarah Jenkins
Co Directors