Local Estate Agent Farr & Farr recently celebrated their twenty-first birthday in their Hucclecote offices and celebrated with a complete makeover and a commitment to many happy returns.


The Chancellor George Osborne gave the housing industry plenty of good news yesterday in his Autumn Statement. At the same time, though, he triggered a stampede by landlords rushing to avoid the new 3% increase in Stamp Duty for buy-to-let properties and second homes.


The number of house hunters has hit its highest level for eleven years.

The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) found that there had been a rise of 5% from June to July this year, with an average of 462 applicants per branch member office. They announced that this was the highest figure recorded since August 2004, when an average of 582 house hunters per branch was logged.

 

There is a property industry myth that most people move within 10 miles of their existing home. Analyst Stephen Hayter recently published an article in Property Industry Eye exploring this myth.


In September, the 2015 Rugby World Cup kicks off and Gloucester is proud to be one of the host cities!

Kingsholm, the base for Gloucester’s own team, affectionately nicknamed the Cherry and Whites, is more than ready for the influx of fans. The stadium has a capacity of 16,500 and has a glorious history of international rugby.