First time buyers accounted for almost a third of property sales across the UK in September. The National Association of Estate Agents say first time buyer sales rose by 9% from August to 29% last month – equalling the previous high in May. The NAEA put the increase down to a combination of a wider […]
The arrival of the £1.5 billion Westfield-Hammerson retail, leisure and housing development in Croydon is set to transform the local property market according Streets Ahead Director Gary O’Hare. News that the Government has now greenlit the crucial compulsory purchase order (CPO) needed to buy up the old Whitgift Centre and surrounding land means work can […]
Streets Ahead staff are edging closer to their 2015 target to raise £25k for our charitable Foundation in our 25th year. They raised £195 from a pool tournament at the Whitehorse Pub in Selhurst last month. The tournament was won by Croydon Branch Lettings Manager, Daniel Thornton, who kindly gave his winnings to the Foundation. […]
Between them Nick Durkin and Marina Steel have almost 35 years of service with Streets Ahead. As valued members of the 80 strong Streets Ahead team they contribute greatly to the success of the company. We asked them about their work – and how they like to spend their time away from the office. NICK […]
September’s housing market can only be described as a month of confidence as we experienced as a group more prospective buyers registering than any other month in our 25 year history and this was fairly equal across our group from office to office from Crystal Palace to Coulsdon. Our stock coming to the market was […]
Mortgage approvals for house buyers hit the highest level for 18 months in September – an indicator of strengthening confidence in the UK property market according to analysts. A Mortgage Monitor report by chartered surveyors, e.surv revealed the number of approvals in the last 12 months alone rose by a fifth, with 72,930 house purchase […]
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