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This week we were fortunate enough to visit Molesey Pets and Aquatic Centre and were formally introduced to Molesey's favourite parrot, Chris the Cockatoo!
NEWS: George's summer surprise Before the general election in April, potential house buyers were taking a cautious 'wait and see' attitude and the property market stagnated as a result. Yet post-election figures show that property is back on track once again, with sales up by 4.7%. Confidence has returned, it seems. The really big news of the last few weeks, however, has been George Osborne's summer budget. There was no ignoring it, particularly if you're a landlord (more of which below) — although property owners also got a surprise, too: from April 2017, married couples and civil partners will be able to pass on family homes worth up to £1million to children or grandchildren without being hit by inheritance tax. Just two days later, Osborne followed this up with a series of sweeping planning proposals, including automatic planning permissions for brownfield sites in order to kickstart “an urban planning revolution.” It was a busy week for Her Majesty's Government...
Proudly presenting our first edition of the Molesey Business Blog, a series of articles showcasing local businesses that help make Molesey the town we know and love.
Molesey Resident Craig Allnutt captured some amazing deep space photographs under West Molesey skies. We just had to share this!
Halifax report that average house prices shot up 1.7% last month.
NEWS: Recovery position Are banks and building societies making it easier for people to borrow? It certainly looks that way at first glance with experts predicting a "gentle recovery" in housing market activity, based on recent news reports. Before you get too excited, it should be noted that new figures show lending rising only slightly (by 2 per cent, in fact). Still it is going in the right direction. On the other hand, even if mortgages are more readily available, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) points out that the UK is still facing an acute shortage of housing supply. Meanwhile, important news for landlords is that after the cut off date in late June, they must now be meeting official deposit protection rules, or risk heavy fines. Are you covered?
We are expecting to attract record prices throughout the second half of 2015. Here's why.
An article published by The Telegraph looks at what parts of the country of the best quality of life.
With the recent opening of the Sainsbury's Local on Walton Road in Molesey, we looked into whether or not this would have an effect on local house prices. Guess what? It does!
We achieve on average more than 98% of the asking price on properties we have sold.

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