Petition!!!!

Petition!!!!

Hold a full and independent inquiry into the cladding and fire safety scandal Figures suggest 1.9 million leaseholders are now considered "mortgage prisoners". Government blames build…

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UK rents soar by 7.5% to all-time high

UK rents soar by 7.5% to all-time high

The cost of renting has increased by 7.5% annually to hit a record high of £1,061 in September, HomeLet’s rental index has found. Standing in line in the substantial house price …

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The two very different epicentres of Wales' property market boom as prices leap by a quarter in a year - Wales Online

The two very different epicentres of Wales' property market boom as prices leap by a quarter in a year - Wales Online

House prices are on fire - jumping by a quarter in the last year in two parts of Wales   For SaleTo Rent   The property market in Wales is on fire (Image: Googl…

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House prices In Wales rising highest, says Rightmove

House prices In Wales rising highest, says Rightmove

Wales has seen the biggest increase in house prices in the UK, according to property website Rightmove. It said there had been a 2.3% rise in the past month alone and a 10.9% increase year-…

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Welsh government to take action on building safety

Welsh government to take action on building safety

The Welsh government has announced it will fund fire safety surveys for multi-occupied buildings over 11 metres to ensure the highest standard of safety for residents. Minister for climate …

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The most popular home improvements in the UK

The most popular home improvements in the UK

If successive lockdowns have had you reassessing your home and lifestyle, you’re not alone. We look at the home improvements that are in hot demand. Homeowners focused on increas…

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We are Recruiting!!

We are Recruiting!!

Chris Davies Estate Agents are looking for a full time sales negotiator to work in our busy Barry branch.   Please see the careers tab for further information and application process…

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New price record as Wales and the north lead the way and London stands still

New price record as Wales and the north lead the way and London stands still

New records continue to be set as the average price of property coming to market this month jumps by 1.8% (+£5,767), to a third of a million pounds (£333,564) Average London hou…

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The Government Pledges To 'Support First Time Buyers and The Housing Market'

The Government Pledges To 'Support First Time Buyers and The Housing Market'

Housing minister Christopher Pincher says that the government’s housing market interventions have done a lot to help first-time buyers and support the housing market. The Tory MP says…

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The Stamp Duty Holiday has 'Turbocharged The Property Market'

The Stamp Duty Holiday has 'Turbocharged The Property Market'

Buyers and sellers last month were in rush to complete deals before end of stamp duty holiday and that has driven property prices higher, the latest figures show. The number of residential …

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Supporting MIND in the Vale of Glamorgan

Supporting MIND in the Vale of Glamorgan

Chris Davies Estate Agents are proud to be supporting MIND, Your Local Mental Health Charity.   All of our staff kindly donated 1% of their April salary to this fantastic charity and…

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Keep Rhoose Clean

Keep Rhoose Clean

The volunteers of the "Keep Rhoose Clean" group collected a total of 57 bags of rubbish over the Comic Relief weekend, raising a total of £171 in the process. The "Comic Re…

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Soaring Demand Placing Upward Pressure On Property Prices

Soaring Demand Placing Upward Pressure On Property Prices

Buyer demand is outstripping supply at the fastest rate in a decade, according to Rightmove. The sure in the number of people looking to purchase property is placing upward pressure on hous…

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Updated Cladding Guidance Means 500,000 Leaseholders Will No Longer Need An EWS1 Form

Updated Cladding Guidance Means 500,000 Leaseholders Will No Longer Need An EWS1 Form

New guidance aimed at reducing the number of wall safety surveys being requested by banks and building societies on blocks of flats has been broadly welcomed. The guidance issued by RICS ai…

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House Prices Set To Boom Over The Next 5 Years

House Prices Set To Boom Over The Next 5 Years

House prices look set to rise sharply over the next five years, Savills said as it upped its UK property market forecasts for 2021. Savills upgraded its UK house price forecasts for this ye…

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Land Transaction Tax

Land Transaction Tax

On 3 March 2021, the Welsh Government announced that the temporary increase to the nil rate band of Land Transaction Tax (LTT) for residential property transactions will be extended …

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House Prices Up 8.5% in 2020 Amid Tax Holiday

House Prices Up 8.5% in 2020 Amid Tax Holiday

UK house prices climbed 8.5% in 2020, the highest annual growth rate since October 2014, according to official figures. The average UK house price reached a record high of £252,000 in …

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Budget 2021:  Mortgage guarantee to help buyers with 5% deposit.

Budget 2021: Mortgage guarantee to help buyers with 5% deposit.

A mortgage guarantee scheme to help people with small deposits get on the property ladder is set to be announced at next week's Budget. The government will offer incentives to lenders, …

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Wales' average house price tops £200k in 'race for space'

Wales' average house price tops £200k in 'race for space'

The average house price in Wales has gone over £200,000 for the first time, the country's biggest building society has said. The Principality said lockdown had encouraged a "ra…

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2 Minute Silence

2 Minute Silence

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918 the guns of Europe fell silent. After four years of bitter fighting, The Great War was finally over. The Armistice was si…

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How long will the property boom last?

How long will the property boom last?

Buyers hoping for a repeat of the 2008/09 slump in residential property prices, amid economic uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 crisis and Brexit, have so far been lef…

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Surge in mortgage applications as buyers rush to take advantage of stamp duty holiday.

Surge in mortgage applications as buyers rush to take advantage of stamp duty holiday.

Business is thriving at Just Mortgages following a post-lockdown mortgage boom. The mortgage broker, one of the largest in the UK with almost 500 mortgage advisers working on either an empl…

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Barry Wanderers Cricket Club

Barry Wanderers Cricket Club

Due to COVID-19, local team Barry Wanderers Cricket Club had a restricted season. In a reduced matches league competition, they managed to secure a place in their divisional final - a fantasti…

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House prices set to soar in post-Covid boom

House prices set to soar in post-Covid boom

Significant growth in residential property prices has been forecast by Savills, which predicts the UK housing market will remain buoyant with prices set to rise by an average of 20.4% by 2024,…

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House Price Growth Hits a 4 Year High

House Price Growth Hits a 4 Year High

House price growth has hit a four-year high as pent-up demand and the Stamp Duty holiday continue to boost the property market, Nationwide claims. The lender’s latest House Price Inde…

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Chris Davies's Number One Performance

Chris Davies's Number One Performance

Zoopla's latest performance report shows that we at Chris Davies Estate & Lettings Agents have scored number 1 again in both sales and lettings on the following performance reports: …

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Wales Property Market - The New Normal

Wales Property Market - The New Normal

From Monday July 13th, the property market in Wales will fully resume under the 'new normal' guidelines. PPE will be an essential part of the new normal, along with social distancing t…

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Hand Sanitizer - Caution

Hand Sanitizer - Caution

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/hand-sanitiser-cars-hot-days-coronavirus-texas-fire-department-a9528446.htmlDuring the warmer weather, some caution as to storing all importan…

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Lock Down Continues

Lock Down Continues

Today, new regulations come in to place in Wales as below: Summary People in Wales from two different households are now able to meet outdoors, if they stay in their local area and remain t…

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Lockdown extension

Lockdown extension

It has been announced by the First Minister of Wales that the lockdown in Wales will be extended for a further three weeks Please see below for the full article. Stay safe everyone Andrew F…

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COVID-19 - TEMPORARY CLOSURE

COVID-19 - TEMPORARY CLOSURE

COVID – 19 – UPDATE – TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF OUR OFFICES Chris Davies Estate and Letting Agents will never stop selling and renting houses. At this time, we’re work…

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Three month mortgage holiday for homeowners affected by coronavirus

Three month mortgage holiday for homeowners affected by coronavirus

Homeowners impacted by coronavirus will be able to take a mortgage payment holiday of up to three months.  The move which was announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak, is available to borro…

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Sales surge pushes new-to-market prices prices to record high!

Sales surge pushes new-to-market prices prices to record high!

Average new seller asking prices hit record high of £312,625 pushing annual price growth to 3.5%. Record prices fuelled by strong buyer demand and lack of supply compared to the same p…

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Mortgage Approvals At A Four Year High

Mortgage Approvals At A Four Year High

Mortgage approvals for house purchase increased to 70,900 in January, 4.4% higher than in December, and the highest since February 2016, statistics from the Bank of England show. Remortgage…

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Rightmove Record!

Rightmove Record!

Rightmove have confirmed that visits to the site surpassed the 150 million mark for the first time in January 2020 - which makes it the busiest month on record! This is good news for sellers a…

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Landlords, are you Propertymark Protected?

Landlords, are you Propertymark Protected?

With a Propertymark letting agent, landlords and their tenants are covered. Chris Davies letting agents are registered with ARLA Propertymark so landlords can be confident that their money is …

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