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    Oliver of Oliver Miles Estate Agents takes a look at the 2018 Autumn/Winter property market in the run up to Brexit .   Those of us who have been involved in Estate Agency will have seen a number of ups and downs from time to time but I am quite sure we...


Headline Price Indicator Turns Slightly Negative   Prices now falling nationally although some parts of the UK are still recording growth New buyer demand continues to weaken alongside falling new instructions Conditions remain more challenging across higher priced...


September 2018: UK Residential Market Survey Sales outlook turns more cautious   New buyer enquiries weaken slightly while twelve month sales expectations turn negative Prices remain flat nationally with regional disparity still pronounced Volume of fresh listings...


August 2018: UK Residential Market Survey Prices continue to rise in much of the UK Robust price growth reported across Scotland and Northern Ireland New instructions edge further into negative territory Sales expectations suggest activity is likely to remain stronger away...


Medium term expectations cast doubt on supply response Activity indicators suggest subdued picture will persist Improvement in New Instructions may be short-lived given appraisals data Twelve-month and five-year price and rent expectations consistent with new supply...


 A Spanner in the Works? Ask anyone who is putting their property on the market about how long the legal side of things could take once they find a buyer and most will say about eleven weeks. Oh, if only it were just eleven weeks! The national average period that it...


Activity indicators still point to little impetus   New instructions edge into positive territory for the first time since 2016 Buyer demand continues to decline but to a lesser extent that at the beginning of the year Results continue to suggest significant regional...


Demand backdrop deteriorates further Agreed sales and new buyer enquiries continue to slip at the national level Price indicator remains flat, weighed down by London and the South East One quarter of respondents believe help to buy is causing difficulties for second steppers...


OLIVER MILES takes a look at what and who is driving the property market this spring. In property there are top-down people and bottom-up people. The top-down people seem to believe that wealthy overseas buyers and those spending their city bonuses drive the property market - or...


MOMENTUM STILL SOFT TO START THE YEAR   Enquiries, sales and instructions series remain negative Prices edge higher at the national level but continue to decline in some parts of the country More expensive tiers of the market still experiencing tougher conditions &...


Headline activity indicators remain subdued for now   National price balance edges upwards but agreed sales slip Twelve month outlook for prices and sales more upbeat 86% of respondents report no response yet from first time buyers following changes to Stamp Duty &...


Oliver of Oliver Miles explains the all-important third phase in a property negotiation. Most, if not all, property negotiations run on similar lines. The first phase is the easy and fun bit. Both sides get to shout at each other, dig their heels in, complain how...