Oliver Miles comments on the state of the property market as Autumn 2021 nears.   Many buyers and sellers are currently asking us, “Where are we in the property cycle now that the Stamp Duty holiday is coming to an end?”. Let us liken the property cycle to a...


Oliver Miles of Oliver Miles Estate Agents considers what it takes to be a winner in the Property Games.   The property market has some interesting parallels with the Olympic Games. Glorious success with a place on the podium is the aim, however disappointment when...


Oliver Miles of Oliver Miles Estate Agents looks at changing requirements in property (but urges buyers to get back to basics and simplify things).   Once upon a time, estate agents noted down a short and straightforward list of buyers’ requirements, such as the...


Oliver Miles of Oliver Miles Estate Agents suggests how to tackle the property market as we approach the end of lockdown and the start of Summer. Lately the property world seems as though it might have lost its mind.  How much should we believe from the press? If it...


OLIVER MILES looks at how property buyers’ interests and demands have changed over the past twelve months.   Covid19 has changed many things in our lives - our outlook, our expectations, our ambitions, and it has altered the way we live or want to live.   Over the...


In his spring 2021 Budget the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak has chosen to keep the fire under the property market well and truly alight.   The UK is now experiencing a property buying demand reminiscent of a 1970s or 1980s boom. We know there is a property boom...


OLIVER MILES looks ahead to a busy spring in the property market.   In the wake of Covid 19 the UK experienced an exodus of urban dwellers to the countryside and seaside.   Escaping the city to the countryside peace and the clear air of the seaside has been especially...