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A collection of Samuel Wood & Co's most recent news and events

Date: 5/10/2016
5
Oct

Eagle Eyed

Eagle-eyed property market watchers may have noticed a change. Certainly those in London will have seen a marked difference from a year ago. The market has done an about turn in favour of buyers. Fewer buyers and more properties available have changed the fortunes of...

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Date: 1/09/2016
1
Sep

Lucky You

Anthony Wood of Samuel Wood & Co finds lessons to be learnt from Olympic preparation. The fabulous Rio Olympics remind us that dedication, natural talent, great coaching, relentless training, self-belief and a total focus on winning are what creates a...

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Date: 3/08/2016
3
Aug

Hexit

Anthony Wood from Samuel Wood & Co takes a look at the post-Brexit property market and offers some sound advice to those selling their homes over the summer months. Most but not all home sales occur because the seller is moving on to another property. Yet...

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Date: 2/06/2016
2
Jun

This Blessed Plot

Anthony Wood from Samuel Wood & Co finds evidence that not a great deal has changed in four hundred years when it comes to property investment.  William Shakespeare, who died 400 years ago last month, knew a thing or two about plots. And not just...

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Date: 4/05/2016
4
May

After The Gold Rush

At Samuel Wood & Company, we have been taking a look at the property market now the rush to avoid a higher stamp duty is over. It happens after every major budget change where extra tax costs are involved when buying a home. There is a stampede to...

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Date: 6/04/2016
6
Apr

Not in the National Interest

Anthony Wood of Samuel Wood & Co goes beyond the hype and looks at what is really important in buying and selling a property this spring. The property market is never static. But it is perhaps now at a unique juncture. It is hard to think of a time when...

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Date: 2/03/2016
2
Mar

In or Out?

Anthony Wood of Samuel Wood & Co looks at whether it will be best to opt to stay in the market or to come out.  Should we stay or should we go? It is a very difficult question to answer. There are so many factors to take into account. What will...

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Date: 27/01/2016
27
Jan

The Right People For The Job

 Anthony Wood of Samuel Wood & Co gives some timely food for thought to those thinking of selling their homes this spring.The belief that roughly 20% of producers are responsible for 80% of production has been widely held for over a hundred years. It...

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Date: 15/12/2015
15
Dec

An Estate Agent's Christmas Carol

Anthony Wood from Samuel Wood & Co tells a heart-warming Christmas story. Scrooge had been trying to sell his house all year - but to no effect. He was fed up with cold winters and longed to move to Spain where he had found a villa at a knockdown price...

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Date: 2/12/2015
2
Dec

Buying to Win

Anthony Wood from Samuel Wood and Co suggests some ways to ensure how buyers can get just what they want when buying a home.   There are homebuyers who demand the best of everything in anything they purchase. They want the latest granite-surfaced...

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Date: 26/11/2015
26
Nov

A Property Spending Review

Anthony Wood of Samuel Wood & Co looks at the Chancellor’s Autumn Spending Review and assesses the effects this may have on the property market.   Are things finally going to change for the better in the world of UK housing? Chancellor...

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Date: 10/11/2015
10
Nov

Right Sizing

Anthony Wood of Samuel Wood & Co reflects on the changing mood of home buyers and why now, more than ever, finding a property that fits well is important – at all stages of life.   We hear so much about up-sizing and down-sizing in...

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Date: 26/10/2015
26
Oct

National Award for the Samuel Wood Team

  For the second year running we are so please to announce that we have won awards in the Real Estate Agency category for Shropshire and also the Marketing section for the West Midlands.  The prestigious awards have been running since 1995...

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Date: 2/10/2015
2
Oct

BULLS EYE

Anthony Wood of Samuel Wood & Co takes a look at what it takes to sell property today and learns a lesson from history. In 1415 the English archers were a formidable force at the battle of Agincourt - the 600th anniversary of which we commemorate on 25th...

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Date: 4/09/2015
4
Sep

LAST DAYS OF SUMMER

The market in August was fairly typical with a reasonable amount of sales and new instructions but nothing like the activity in the previous month.  September and October can be very good sales periods with children back at school and holidays over, giving more...

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