Latest News

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

Date: 3/02/2015
3
Feb

This Made Our Day!

Following completion of a sale last week, we received this from the sellers:- ‘Hi AnthonyNow that all the dust has settled I want to pen a note to you and your staff.From the moment that you first started to market our...

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Date: 8/01/2015
8
Jan

OFF TO A GREAT START

  Anthony Wood of Samuel Wood & Co...

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Date: 31/10/2014
31
Oct

National award for Shropshire estate agents...

A leading Shropshire estate agency group has received a national commendation at a presentation evening held in London. Samuel Wood & Company has offices in Shrewsbury, Church Stretton, Craven Arms, Ludlow and Oswestry and was nominated for its...

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Date: 5/10/2014
5
Oct

Timely advice for autumn house hunters

One of Shropshire’s leading estate agencies has suggested some suitable advice for people entering the property market this autumn. Russell Griffin, is a partner of Samuel Wood & Company, he said: “One of the great triggers in the property...

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Date: 6/05/2014
6
May

Lights, Camera, Action

Anthony Wood of Samuel Wood and Co looks at estate agency in the media. Once again the television cameras have been peeking into the working lives of estate agents.  The latest BBC 2 fly-on-the-wall series called Under Offer (Wednesdays, 8.00-9.00pm...

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Date: 5/04/2014
5
Apr

Right Royal Results

Anthony Wood of Samuel Wood & Co looks back to 30 years ago and compares the property market then and now. The impending royal visit to Australia by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and young Prince George reminds us of another royal visit made by...

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Date: 20/03/2014
20
Mar

Business as Usual

Anthony Wood of Samuel Wood & Co takes a look at the 2014 Budget and considers how it may affect the property market. Blame or applaud whomever you like for the surge in the property market across most of the UK - but a surge is what we have. Whether it...

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Date: 4/03/2014
4
Mar

First Love

The challenge of buying property in this buoyant market. The big challenge with this property market is that there is less time to make a decision to buy. The fewer properties on the market the more pressure there is for buyers to make a choice quickly....

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Date: 17/01/2014
17
Jan

Buy or Sigh

At Samuel Wood we have been taking a look at what property buyers can expect in 2014 and it looks like it might be a year for the seller.  In many parts of the country stocks are already dwindling. Demand has outstripped supply to such a degree that prices are...

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Date: 10/01/2014
10
Jan

Church Stretton

Hope I am not too late in wishing you all a very Happy New Year. 2014 looks to be an exciting year for us as all offices report a busy few days after we opened following the Christmas/New Year break with a large number of viewings booked and sales already...

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Date: 22/11/2013
22
Nov

Winter Wonderhome

  At Samuel Wood & Company we have been looking how to get the very best from your property sale during the winter months. Spring is generally recognised as the best time to sell houses. But not everyone can wait until then. So now the nights...

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Date: 4/10/2013
4
Oct

JOURNALISTS

  If I write my blog, does that classify me as a journalist?? I have great respect for people who write clearly and concisely which is something, sadly, I struggle with.  However, I do take exception to articles that appear almost on a...

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Date: 10/09/2013
10
Sep

The Great British Bake Off

Those sad readers who have been following my blog for sometime may recall that after my wife beat me at a dog competition I took her on at baking at the local show and 2 years ago got a second with my cake. (Sadly last years was cancelled due...

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Date: 10/09/2013
10
Sep

SUNNY DELIGHT

I am writing this week’s blog from a balcony in a delightful apartment in Spain, but by the time you read this, I will be home. Sadly the family have decided to sell the apartment. My parents have had an apartment in this building for close to 20 years but the...

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Date: 9/08/2013
9
Aug

Rosebuds

At Samuel Wood we are looking at a resurgent property market that promises a great deal but still needs handling with some care. An ageing population and a need for many to adjust their lifestyles accordingly will have an effect on the property market. I...

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