Is Guildford Too Densely Populated?

Has England’s green and pleasant land all of a sudden become England’s green and overcrowded land? With the nation’s ever-increasing population and the double whammy that people are now living longer, this means as each year goes by, there is an ever-growing...


The Affordability of Buying Property in Guildford

Looking back at the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day landing a few months ago, it reminded me of the huge changes that have happened to Guildford and more specifically the Guildford property market since WW2. Back in 1946, the average wage in Guildford was just over £5 a week...


Only 34.4% of Guildford Households are Eco-friendly

Improving the energy efficiency of Britain’s 27.2 million homes, which are responsible for more than a quarter of the country’s CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions, is seen as key to tackling the issues of climate change, fuel poverty and our country’s energy...


Do We Have the Right Sort of Guildford Homes For the 21st Century?

Would it surprise you to know that in some parts of Guildford, predominantly prosperous areas with high proportions of mature residents, the housing crisis is not one of supply so much as dispersal of that supply? Theoretically, in Guildford there are more than enough bedrooms...


16% less homes for sale in Guildford than a year ago

One of the key factors of the health of the Guildford property market is the number of properties for sale at any one time. The issue with housing is that when demand goes up, unlike with a chocolate bar factory, who can add a couple of hours overtime to increase supply/...


Which Guildford Properties are Selling the Best?

Moving home is said to be the third most stressful life event, following a member of your family dying or getting divorced. So it is always best to keep your stress levels down by investigating and doing your homework on both the particular area of Guildford (or nearby...


Guildford Property Market vs London Property Market

Anyone would think that national news, especially when it comes to talking about the property market, is just focused on London centric. In fact, over the last 5 years, the London property market has really manipulated the UK on averages to such an extent that many lenders like...


Guildford House Prices up 24.4% in the last 5 Years

Over the last 5 years, we have seen some interesting subtle changes to the Guildford property market as buying patterns of landlords have changed ever so slightly. The background to this story was the recently published set of buy-to-let (BTL) lending statistics. Roll the clock...


Guildford Property Market – Outlook for 2019

Guildford property values are currently 0.5% higher than at the end of 2017, notwithstanding the uncertainty and threats over the potential impact of Brexit in 2019. This has exceeded all the predictions (aka guesses) of all the City of London economists, in an astonishing sign...


Meet our new Property Manager

Laura Hyde Laura is a Chartered Building Surveyor with 20 years experience in the property and construction industry. She started her career at an independent estate agents and surveyors practice and has gone on to manage portfolios of property in the residential, educational...


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