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UK HOUSE PRICES ROSE SHARPLY IN EARLY 2019, FIGURES SHOW

Monday March 11, 2019

UK house prices were up sharply at the beginning of this year due to a lack of properties on the market, according to the latest Halifax House Price Index.   The average price of a house rose to £236,800 in the three months to February, up 2.8 per cent compared to the same period one year prior. This […]

POTTERS BAR HAS BEEN NAMED AS ONE OF BRITAIN’S BEST LONDON COMMUTER HOTSPOTS

Monday March 4, 2019

The town came 15th in the countdown of 116 commuter belt towns, thanks to its speedy rail link to the capital and relatively affordable season ticket. Rankings on the Totally Money list were based on a combination of factors, including average house price, time taken to commute into London by train, season ticket cost and […]

LENDERS CUT MORTGAGE RATES TO GIVE A KICK START 2019

Thursday January 31, 2019

First-time buyers and homeowners remortgaging their properties have been given some good news at the start of the year as a number of lenders have cut their rates in an increasingly competitive market. Last week HSBC dropped rates on 31 different mortgages while the market-leading product for a 10-year fixed-rate loan also went down. The […]

UK HOUSE PRICES RISE AT FASTEST RATE IN ALMOST TWO YEARS, SAYS HALIFAX

Thursday January 31, 2019

UK house prices unexpectedly rose at the fastest monthly rate in almost two years in December, according to Halifax, despite warnings over the potential impact of Brexit for the year ahead. Halifax, one of Britain’s biggest mortgage lenders, said the average cost of a home rose by 2.2% compared with November. This outstripped all forecasts […]

LANDLORDS CAN NOW BORROW MORE – IF THEY LOCK IN FOR THE LONG TERM

Saturday December 29, 2018

One of the country’s biggest buy-to-let lenders has changed its rules to allow landlords to borrow substantially more if they’re willing to sign up to a fixed-rate deal for 10 years. The Mortgage Works, part of Nationwide, has lowered the “stress rate” for customers taking out a decade-long, fixed-rate mortgage from 4.99pc to 4pc. It […]

FASTEST GROWING ESTATE AGENTS IN POTTERS BAR

Saturday December 8, 2018

Have you seen the signs? In our short time in Potters Bar we have been established as the fastest growing estate agent. With over 100 years of combined  experience in estate agency and over 50 years of local knowledge we are not only the fastest but slowly becoming the largest local agent. Come and see […]

BPM SPONSOR POTTERS BAR CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

Saturday December 8, 2018

BPM Auckland are proud to sponsor the Christmas tree lighting taking place on Saturday 8th December @ 5pm at Oakmere Park. There will be live music, stalls and Santa’s sleigh from 4pm-8pm so come along for a festive sing along with something for all ages. We are proud to part of this annual tradition and […]

POTTERS BAR CRUSADERS

Saturday November 24, 2018

BPM Auckland are proud to be sponsoring Potters Bar Crusaders FC. Come and see our boys out in full spirit at the King George V Playing Fields near the Furzefield centre, off Mutton Lane. As a local estate agency we take pride in our community and wish the team the best of luck for the […]

HOW TO AVOID BEING STUCK WITH A HOUSE YOU DESPERATELY WANT TO SELL: NINE TURN-OFFS TO AVOID WHEN MARKETING A HOME

Friday November 2, 2018

If you have a purpose-built games room, fine. But in a reception room it tells the woman buyer that she can look forward to long nights

QUARTER OF UK PARENTS MOVE HOUSE FOR THE SCHOOL CATCHMENT AREA

Friday November 2, 2018

Determined parents are pushing up prices in desirable locations by almost £27,000, according to the latest data on the extreme lengths families will go to in order to secure

UK HOUSE PRICES POST BIGGEST MONTHLY INCREASE FOR SIX MONTHS

Friday November 2, 2018

House prices strengthened in March to post their biggest monthly gain since August, according to surprise figures from the UK’s biggest mortgage lender.

***AUCKLAND ESTATES & BPM ESTATES JOIN FORCES***

Friday November 2, 2018

Auckland Estates and BPM Estates have joined forces and are rebranding as BPM Auckland. Both teams are now working together in BPM’s shop in a prime position at 36