February 2017

What is wrong with Rightmove?

There’s no question about it, buyers visit Rightmove and Zoopla because they provide easily-searched access to properties currently available for sale. Or do they? Certainly property portals are efficient and estate agents have embraced them for many years as being…

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Longer tenancies will NOT apply to Buy To Let properties

The government has stepped in to clear up misunderstandings emerging from the Housing White Paper following its high profile call for longer tenancies in the private rental sector. Housing minister Gavin Barwell has now told industry publication Inside Housing that…

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Should We Accept The Offer?

When you are planning to move house it can be tempting to accept the first buyer who comes along with an attractive offer. However, buyers come in all shapes and sizes, and it is important to assess your purchaser’s ability…

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Apprentice success

Congratulations to two of Oakfield’s apprentices Molly Griffin and Patrick Woolgar whom have today both received promotions. Molly and Patrick joined Oakfield in the Summer of 2016 as part of our new apprenticeship programme with Sussex Coast Collage. Molly joined…

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