The UK property market continues to enjoy a boom as we transition into Autumn and the temporary stamp duty break approaches an end. As we have seen in recent months, demand continues to outstrip supply, and there is no sign of the scales tilting.     With the...


  Market conditions have remained vibrant over the last month, heightened further by the impending phasing out of the stamp duty holiday. New records continue to be reported including a third of properties being sold above their initial asking price.   New search...


Although there was a chill in the air throughout the month, there has been plenty of heat in the local property market.   The surge in activity that we reported in  last month’s review  continues to grow and  there is every indication that the...


Front of House / Administration Controller Once our refurbishment is complete, the branch will have two very distinct zones. A client area with sofa’s, meeting tables, HD TV, LED fire, a drinks station and one TRULY innovative feature, we can say no more at this stage...


Two New Partners at Martyn R Cox & Co

As Mr Martyn Cox takes one gracious step towards retirement, Martyn R Cox & Co take two steps forward with the appointment of two new partners, Simon Daughton & Duncan Macmillan. Simon joined the company 30 years ago this month whilst Duncan Macmillan is the most capped...


Has the world gone completely mad? Indeed just lately the world of property seems as though it might have done. If the press isn’t yelling about renovations at No 10, it’s screaming about panic buying and soaring prices. How much should we believe? With No 10, one&...


March brought a record quarter to an exciting finish, with sales agreed in Witney at a higher level than any of us could have predicted. Savvy, well-informed home hunters were shopping around, looking at on average 7 homes before they offered, but happy to pay market value for...


The supply of homes for sale in Witney and the surrounding villages dropped slightly in February from 441 to 414. This is great news because if the supply continued to increase, the market would become swamped, which could have a negative effect on prices. The percentage of all...


January Market Review   In the wake of COVID-19 the UK experienced an exodus. This was the evacuation of urban dwellers to the land of milk and honey – the countryside.   The flight from city lockdown to a pastoral idyll was and is a compelling idea, especially...


Last year, there was an explosive start to the housing market. Brexit had passed an enormous hurdle and the property market responded quickly. But by the end of March, it was a very different story. The world was coming to terms with the worst pandemic in modern-day history and...