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Thu 29 Oct 2020

An estimated 98,010 transaction completed in September marking a return to pre-covid levels. With a surge in buyer demand and newly agreed sales this summer, we expect to see an increase in transactions over the next few months..
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Tue 27 Oct 2020

It's Halloween this week and we are all in need of something to lift our spirits. Dataloft have identified the top 20 spookiest street name, from Wizard Way to Headless Close..
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Fri 16 Oct 2020

Priorities have changed for over a quarter of tenants following the pandemic, according to The Property Academy Tenant Survey 2020..
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Mon 12 Oct 2020

The RICS September survey, gauging the moods of agents continues to point to a strong upturn in the sales market. New buyer enquiries, new instructions and newly agreed sales remain firmly positive..
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Thu 08 Oct 2020

Mortgage approvals in August saw a 29% annual increase. The lockdown backlog is clearing and increased buyer demand, generated by the stamp duty holiday and lifestyle changes, has boosted figures. .
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Wed 07 Oct 2020

New to the market with Ware & Company is this superb first floor apartment in Firepool View at £175,000..
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Wed 30 Sep 2020

It is no surprise that homes that are priced ‘right’ sell more quickly. Such homes currently sell 26 days quicker than homes that have experienced a price reduction, according to new research by Rightmove..
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Mon 28 Sep 2020

ONS reported a 1.5% annual increase in private rents in August. Agents are reporting an increase in tenant demand and positive short-term rent expectations, suggesting that many markets will be insulated from the end of the eviction ban and the furlough scheme..
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Migration season for students

Thu 24 Sep 2020

During university, 29% of students live in the private rental sector and following graduation, 47% plan to live in the private rental sector..
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Fri 18 Sep 2020

House price growth pushed to it's highest levels in over two years.
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Wed 16 Sep 2020

The time to sell a home has fallen by more than a quarter in the UK. No surprise considering buyer demand, since the start of the year, is +34% higher than over the same period in 2019..
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More must be done to get empty homes back into use

Tue 15 Sep 2020

In a letter to Rt Hon Christopher Pincher MP, Minister of State for Housing, Propertymark campaigns for action on empty homes, asking what measures the UK Government is taking to improve the situation and get more empty homes back into use..
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Thu 10 Sep 2020

While attention is focused on equity-rich buyers making lifestyle changes, it’s easy to overlook the first-time buyer for whom buying has become a little more tricky – and avocado on toast is not to blame..
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Mon 07 Sep 2020

uly's mortgage data confirms a spike in housing market activity. Mortgage approvals are almost back to 'normal' levels, however newly agreed sales are much higher, suggesting a surge in cash buyers.
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Staggering level of lending in 2019

Thu 03 Sep 2020

The UK's top ten mortgage lenders lent a staggering £220.7 billion in 2019, increasing their market share to 82.4%, up from 80.4% in 2018..
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Fantastic 2 bedroom starter home in Stockmoor Village, Bridgwater

Mon 17 Aug 2020

Superb modern home for sale in Stockmoor, Bridgwater with no onward chain..
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Broadband speeds have a bearing on buyer choice

Mon 17 Aug 2020

During lockdown internet users spent 18% more time on the internet. The importance of broadband speed to homemovers has increased and can be an important factor when choosing the next home..
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Significant pick-up in the housing market

Fri 14 Aug 2020

The July Sentiment Survey by Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, gauging the mood of agents, showed a significant pick-up in the housing market..
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House prices are hotting up

Tue 11 Aug 2020

Friday marked the hottest day in August for 17 years. The weather isn't the only thing to be hotting up. House price indices report annual growth across the board..
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Fewer new homes coming to market

Mon 10 Aug 2020

A fall in construction between April and June means fewer new builds will be coming to the market in the short term. With Covid-19 disrupting house building, Boris Johnson has made construction a priority. .
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Three signs we are on the road to recovery

Thu 06 Aug 2020

Transactions have increased, mortgage approvals are up and house price growth looks strong. With the stamp duty holiday creating increased demand, we expect this positive trend to continue..
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Stamp duty holiday deadline

Fri 31 Jul 2020

With just over 35 weeks of the stamp duty holiday left, and with the average property taking 18 weeks to sell, vendors have 17 weeks to list their properties if they want to make the most of the stamp duty holiday..
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Saving time and money working from home

Mon 27 Jul 2020

During lockdown it was reported that 60% of the workforce were working from home. With the average daily commute in the UK 59 minutes and an average worker spending £45 per week, a lot of time and money has been saved in lockdown..
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Tue 21 Jul 2020

Climate change was high up the agenda before Covid-19 – most forecasters predicted climate change as the big theme for the property market in 2020. Last week the Chancellor put it back on the agenda..
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Stamp Duty Holiday - Significant savings for buyers

Tue 14 Jul 2020

The Chancellor announced a stamp duty holiday from July 8th to 31st March 2021. Buyers of main homes will only pay stamp duty if the price is over £500,000. Investors will just pay the 3% surcharge. .
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Private renters say they are more satisfied with their housing than last year

Mon 13 Jul 2020

Figures show rise in satisfaction levels with quality of accommodation and repairs and maintenance, compared with the previous year..
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Consumer spending trends are closely linked to housing market confidence

Fri 10 Jul 2020

Super Saturday, marking the reopening of hairdressers, pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants in England, saw an increase in high street footfall. PwC reports on money in consumers’ pockets – consumer spending trends are closely linked to housing market confidence. .
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The Chancellor has announced that from 8 July, the stamp duty threshold will be temporarily raised from £125,000 to £500,000.

Thu 09 Jul 2020

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed a major stamp duty cut in a bid to boost the housing market..
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Stunning 4 bedroom home in Creech St. Michael

Wed 08 Jul 2020

New to the market with Ware & Company is this stunning four bedroom semi detached family home, presented in immaculate order throughout for £265,000..
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Busiest time for rental market

Wed 01 Jul 2020

The rental market is about to enter its busiest time of the year. Analysis from Dataloft Rental Market Analytics reveals that 40% of tenancies are set to expire in July, August and September. .
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Staycations are on the rise

Thu 25 Jun 2020

Currently only 31% of Britons' second homes are purchased in the UK. With staycations on the rise, accelerated by Covid-19, could we see an increase in holiday homes purchased in the UK?.
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How far do tenants move?

Mon 22 Jun 2020

Dataloft Rental Market Analytics allows us to understand the movement of tenants. Pre-pandemic a quarter of tenants moved less than 1 mile and 5% moved from overseas, will the patterns change?.
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Three year refund window leeway for Higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)

Thu 18 Jun 2020

Due to the restrictions placed on the housing market during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government has recognised some people have been unable to sell a previous main residence to qualify for the three per cent higher rates of SDLT refund. .
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Superb extended home in Norton Fitzwarren

Wed 17 Jun 2020

New to the market with Ware & Company is this fantastic four bedroom family home on the outskirts of Norton Fitzwarren..
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Father's day: no place like home

Tue 16 Jun 2020

Father's Day is taking place on Sunday 21st June. Many will be looking forward to a socially distanced meet up, but with more than a quarter of young adults still living with parents, there is no need. .
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Superb family home with no onward chain

Sat 13 Jun 2020

Ware & Company are pleased to bring to the market this superb detached family home in Nerrols Farm, Taunton with no onward chain..
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The return of mortgage products

Thu 11 Jun 2020

Mortgage products are returning following a collapse in availability during lockdown. 77% of mortgage brokers expect lending to return to pre-pandemic levels within nine months.
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How comfortable are vendors with physical viewings in their homes?

Wed 03 Jun 2020

The recent Dataloft Homemover survey has bolstered reports of growing momentum in the housing market. The vast majority of vendors who were considering selling their homes before lockdown, still plan to do so..
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Covid-19 Homemover initial views post-lockdown

Fri 29 May 2020

Dataloft Homemover Survey gauged the initial views from potential buyers and seller following the re-opening of the housing market..
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Covid 19 - How have home buyer requirements changed?

Thu 28 May 2020

Dataloft Homemover survey revealed that just under half of buyers’ home requirements have changed as a direct result of lockdown and Covid-19..
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Sales continued in April, despite lockdown

Fri 22 May 2020

Despite full lockdown across the housing market in April, more than 46,000 residential properties completed during the month on a seasonally adjusted basis..
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Greener, safer transport

Thu 21 May 2020

The government has announced investment of £250 million into greener transport. Encouraging pop-up cycle lanes, wider pavements, safer junctions, school streets and bus only corridors..
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Covid-19 Update

Wed 13 May 2020

We are currently working hard to plan our full return to the office and viewings. .
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Missing the office?

Tue 12 May 2020

Covid-19 has meant many people have had to work from home. Only 19% of office workers want to spend the majority of their time working from home and normally only 1.7 million people do..
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75th VE Day Anniversary

Wed 06 May 2020

Friday 8th May marks 75th anniversary of VE Day, a day to pay tribute to the service and sacrifice of the Second World War generation and to reflect on how our lives have changed..
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Covid-19: Scenario planning – how might transaction volumes pan out in 2020?

Fri 01 May 2020

Today we've been taking a look at how the market may unfold for the rest of the 2020. This week the phones and email have been a lot busier and there certainly seems to be more positivity in the market..
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Agent reveals ‘After Lockdown’ safe way of selling homes

Mon 27 Apr 2020

One of the few agents anywhere in the British Isles who has returned to something like normal working has revealed new guidelines showing how it is possible to do the job safely. .
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Board games for new times

Fri 24 Apr 2020

What games have you been playing to pass the time?.
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Office contact update

Tue 24 Mar 2020

Office contact update.
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Ware & Co Covid-19 update

Thu 19 Mar 2020

We would like to reassure all our clients, tenants and landlords that we are closely watching developments and updating our approach as appropriate..
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Housing Minister launches competition to deliver homes fit for the future

Tue 10 Mar 2020

Following the Government’s recent consultation on a new Future Homes Standard, which would require all new homes from 2025 to have 80 per cent fewer carbon emissions, designers and manufacturers are invited to share ideas for new low carbon, age-friendly homes. The homes should meet the needs of the country’s growing elderly generation and improve their quality of life. .
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Ware & Co have just won gold in The British Property Lettings Award for Taunton.

Wed 12 Feb 2020

Ware & Co have just won gold for The British Property Lettings Award for Taunton..
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Helping buyers choose the best option - conveyancer or solicitor

Tue 11 Feb 2020

Conveyancers and solicitors are vital to keeping the property purchase process on track, as well as a necessary part – but which is the most suitable to meet the needs of consumers? .
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January sales success

Thu 16 Jan 2020

We are pleased to show that not only is the local market moving well, but we are the leading agent in Taunton for sales agreed as of today (taken from Rightmoveplus stats 16.1.20) - no postcode changing or manipulation of figures required..
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2020 forecast of 2% price rise as election gives window of certainty

Mon 16 Dec 2019

2020 forecast of 2% price rise as election gives window of certainty .
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Prestine house close to Taunton Town Centre

Thu 05 Dec 2019

Ware & Company are pleased to bring to the market an immaculately presented and deceptively spacious terrace house close to the centre of Taunton.
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Fri 22 Nov 2019

We are delighted to announce our Christmas Giveaway with the opportunity to win a Christmas Hamper via three of our social media pages - Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. .
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Updated right to rent check guidance

Fri 11 Oct 2019

Guidance on conducting right to rent checks on nationals of Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the USA who have entered the UK through eGates as visitors has been updated. .
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Do you have a four plus bedroom home in Cotford St. Luke to sell?

Thu 19 Sep 2019

Do you have a four plus bedroom home in Cotford St. Luke to sell?. Call us now. We have applicants waiting..
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The number of prospective buyers increased in July

Mon 09 Sep 2019

The number of prospective buyers increased in July, the latest NAEA Propertymark Housing Market Reports shows, with demand also up year-on-year. .
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Lost keys found

Mon 02 Sep 2019

Lost Keys found in Taunton.
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Mortgage approvals soar to decade-high in July

Tue 27 Aug 2019

Mortgage approvals soar to decade-high in July.
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Ware & Company sponsor Taunton RFC

Mon 19 Aug 2019

Ware & Company are proud to sponsor Taunton RFC for the forthcoming 2019/2020 season..
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Superb family house on the northern outskirts of Taunton

Wed 07 Aug 2019

Ware & Company are pleased to bring to the market a superb detached family home in Feversham Way, Taunton.
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Boris Johnson wins race to be Tory leader and PM

Tue 23 Jul 2019

Boris Johnson has been elected new Conservative leader in a ballot of party members and will become the next UK prime minister..
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David Ware, The founder of Ware & Company has sadly passed away

Tue 09 Jul 2019

We are deeply saddened to make the announcement that the founder of Ware & Co, David Ware, passed away on 23rd June 2019..
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Stunning bungalow in Trull

Thu 04 Jul 2019

Ware & Company are proud to market this immaculately presented detached bungalow in the sought after village of Trull. .
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Ware & Co welcome two new members of staff to the team

Fri 24 May 2019

Ware & Co welcome two new members of staff to the team.
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Our office refit is nearly completed

Wed 24 Apr 2019

Our office refit is nearly complete..
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Ware & Company are expanding!

Mon 15 Apr 2019

We're expanding and we are now looking to recruit an experienced property manager to join our busy lettings team..
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Kingston St. Mary renovation project

Mon 18 Mar 2019

New to the market this week is this exciting renovation project in Kingston St. Mary..
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Marketing Properties for Sale

Tue 26 Feb 2019

We have listed the 2nd highest amount of properties for sale on Rightmove in the Taunton area this month.
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Market Activity

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Our view of the current Taunton market.
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Four bedroom semi detached home with no onward chain

Wed 06 Feb 2019

Four bedroom semi detached home with no onward chain.
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Coming Soon - 4 bedroom detached house in Peile Drive

Wed 02 Jan 2019

COMING SOON - A rare opportunity to purchase a spacious detached executive style house in Peile Drive, off Kingston Road with no onward chain.
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A busy start to the new year

Tue 01 Jan 2019

A busy start to the new year.
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Merry Christmas and a happy New Year

Mon 24 Dec 2018

Ware & Co would like to wish all their past and present clients a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year..
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Christmas Hamper Giveaway

Thu 20 Dec 2018

Congratulations to Claire Deverill for winning our Christmas Hamper giveaway..
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A great week!

Tue 04 Dec 2018

A great week for Ware & Company last week. .
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Could the 100% mortgage be about to make a comeback?

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Key industry body, the Building Societies Association (BSA), has advocated for lenders to consider bringing back 100 per cent mortgages, as a way to combat falling home ownership among young people. .
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Pristine family home in Bathpool

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Ware & Co are pleased to offer this pristine four bedroom, three storey family home to the market in Bathpool at £279,950..
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Tue 06 Nov 2018

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Superb family home in Winston Close

Mon 22 Oct 2018

This superb family home which has been extended and refitted comes to the market in Winston Close with NO ONWARD CHAIN..
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Superbly updated family home in French Weir

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Ware & Co are pleased to bring to the market a superbly updated and extended family home in the highly favoured French Weir are of Taunton..
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Government announce housing delivery fund

Fri 21 Sep 2018

Today, the Government announced a £1.9 billion investment to tackle issues on potential housing sites and get homes built in areas where they are needed the most. .
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Customers increasingly want face-to-face contact with agents

Wed 05 Sep 2018

New research suggests that there is still real value in estate agents having a high street presence, with more than half of consumers in the UK preferring to communicate with agents face-to-face. .
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Congratulations Clare

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Congratulations to Clare Westcott who was our lucky winner.
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When it comes to social media, we've got all bases covered!

Thu 19 Jul 2018

When it comes to social media, we've got all bases covered!.
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Online vs. High Street Estate Agents

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Online vs. High Street Estate Agents Which one will get you the best price? .
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Detached bungalow in Staplegrove with a swimming pool

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Ware & Co are selling a detached bungalow in Staplegrove Village with good sized gardens and a heated swimming pool..
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Competition time

Tue 10 Jul 2018

Competition time.
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Japanese knotweed might not be scourge that home owners and estate agents dread

Mon 09 Jul 2018

Japanese knotweed, the scourge of a number of home sellers and a well-known deal-breaker, may not be as harmful as previously thought..
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Superb bungalow with no onward chain

Wed 04 Jul 2018

Ware & Co are delighted to bring to the market this fantastic bungalow standing on the far northern outskirts of Taunton..
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Immaculate 3 storey family home for sale

Wed 20 Jun 2018

Ware & Co are pleased to bring this wonderful three storey family home to the market.
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What does the future hold for commonhold?

Mon 18 Jun 2018

In recent years thousands of cases have come to light where punitive clauses and escalating fees have left leasehold homeowners tenants in their own properties..
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Thu 14 Jun 2018

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Fabulous home in Hoveland Park

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Ware & Co are proud to bring to the market this wonderful detached four double bedroom home with no onward chain - £415,000..
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Fantastic Firepool apartment for sale

Wed 23 May 2018

Ware and Co are pleased to bring to the market this stunning ground floor apartment with a large balcony .
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Stunning Bishops Hull bungalow

Fri 04 May 2018

New to the market this week with Ware & Company is this stunning detached bungalow in Bishops Hull..
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Annual pace of house price growth picks up again as number of homes for sale stay at ‘desperately’ low level

Mon 30 Apr 2018

Annual pace of house price growth picks up again as number of homes for sale stay at ‘desperately’ low level.
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Ruishton family home with no onward chain

Wed 18 Apr 2018

A spacious three bedroom family home in Ruishton, Taunton with no onward chain.
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Success in Blackbrook

Thu 12 Apr 2018

Sales success in Blackbrook.
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Taunton Town Quiz

Mon 09 Apr 2018

Ware & Co are delighted to announce and congratulate the winner of our recently run Town Quiz.
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Spring Statement highlights

Fri 23 Mar 2018

Chancellor Philip Hammond unveiled his first Spring Statement today, announcing new measures to help build the homes the country needs. .
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For Sale: Superb five double bedroom home in Staplegrove Road

Fri 16 Mar 2018

A superb five double bedroom three storey family home in Staplegrove Road has come to the market with Ware & Company with the added benefit of no onward chain..
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Have you seen our fantastic property tours?

Wed 14 Mar 2018

We are proud to announce that all of our sales properties now come with property video tours....
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Detached 3 bedroom family home in Monkton Heathfield

Thu 15 Feb 2018

Ware & Company are pleased to bring to the market this spacious three bedroom detached family home in Monkton Heathfield..
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Taunton Town Charity Quiz

Mon 29 Jan 2018

Ware & Co are delighted to be running a Fun & Challenging Taunton Town Charity Quiz for people to take part in.
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A buoyant start to the new year

Wed 24 Jan 2018

A buoyant start to the new year has seen an unusually high number of sales for the month of January..
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Happy New Year

Tue 02 Jan 2018

Happy New Year.
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Martin Jacobs joins the sales team

Wed 29 Nov 2017

Martin Jacobs joins the Ware & Co sales team .
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12-month countdown to escape second home stamp duty

Sat 25 Nov 2017

26 November 2018 is a key date when it comes to sidestepping the Government's 3% stamp duty..
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Tue 14 Nov 2017

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Fantastic family home in a sought after location

Sat 14 Oct 2017

A fantastic family home for sale with a superb garden in the favoured village of Ruishton.
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Parking spaces in central Taunton

Wed 04 Oct 2017

Great opportunity to rent parking spaces in central Taunton.
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We are looking for a Sales Negotiator

Tue 26 Sep 2017

We are seeking a full time sales negotiator to join our team.
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Simply stunning!

Wed 23 Aug 2017

Stunning first floor apartment for sale in the prestigious Cedar Falls Health Farm with no onward chain.
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Come and Join us at Taunton Live this weekend.

Thu 27 Jul 2017

Come and join us at Taunton Live this weekend. Taunton's very own performing and creative arts festival..
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Fantastic sales period leads to property shortage

Fri 14 Jul 2017

Fantastic sales period leads to property shortage.
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Immaculate detached village property for sale

Sun 07 May 2017

New to market this week with Ware & Company is this beautifully presented detached family home competitively priced at £295,000..
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Thu 30 Mar 2017

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Lending to First-time buyers rises to a new high

Wed 15 Feb 2017

Mortgage lending to First time buyers is at a new high since 1974..
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75% of our stock now sold stc

Fri 09 Dec 2016

75% of our stock now sold stc. We urgently need new stock to meet a high demand..
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Another four more properties sold stc this week!

Fri 11 Nov 2016

Another four more properties sold stc keeps us at the top end of the Rightmove sale agreed chart this week!.
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Spacious home in Staplegrove Park

Tue 11 Oct 2016

New on the market this week with Ware & Company is this spacious four bedroom detached home in Staplegrove Park..
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Have you got our app yet?

Fri 30 Sep 2016

Ware & Co are proud to announce their new mobile app that will sit on your desktop/homepage..
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1 in 10 Britons would sacrifice windows for lower house prices

Mon 26 Sep 2016

Running water, windows and ceiling lighting feature among the ‘home essentials’ Britons would ditch in a bid to make property prices more affordable, a new poll of would-be homeowners has revealed. .
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We are looking for an Office/Lettings Administrator to join our team

Thu 28 Jul 2016

Ware & Co are looking for a new team member.
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Mortgage war as ten-year rates plunge to just 2.39pc

Tue 05 Jul 2016

Mortgage war as ten-year rates plunge to just 2.39pc.
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Why Use a NAEA or ARLA Registered Agent?

Tue 28 Jun 2016

As there is no mandatory regulation of estate agents in the United Kingdom, how is a buyer or renter expected to know which estate agents are qualified and fully trained? That’s where the NAEA and ARLA come in. .
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Boost for first-time buyers as mortgage rates battle hots up

Wed 22 Jun 2016

A boost for first-time buyers as mortgage rates battle hots up.
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Spacious flat in a highly favoured area

Fri 10 Jun 2016

New to the market with Ware & Company is this fantastic first floor apartment situated off the highly favoured Trull Road..
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Sales success

Wed 04 May 2016

The first quarter of 2016 has seen a return to confidence in the sales market....
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Celebrating 30 years

Thu 07 Apr 2016

It’s our 30th birthday and you’re all invited to celebrate with us..
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Fantastic six bedroom home in a popular village location

Thu 31 Mar 2016

New to the market this week with Ware & Company is this superb six bedroom detached family home situated on the outskirts of Cotford St. Luke..
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"I am very happy to recommend Ware and Co who have sold and let several properties for me. They offer a very well run estate agency service and their lettings team are very efficient and attentive."
Mr R Hewitt