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STUNNING FOUR BEDROOM THREE STOREY HOME FOR SALE WITH NO ...

03/12/20

Unexpectedly re-available, this superb three storey family home comes back to the market with no onward chain. Offering an entrance hall with a cl...

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44% INCREASE IN THE AVERAGE UK HOUSE PRICE SINCE THE LAST...

01/12/20

It has been a decade since the last white Christmas, back when the average UK house price was £170,365. The average UK house price now stands at £2...

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14% increase in demand since the start of Lockdown 2

30/11/20

The Dataloft Demand Index shows a +14% increase in housing market demand since the start of Lockdown 2. More time at home means more time spent bro...

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A WELL PRESENTED FAMILY HOME FOR SALE IN CREECH ST. MICHA...

26/11/20

Ware & Company are pleased to bring to the market this superb family home with the benefit of no onward chain.

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HOUSING MARKET ADDS TO THE ECONOMY

25/11/20

For every residential property resale, an average of £9,559 is added to the UK economy. That is an estimated £6bn added to the UK economy so far th...

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SALES HEAD UP WHILE SALE TIMES HEAD DOWN

19/11/20

Demand levels and sales activity remain buoyant in the UK housing market. Rightmove report agreed sales were up 50% in October, with properties sel...

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FIRST TIME BUYER MORTGAGES

16/11/20

The average mortgage for a first-time buyer across the UK is just shy of £194,000, as FTB numbers fell 29% in the first half of 2020 versus 2019.

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A DELIGHTFUL COTTAGE OFF SOUTH STREET FOR SALE

13/11/20

A delightful cottage standing in a quiet cul de sac off South Street, ideal for the first time buyer or the investor/landlord looking for an a prop...

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The ideal tenancy length

12/11/20

There is a substantial mismatch between current lease lengths and ideal lease lengths. However, there is more to it than that. Opinions on ideal le...

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REASONS FOR RENTING

09/11/20

According to The Property Academy Tenant Survey 2020, just over half of tenants rent because they can’t afford to buy and almost half rent to suit ...

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HOUSING MARKET ACTIVITY BREAKS RECORDS

07/11/20

Nationwide October House Price index reported an astonishing 5.8% annual house price growth, the highest rise since January 2015. Mortgage approval...

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A SUPERB THREE STOREY, FOUR BEDROOM HOME FOR SALE IN MONK...

06/11/20

Ware & Company are pleased to bring to the market this spacious three storey family home that is presented in pristine order throughout.

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LOCKDOWN AND THE PROPERTY MARKET - WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR

03/11/20

We know that there are many who are concerned about their house moves, property sales, purchases, new tenancies etc.

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TRANSACTIONS RETURN TO PRE-COVID LEVELS

29/10/20

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 th...

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HOMES NUMBERED 13 SELL FOR 15% MORE

27/10/20

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 W...

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PRIORITIES CHANGE FOR RENTERS

16/10/20

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

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THE RECOVERY OF MORTGAGE APPROVALS

08/10/20

Mortgage approvals in August saw a 29% annual increase. The lockdown backlog is clearing and increased buyer demand, generated by the stamp duty ho...

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STUNNING APARTMENT FOR SALE IN FIREPOOL

07/10/20

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

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DON'T BE SWAYED BY AN OVERINFLATED ASKING PRICE

30/09/20

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 ...

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RESIDENTIAL RENTS RISING

28/09/20

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 expe...

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MIGRATION SEASON FOR STUDENTS

24/09/20

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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POST-LOCKDOWN MINIBOOM

18/09/20

House price growth pushed to it's highest levels in over two years

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HOMES ARE MOVING 31% FASTER SINCE LOCKDOWN

16/09/20

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% hig...

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More must be done to get empty homes back into use

15/09/20

In a letter to Rt Hon Christopher Pincher MP, Minister of State for Housing, Propertymark campaigns for action on empty homes, asking what measures...

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CHALLENGES OF A FIRST-TIME BUYER

10/09/20

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 ...

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WHICH BUYERS ARE CAUSING THE SPIKE IN HOUSING MARKET ACTI...

07/09/20

uly's mortgage data confirms a spike in housing market activity. Mortgage approvals are almost back to 'normal' levels, however newly agreed sales ...

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Staggering level of lending in 2019

03/09/20

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, Br...

17/08/20

Superb modern home for sale in Stockmoor, Bridgwater with no onward chain.

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Broadband speeds have a bearing on buyer choice

17/08/20

During lockdown internet users spent 18% more time on the internet. The importance of broadband speed to homemovers has increased and can be an imp...

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Significant pick-up in the housing market

14/08/20

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

11/08/20

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 a...

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Fewer new homes coming to market

10/08/20

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...

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Three signs we are on the road to recovery

06/08/20

Transactions have increased, mortgage approvals are up and house price growth looks strong. With the stamp duty holiday creating increased demand, ...

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Stamp duty holiday deadline

31/07/20

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 ...

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Saving time and money working from home

27/07/20

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 averag...

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HOW GREEN ARE OUR HOMES?

21/07/20

Climate change was high up the agenda before Covid-19 – most forecasters predicted climate change as the big theme for the property market in 202...

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Private renters say they are more satisfied with their ho...

13/07/20

Figures show rise in satisfaction levels with quality of accommodation and repairs and maintenance, compared with the previous year.

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The Chancellor has announced that from 8 July, the stamp ...

09/07/20

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

08/07/20

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

01/07/20

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 ...

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Staycations are on the rise

25/06/20

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 increas...

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How far do tenants move?

22/06/20

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% m...

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Three year refund window leeway for Higher rates of Stamp...

18/06/20

Due to the restrictions placed on the housing market during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government has recognised some people have been unable to se...

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Superb extended home in Norton Fitzwarren

17/06/20

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

16/06/20

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 you...

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Superb family home with no onward chain

13/06/20

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

11/06/20

Mortgage products are returning following a collapse in availability during lockdown. 77% of mortgage brokers expect lending to return to pre-pande...

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How comfortable are vendors with physical viewings in the...

03/06/20

The recent Dataloft Homemover survey has bolstered reports of growing momentum in the housing market. The vast majority of vendors who were conside...

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Covid-19 Homemover initial views post-lockdown

29/05/20

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?

28/05/20

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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Covid-19 Update

13/05/20

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

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75th VE Day Anniversary

06/05/20

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 reflec...

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Ware & Co Covid-19 update

19/03/20

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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January sales success

16/01/20

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 f...

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2020 forecast of 2% price rise as election gives window o...

16/12/19

2020 forecast of 2% price rise as election gives window of certainty

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Prestine house close to Taunton Town Centre

05/12/19

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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CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY….

22/11/19

We are delighted to announce our Christmas Giveaway with the opportunity to win a Christmas Hamper via three of our social media pages - Facebook, ...

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Updated right to rent check guidance

11/10/19

Guidance on conducting right to rent checks on nationals of Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the USA who have ente...

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Do you have a four plus bedroom home in Cotford St. Luke ...

19/09/19

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

09/09/19

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

02/09/19

Lost Keys found in Taunton

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A busy start to the new year

01/01/19

A busy start to the new year

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Merry Christmas and a happy New Year

24/12/18

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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Pristine family home in Bathpool

15/11/18

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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Superb family home in Winston Close

22/10/18

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

10/10/18

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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Fabulous home in Hoveland Park

14/06/18

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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Stunning Bishops Hull bungalow

04/05/18

New to the market this week with Ware & Company is this stunning detached bungalow in Bishops Hull.

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Ruishton family home with no onward chain

18/04/18

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

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For Sale: Superb five double bedroom home in Staplegrove ...

16/03/18

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 o...

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Detached 3 bedroom family home in Monkton Heathfield

15/02/18

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

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Martin Jacobs joins the sales team

29/11/17

Martin Jacobs joins the Ware & Co sales team

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12-month countdown to escape second home stamp duty

25/11/17

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

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YOUR PROPERTY JOURNEY STARTS HERE

14/11/17

YOUR PROPERTY JOURNEY STARTS HERE

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Fantastic family home in a sought after location

14/10/17

A fantastic family home for sale with a superb garden in the favoured village of Ruishton

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We are looking for a Sales Negotiator

26/09/17

We are seeking a full time sales negotiator to join our team

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Lending to First-time buyers rises to a new high

15/02/17

Mortgage lending to First time buyers is at a new high since 1974.

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Another four more properties sold stc this week!

11/11/16

Another four more properties sold stc keeps us at the top end of the Rightmove sale agreed chart this week!

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