Thursday, May 30, 2024


The Thurrock Property Blog: Profit for South Ockendon homeowners

By Paul Tobias-Gibbins It's certain that the South Ockendon housing market in 2018 was a little more restrained than 2016 and 2017, I believe...

Griffin Foundation Trust: Still time to apply

THERE is still time to apply for a grant under the Griffin Foundation Trust. Applications for funding need to be in by 31st December 2018

The Moving Trends of South Ockendon for 2018

READ the National newspapers, and they talk of doom and gloom in the current British housing market. Such things as strained buyer affordability (as property prices have increased over the past six years

The Thurrock Property Blog: Why Tilbury sellers are having to drop their asking prices

WHY Tilbury Sellers are Having to Reduce Their Asking PricesNovember 3, 2018 by Paul Tobias-Gibbins Some interesting statistics have come to light on the Tilbury Property Market

Would a “Hard Brexit” affect South Ockendon house prices?

The Thurrock and South Ockendon Property Blog By Paul Tobias-Gibbins "I have been asked a number of times recently what a hard Brexit would mean to...

Thirty-six days to sell a property in South Ockendon

TRUST me when I say... that this is just the start of a long journey on the house selling process. I always urge people moving home to allocate a realistic overall time frame;

Register your interest for new homes in South Ockendon

FOR purchasers looking for a contemporary new home in a village setting yet still with excellent links to central London, look no further than...

The Thurrock Property Blog: Value of West Thurrock Property Market falls £608K

THE combined value of West Thurrock’s property market has fallen by £607,194 in the last 6 months. This means the average value of a West Thurrock property has decreased in value by an average of £427.

The Thurrock Property Blog: Does your agent have a marketing plan?

WHEN you invite an agent into your home to carry out a market appraisal on your property one of the key questions you should be asking them is what is their marketing plan for your home? And how will it benefit you, the homeowner?

Plans for possible 32,000 homes in Thurrock move forward

PLANS for the next stage of consultation for the Local Plan will be discussed at Planning, Transportation, Regeneration Overview and Scrutiny Committee on Wednesday 4 July.

The Thurrock Property Blog: South Ockendon property owners are on the move

AS I have mentioned a number times in my local property market blog, with not enough new-build properties being built in South Ockendon and the surrounding area to keep up with demand for homes to live in (be that tenants or homebuyers), it's good to know more South Ockendon home sellers are putting their properties on to the market than a year ago.

The South Ockendon Property Blog: Landlords be aware of £4,000 fine

IF you are a landlord of a residential property you should now be aware that from 1st April 2018 your Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) must have a reading of E and above, if it has not you are exposing yourself to a £4,000 fine and if you have multiple properties then you are exposing yourself to multiple fines.

The South Ockendon Property Blog: Homeownership Amongst Tilbury’s Young Adults Slumps to 37.54%

A TILBURY landlord was asking me the other week to what effect homeownership rates in Tilbury in the early to middle aged adult age range

South Ockendon Property Blog: 103 First Timer Buyers in South Ockendon bought their first home in 2017

Blogspot: The South Ockendon Property Blog By Paul Tobias-Gibbens A little bit of good news this week on the South Ockendon Property Market as recently released...

Blogspot: A long term look at South Ockendon property market

AS we go headlong into 2018, I believe UK interest rates will stay low, even with the additional 0.25% increase that is expected in May or June. That rise will add just over £20 to the typical £160,000 tracker mortgage, although with 57.1% of all borrowers on fixed rates,

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