Bidding war reaches £17k above estimate

  ‘There was keen interest, with the final bid at £167,000’ Clive Emson Auctioneers This three-bedroom house in Portsmouth went under the auctioneer’s hammer for £167,000 in a bidding battle on Monday, September 11. The end-terrace property at 54 Ernest Road, Fratton, which fetched £17,000 above the freehold guide price, was among 140 lots being […]

Mortgage deposit estimates are far too high

  More than 75 per cent overestimate deposit needed to buy a new home   More than 75 per cent of people in the Portsmouth area asked to estimate the deposit needed to buy a £250,000 new home massively overestimated how much was needed. Using the government’s Help to Buy scheme, buyers need just £12,500 […]

Mountain of red tape

Landlords are facing challenges with a staggering 145 laws and regulations A new report has found that there are a staggering 145 laws and regulations governing the private rental sector (PRS). The study for the Tenancy Deposit Scheme Foundation highlighted the mountain of red tape facing landlords and lettings agents across England, Wales, Scotland and […]

Stunning £1.55m home in Funtington

“Funtington is ideally placed, with trains stopping at four nearby stations and the A27 accessible at Warblington and Chichester,” says Anne-Marie Green, of Fine and Country Emsworth. “Yet look the other way and in the blink of an eye you can be heading off into Kingsley Vale and the South Downs National Park, walking to […]

We’ll keep a welcome in the hillsides…

Aberdare Avenue, Drayton We’ll keep a welcome in the hillsides, We’ll keep a welcome in the vales, This land you knew will still be singing When you come home again to… Drayton. The words of the song made famous by countless Welsh male voice choirs almost fit the scene in Aberdare Avenue, Drayton, as it’s […]

Five of the best properties in the Baffins area

Langstone Road For those looking for the ultimate man cave, this property is a must-view. This lovely double garage with additional parking comes with a spacious three-bedroom house to keep the family happy. The property also includes a reception hall, an open plan lounge/dining room, refitted kitchen, conservatory and garden. £270,000 Chinneck Shaw 023 9282 […]
Shearer Road, Portsmouth PO1 £169,995,000

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Tottenham Road, Portsmouth PO1 £175,000

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Kingston Road, Portsmouth PO2 £174,995

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London Road, Portsmouth PO2 £125,000

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Tudor Crescent, Cosham, Portsmouth PO6 £320,000

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East Lodge Park, Farlington, Portsmouth PO6 £160,000

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Munster Road, North End, Portsmouth PO2 £210,000

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