Great relationships are at the heart of a premium customer service

A recent article taken from Estate Agent Today (estateagenttoday.co.uk), written by Samantha Jones of Moneypenny. Over the past year I've had so many conversations with agents telling me how they feel that offering a premium customer service is becoming more and more integral to...


Simpsons Estate Agency Win National, Excellence Award

October 2018 Earlier this month, the directors from Simpsons Estate Agency in Abingdon attended this year’s Estate Agency Masters conference and awards, an industry event supported by the UK’s largest property website Rightmove. Organised by The Property Academy and...


Real house price growth

October 2018 The housing market – including prices, mortgage approvals and rental prices – are viewed as symbolic of wider economic trends, such as in investor and consumer confidence. House and rental price growth, or lack thereof, is seen by economists...


Remote working and the housing market

4th September 2018   Managing a work-life balance in the era of the smart phone, with its incessant dings as yet another email drops through the inbox, is a twenty-first century challenge. And it is not only our mobile devices that have blurred the boundaries. Our...


Buying Or Letting A Home? GDPR Could Affect You

It’s finally here, the month that the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into force, and we can no longer ignore what impact it may have on us.  The aim of GDPR is to give people more control over their personal data. Although it’s EU-based...


Simpsons Spring Market Overview

The Spring Statement 2018 This year’s spring statement from the Chancellor of the Exchequer was a tale of two reports; Philip Hammond claimed to be “tiggerish” about the prospects for a UK economy on the rebound, while the Office for Budgetary Responsibility...


Oxfordshire - One Of The Best Places For Commuters To Live In

Unspoilt, tranquil countryside, pretty market towns and a city packed with life, culture and history, and all of it just an hour from London by train. It’s no wonder that Oxfordshire remains a firm favourite for London commuters with the resources and vision to look beyond...


Planning on Buying A House? - Here’s Our Top Budgeting Tips

Getting your foot on the property ladder could be the most astute financial move you’ll ever make, but it takes sacrifice, discipline and determination. Banks require now at least a 10% deposit, (after being burned by some bad loan decisions prior to the 2007 Northern Rock...


10 Questions You Should Be Asking When Looking For A Lettings Agent

Letting a property is a big step and you want to be sure that you’re placing one of your most valuable assets into the hands of a lettings agent you can trust. In order to be sure, you need to be asking the right questions when you’re looking for an agent. At...


Five Common Mistakes People Make When Marketing Their Homes

We all have an emotional attachment to our homes and, like anything else we love, it’s sometimes hard to see its faults in the way a neutral observer does. When you’re selling your home, you are actually inviting strangers to pass judgement on something you may have...


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