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Landlords Debate: Should you Let a Furnished or Unfurnished Property?

July, 11 2016

It’s a question which plagues landlords up and down the country, should you let out your property furnished or unfurnished?

Whilst everyone is in agreement on the décor of a let property… after all, you really can’t go wrong with magnolia, there’s not quite the same consensus when it comes to furniture. read more

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Jones Robinson’s Q2 Property Market Trends Report

July, 9 2016

Despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, House Prices in England have continued to increase reaching a record breaking high of £310,471 in June 2016. For those wanting to sell this is great news and should encourage those who are getting cold feet to go ahead with the selling process whilst prices are still on the up. read more

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How An EU Exit Could Affect the UK Property Market

June, 20 2016

With the referendum only a few days away there is very little else on people’s minds currently in respect of the housing market. If the UK does decide to leave the EU what effect could this have on the price of property? read more

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Great News: Mortgage Rates Hit Rock Bottom

April, 4 2016

With so many grumblings about the housing market in the press, it’s great to finally have some good news… 2016 has seen a huge increase in the choice of mortgages available, with some lenders offering rock bottom rates. read more

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Sell Your Home Fast with our Top 5 Viewing Preparation Tips

March, 24 2016

First impressions count, that’s why wowing buyers during viewings is the key to selling success. With over 245 years of amassed experience in the property industry, Jones Robinson have put together our top 5 tips to help sell your home fast!! read more

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Moving Home Checklist

March, 9 2016

Moving home can be one of the most stressful experiences we have in life. Being one of Newbury’s longest running Estate Agents, Jones Robinson have got moving down to a fine art. To help make our customers lives easier, we have put together this handy moving home checklist… read more

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Dining Out in Newbury – Jones Robinson’s Top 5 Restaurants

March, 1 2016
Couple in empty room of new home
Couple in empty room of new home

After a hectic moving in

day, the last thing you’ll want to do is cook! Rather than spending hours deliberating over where to go in your new home town, read this guide to dining out in Newbury. We pride ourselves in being the estate agent’s with the most local knowledge and so decided to share our culinary wisdom by putting together a list of our top 5 restaurants in Newbury. read more

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Buy to Let Market Will Remain Strong, Despite Impending Stamp Duty & Tax Changes

February, 22 2016

2015 was not a great year for landlords, during both the Summer and Autumn budgets legislative changes favoured homeowners over landlords. Many believe that buy to let landlords will be discouraged by the impending changes to high-rate mortgage relief and stamp duty taxes. read more

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Online property valuation tool launched!

February, 9 2016

It’s no secret that property values in West Berkshire have been rising for quite some time and the value of your home may have changed surprisingly since you last had it valued. Despite our Newbury and Lambourn offices opening seven days a week, we might not always be around when you want to know what your property might sell for or how much a house you want to buy is worth. read more

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More Homes for Sale and to Rent in Newbury

January, 4 2016

If your New Year’s resolution is to find a new home – whether it’s to buy or rent – your first port of call might be the online property portals. While it’s instinctive to head to Rightmove or Zoopla, the best way of finding your dream home is actually by registering directly with estate agents operating in the area you wish to move to. Why? read more

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South Oxfordshire is the 2nd best place to live in the UK, survey reveals

December, 18 2015

South Oxfordshire local authority district – a part of Oxfordshire county that we are extremely active in – took second spot in the 2015 Halifax Quality of Life Survey, up from 21st place in 2014’s poll. In fact, the South East of the UK dominated the results, taking  27 of the top 50 places. read more

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