11.5% OF LOCKS HEATH WORKERS WORKED FROM HOME BEFORE COVID-19 – WONDER HOW MANY MORE DO NOW?
Posted on Friday, May 1, 2020 by James Hill
Before the Covid-19 pandemic hit, 2,690 Locks Heath people worked mainly from home, or about 11.5% of Locks Heath’s 23,360 workforce (compared to the national average of 14.9%). Yet over the last few weeks many hundreds, even thousands more Locks Heath workers have joined them in their spare rooms or at their kitchen or dining room tables.
Amongst warnings from the Government that some lockdo...
WHAT WILL BE THE EFFECT OF COVID-19 ON THE LOCKS HEATH PROPERTY MARKET?
Posted on Friday, April 10, 2020 by James Hill
So now we are only a matter of a couple of weeks into lockdown, yet can you believe it I am still speaking with agents from all over the UK, and I do not jest, properties are still being sold and let even in these unprecedented times. Yet I would like to address the question I have been asked many times recently “What will be the effect of Covid-19 on the Locks Heath property market in the s...
OPEN as usual
Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 by James Hill
In these remarkable times we would like to confirm that we remain open for business and are following closely the Government's guidelines regarding the Coronavirus.
We endeavour to check with every client and applicant we meet that to their knowledge they are well and haven’t as far as they are aware been in contact with any affected people before confirming any appointments.
Locks Heath Buy to Let – Past, Present and Future
Posted on Thursday, February 6, 2020 by James Hill
Investing in a Locks Heath buy to let property has become a very different sport over the last few years.
In the glory days of the five years after the turn of the Millennium, where we had double-digit house price growth, mortgage companies (notably Northern Rock, HBOS and their ilk) desperate to get on the buy to let mortgage bandwagon with rates so low it would make the belly of a snak...
Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2020 by James Hill
Christmas 2019 Opening Hours
Posted on Monday, December 23, 2019 by James Hill
We would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our clients a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. On behalf of the Directors and staff of Brook Independent, we would like to thank you for your business during 2019.
Please see below for our opening times over the festive period.
Great(er) Expectations: Why Locks Heath Home Sellers are Having to Reduce Their Asking Prices by an Average of £18,700 Each
Posted on Friday, November 2, 2018 by James Hill
As the memory of a glorious summer starts to dwindle some interesting statistics have come to light on the Locks Heath Property Market which will be thought provoking for both homeowners and buy to let Landlords alike.
Over the last 12 months 193 households have changed hands in Locks Heath, interesting when compared with the 10-year average of 199 households per year.
Yet, for the purpose o...
62 Days to Sell a Property in Locks Heath
Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 by James Hill
Whether you are a Locks Heath Landlord looking to liquidate your buy to let investment or a homeowner looking to sell your home, finding a buyer and selling your property can take an annoyingly long time. It is a step-by-step process that can take months and months. In fact, one of the worst parts of the house selling process is the not knowing how long you might be stuck at each step. At th...
X marks the spot…..
Posted on Saturday, May 20, 2017 by jo
Brook's Location of the month!
This month’s treasure of a location is:
Warsash village is situated at the mouth of the River Hamble, west of Locks Heath. Warsash is ideally located for access to main local towns, cities, the M27 and the commerce centres of Whiteley and Segensworth however it’s the sailing and vista across the river and water that draw people to ...