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‘Phil and Kirstie effect’ is likely to boost demand for homes in Leamington

Tue 11 Sep 2018

The “Phil and Kirstie’ effect is likely to boost demand for the limited number of properties for sale in Leamington, believes estate agency ehB Residential, which made an appearance on TV’s Location, Location, Location last week.

Presenter Phil Spencer explained that demand for a limited supply of homes available in the town meant that those which were available were snapped up almost as soon as they went on the market, with many going at open days.

His comments are backed by ehB Residential MD Edward Bromwich, who says those putting their homes up for sale this autumn are likely to be overwhelmed with viewings.

“The fact that Phil was highlighting the difficulty of finding a house in the town, combined with the national publicity now given to its charms via the programme, means now is a good time to sell.

“Autumn is traditionally the busiest time for people to put their houses on the market. That ‘start of term’ feeling has a lot to do with it, along with people wanting to move into their new home by Christmas.

“And now that property pundit Phil has spelled out the speed at which the market is moving, this autumn may be even more popular.”

Phil and Kirstie were in town searching for a three-bedroom home for a young couple and their daughter – with a1930s semi in Wathen Road for sale through ehB Residential instantly winning their hearts.

They almost literally drooled over the joys of living in Leamington and pointed out that prices in the town had risen by 5.9% over the past year - the second highest rise in England - making house price £94,000 above the national average.

Rightmove statistics show ehB Residential was the highest performing estate agency in Leamington terms of both new instructions and sales in the first half of 2018 – beating 53 other agencies to top place.

"EHB has been excellent in helping us move and. settle in Leamington Spa. In particular, Rachel has been fantastic in responding to any questions and helping us out with all aspects of renting our flat. We both feel that we have been well taken care of by the rentals team over the past 2 years, and would happily recommend EHB to anyone moving to the area"
Mr Curren

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- sellers, landlords, buyers and tenants that we are taking all reasonable
steps to protect the health of our clients and our team during the Covid -19
Outbreak. We are following the government and industry guidelines to estate
agents and lettings agents, and are conducting viewings and valuations in
person wearing suitable protection to include facemasks and gloves. We are
also available to offer virtual viewings and valuations should you require that
service. We would be happy to discuss these measures with you further should
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