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RICS Residential Market Update | August 2021

It’s time to look at the latest RICS Residential Property Market Survey, which is for August.  Not surprisingly the survey…

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RICS Residential Market Update | July 2021

The RICS July 2021 Residential Market survey shows a softer month for new activity, following on from the preceding months…

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Property Manager Appointment

Following the acquisition of long-established Altrincham based Morrison Property Services by Oakwood in November 2020, the management and agency business…

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Events | Summer 2021

After what has been a year of very little face-to-face social and business interaction, Oakwood have pushed the boat out…

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RICS Residential Market Update | May 2021

It is not surprising that the RICS Market report for May 2021 shows a widening disparity between demand and supply…

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Oakwood Expansion Continues

Altrincham based property advisers Oakwood Valuation Surveyors is continuing its growth with the appointment of a new director.  Chartered Surveyor…

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What to Expect Following the Stamp Duty Holiday

Without doubt the stamp duty holiday introduced by Rishi Sunak last year has been a huge success and helped build…

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Guidance for Clients, Tenants and Contractors – COVID-19

Oakwood Valuation Surveyors and Morrison Property Services are committed to following government guidance for working safely during the pandemic.  …

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Keeping Up with Oakwood

From national fame to local purchases, there has been lots going on at Oakwood! To find out what we’ve been…

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Altrincham Property Advisor’s Expansion

Altrincham based chartered surveyors Oakwood Valuation Surveyors Ltd has purchased long established letting agency business Morrison Property Services, also based…

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Watchdog’s Report on the Letting Scammers

Whilst going out is currently a bit of a challenge, I watched last night’s One Show and was delighted by…

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Farm and Land Sales Update

The market for agricultural land has long since departed from mirroring the wider property market and general economy, being distorted…

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News Release- Surveyor Promotion

Altrincham based property experts Oakwood Valuation Surveyors have promoted office manager Lydia Sirovica to Graduate Surveyor, twelve months after she…

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RICS Residential Update -August 2020

It is perhaps with trepidation that we awaited the latest RICS Residential property update for August 2020, given the current…

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Taxing Your Home

The year is rattling on and we find ourselves at the 1st of September.  Let’s hope the year ends quickly…

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Residential Market Update- Corona’s Impact

The RICS publishes a monthly market survey based on comments submitted to members active in the residential property market, many…

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Commercial Property Valuations – a Review

At Oakwood we are often asked by clients how a commercial property valuation is established.  Hopefully the Valuation Methodology section…

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Access to Property

Most property owners have no issue with access to their property as it adjoins the public highway and there are…

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July Newsletter 2020

We have just released our latest newsletter, in which we take a look at some of the key changes to…

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Farm Succession Update

The one consistency in life is change and agriculture is not immune to it.  In fact, the past few years…

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The New Normal – Property

What a few weeks it’s been, not only in the UK but globally.  Lockdown has been tough on most people,…

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Residential Property Market Update – What will Coronavirus do to it?

The RICS reports monthly on the residential property market, gauging the sentiment of agents across the UK, looking at trends…

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Keep Calm and Adjust

The world has been a very strange place for the last few weeks with some massive impacts on our social…

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Charities Act Property Valuations

Having just completed a valuation under the Charities Act 2011 it occurs to me that a short blog on the…

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2020 Events and Seminars

12th February – Oakwood Clay Shooting Event. 20th February – Valuation Update Breakfast Seminar For Solicitors at Emirates Old Trafford….

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Commercial Property Update

The RICS Commercial Property Market survey for Q4 of 2019 has now been published and shows a reasonably steady market…

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Residential Property January 2020

So here we are rattling through a new decade with a new political era for Great Britain looming at the…

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2020 Property Resolutions

As the last of the turkey gets eaten and people drift back to work (those lucky enough to have a…

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Residential Property

Well 2019 draws to a close and it seems amazing that it’s twenty years since we were planning to welcome…

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Residential Landlords to Suffer Under Labour

The Labour manifesto has been published today, with swingeing plans for the Private Rented Sector (PRS).  Landlords now have to…

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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY UPDATED – MIXED MESSAGES

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) have recently published their latest commercial property survey covering quarter 3 of 2019. …

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Housing Market Unsurprisingly Subdued

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has published its latest UK Residential Market Survey for September 2019.  Unsurprisingly, given…

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How do I develop my land for housing?

It’s a frequent question from our clients here at Oakwood as they seek to add value to their property portfolios…

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When is a Valuation not a Valuation?

Oakwood Valuations Surveyors is a newly formed Altrincham based business covering the north west of England and North Wales. The…

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House prices – a valuer’s view

When working on a valuation we refer to various data on the state of the market. We have to consider…

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