The number of house hunters has hit its highest level for eleven years.

The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) found that there had been a rise of 5% from June to July this year, with an average of 462 applicants per branch member office. They announced that this was the highest figure recorded since August 2004, when an average of 582 house hunters per branch was logged.


In September, the 2015 Rugby World Cup kicks off and Gloucester is proud to be one of the host cities!

Kingsholm, the base for Gloucester’s own team, affectionately nicknamed the Cherry and Whites, is more than ready for the influx of fans. The stadium has a capacity of 16,500 and has a glorious history of international rugby.


If you are considering selling or letting a property later this year, you might be thinking about making some improvements to it. A recent Home Improvement Report carried out on behalf of Barclays highlighted some of the UK’s likes and dislikes in the field of home improvement in recent years.


After all the cookery, auction and entertainment reality shows, it was probably only a matter of time before it happened – ITV has produced a new television show where the contestants have to guess the values of various houses and their contents.


The election of a new majority Conservative government is expected to be swiftly followed by substantial rises in house prices as investor confidence returns to the housing market.