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Buyer demand now 11% higher than last year. 21 February 2024


The first weeks of January got off to a strong start with activity spurred on by falling mortgage rates and pent- up demand from the second half of 2023.

Our latest data shows this momentum has been carried into the first half of February.... Read More

Happy New Year - 2024 02 January 2024

Happy New Year Everyone - we hope 2024 is a great year for you and your family.

Just to confirm both of our offices are back and open for business as usual - Question...

Do you have a property to sell ?

Are you looking to buy a property ?

Do you need independent mortgage advice ?

Do you have a property to Let out ?

Are you looking to rent a property ?

Do you have a property you need managed and thinking of changing agent ?

If the answer to any of the above questions is YES then talk to us and we will be happy to help and give you some free professional advice.... Read More

Xmas Opening Hours 18 December 2023

HO HO HO

Its the most wonderful time of the year and we will be closed for a few days to recharge our batteries to spend time with our family and friends.

Please see our opening hours when we close and re open in between Xmas and the New Year.... Read More

Interest rate held at 5.25% for third time by Bank of England. 14 December 2023

The Bank maintains the view that the cost of borrowing needs to be "restrictive for an extended period of time" as inflation remains way above its target rate - news that hard- pressed households will want to hear.

The Bank of England has left interest rates on hold for the third successive meeting, insisting that it is determined to keep borrowing costs at their 5.... Read More

Job Opportunity 04 December 2023

We are looking for a Property Management Assistant.

About the Role.

We are looking for a motivated and resourceful Property Management Assistant to join our team.

As a Property Management Assistant, you will play a key role in the day- to- day operations of our busy Property Management Department, ensuring that our Landlords" properties are well- maintained and tenant satisfaction is high.... Read More

Autumn Budget 23 27 November 2023

Now the dust is beginning to settle lets take a look at the Key takeaways from last weeks Budget.

Mortgage Guarantee Scheme extended until end of June 2025.

£110 million to be invested in new home developments this year and next to build 40,000 new properties

Freeze on Local Housing Allowance Funds removed, giving 1.... Read More

All new houses in England and Wales will have to be sold as freehold properties. 30 October 2023

All new houses in England and Wales will have to be sold as freehold properties as Michael Gove revives his bid to phase out the "feudal" leasehold system.

All new houses in England and Wales will have to be sold as freehold properties under ministers" revived plans to phase out the "feudal" leasehold system.... Read More

DONT FORGET - CLOCKS GO BACK THIS WEEKEND. 26 October 2023

Hi All,

Just a reminder the clocks go back this weekend.

Easy way to remember - Spring Forward - Fall Back.

This means we all get an extra hour in bed.

Have a great weekend.

From the Team at Able Estates. Read More

Halloween 23 25 October 2023

Well our Branches are ready for Halloween - are you ?

If you have a property to Sell or Let and need some free professional advice then why not pop in to see us or if that seems a bit to scary then call or email us and we will be happy to help you.... Read More

TIPS TO SPEED UP A PROPERTY SALE 25 October 2023

Having your home on the market is an exciting yet nerve-wracking experience which requires a combination of strategy and patience. However, if you"re eager to get a ‘SOLD" sign planted out front, there are plenty of simple ways to potentially speed up your sale.... Read More

Abolition of Section 21 to take place after substantial court reforms occur. 24 October 2023

With the Renters (Reform) Bill receiving its Second Reading in the House of Commons today, 23 October 2023, the UK Government has responded to recommendations made by the Levelling Up.

Housing and Communities Committee (LUHCC), promising to align the removal of Section 21 with court improvements, protect the right of landlords to set rents in line with the market, and ensure the student market is protected with a new ground to guarantee landlords can gain possession each year.... Read More

Thamesmead Volunteer Fair. 24 October 2023


Come along to the Thamesmead Volunteer Fair to find out about local volunteering opportunities and how you can take part.

Date - 18 November.

Time - 12.30pm - 2.30pm.

Location - The Moorings Sociable Club, Arnott Close, Thamesmead, SE28 8BG

Contact - Uzma Ali: uzma.... Read More