In the last few weeks, against expectations, Butler Sherborn has been busier than anticipated. We launched 18 properties; placed 14 under offer; exchanged on 6; completed on 9, and let 8.
Contrary to predictions, in the run up to the 31st October, Butler Sherborn has experienced a hectic October resulting in nine completions. Sellers have been understandably cautious, and reluctant nationally, and in the Cotswolds, to place their properties on the market in the immediate run up to Brexit. However, there are buyers ready to pounce as soon as the right property appears, and as long as the property is realistically and sensibly priced.
The market is currently very price sensitive, and sellers must appreciate this fact, if they want to stand the best chance of selling their property. The Cotswolds is a highly desirable and sought after area in which to live.
Equally, the Cotswolds are not immune to matters that affect the property market nationally, and it is a buyer’s market. Anything too expensive will stick on the market and become tainted fairly quickly. It is even more important therefore, that potential sellers are entirely confident of the genuine value of their property.
As this run of recent activity demonstrates, despite the sluggish economic climate, buyers are active. Well -presented properties offered at realistic guide prices will attract viewings, and they will sell.
For a Free market appraisal, call Butler Sherborn –
Sam Butler - 01285 883740
Elizabeth D'Allemagne - 01993 822325
Sophie Salter - 01451 830731