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‘Borrowers may well breathe a sigh of relief’ as fixed mortgage rates fall

Mortgage interest rates have continued to fall since the Bank of England increased the base rate earlier this month. Mortgage lenders have been reducing rates on their mortgage products in recent weeks after pricing in larger base rate hikes following former prime minister Liz Truss’ unfunded tax cut announcements. Fresh data provided by Moneyfacts reveals that the aver...

The smoke and carbon monoxide alarm rules – what you need to know

New smoke and carbon monoxide alarm rules will come into force in England on 1 October 2022, as part of the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (Amendment) Regulations 2022. The rules have been extended so that carbon monoxide alarms must be installed in rooms of a private rented property where there is any fixed combustion appliance, such as gas and oil-fired boilers, and be in p...

Sharp drop in house prices as higher interest rates and living costs bite

Annual UK house price growth slowed significantly in June, the latest ONS data shows. This is the latest indicator to confirm that property prices are beginning to drop as higher interest rates and living costs continue to have an adverse impact on the housing market – and wider economy. Earlier this month the Halifax said house prices fell in July for the first time in...

How to find the best estate agent for you

Key takeaways When looking for an agent, you'll want someone who can see all the best things about your home, just like you can You’ll also want someone with plenty of experience when it comes to marketing properties like yours Local agents can really help to sell a home because they’ll know an area inside out and can highlight all of its best bits to potential...

allAgents Awards 2022

Congratulations to the team here at Adkins, we've just been awarded 'Best Estate and Letting agents locally by allAgents 'the TripAdvisor of the property industry'!

Our Premium brand Fine & Village has launched!

We’re well known locally for our award-winning customer service and our continued success in dealing with beautifully presented homes. We have built an enviable property business that as much about people as it is about property.Our Fine & Village brand provides a premium approach to selling and letting, offering a unique concept which includes professional photograph...