Brighton Blog

Government Announce New Electric Vehicle (EV) Infrastructure Grant for Residential Car Parks

12th May 2022

The government have recently announced their final release of grants for the residential sector surrounding the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure and points. The government say they want to help businesses and organisations who rent, lease or manage residential properties install EV chargepoints in their car parks. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)&nbsp… Read More

The Oakley ‘TriO’ will be Sky Diving 15,000ft on the 31st July 2022 to raise money for Rockinghorse Children’s Charity

3rd May 2022

On Sunday 17st July 2022, Sara Gavillet and Jason Ferguson from our Shoreham team, and Alex Powrie from our Brighton residential sales team, will be jumping out of a plane at a crazy 15,000ft, all in the name of raising money for Rockinghorse Children’s charity. Rockinghorse, a Brighton based charity, are celebrating their 55th anniversary this year. It was… Read More

Oakley Property are delighted to announce the sale of the iconic and historic British Engineerium

29th April 2022

The Commercial team at Oakley Property are delighted to announce the sale of the iconic and historic British Engineerium site and buildings in a multimillion pound deal. The British Engineerium comprises a series of 19th century high Victorian gothic brick buildings, which were constructed  in 1866 as a water pumping station to  supply water to the rapidly expanding Brighton … Read More

Oakley Property announce new head office in central Brighton

11th February 2022

Following many successful years at our current head office in Marlborough Place, Brighton, we are delighted to announce that, in March of this year, we will be expanding Oakley Property into new head office premises in the North Laine. Both the new head office and our existing residential estate agency offices in North Road, will remain firmly rooted in the… Read More

Oakley Win Major New Homes Contract

19th January 2022

We are delighted to announce that we have landed a major new homes contract with London based house builders Martin Homes, who have jointly appointed us along with international property agents Savills, to advise them exclusively as joint selling agents across their entire new homes portfolio. The move by Martin Homes will see us jointly marketing the wide range of… Read More

The Sussex Landlord Compliance Health Check: Are you compliant?

20th December 2021

Reports that one of the most prominent Estate Agents in the UK had allowed its landlords to open to fines of between £9million and £30million in the last few days. This is because they allegedly failed to send some paperwork to their tenants when their tenancy started. This has had many Sussex landlords picking up the phone to… Read More

August sees house prices rise to 11%, up from 10.5% in July

29th September 2021

Nationwide’s house price index shows annual house price growth increasing 2.1% month-on-month, rising from 10.5% in July to 11% in August – the second largest gain in 15 years with the average house price nearing £250,000.  Nationwide's Chief Economist, Robert Gardner, commented: "House prices are now around 13% higher than when the pandemic began.  The bounce back in August is surprising… Read More

Rental demand at an all-time high

25th June 2021

Across England, the demand for rental properties has reached record levels as renting has now become cheaper than buying for many. This, despite stamp duty incentives and demand for rental properties exceeding supply in many areas. Data from HomeLet Rental Index shows that between April and May there was only a 0.1% increase in the average cost of rent, which continued… Read More

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