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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

Shoreham-by-Sea Homeownership Rockets by 1,235 Homes in the Last 5 Years

26th April 2022

The Shoreham-by-Sea housing market over the last five years has behaved oddly. Shoreham-by-Sea house prices are 23.4% higher than in 2017, even though during those five years, the British economy had the uncertainty of Brexit and the massive fall in GDP during the pandemic. Yet, a less observed trend is that the net number of homeowners in Shoreham-by-Sea has risen by 1,235 households,… Read More

There are 4,724 Terraced Houses in Shoreham. Why are they so popular?

21st April 2022

The terraced house is one of the most familiar styles of home in Shoreham (and the UK as a whole). 21.8% of Shoreham people live in a terraced home, interesting when compared with the national average of 22.7%. So, what is it about the humble terraced/townhouse us Brits love so much? In this article, we look at the history of the… Read More

49% Reduction in Shoreham Council Houses in the Last 40 years

19th April 2022

In 1981, 19.2% of properties in Shoreham (and the Adur District as a whole) were council houses. Today, that figure stands at 9.8%, a proportional drop of 49%. Why has the number of council houses dropped so much in those 40 years? How has that changed the dynamics of the Shoreham property market in those 40 years? The ability of local authorities to build council houses… Read More

1 in 4 Shoreham-by-Sea Homeowners Unable to Sell

13th April 2022

The average time to find a buyer for a Shoreham-by-Sea property reduced from 66 days in 2020 to 49 days in 2021. Yet still, just under 1 in 4 Shoreham-by-Sea homeowners are on the market after 12 weeks. Why are so many Shoreham-by-Sea homes still on the market after all that time, and what does it mean for the Shoreham-by-Sea property market? You would have needed to… Read More

How Will Rising Inflation Affect the Shoreham-by-Sea Property Market in 2022?

13th April 2022

The UK is currently experiencing its highest inflation rate since the early 1990s. This increase in prices has primally come about by the combination of an increase in demand for goods and services from consumers following lockdown last year together with global supply chain disruptions. Most economists weren't too concerned about this increase in the inflation rate as the very… Read More

1 in 67 Homes are Sitting Empty in the Shoreham-by-Sea Area

11th April 2022

339 homes in the Adur area are empty, which represents 1 in 67 homes. 207 of those have been empty for more than six months and are worth £77million. Why are those properties standing empty and deteriorating and why could that become an issue for the whole of Shoreham-by-Sea? A couple of weeks ago was National Empty Homes Week, so we thought we… Read More

34.1% of Shoreham-by-Sea homes are in the eco-friendly A to C energy performance band rating, compared to the national average of 40.1%.

11th April 2022

The energy bills of every Shoreham-by-Sea resident will rise in April as the price cap increases to account for the global increase in the cost of gas. Those not on the gas mains will still be hit as the UK uses gas to make 45% of its electricity. So, what can Shoreham-by-Sea residents do to reduce their energy consumption and ultimately… Read More

Why are there so few Shoreham-by-Sea Homes for Sale?

24th March 2022

33% drop in the number of properties for sale in Shoreham-by-Sea in the last 12 months. 231 Shoreham-by-Sea homes have sold (stc) in the last three months alone, taking the time from the ‘for sale board’ going up to sale agreed to a median of 24 days. The £400k to £500k price range in Shoreham-by-Sea is the most active, where… Read More

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