Shoreham Blog Archive

Embarking on the Landlord Journey

7th December 2023

Insights for Aspiring and Seasoned Landlords in Shoreham-by-Sea Property investment has long been a staple in British retirement planning. The introduction of the buy-to-let mortgage over a quarter-century ago marked a significant turn, presenting opportunities for dual returns: rental income in the short term and capital growth in the long-term. You can see why there are a substantial number of… Read More

The Resurgence of Shoreham-by-Sea's Semi-Detached Houses: a 546% Price Surge in 28 Years

26th October 2023

In the realm of British suburban living, the semi-detached house has often been the subject of caricature. A symbol of safe yet uninspiring domesticity; epitomised by hit TV shows and movies like the Dursleys out of Harry Potter, the BBC show Outnumbered, Birds of a Feather and the ever-awkward son of Norwich, Alan Partridge. However, recent property trends in Shoreham-by-Sea… Read More

Unlock the perks of chain-free properties

20th September 2023

A Stress-Free Path for Shoreham First-Time Buyers? Buying your first Shoreham home? The term "chain-free" might sound like estate agent jargon, but it's a game-changer for some Shoreham buyers and sellers. Let’s unpack why chain-free homes are important and how you can benefit from this hassle-free option.  Stress-Be-Gone: The Advantage of No Property Chains Home-buying is often… Read More

The importance of choosing the right estate agency

26th July 2023

When it comes to selling your Shoreham home, choosing the right estate agency is crucial. Not only do you want an agency with a strong track record of success, but you also want one that is dedicated to ongoing professional development. At Oakley Property, we pride ourselves on a high level of professionalism within our teams. Our agents are constantly… Read More

The newly refurbished Shoreham Property Hub is open!

10th July 2023

We are delighted to announce that the Big Refurb of our brand-new Shoreham office at 6 Brunswick Road is complete! This is now the new home for Oakley Shoreham, which recently acquired the Lettings business of Osborn Humphreys. The Shoreham Property Hub can assist in all things property, from Residential Sales & Lettings to Commercial Property and New Homes.  The Brunswick … Read More

Considering Downsizing? Here are 7 Vital Points Empty Nesters Should Keep in Mind Before Selling Their Shoreham Home

20th June 2023

Evaluate Your Current Needs: Take stock of your lifestyle and assess how your requirements have changed since your children left the nest. Consider factors like space, maintenance, and accessibility that will shape your ideal downsized home. Financial Planning: Downsizing can be a great opportunity to free up equity and reduce expenses. Consult a financial advisor to understand the implications and… Read More

Evolving Shoreham-by-Sea Property Preferences

13th June 2023

The Shoreham-by-Sea property landscape is constantly evolving, shaped by societal, economic and cultural factors. The type of properties people have bought in the last few years since the first lockdown has undergone some notable changes, reflecting shifting preferences and lifestyle choices. This article explores the transformations in property purchasing trends over the last two years compared to the long-term, almost three-decade average, with a focus on Shoreham-by-Sea detached houses, semi-detached houses, terraced houses and apartments. Read More

Shoreham Waterfront Planning Appeal Success!

13th June 2023

We are delighted to announce that we have secured planning permission through an Appeal Decision for Cross Stone Regeneration to build 34 new apartments and a retail unit on the last remaining development plot at the successful Shoreham Waterfront Development. Read More

Shoreham-by-Sea First-Time Buyers Keeping our Local Property Market Afloat

5th May 2023

The Shoreham-by-Sea housing market is relativity buoyant, thanks to an unexpected group of people; Shoreham-by-Sea first-time buyers. Many Shoreham-by-Sea tenants are annoyed with competing for rental properties at high rents. Therefore, over the last 12 months, many renters have been stretching their finances to get on the housing ladder, despite sky-high mortgage rates. Using data from the Office of… Read More


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