Retirement living trend is opportunity for Chichester estate agents


You don’t have to have to read the papers or watch television for too long to be reminded of the changing demographic of Britain’s population. The benefits of rapid advances in medicine and the surge in the birth rate at the end of the war mean that Britain’s baby boomers are now moving into retirement, and that brings both opportunities and problems.


How our lovely Cathedral benefits property for sale in Chichester


Whilst any city by definition must boast a cathedral, there are few better than Chichester’s when it comes to the influence they exert on the city itself.

Any property for sale in Chichester will benefit from the charm and presence of its stately cathedral, and despite the city’s modest size it has a building of historic significance to be proud of. Recent research has shown that property within a 5 km radius of a cathedral will command a premium over surrounding areas and taking a look at Chichester’s famous landmark, it’s easy to see why.


Estate Agents Offer You the Gift of the Best Wine around Chichester

Founded in 2007, The Tinwood Estate has quickly established a reputation as one of England’s finest wine producers. Set in the heart of West Sussex and just below the South Downs National Park, the Tinwood Estate vineyards are known for producing some of the best rated English sparkling wines, including the Blanc de Blancs, The Estate Brut, and an excellent Rosé.

Of course, nothing beats the pleasure of ending the day with a delicious glass of Tinwood Estate’s finest wine. This is why we at Hancock Lettings and Estate Agents would like to give landlords and property vendors a break from their daily stress to enjoy a bottle of wine.

7 Key Questions to Ask When Viewing a Property to Rent in Chichester

Searching for one of the best houses to rent in Chichester can be exciting, and there are a few questions that you may need to ask in order to get the best home for your money, both now and in the future. Here are some of them:

Will the property be managed by the landlord or agent?

You will need to know who to contact and who to pay the rent money to. You will also want to know who is in charge of overseeing the maintenance and regular checks of your potential home.

How to Add More Value and Appeal to Houses for Sale in Chichester

When you’re considering doing up your house or changing the décor, you need to consider whether your plans meet your family’s needs. You might long for an en-suite bathroom, but really need an extra bedroom to accommodate your growing family. You also have to bear in mind your budget. But there’s one other important factor that you should always bear in mind: whether your changes will add value to your home and improve its appeal to buyers looking at property for sale in Chichester. This is important even if you’ve no intention of putting your home on the market in the near future; plans can change and you might need to move away for work or family reasons.

One of the most sensible ways to add value to your home is by adding space. Property expert Phil Spencer believes that a loft conversion can add £40,000 to the value of a home, although this may depend on the area you live in.