The PMS Lettings & Sales Blog

Here’s where we answer your most pressing and challenging questions, where we share with you our thoughts and ideas on marketing your home
New Year, New Hope… New Home?

New Year, New Hope… New Home?

A 90-second speed read to share some resolution ideas to bring some hope in 2021. 99.9 per cent of us cannot wait to see the back of 2020! And what better time to draw a line under this ‘unprecedented’ year than the opportunity to welcome in a new year. And one which...

Five Ways to Keep The Kids Busy This Christmas

Five Ways to Keep The Kids Busy This Christmas

In this two-minute read, we look at five Christmassy things to do with the kids that won’t break the bank. Covid-19 has put the kibosh on big family gatherings and trips to the panto this Christmas, but there are still plenty of ways you can get into the festive...

A Free E-Book for Children in Chichester this Christmas

In this 90-second read, we announce our free giveaway of a sold-out children’s book and the difference it is making to young lives. Breaking news… We’ve teamed up with a children’s author and are giving away digital versions of his fast-selling book, Spot the...

The Billionaire Christmas Wish List

The Billionaire Christmas Wish List

At PMS Lettings & Sales, we always charge our clients a value for money fee unlike some of the eye-watering prices you're about to discover. Here are what billionaires are willing to stump up for shoes, burgers, a photo, some vino, and an unbelievable home – a...

Yule Love Our Four Facts about Popular Christmas Traditions

Yule Love Our Four Facts about Popular Christmas Traditions

In this two-minute read, we trace the origins of some of the sights, sounds, and smells of Christmas. Christmas is a time of mistletoe and mulled wine, twinkly trees, and messages from the monarch. And in Chichester, it seems like many people can’t wait for the...

A Look Back at 2020 – A Bonkers Year for the Property Market

A Look Back at 2020 – A Bonkers Year for the Property Market

In this three-minute read, we look at the key themes that emerged in the UK property market in 2020. 2020 is the year things went nuts in the property sector, with activity in Chichester and the rest of the country screeching to an abrupt halt for several weeks,...

We’re All Going On A Stamp Duty Holiday!

We’re All Going On A Stamp Duty Holiday!

Confused about the new Stamp Duty holiday announcement? Check out our simplified 2-minute guide! The Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced sweeping changes on the 8th July around Stamp Duty which is excellent news for anyone thinking of buying or selling a home in...

First Time Buying Advice in Chichester – Without the jargon

First Time Buying Advice in Chichester – Without the jargon

There’s a first time for everything, and in this 3-minute easy-read, we share advice on making your property buying debut in Chichester a successful one. Do you remember when you rode a bike without support for the first time? Or when you learned to swim? And who can...

13 Ways Lockdown Changed People’s Habits in CHICHESTER

13 Ways Lockdown Changed People’s Habits in CHICHESTER

As we get used to the ‘new normal’, we take a quick look back at how people’s habits dramatically changed during the lockdown—a 2-minute read. Recently The Sunday Times published a fascinating collection of statistics around how the lives of people in the UK...

What Came First, The Chicken or The Egg?

What Came First, The Chicken or The Egg?

This is probably the most common question we get asked: Should I find a suitable house to buy and then put my house on the market or secure a buyer first then start looking? So here’s the answer, and it’s very simple… Secure a buyer for your property FIRST (assuming...

Why It’s So Important To Get Your Asking Price Right!

Getting the asking price wrong when selling a property is probably one of the easiest but most crucial mistakes to make. Naturally, everyone wants to achieve the highest price possible (and rightly so).  But did you know that it is often the lowest priced properties...