A write up about the property market in St Ives and an overview of the bits that Kate has mentioned in the video – just the main points, but perhaps from Maxine’s point of view.
We are delighted to have Kate Faulkner as one of our Maxine Lester friends and she blah blah blah…..
Kate Faulkner is one of the UK’s leading property experts. Through her free website, Propertychecklists.co.uk, she provides consumers with independent advice on how to buy, sell, rent, invest, renovate, maintain, or build a property. She has written six property books and, each month summarises what’s happening to property prices and rents.
A respected commentator presents at industry conferences and makes frequent media appearances, including on BBC Breakfast News, Your Money, GMTV, ITV, Radio 4 and 5 Live. She also co-hosts the weekly Property Hour with Clive Bull on LBC Radio. For more information, visit Katefaulkner.co.uk
It’s a fabulous market for rentals – on average it takes under 14 days to find the perfect tenant
Over the last 15 years we’ve seen consistent growth in the rental market ie. the rental price on an average 2-bed cluster home has risen by 45%
We have great transport links to Cambridge – guided bus takes 37 mins so is ideal for Universities
We have the main road network of the A14/M11 for London commuters
It’s a great community with varied housing for singles as well as families
There are excellent local amenities such as the sports centre and the farmer’s markets
We specialise in lettings and property management only – we are not distracted by commissions for selling property and our sole focus is on our landlords and tenants
Over 80% of our business comes from recommendations (s0 we are obviously doing something right)
In fact, our clients vote for our customer service annually and our scores are higher than any other agent in the East of EnglandEnquire Now
We get the desired results – Rightmove reports show we have the top market share in our location
We have unrivaled marketing – we were the first agent to use full details of the property with floorplans and now we use twilight shots and video tours of our properties
We have a strong social media following on Facebook, Instagram & Linkedin with a dedicated digital team promoting our properties
We run annual landlord seminars with great property industry expert speakers such as BBC commentator Kate Faulkner
We send monthly newsletters informing our landlords of any impending changes to legislation and market updates
Very professional organisation that gives good service to both the tenants as well as the landlord. Highly recommended.
All staff at Maxine Lester Residential Lettings are trained to a high standard and I have always found Lisa Gadsby very efficien
Every time we have contacted Maxine Lester everyone has been so helpful. We have always had any issues dealt with promptly and...
Excellent service all round, keeping us informed regularly on our property, always contactable and willing to help with any query.