Betty’s Diary

Brexit hasn't slowed us down!

Despite the continuing and protracted Brexit negotiations, at Elizabeth Hunt & Associates we are still seeing an active market, on sales and lettings properties.  It’s rare that we see activity on both sides of the market, at the same time.  We were busy as we went into the close of last year, not only securing good property lets, but we a [...]

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New rentals secured and Foodbank baskets delivered!

The end of a busy, fruitful week concluding with good news for clients who wanted a bigger property following their move from the United States last year.  We were able to search the entire property marketplace and successfully secure a new rental for them.  In addition, we were able to let their current property – a win on all sides! We are [...]

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Look! No sales pitch!

Traditionally, when taking on a new property for sale, we're invited by the vendors to value the property and pitch for their instruction.  But sometimes, we're instructed to sell a property without having to make a pitch at all, and this is exactly what happened for us recently. Whilst showing a potential buyer around one of our listed propert [...]

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Christmas... a time of giving to those in need

Christmas is traditionally a time of giving and over the past couple of years we have worked to raise funds to help those in need at this particular time of year.  In our efforts to remain sustainable and environmentally-friendly, supporting local and national charities, we have made the conscientious decision to donate this Christmas rather than [...]

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Avoid getting caught out in a sub-let situation!

As I head off for an early appointment in Wimbledon - yes, we travel that far! - the moon was still shining brightly over the Windmill on Wimbledon Common. My thoughts turned to recent discussions with fellow property colleagues and my associates surrounding the topic of spam and phishing emails - even people who you would think would know bette [...]

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The 4 D's

The 4 D’s - Debt, Divorce, Death and Developers… If you’re currently dealing with a divorce or a probate case, we can understand what you are having to deal with.  Some members of our staff have personally experienced the 4 D’s.  We have the knowledge and know-how to successfully guide you through the maze. We can advise on what to [...]

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Holiday Cover!

One aspect of our business is that we look after properties for their owners whilst they are away on holiday. We visit the property as often as is needed, but at least a minimum of once a week, to clear post, alter lights to come on around the house and generally checking on the house itself.  So far, we have managed to stop a water softener fl [...]

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