Well, after the snow the weather doesn’t seem to be putting people off buying houses at present, with viewing figures still high moving into March, there is still a very distinct shortage of properties all around and buyers are frustrated at the lack of choice available, this inevitably has an impact on the price achieved for a house – when supply and demand are out of balance then prices do tend to increase. In fact, 24% of sales last year sold at or above the guide price. Schooling is a big driver for people in our area and many parents will do whatever is needed to get themselves into the catchment are for their favoured schools. Whatever your reason for moving, if you have house to sell then please do seek our advice, there are plenty of buyers out there still looking.