This is the busiest Summer in James Bailey’s memory, as both sales and lettings markets sizzle in the sunshine. That admin will have to wait ’til Christmas, says the MD of Henry & James.
Estate agents used to call July and August the “Kipper Season” as things were so lean. The only properties in the windows were the ones that were either hideously overpriced or which had fundamental flaws. Buyers, knowing that there were slim pickings, shied away and went on holiday instead. It was a great time to redecorate the office or tackle that filing.