Property planning for 2020

Property planning for 2020

The start of a new year means that we can start to think about all the things that we want to achieve during the next 12 months.   For some people this could be in their personal life, such... Read More

What’s on guide: December

What’s on guide: December

With life getting busier every week and new bars, restaurants and events opening every month, staying on top can be tricky. So here’s a round up of this month’s hottest happenings in and a... Read More

Make an entrance: hallway styling tips

Make an entrance: hallway styling tips

Hallways are the first impression of any home. They introduce your guests to your style and more importantly, hallways are the first area to welcome you.   Often homeowners forget that styl... Read More

Landlords, are you ready for the big freeze?

Landlords, are you ready for the big freeze?

The colder months are approaching, which is a cue for landlords to carry out a range of checks to make sure their properties steer clear of any winter catastrophes.   Carry out these nine s... Read More

Redevelopment of two large States sites?

Redevelopment of two large States sites?

Ministers revealed that the former Planning Department building at South Hill, and the former government HQ, Cyril Le Marquand House, are now being transferred to the States of Jersey Development Comp... Read More

New deposit loan scheme for first-time buyers proposed

New deposit loan scheme for first-time buyers proposed

A Scrutiny panel has proposed resurrecting a £3 million scheme which helped 51 applicants secure their first home after it was launched in 2013 by providing them with interest-free loans to pay ... Read More

Winter wonders around Jersey

Winter wonders around Jersey

Jersey is known as the warmest place in the British Isles, however, it’s important to remember that we are still in the British Isles! So we do on occasion get a little rain and cold in the wint... Read More

What’s on guide: November

What’s on guide: November

With life getting busier every week and new bars, restaurants and events opening every month, staying on top can be tricky. So here’s a round up of this month’s hottest happenings in and a... Read More

Selling your home in winter

Selling your home in winter

While spring is traditionally the busiest time of year in the UK property market, you don’t need to put your sales plans on hold until spring rolls around.   Therefore, any vendor won... Read More

6 day out adventures for families in Jersey

6 day out adventures for families in Jersey

From castles to dolphins, find inspiration for adventurers of all ages.   Valley adventure centre Walk along high wires in the trees and take on dizzying zip wires, abseiling and king s... Read More

Why go for a specialist agent for your property management?

Why go for a specialist agent for your property management?

As a property owner, the issue of going for a specialist agent to manage your property or properties might not be the easiest one.   But the reality of investing in properties and handling ... Read More

What’s on guide: October

What’s on guide: October

With life getting busier every week and new bars, restaurants and events opening every month, staying on top can be tricky. So here’s a round up of this month’s hottest happenings in and a... Read More

Benefits of living close to the sea

Benefits of living close to the sea

Seaside living has more benefits than just the ability to paddle in the summer…   If you are considering moving closer to the sea you will be pleased to know that it does come with a... Read More

10 things you might not know about Jersey...

10 things you might not know about Jersey...

The largest of the Channel Islands, Jersey is celebrated for its beautiful, diverse scenery, its beaches, hidden valleys and ancient castles. But here are 10 things about the island that are not so we... Read More

New legal questionnaire now mandatory for sellers in Jersey

New legal questionnaire now mandatory for sellers in Jersey

In a bid to afford buyers more protection in a home sale, a new law society policy directive has been introduced which makes a questionnaire mandatory to fill in by seller.   Sellers... Read More

Care Home Extension Plans Approved

Care Home Extension Plans Approved

Under the agreed proposals, a three-storey extension with terraces will be built on the site, with a corridor linking it to the east of the current site. The new build will be stepped away from the... Read More

Plans for new community sports centre for Jersey

Plans for new community sports centre for Jersey

A previously approved application to construct the facility, called the Jersey Sports Academy, was first lodged in 2016 but the proposals have since been amended and now include an additional floor. ... Read More

Housing market changes have made ‘quick solutions’ possible

Housing market changes have made ‘quick solutions’ possible

Citizens Advice chief executive Malcolm Ferey said nowadays he was able to offer quick solutions when approached by distressed Islanders with housing issues as waves of ‘robust legislation&rsquo... Read More

What’s on guide: September

What’s on guide: September

With life getting busier every week and new bars, restaurants and events opening every month, staying on top can be tricky. So here’s a round up of this month’s hottest happenings in and a... Read More

The Jersey Bulls start a new season

The Jersey Bulls start a new season

A newly formed football team has hit Jersey, hoping to score high both in Jersey and across to England.   Created off the back of other Jersey sporting successes such as Jersey Reds Rugby,... Read More

Is it time to upsize your home?

Is it time to upsize your home?

Has your property seemed smaller recently, does it feel cramped rather than compact? Is an extra bedroom, a bigger garden or a second bathroom starting to become more important to you as you grow olde... Read More

House Prices for 2nd Quarter of 2019

House Prices for 2nd Quarter of 2019

The House Price Index report for the second quarter of 2019 has been published by Statistics Jersey. HOUSE PRICES UP 8% Annually: In the second quarter of 2019 on a rolling four-quarter basis, t... Read More

A summer of festivals and events in Jersey!

A summer of festivals and events in Jersey!

With its wild coastline, tranquil countryside and a fantastic selection of restaurants – along with plenty of historic and family-friendly attractions – Jersey is the perfect place to be i... Read More

What’s on guide: August

What’s on guide: August

With life getting busier every week and new bars, restaurants and events opening every month, staying on top can be tricky. So here’s a roundup of this month’s hottest happenings in and ar... Read More

Arming landlords with the information they need

Arming landlords with the information they need

Recently it can feel like everything is changing for landlords in Jersey. There’s always new legislation and regulations coming out, and it’s hard to stay on top of the costs, extras, tena... Read More

High End New Apartments In St Brelade

High End New Apartments In St Brelade

Plans to scrap Windmills Hotel, which was built in the 1960s at the height of Jersey's tourism boom and has been home to the family-run business for the past 26 years were approved by the Planning... Read More

Latest Jersey RPI Figures

Latest Jersey RPI Figures

The latest Retail Price Index report, produced by Statistics Jersey, shows that over the past 12 months housing costs increased by 5%, contributing to more than a third of the overall inflation rate o... Read More

Discover 'Off The Rails' Jersey

Discover 'Off The Rails' Jersey

The culinary scene in Jersey is expanding quickly - so much so that keeping up with all the newly opening restaurants, bars and places to go can become a full-time job.   Have no fear, howe... Read More

What’s on guide: July

What’s on guide: July

With life getting busier every week and new bars, restaurants and events opening every month, staying on top can be tricky. So here’s a roundup of this month’s hottest happenings in and ar... Read More

Island Plan 2021-2030

Island Plan 2021-2030

This summer you will have a chance to add your feedback, so don’t waste this opportunity. Watch this message from the https://youtu.be/2b-ltN5FW_Q  And you can read more by ... Read More

How to increase your rental yield by 10%

How to increase your rental yield by 10%

Here are some easy methods of doing so!   Review your rental income It might sound very simple, but you should review your rental income on a regular basis. If you haven’t done thi... Read More

Better Together

Better Together

We’ve proud to do things a little bit different at Gaudin & Co. All our staff are salaried, and no one receives an individual commission. Instead, the sales staff pool their commission as a ... Read More

Office conversion to new apartments

Office conversion to new apartments

A previous application was refused after the scale of the proposed building was deemed to be too large. But Laurence Davies, planning officer, recommended that the proposal now be passed, adding th... Read More

Jersey is about to get a little greener

Jersey is about to get a little greener

The plans show the first solar PV car port installation that will feed directly into the grid, meaning that every resident will share in the domestically generated clean energy, and reduce their carbo... Read More

What’s on guide: June

What’s on guide: June

What? Vistra Bloodwise Jersey Kids' Triathlon Where? Les Quennevais Sports Centre, Don Farm, Jersey When? 8th June 2019 11:00 to 16:50 The Vistra Bloodwise Jersey Kids’ Triathlon is... Read More

Plans to replace St Helier lodging house with 20 flats

Plans to replace St Helier lodging house with 20 flats

According to a planning application, the existing 19th century property, called Bella Rocca, has been heavily modified over the years and is described as being in a modest state of repair on the outsi... Read More

Landlords ‘need protection too’

Landlords ‘need protection too’

In response to plans for a register of licensed landlords to be established in the Island, Robert Weston, chairman of the Jersey Landlords’ Association, said that the rental market is a ‘t... Read More

Landlords! We have a special summer deal on just for you!

Landlords! We have a special summer deal on just for you!

Tourists flock here to enjoy the warm weather, the family friendly events, and the wonderful beaches. For landlords, whether new or well seasoned in the renting game, summer brings its own challenges.... Read More

New licensing system for rented accommodation

New licensing system for rented accommodation

Tenants and landlords in Jersey are being asked to give their opinions on how a new licensing system for rented accommodation should work. It is all part of the wider mission to ensure minimum st... Read More

House Prices 1st Quarter 2019

House Prices 1st Quarter 2019

  on a rolling four-quarter basis, the mix-adjusted average price of dwellings sold in Jersey during the year ending Q1 2019 was essentially unchanged compared with the previous quarte... Read More

Rent safe: Are you covered?

Rent safe: Are you covered?

Rent Safe Scheme   Rent Safe is a voluntary accreditation scheme for landlords where an environmental health officer inspects a rented property and, if it passes, issues an accreditation fo... Read More

Islanders asked to get involved with Jersey’s next Island Plan

Islanders asked to get involved with Jersey’s next Island Plan

The current Island Plan was approved in 2011 and the law states the Environment Minister must present a draft replacement within ten years of the approval of the previous plan. Yesterday, Environme... Read More

Why living in jersey is good for business

Why living in jersey is good for business

We’re seeing so many businesses up and move to our wonderful island of Jersey in recent years, and this is because our economy is set up to support local business best it can, with many advantag... Read More

What’s on guide: May

What’s on guide: May

What? Barclays Jersey Boat Show 2019 Where? St. Helier Marina, New North Quay, Jersey When? 4th – 6th May 2019 The Barclays Jersey Boat Show is the largest free-entry event in the Chann... Read More

Can you climate proof your home?

Can you climate proof your home?

Climate change and the harmful effects of global warming have become increasing concerns for governments and people the world over in recent years.   But will climate-proof homes be needed ... Read More

The differences between residential and commercial lettings

The differences between residential and commercial lettings

Although the principles of investing are the same, you should be aware of these two major categories of property as each has its own pros and cons.   The major factors that determine the di... Read More

£70m plans for the north of town ‘a big improvement’

£70m plans for the north of town ‘a big improvement’

Property company Le Masurier unveiled plans for Bath Street which include 145 flats and a 122-bedroom Premier Inn in what would be one of the biggest single development projects St Helier has ever see... Read More

What’s on guide: April

What’s on guide: April

What? Zest Festival 2019 Where? Pomme d'Or, Liberation Square, Jersey When? 3rd – 5th April A four day event celebrating the best of local food, service and skills that are on offer... Read More

Checklist for Jersey Landlords

Checklist for Jersey Landlords

While many landlord checklists are pretty comprehensive, you may find they’re more suited for the US or the UK, and being a landlord in Jersey comes with its own set of rules, which is why we de... Read More

Jersey's Shortfall of Housing Stock

Jersey's Shortfall of Housing Stock

The figures were released by Statistics Jersey today, following in-depth analysis of the island’s current housing and migration trends. Their report concluded that, over the three-year period... Read More

The meteoric rise of Jersey house prices

The meteoric rise of Jersey house prices

Jersey house prices have risen by seven per cent in 2018 and are now around £100,000 higher than the Guernsey average.   With prices growing steadily over the last 5 years, those with... Read More

Parishioners vote in favour of pursuing the St Peter Ville du Manoir scheme

Parishioners vote in favour of pursuing the St Peter Ville du Manoir scheme

But plans for the 65-unit Ville du Manoir project are now unlikely to be debated until 2021 after a large majority at a tense parish assembly voted that they should be discussed with planners for incl... Read More

Plans to protect Jersey’s future

Plans to protect Jersey’s future

While many countries hold their heads in the sand, Jersey are making an action plan for what happens as the temperatures continue to rise, and sea levels cause risk of flooding and problems with the i... Read More

What’s on guide: March

What’s on guide: March

What? Bioluminescence on the Beach Where? The departure point is confirmed when you book. When? 17th March 2019 As night descends and the ocean recedes, star-like shapes of luminous green beg... Read More

The best way to search for the perfect commercial property for your business

The best way to search for the perfect commercial property for your business

There are several factors that you should make note of when searching for your dream commercial property.   Planning First things first: be sure to write up or make note of what you need... Read More

Keeping Happy Renters!

Keeping Happy Renters!

Great tenants, in the long run, cut down on the stress property managers’ face and can overall lead to a more cost-effective rental business. The easiest way to have great tenants is to keep you... Read More

End of 2018 House Prices

End of 2018 House Prices

The average price paid for a property in 2018 was £490,000, up from £458,000 a year earlier. It's the biggest annual increase in a decade - with all types of home reaching their hig... Read More

Landlords: Are You Following the New Legislation?

Landlords: Are You Following the New Legislation?

The Public Health and Safety Order   December of 2018 saw the introduction of minimum standards for Rental Accommodation in Jersey.   Now, as of December 1st 2018, all landlords ... Read More

Ex-neighbours sue over alleged damp caused by broken drain

Ex-neighbours sue over alleged damp caused by broken drain

Harshad Vijay and Charlotte Ilsa Khakhria claim that damp began to permeate a ground-floor flat of their property in St Aubin’s High Street in late 2008. The couple claim, in civil papers lod... Read More

Subsidised housing plan to encourage downsizing

Subsidised housing plan to encourage downsizing

Andium, the States-owned social housing provider, says more needs to be done to address the the current housing shortage and would like to open up affordable property schemes for private homeowners wh... Read More

What’s on guide: February

What’s on guide: February

What? Jersey Reds vs. London Scottish Where? Jersey Rugby Football Club, JE3 7BG When? Saturday 9th February at 2pm Come support Jersey’s rugby team as they take on London Scottish in ... Read More

States To Release Funds For Ann Court Housing

States To Release Funds For Ann Court Housing

The Chief Minister, Senator John Le Fondré, put the project on hold last year, with the site earmarked for new States of Jersey offices.   St Martin Deputy and former Environment Min... Read More

Constable calls for rezoning land for homes

Constable calls for rezoning land for homes

Constable Richard Vibert said demand for the first-time buyers’ homes has not abated since the then Environment Minister last year rejected a plan to build 65 three-bedroom homes in the village.... Read More

Get cosy for February!

Get cosy for February!

January and February can be freezing but if you’re dreading the cold weather, you're not alone. Nearly half of Brits admit to feeling low during the dark evenings so to help the nation see t... Read More

7,000 new homes – the equivalent of building a small town – needed in Jersey in next decade, says report

7,000 new homes – the equivalent of building a small town – needed in Jersey in next decade, says report

An independent report into the island's housing need has been published.   It looks at recent trends in migration to the island and provides an estimate.   Based on the conti... Read More

Why Don't Traditional Methods Of property Management Work Anymore?

Why Don't Traditional Methods Of property Management Work Anymore?

If teams want to run reports and create snapshots of their portfolio management performance, they need to be well trained in how to write formulas within Excel, and make sure that their data collectio... Read More

New Year, new home?

New Year, new home?

Moving home is stressful. Not only are you going to need to think about the move itself, but you are also going to need to prepare your old and new house for the move too. One of the best places to st... Read More

Planning permission for Jersey's new hospital refused for a second time

Planning permission for Jersey's new hospital refused for a second time

Environment Minister John Young has refused to grant planning permission after receiving a report from UK independent planning inspector Philip Staddon, who held a public inquiry last year. It is... Read More

Home office inspiration!

Home office inspiration!

This means eliminating the idea of having an old chair and rickety desk shoved into a corner.   Here are our tips on best creating a stylish yet functional work area.   Opt for p... Read More

What’s on guide: January

What’s on guide: January

What? Ahoy there shoppers! The Harbour Gallery Christmas Exhibition Where? The Harbour Gallery, Le Boulevard When? Until the 6th January 2019 Ahoy there me hearties and all you landlubbers! D... Read More

Colour trends for 2019

Colour trends for 2019

Whether you’re focusing on one room or the entire house, it’s helpful to know which colours are popular with others. There are a number of colour trends expected for 2019, many of which ha... Read More

Mortgage saving tips for the New Year

Mortgage saving tips for the New Year

If you’ve been planning to start saving for a mortgage then now is a good time to get things in place. You might even be able to make a head start on 2019 by saving up a little before the year i... Read More

Approval. Finally!

Approval. Finally!

A local husband and wife were yesterday given the green light by the Planning Committee for plans to convert Grouville’s Elizabeth Cottage into ten homes – right next to historic coastal f... Read More

Les Ormes plans £1m activity centre

Les Ormes plans £1m activity centre

Les Ormes in St Brelade is going to convert its soccer dome into an activity centre with a trampoline park, climbing walls, a ninja warrior course and multi-age soft play structures. Work is due to... Read More

5 NY Resolutions for selling your home in 2019

5 NY Resolutions for selling your home in 2019

For many this could be buying or selling a home, a popular activity in the first few months of the year as major life decisions like moving jobs are made or interest in a property that was piqued over... Read More

The tricks to bleeding your radiator and ensuring a warm winter ahead!

The tricks to bleeding your radiator and ensuring a warm winter ahead!

Step 1: Turn your heating on   Remember to wait until your radiators are fully heated as you need to build up the pressure inside the radiator to be able to force the air out.   ... Read More

Top tips on preparing for a mortgage appointment

Top tips on preparing for a mortgage appointment

Think ahead – and get your finances in order         Think about your monthly outgoings. It could affect your chances of being offered a mo... Read More

The top 20 features that will sell your home

The top 20 features that will sell your home

Which makes new research by GoCompare Home Insurance all the more valuable, revealing – as it does – a list of the top 20 must-have property features for the nation's buyers.  ... Read More

How much should you save up before looking for your dream property?

How much should you save up before looking for your dream property?

I think that is something everyone is going to know before they even start saving, but how much do you really need to save before you can go out and start looking?   Your mortgage deposit ... Read More

How many viewings does the average buyer go on? The answer may surprise you!

How many viewings does the average buyer go on? The answer may surprise you!

As ever, we like to keep sellers up to date with the latest home-buying news. After all, if you can understand the mindset, motivations and desires of prospective buyers, you can better tailor your sa... Read More

Ann Court development delay

Ann Court development delay

Earlier this month the JEP revealed that Chief Minister John Le Fondré was considering blocking Andium Homes’ plans to build a 165-home scheme at Ann Court and instead building a new Stat... Read More

Jersey finance centre building sold for £43.7 million

Jersey finance centre building sold for £43.7 million

The 69,405 sq ft development was completed in March last year, fully let this year and sold to Klesch Family Office on Friday. The sale has generated a net return (including land and profit) of &po... Read More

3rd Quarter 2018 House Prices

3rd Quarter 2018 House Prices

on a rolling four-quarter basis, the mix-adjusted average price of dwellings sold in Jersey during the year ending Q3 2018 was 2% higher when compared with the year ending Q2 2018 on a quarterl... Read More

Don’t wait until the New Year to tick moving home off your resolutions!

Don’t wait until the New Year to tick moving home off your resolutions!

But just because Christmas and the New Year are approaching that doesn’t mean it’s too late! You can still find and move into your new home before 2019. You’ll have to act quickly bu... Read More

Whats going on in the current property market?

Whats going on in the current property market?

Should you be considering to sell your property, please do not hesitate to contact our Sales Team for a professional honest market valuation. We all work together as a team and have successfully achie... Read More

The ultimate guide to moving home in bad weather

The ultimate guide to moving home in bad weather

At first, you might not really take the weather into consideration much, after all your belongings will be in a moving truck or similar vehicle. But that isn’t exactly true- after all they have ... Read More

Rental deposit scheme to be backdated?

Rental deposit scheme to be backdated?

Housing Minister Sam Mézec has signed a ministerial decision extending the contract with UK agency Tenancy Deposit Solutions Ltd, trading as mydeposits Jersey, to administer the Island’s ... Read More

Record-breaking sale for landmark Jersey building

Record-breaking sale for landmark Jersey building

The landmark building on the Esplanade was sold by developers Dandara for around £90 million to Seaton Place Ltd, which sources commercial real estate assets for ultra-high-net-worth individuals... Read More

Cosy décor ideas to snuggle down to!

Cosy décor ideas to snuggle down to!

There are plenty of ways you can do that and they don’t all involve turning your heating up or sitting in front of your fire. You can do much more than just that and best of all making your ... Read More

9 reasons renting is amazing for a landlord

9 reasons renting is amazing for a landlord

If you have a property and haven’t decided what you’re going to do with it, you may want to consider letting it. Aside from the financial benefits, renting out a property can have a great ... Read More

Letting agreements explained

Letting agreements explained

The property world can be confusing but once you get your head around the different policies and terms, it really doesn’t have to be. We’re always asked about the different tenancy agreeme... Read More

Common pitfalls of letting a home and how to avoid them

Common pitfalls of letting a home and how to avoid them

Being a landlord is not as easy as people think. Whilst there are numerous benefits, the stresses of managing tenants and properties can be a minefield. There are various things that can go wrong so w... Read More

10 questions every landlord wants answered

10 questions every landlord wants answered

Questions, Questions, Questions – we all have them but often they don’t get answered. Being a landlord is a huge responsibility and can be very stressful and confusing. There are probably ... Read More

8 mistakes landlords make and how to avoid them

8 mistakes landlords make and how to avoid them

Being a landlord has many benefits but the stress cannot be denied and often managing tenants can be a minefield. There are various things that can go wrong but with a little knowledge and preparation... Read More

8 tips for getting the most out of letting your property

8 tips for getting the most out of letting your property

Renting out a property isn’t as easy as most people think. After all, you’ve got to understand the responsibility involved and you are probably holding down a full-time job as well. Howeve... Read More

6-step guide to being a good landlord

6-step guide to being a good landlord

There doesn’t have to be a huge divide between tenant and landlord and having a good relationship not only means you’ll have less stress and hassle but it is also much easier than you thin... Read More

A guide to a successful property let

A guide to a successful property let

Being a landlord doesn’t have to result in fraught relationships, horror story rentals or unlimited amount of stress. Instead, being a landlord can be a hugely rewarding job and with a few steps... Read More

What to do if you are not happy with your agent

What to do if you are not happy with your agent

We all hate feeling trapped and there is nothing worse than feeling that you HAVE to do something, even when you really don’t want to. Letting or renting a house is no different but once you&r... Read More

Simple and non permanent tips to decorate a rental like you own it

Simple and non permanent tips to decorate a rental like you own it

Here are some high-impact (but low cost) ways you can bring temporary personality and style to your home...   You don't have to accept your kitchen counters as-is Unsightly old count... Read More

Simpler surveys - RICS wants to scrap three current survey options

Simpler surveys - RICS wants to scrap three current survey options

RICS has been working on the proposals since early this year but only now have the first details emerged of a possible future policy.  In an article in the Daily Telegraph, RICS spokesman Tom ... Read More

9 things I wish I’d known about decorating a first home

9 things I wish I’d known about decorating a first home

1. Buy your big pieces of furniture second-hand: This is not just about saving money, it's also about how your style will change as you learn what you like and don't like. Don't spend a lo... Read More

What happens after your offer has been accepted?

What happens after your offer has been accepted?

Finding the house of your dreams is an exciting process. Finally discovering the abode that ticks all your boxes is like striking a goldmine, but if your dream house is someone else’s version of... Read More

How to get a great first night's sleep in your new home

How to get a great first night's sleep in your new home

Needless to say, moving house is an incredibly stressful process. This tension, in addition to the sudden change in environment, can make it very difficult to drift off at night. However, there are ce... Read More

A quarter of tenants would pay more to live with their pet

A quarter of tenants would pay more to live with their pet

Recent research from Your Move has revealed that a dog really can be considered a man’s best friend, with tenants happy to pay more rent each month to live with their pet than for any other &lsq... Read More

Rezone fields to save affordable homes plan, says Andium

Rezone fields to save affordable homes plan, says Andium

In its latest annual report, Andium Homes has called for the revival of the Ville De Manoir project, which would see 65 three-bedroom homes built in the area between the Sir George Carteret pub and St... Read More

The benefits of having a listing agent

The benefits of having a listing agent

There’s no doubt that selling your house is a big task in itself. You’re faced with the fairly considerable job of trying to put your house onto the market to get it bought. To try and mak... Read More

How To Manage Stress During The Selling Process

How To Manage Stress During The Selling Process

Selling your home can be a stressful endeavour. It’s often fraught with complications and problems, and this can inevitably wind up being an issue for people to deal with. It’s easy to get... Read More

Debate on rental housing ‘minimum standards’ law

Debate on rental housing ‘minimum standards’ law

In their first sitting after the summer recess, Members will decide whether to grant final approval to the law, which was agreed in principle by their predecessors in December last year.  The ... Read More

Debate on rental housing ‘minimum standards’ law

Debate on rental housing ‘minimum standards’ law

In their first sitting after the summer recess, Members will decide whether to grant final approval to the law, which was agreed in principle by their predecessors in December last year.  The ... Read More

Debate on rental housing ‘minimum standards’ law

Debate on rental housing ‘minimum standards’ law

In their first sitting after the summer recess, Members will decide whether to grant final approval to the law, which was agreed in principle by their predecessors in December last year.  The ... Read More

Debate on rental housing ‘minimum standards’ law

Debate on rental housing ‘minimum standards’ law

In their first sitting after the summer recess, Members will decide whether to grant final approval to the law, which was agreed in principle by their predecessors in December last year.  The ... Read More

Debate on rental housing ‘minimum standards’ law

Debate on rental housing ‘minimum standards’ law

In their first sitting after the summer recess, Members will decide whether to grant final approval to the law, which was agreed in principle by their predecessors in December last year.  The ... Read More

Debate on rental housing ‘minimum standards’ law

Debate on rental housing ‘minimum standards’ law

In their first sitting after the summer recess, Members will decide whether to grant final approval to the law, which was agreed in principle by their predecessors in December last year.  The ... Read More

Samarès affordable homes to go on sale by the end of 2018

Samarès affordable homes to go on sale by the end of 2018

A total of 20 new affordable homes at the Samarès Nurseries site, an Andium Homes project, are due to be completed next year – but will go on sale before the end of 2018, as part of a com... Read More

Amazing Lighting Ideas For Your Home

Amazing Lighting Ideas For Your Home

It’s simple and very no-thrills in the majority of cases which is a real shame because lighting can be used to great effect. You can literally transform the look and feel of a room with the l... Read More

Great ideas for your housewarming party

Great ideas for your housewarming party

Because it’s highly likely you’ve just moved into a new house and that means you can start planning a celebratory housewarming party. But before you start making plans and inviting friends... Read More

House Price report for Q2 2018

House Price report for Q2 2018

In the second quarter of 2018:   on a rolling four-quarter basis, the mix-adjusted average price of dwellings sold in Jersey during the year ending Q2 2018 was 2% higher when compared ... Read More

5 things that can reduce the value of your property

5 things that can reduce the value of your property

After all, things can change without much warning can’t they?  You might find yourself needing a bigger property and will have no choice but to sell your home only to find that its value... Read More

Homeowners and landlords ‘should carry out radon tests’

Homeowners and landlords ‘should carry out radon tests’

Last week Andium Homes, Jersey’s social housing provider, announced it had carried out radon testing in more than 1,700 properties during the last year, detecting levels in 42 homes which were a... Read More

8 Ways To Give Your Spare Room The WOW Factor!

8 Ways To Give Your Spare Room The WOW Factor!

It’s that storage room that you’ll eventually get around to doing something with or that spare bedroom without a bed or if we’re being a bit more honest that junk room that we just d... Read More

Bank interest rate increase

Bank interest rate increase

The rate has risen by 0.25% to 0.75% - the highest level since March 2009. The move will increase the interest costs of more than three-and-a-half million residential mortgages that have variable o... Read More

Finance Centre (1) to be sold for up to £43m & Gaspe House for £90m

Finance Centre (1) to be sold for up to £43m & Gaspe House for £90m

Property agents say that the first building in the International Finance Centre, which was on the market for £43.3million, has attracted seven bids, and they are now finalising 'heads of ter... Read More

3 Reasons to Switch Your Property's Felt Roof to Fibreglass

3 Reasons to Switch Your Property's Felt Roof to Fibreglass

What is the difference? In most cases, all flat roofs comprised of two main materials: felt and lead. The lifespan of felt roofing isn't exactly glamorous, either. With an average life expectan... Read More

The Two Home Hot Spots

The Two Home Hot Spots

When it comes to selling your home, we all often face the dilemma of whether you spend money on a home you are moving out of, or face the worry that not spending some money on your property may affect... Read More

Rent Safe Scheme

Rent Safe Scheme

The Letting Industry in Jersey is continuing to change with more and more regulations coming into force. We are adpating to the changes with the experince and knowledge of our staff memebers aswell as... Read More

Keeping your property safe this summer

Keeping your property safe this summer

With the finer weather finally here, many of us are likely to spend more time socialising or relaxing in the garden, or away from home altogether on a seasonal break or weekend away. However, don'... Read More

Make the most of your property viewing

Make the most of your property viewing

With the August Bank Holiday approaching, it’s likely that house hunters will want to use the long weekend to explore new properties. But to ensure that buyers get the most out of their visit, w... Read More

Planning delay may put Tamba Park holiday village back a year

Planning delay may put Tamba Park holiday village back a year

Jonathan Ruff first sought approval for 27 two- and three-bedroom self-catering timber-clad and moveable lodges set in landscaped parkland on a site currently occupied by a disused glasshouse complex ... Read More

Plans for 40-home scheme at First Tower are approved

Plans for 40-home scheme at First Tower are approved

The scheme from Continental Developments Limited for Sunnyside Gardens on Route de St Aubin, which has been designed by Waddington architects, comprises 15 one-bedroom flats, 22 two-bedroom flats, thr... Read More

Court rejects notorious 'buyer beware' clause

Court rejects notorious 'buyer beware' clause

In a judgement this week, the Court made a landmark ruling that the ‘warts and all’ clause – found as standard in all Jersey real estate contracts – doesn’t allow for sel... Read More

New plans put in for La Pulente site

New plans put in for La Pulente site

Braye Holdings Ltd wants to demolish the former 70-seater Blue Fountain Restaurant and Takeaway, and a four-bedroom flat on the first floor of the building, and replace it with a two-storey developmen... Read More

Preparing a property to let

Preparing a property to let

Preparing a property in an effective way prior to making it available to rent can help landlords to secure a quality tenant and a great rental return. Finishing a home to rent in an appealing way, wit... Read More

What to do if you are not happy with your agent

What to do if you are not happy with your agent

We all hate feeling trapped and there is nothing worse than feeling that you HAVE to do something, even when you really don’t want to. Selling or buying a house is no different but once you&rsqu... Read More

Sell or Let?

Sell or Let?

When you move home, the decision of what to do with your existing property is a very important one. Most people find that they have to sell their current property, especially if extra money is needed ... Read More

A homeowners guide to a successful property viewing

A homeowners guide to a successful property viewing

You’ve finally decided to pluck up the courage and sell your family home, the ‘For Sale’ board is outside and the potential buyers have begun knocking at the door. There are a number... Read More

6 tips for a successful property viewing

6 tips for a successful property viewing

Your budget is in place, you’ve found your dream area and now it’s time to start viewing properties. Yet do you want a south-facing garden? Is an open-plan kitchen important? What is the E... Read More

Is your agent performing?

Is your agent performing?

The process of selling your property can be very stressful and every week it seems like there are new things to do and remember, deadlines to meet and documents to sign. On top of all of this, the las... Read More

The most common pitfalls when it comes to selling and how to avoid them

The most common pitfalls when it comes to selling and how to avoid them

Making a mistake when it comes to selling your home could cost you a lot – either breaking a sale or resulting in selling at a lower price than you deserve. Don’t fall into any of these mi... Read More

Rent or Buy?

Rent or Buy?

Buying a property is one of the biggest and most stressful decisions of your life. For some it’s the right decision but would you be better off renting? Benefits of owning There are a numb... Read More

10 questions every seller wants answered

10 questions every seller wants answered

Home buying comes with a number of different questions that you want answering yet there is no reason why home sellers won’t also have unanswered thoughts running around their head. Whilst the s... Read More

10 mistakes first time buyers make

10 mistakes first time buyers make

It's an exciting time - you've had your mortgage application accepted, you're ready to fly the nest and you've starting looking at your dream first home. Yet many people make common mi... Read More

8 tips for getting the most out of selling your home

8 tips for getting the most out of selling your home

The road to selling can be long and daunting but getting the most out of your property is easier than you think. First impressions count Nothing is more important than a first impression so make... Read More

The complete moving home guide

The complete moving home guide

Supposedly up there with divorce and losing a loved one, moving home is said to be one of the most stressful things to do in life. However it doesn’t need to be this way and instead of dreading ... Read More

Look who’s moving - Celebrity hotspots

Look who’s moving - Celebrity hotspots

We all like to be nosy, right? Well, what’s better than knowing where our favourite celebs call home – now we just wish we could live like them… You may think that most A-listers... Read More

How NOT to sell a house

How NOT to sell a house

Selling your home can be one of the most stressful periods of life as well as time-consuming. Everyone is desperate for a quick, hassle-free sale but with the possibility of strangers criticising your... Read More

Estate agent myths debunked

Estate agent myths debunked

Estate agents - some people love them, some people hate them! In a world that is Internet led, it is important to remember that not everything you read on the web is true. Myth 1: All estate agents... Read More

The 10 steps to buying a house

The 10 steps to buying a house

The steps to owning a house may seem complicated at first but owning your dream home is easier than you think. Follow this simple 10-step guide to buying a house and you’ll be well on your way. ... Read More

10 questions every buyer wants answered

10 questions every buyer wants answered

Questions, Questions, Questions – we all have them but often they don’t get answered. Buying a home is scary, stressful and confusing all at the same time, which in turn means hundreds of ... Read More

7 essential secrets you need to know if you’re thinking of selling

7 essential secrets you need to know if you’re thinking of selling

Lots of people wrongly assume that selling a house is easy and doesn’t take any preparation – after all that’s what you’re paying the estate agents for, isn’t it? Wrong! ... Read More

6 home selling myths debunked

6 home selling myths debunked

As you go through life, you’ll find that people are always there to give their advice and opinion – whether it is asked for or not. Selling your home is no different and you’ll find ... Read More

7 tips for planning a budget when buying a house

7 tips for planning a budget when buying a house

Buying a house is one of the most expensive purchases of your life and it’s essential to budget properly or you’ll find yourself in financial distress very quickly. With these 7 easy tips,... Read More

A smart home – technology for your house

A smart home – technology for your house

Whether you like it or not, the world is evolving and it was only a matter of time before our homes turned technical. The term ‘smart home’ has been penned, describing a place filled with Wi-Fi co... Read More

Garden party galore

Garden party galore

From barbeques to bank holiday, there’s nothing like a true British summer. This year, make the most of the weather and host the ultimate garden party with Bridgman’s selection of incredib... Read More

Colourful kitchens this summer

Colourful kitchens this summer

If you’re thinking of whether or not to update your colour home’s colour scheme this summer, the kitchen can be a good place to introduce vivid colours and interesting designs - both on th... Read More

5 Tips You Might Want to Consider for a More Hygienic Office

5 Tips You Might Want to Consider for a More Hygienic Office

Did you know that every time you touch your keyboard, mouse, or phone you're spreading germs? Even if you aren't ill, the bacteria you pick up from the bus journey into town, the traffic light... Read More

Buy for less with these top tips

Buy for less with these top tips

Finding and acquiring the right home can be highly stressful and time-consuming, as well as full of pitfalls that may not be apparent until well after the property is bought. Choosing the right e... Read More

1st Quarter 2018 House prices

1st Quarter 2018 House prices

In the first quarter of 2018:  on a rolling four-quarter basis, the mix-adjusted average price of dwellings sold during the year ending Q1 2018 was 3% higher when compared with the year ending Q4... Read More

The 5 Biggest Direct Mail Trends Taking Over 2018

The 5 Biggest Direct Mail Trends Taking Over 2018

Today, we’re going to take a look at 5 of the biggest trends that have been helping (and will continue to help) direct mail stay one step ahead of it’s digital competition. However, it&rsq... Read More

Horizon: JDC look to France as Jersey firms ‘too busy’

Horizon: JDC look to France as Jersey firms ‘too busy’

In one of his final acts as Treasury Minister before he hands over the reins to his successor at the start of June, Senator Alan Maclean has signed a ministerial decision authorising the sale of 50 pe... Read More

Protect your property this summer

Protect your property this summer

Hurrah! Holiday season is here again, but if you or your tenant is due to be jetting away, or your property is currently empty, there’s a number of things you need to take into consideration tha... Read More

The wonders of parquet

The wonders of parquet

There's no denying it, there's something rather special about parquet wood flooring. Radiating elegance and sophistication, it can't help but get noticed. Once eye-wateringly expensive, in... Read More

Top tips for downsizing

Top tips for downsizing

For those nearing retirement, it's common to consider downsizing as a way to free up some extra cash and move to a more manageable property. Nevertheless, many people can still be put off by the s... Read More

Annual gas safety checks imminent for rented accommodation

Annual gas safety checks imminent for rented accommodation

he minimum standards, which were introduced by the Environment Minister and received Privy Council approval in February, will also involve the provision of smoke and heat detectors, as well as carbon ... Read More

Top tips for a healthier BBQ

Top tips for a healthier BBQ

The summer BBQ can be heavy on fat and calories but there are easy ways to create a healthier BBQ feast without scrimping on taste.  Try these simple tips from The Yorkshire Dietitian Vanessa Qua... Read More

Let there be light!

Let there be light!

Although one of the most underestimated design tools, lighting can have a transformational effect on the interior concept, changing the mood or feel of a room in the blink of a switch. With the right ... Read More

Interior design tips to help sell

Interior design tips to help sell

With the winter weather (hopefully) soon to give way to better weather, it's time for many home owners to focus their energies on selling up. A clean, tidy and uncluttered home is key to making... Read More

Medical and retail hub plans for former St Martin’s School

Medical and retail hub plans for former St Martin’s School

Plans have been submitted on behalf of the parish to change the use of the Grade 4 listed building on Rue de la Croix au Maître from a school and nursery into a medical, welfare and retail site.... Read More

Dandara given green light for 63 homes at Beaumont

Dandara given green light for 63 homes at Beaumont

Parts of the old German bakery on the site, which supplied food to the German Army and its labour force, and is a grade 4 listed building, will be saved as part of the new development. But the Depa... Read More

Pre-sale agreements would stop gazumping, say Scrutiny.

Pre-sale agreements would stop gazumping, say Scrutiny.

For the past two years, the sub-panel has been investigating gazumping – where a homeowner accepts a higher offer from a third party despite having already accepted a bid from someone else &ndas... Read More

Preparing your home for summer

Preparing your home for summer

Before you can get out and enjoy the brighter weather coming our way in a few months, there are a number of jobs that need completing around your home during spring. From garden work, cupboard prep an... Read More

Decluttering tips for your spring wardrobe

Decluttering tips for your spring wardrobe

Is your closet becoming a little too cluttered? Winter coats, sizable shoe collections and plenty of rarely worn items can all take up valuable space in your closet, making it cramped and cluttered by... Read More

Affordable art deco

Affordable art deco

Art Deco style is characterised by rich colours, bold geometry, and decadent detail work. Dating back to Paris in the early 20th century it was isolated to society’s elite. Having reached the he... Read More

More shared equity schemes could help first-time buyers

More shared equity schemes could help first-time buyers

Last week, the States released its House Prices Index for the fourth quarter, which saw Jersey house prices hit record levels. The latest figures showed that more than 30 luxury homes over &po... Read More

Looking for a change of Career?

Looking for a change of Career?

Gaudin & Co are expanding again and looking for someone within their very busy Commercial Team The successful applicant will be involved across all areas of the business, from Commercial Lettin... Read More

House Price report for Q4 2017

House Price report for Q4 2017

The House Price Index report for the fourth quarter of 2017 has been published by the Statistics Unit. In 2017: the Jersey House Price Index was 3% higher than in 2016 all property types sa... Read More

Top tips for moving with children

Top tips for moving with children

It’s commonly known that the most frequently-occurring accidents happen in the home, and the last thing you want is for them to happen part-way through your move! With a little extra care and at... Read More

Deputy wants to end landlords'

Deputy wants to end landlords' "no kids" rule

The issue of restrictive practices by landlords was mentioned in the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry (IJCI) which quoted it as "a factor in the lack of accommodation for families." ... Read More

Spread the love

Spread the love

As we head into February, the next big holiday is on people's minds: Valentine's Day. Whether you love it or hate, you'll be surrounded by all things heart-shaped, pink and red for the nex... Read More

Plans lodged to replace coast road properties with 14 flats and houses

Plans lodged to replace coast road properties with 14 flats and houses

Developers hope to knock down Pinewood and Seacroft, which have been ‘book-ended’ by blocks of modern flats. The proposal, submitted to the Planning Department, also includes plans to i... Read More

A wonderful working space

A wonderful working space

A recent survey revealed home working is up by a fifth compared to a decade ago, so whether you currently abide by these statistics or fancy trying it out, now is the perfect time to refresh your spar... Read More

Rising costs hit States building projects

Rising costs hit States building projects

The projected costs of a number of States building projects have soared recently including for the new Les Quennevais School, ongoing work at Grainville School and the extension of the Jersey Archive ... Read More

The Purr-fect design

The Purr-fect design

Stacey Sibley, Creative Director of leading interior designers Alexander James Interior Design, offers her top tips for transforming your home into a 'purrfect' sanctuary for your four-le... Read More

The cosiest month yet

The cosiest month yet

January and February can be freezing but if you’re dreading the cold weather, you're not alone. Nearly half of Brits admit to feeling low during the dark evenings so to help the nation see t... Read More

Plans submitted for new cycle path in St Clement

Plans submitted for new cycle path in St Clement

The Planning Application accompanies proposals for a new £47million development of 200 affordable homes from Andium Homes on the former Samares Nurseries site. As per Planning requirements, A... Read More

It’s time to dress up

It’s time to dress up

With the dark nights and cold days, often we can’t wait to get back into bed. This January, take your bedroom from boring to beautiful with these styling tips from Jackie McLoughlin at British b... Read More

Looking to Rent Your Property in 2018?

Looking to Rent Your Property in 2018?

If you are considering to rent your property out in 2018 and need profeesional assiatance to maximise your investment, then please contact our managemnt team to discuss our let only and fully managed ... Read More

CGI takes on Britain's dream home in a series of stunning photos, but how close is it to your daydream?

CGI takes on Britain's dream home in a series of stunning photos, but how close is it to your daydream?

Two fifths of us covet a custom-built house, but what would it look like? GoCompare Mortgages has revealed the features most in demand for ‘Britain’s ideal home*’. Working with Marc ... Read More

Room with a view? We're watching you

Room with a view? We're watching you

It's part of a new policy which has just been published by Jersey Property Holdings, which attempts to define the 'Foreshore' as being everything between the, “high water mark of ful... Read More

Hello Winter! Magical uses for your outdoor space this Christmas season

Hello Winter! Magical uses for your outdoor space this Christmas season

Sure, gardens are glorious in the summer when your planters are in full bloom and you’re soaking up the sunshine but when the mercury drops, you might be less inclined to spend time outdoors. Wh... Read More

Andium’s Ann Court Homes Approved

Andium’s Ann Court Homes Approved

Andium Homes has been given permission to build 130 one bed and 35 two bed properties at Ann Court. It will also create a shoppers car park with 137 spaces. Five apartment blocks of between four an... Read More

Plans to extend Town Park and build 110 homes

Plans to extend Town Park and build 110 homes

Earlier this year it was announced Andium Homes had bought the 9,100 sq metre Gas Works site for an undisclosed sum. It said it was due to replace the previously passed plans submitted by Brookfiel... Read More

Doing some DIY this weekend? Take a look at this advice...

Doing some DIY this weekend? Take a look at this advice...

DIY. Often beginning with the age-old question of ‘how hard can it be’ and resulting in multiple disputes and often more problems than you started with. We’re all guilty of getting c... Read More

10 beautiful baubles guaranteed to make your tree shine this Christmas

10 beautiful baubles guaranteed to make your tree shine this Christmas

Glass Beaded Bauble £5.00 – Next. Classy and fabulous – there isn’t a better way to describe this beautiful bauble. We love the elegant colour, which would look perfect agai... Read More

Winter Tenant Responsibilities

Winter Tenant Responsibilities

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3rd Quarter House Prices

3rd Quarter House Prices

Four-bedroom houses saw the largest increase with a mean price of £840,000 - £36,000 more than in the last quarter. Overall, the average price of properties was 1% higher than it... Read More

Santander International to provide mortgage products

Santander International to provide mortgage products

Following a restructuring exercise, Santander International is planning to start offering mortgage products, previously only offered in the Isle of Man, to Channel Islands customers.  The bank... Read More

Not getting a good nights sleep? Use this simple design advice to create a perfect slumber.

Not getting a good nights sleep? Use this simple design advice to create a perfect slumber.

Whether you’re the type of person who requires a solid 8 hours or can happily get on with your day with limited shut eye, it cannot be denied that being in bed is great! A good night’s sle... Read More

SO Jersey

SO Jersey

We have some great new properties in this months edition along with some good property content including advice from Lorraine at Skipton dealing with the Christmas rush.  Click on the following t... Read More

Kate Beavis, a vintage/mid-century style expert gives us her advice when it comes to design.

Kate Beavis, a vintage/mid-century style expert gives us her advice when it comes to design.

Ever feel like modern furniture isn’t made to last anymore and that pandering to faddish homeware trends is just money down the drain? Vintage furniture and homeware can often be more costly tha... Read More

Jersey's rental standards laws almost catch up with UK – after 100 years

Jersey's rental standards laws almost catch up with UK – after 100 years

MINIMUM standards for rented accommodation are a step closer to being introduced – a century after similar legislation came into force in the UK – following unanimous approval by States Me... Read More

First Time Buyers Stamp Duty

First Time Buyers Stamp Duty

The tax free amount on first-time buyer properties should be increased in Jersey to help more people onto the property ladder. That's the suggestion from Property Lawyer Paul Scally. Curre... Read More

65 New Apartments in Beaumont

65 New Apartments in Beaumont

If the plans are approved property developers Dandara will demolish the existing warehouse and retail unit and construct 21 one-bedroom and 44 two-bedroom homes along with basement parking. The sit... Read More

New Horizon Waterfront Development

New Horizon Waterfront Development

Construction is due to start on ‘Horizon’ – a complex of 280 one and two-bedroom apartment and penthouse apartments next to Castle Quay – next summer. Planning approval was acq... Read More

Everything you need to know before starting a kitchen renovation

Everything you need to know before starting a kitchen renovation

The funds are in place, your inspiration is flowing and you’ve been dreaming about your new kitchen for months, maybe even years. Yet, stop what you’re doing! Before you start to rip out y... Read More

Update your interior this October with this easy guide

Update your interior this October with this easy guide

If you’re thinking of redecorating this month, it can be difficult to know where to begin. From what room to start in, whether or not to buy that new piece of furniture or what colour palette wo... Read More

Extremely Busy Rental Market

Extremely Busy Rental Market

In the past 10 days, our Rentals team have successfully let 12 rental properties.   If you have a property to rent whether it is let only or fully managed, please do contact our Rentals Team... Read More

SELL SELL SELL

SELL SELL SELL

The market has been busy over the past few weeks and it seems plenty of people are looking to secure homes before Christmas.  We have successfully negotiated 11 residential sales properties this ... Read More

New Homes In St Peter's Village

New Homes In St Peter's Village

ANDIUM HOMES HAS SUBMITTED PLANS FOR 65 NEW THREE BEDROOM HOUSES ON GREEN ZONE LAND NEXT TO ST PETER’S VILLAGE. The development – which will be known as Ville du Manoir – will be ... Read More

How to make a rental property feel like home

How to make a rental property feel like home

Renting a home is a reality for most of us at some point in our lives. Strict landlords and lengthy, written contracts can mean that the renter must play by a plethora of rules or risk losing their de... Read More