Our expertise in the South East, combined with our knowledge of the local market and economy, enables us to generate informative news and articles. Areas of interest include property and land, price trends, forecasts and legislation.

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Fundraising event for The Chailey Heritage Foundation

On Sunday 4 July 2021, Batcheller Monkhouse were thrilled to be able to sponsor the Focus 10k fundraising event for The Chailey Heritage Foundation. The Focus 10k which is the […]

Latest Property Preview

Latest Property Preview This is the latest edition of our Property Preview, please read it here.  The Property Preview showcases property which are new to the market over the past […]

Landlords – demand for rental property at all time high

Landlords – Demand is at an all-time high, in the first quarter we registered nearly 300 applicants, and this was with limited stock across all four offices. For each property […]

Farming Investment Fund

Further details of the Farming Investment Fund (FIF) have been released which will provide farmers with grants to improve profitability and environmental outcomes. The Farming Investment Fund will be split […]

About Lindfield in West Sussex

Lindfield means ‘open land with lime trees.’ Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Lindfield is a beautiful village in the heart of Mid-Sussex with a wonderful pond […]

About Mayfield Village

Across Our Corner of England we are extremely fortunate to have numerous beautiful and historic villages. Each week we shall be highlighting one of these and this week the spotlight […]

Stamp Duty Holiday Extension & 95% Mortgage

This week Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered the 2021 Budget in Parliament. There was some big news for the property market including 95% mortgages and Stamp Duty Holiday […]

Property Preview – New Instructions and Price Reductions

Please read our latest Property Preview, which show cases property new to the market over the past few weeks and where prices have been adjusted. If you are registered with […]

Property Preview 30 December

Read our latest Property Preview  here which contains, on the following pages, a selection of houses new to the market or where prices have been adjusted.  A number of these […]

Agriculture Act 2020 – What you need to know

The Agriculture Act is wide-ranging legislation covering UK agricultural policy following the UK’s exit from the EU. It has enabled the government to reshape domestic agricultural policy. Read the Government […]

Winter Guidance for Tenants and Landlords

Please read our latest Lettings Preview A selection of houses let and available Landlords and Tenants, prepare your property for winter

Don’t Feel Alone This Winter Urges UK’s Farming Help Organisations

UK’s Farming Help organisations are reminding people in the farming community not to suffer in silence this winter. Farmers and Growers, are you experiencing tough times, or are you concerned […]

House Prices in Britain 2020

This week The Guardian reported “Average asking price for homes in Britain hits record high”. Hilary Osborne discusses how there has been a surge in sales down to the stamp […]

House Prices in East Sussex

Last week The Argus published an interesting article discussing the increased house prices in East Sussex.  Nicole Baddeley talks about how in the last 5 years house prices in the […]

Planning Consent in the Green Belt

With so much of the South East subject to designations such as Green Belt, National Park or Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty it is hard to imagine how any development […]

Photographic Ploughing Competition

September and October usually finds us packing and unpacking our display stand as we travel from Ploughing Match to Ploughing Match across Kent and Sussex, cleaning off the mud as […]

The Sussex towns everyone wants to move to

This week an article was released discussing the 10 most desirable Sussex towns where everyone wants to move to, according to increasing property prices. The piece discusses house prices in […]

Electrical Inspection Condition Report (EICR) FAQ

Below are are FAQ’s related to the Electrical Inspection Condition Report (EICR) which is an inspection report on a property’s safety relating to its fixed wiring. What is an EICR An […]

Stamp Duty Holiday

This week the chancellor has announced a temporary stamp duty holiday on the first £500,000 of all property sales in England and Northern Ireland. The time to buy and invest […]

Demand for New Homes

This week Property Reporter released an article stating that “According to newly released figures from Zoopla, six weeks on since the property market reopened on 13th May, demand for new […]

The Housing Market is Bouncing Back

This week Property Wire have reported that the ‘Housing market activity is bouncing back to higher levels than before the lockdown based on home sales, demand and house price growth’. […]

Want to sell a home? Make the garden look nice

This week the BBC reports ‘Want to sell a home? Make the garden look nice’. The article discusses how lockdown has changed the priorities of buyers and renters with flats […]

Covid-19 Trends in Demand

Covid-19 has had a devastating impact on society, the economy, and the country as a whole.  We are however starting to see signs of a return to normality and new […]

The Changing Of The Guard

The Changing Of The Guard Charles Thacker joined Robert Batcheller in founding the firm of Batcheller Thacker 1991.  Since then the firm has developed and grown from strength to strength. […]