Chart showing House Price Index for Cornwall in April 2014

Cornwall HPI 2014

The figures for Cornwall back up what we have been saying for some time:
That there is a fragile recovery going on in the local market with sensibly priced, well marketed homes selling quickly.

* Choose a good agent with local market knowledge who backs up their valuation with hard written evidence of actual sale prices, not asking prices
* Talk to your agent about why your home hasn’t sold yet, they should be sending you weekly reports about interest levels and discussing solutions with you
* Have a realistic expectation of sale times. The median time on the market for ALL agents in the area is currently 26 weeks. Yes, 6 months! (Data from Rightmove)
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All Data from HM Land Registry (unless otherwise stated)


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Chris Wood of PDQ Estates Ltd

PDQ Estate Agents website

About Chris Wood: Chris is an estate agent with over 25 years of property experience. His business, PDQ Estates Ltd is based in Penzance and Helston, West Cornwall. He has worked with all sizes and types of businesses from single office independents to the management team and board of RBS and Tesco. A former President Elect of the NAEA and board member of NFoPP until he resigned in 2009, Chris has always championed the highest professional standards forestate agents in the UK. No stranger to the media, he has appeared on various programs including BBC, News 24, ITV, independent and BBC radio and is a regular contributor to trade journals, local and national Newspapers. Chris is on KloutLinkedIn Ecademy Facebook and Twitter Married to Amanda, they live in Penzance with their children who are slowly flying the nest, along with their three spaniels. In his spare time; Chris likes to keep fit and is a long-standing member of the Territorial Army. In 2010 he mobilised for a tour of duty in Afghanistan with 1 Rifles as part of 3 Commando Brigade.

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