How to tackle condensation in your home

With winter closing in and temperatures starting to drop, condensation problems are beginning to rear their ugly head. Warm, moist air settling on cold surfaces will cause condensation, and while we notice it most on surfaces such as tiles or glass, condensation settling on...


With changes to stamp duty the time is now

In the Autumn Statement the chancellor George Osborne has announced some further significant changes to stamp duty land tax (stamp duty). Stamp duty is a tax paid when you purchase a property, a useful guide can be found here:  Stamp Duty Guide Mr Osborne has announced he...


All In A Tangle

Japanese Knotweed according to the Environment Agency is the most invasive species of plant in Britain. The current law is that landowners must be proactive in destroying the plant. Although you are not legally obliged to remove the weeds or indeed to control them, you could be...


Could winter be a good time of year to sell your home?

At Hayman-Joyce there is no such thing as the winter blues. Whilst spring and summer are the busiest times to market your home, it’s not always the best time to sell. Winter can be a good time to market your home with less properties to compete with and only the more...


What do our clients think of our service?

We sold Mr and Mrs Grieve's house in Moreton-in-Marsh they very kindly agreed to do this...  To see other videos and testimonials from our clients please see our Client Testimonials  page.   ...


Beckhams looking to move to the Cotswolds

The hot news is that David and Victoria are house hunting in the Cotswolds.  It's difficult to think of a better place to bring up a family.  There is glorious countryside here, grand houses of honey-coloured stone, miniature cottages topped with oversized thatched...


The trends and numbers in the Cotswold Property market

10.5%  increase in property values in the county of Gloucestershire over the last two years according to the land registry. 99.0% is the percentage of our guide prices we have achieved for our clients on average so far this year. 10 weeks is the average time from sale...


Part-Time Lettings Negotiator

We are very pleased to announce we are now recruiting for a new team member to join our busy lettings team. The lettings department is run by Alex Turnbull and her team of Kyna Lydon, Gill Tillott and Camilla Haines. We are searching for someone who is professional, computer...


Stow-on-the-Wold Methodist church successfully sold by public auction.

Hayman-Joyce Auctioneers in the Cotswolds are pleased to report there was a large turnout when they offered The Stow-on-the-Wold Methodist Church for the sale by public auction  on Wednesday 7 th October. The church was built in 1814 and extended with the addition of the...


 Recruiting for a saturday sales assistant

We are looking for someone to join our Saturday sales team. Good personal and telephone skills, computer literate, motivated and full driving licence essential Local knowledge and estate agency experience ideal, but not essential as full training will be given The role...


Recruiting for a Lettings Co-ordinator

We are currently looking for someone to join our busy lettings team. Key responsibilities include: Property management including dealing with maintenance issues and instructing contractors Arranging and conducting viewings Dealing with telephone and walk in enquires General...


Budget Comment 2015

Tom Hayman-Joyce considers the key property related feature in this year’s budget. The property market is like a building. It is built from the bottom up. Good foundations underpin the market just as they do a fine building. Much nonsense is spoken about the market being...


OnTheMarket.com

Today we see the launch of a major new UK property portal called OnTheMarket.com . We pride ourselves on being progressive in our approach and we are delighted to have joined thousands of other prominent national, regional and local independent estate and letting agents in...