Malvern Lettings – New To The Market

Lambert Road, Worcester – £595 pcm

A very well presented two bedroom part furnished apartment in a convenient location in St Johns. The accommodation comprises; open plan lounge/kitchen with sofa, electric oven, fridge & washing machine, two bedrooms ( one with wardrobe & chest of drawers) & shower room. The property further benefits from electric heating, one off road parking space & small garden. EPC D. Available immediately. Click for more details >

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Upton Sales – New To The Market

Duddage Farm Cottage, Twyning – £650,000

A substantial detached character four bedroom family home with separate detached oak framed studio, and large private southerly gardens extending to over an acre. The versatile accommodation which has been improved by the current owners comprises; entrance hall, front to back sitting room with wood burner, large study with bespoke shelving and storage, 17 foot breakfast kitchen with granite work surfaces, dining room, utility, cloakroom, master bedroom with en-suite and built-in wardrobes, three further bedrooms, one with second study/play area, main bathroom. Further benefits include; oil fired central heating, oak framed double glazing, and retention of many of the original features. The property sits in just over an acre of landscaped private gardens, with parking to the front, gated access to the rear, deep patio with large veranda, formal lawns, small paddock and wildlife area and natural pond. Within the garden is a bespoke, high specification oak framed studio/home office. Viewing is a must to appreciate the size, character and conditon of this wonderful village home. Click for more details >

Malvern Lettings – New To The Market

Ryall Road, The Grove, Upton upon Severn – £750 pcm

A well presented two double bedroom unfurnished bungalow in the highly desirable village of Ryall. The bungalow offers a porch, large entrance hall, newly fitted kitchen, cloakroom, utility room, walk in pantry cupboard, lounge, shower room, two double bedrooms, ample off road parking and garden. EPC TBC. Available Early November. Click for more details >

Malvern Sales – New To The Market

Broadmore Green, Rushwick, Worcester – £350,000

A well presented detached and extended bungalow situated in the popular village of Rushwick and offered for sale with no onward chain. The property, in brief, comprises of entrance hall, living room, conservatory, split level kitchen diner with wood burning stove, rear hall/study area, two double bedrooms and bathroom. The loft has been converted to create a further double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The property further benefits from having a single garage and a driveway providing ample off road parking. Rushwick has a primary school, village pub, farm shop, is close to Sainsburys supermarket and has easy access to Worcester and Malvern amenities. Click for more details >

This Week at Allan Morris Malvern & Upton…

“The team are all so friendly and professional!”

“We have met with various members of the team who are all so friendly and professional.  You have all the time in the world for us.  Your marketing and photographs are one of the reasons we chose you over another agent we met. “ – Mrs Dutton


“Thank you for the authentic enthusiasm…”

“Thank you for the focused activity, professional communication and authentic enthusiasm to get the offer from all your team. We would highly recommend others to use you. Much appreciated.” – Mr Mills

The Art of Negotiation Part 2

Richard Ashton - Director

Richard Ashton – Director

Richard Ashton of Allan Morris sees yet more similarities between the Brexit talks and property negotiation.

Every negotiation begins with conflict of some sort – different points of view where both sides have strong and seemingly set opinions about what each wants. This is the argument stage.

But negotiations can’t proceed if both parties don’t move from those entrenched positions. Deadlock has to be broken otherwise neither party can proceed to any sort of end, never mind an agreeable one. This means one side has to take the plunge and be the first to make a proposal – to show that they are prepared to soften on their original stated position. This is not weakness. It is strength. It is clever. It is part of the negotiating process, for without a proposal there is stand off.

Theresa May has just made this first move in the Brexit negotiations. After months of squabbling and posturing on both sides of the channel the British prime minister made a proposal during a speech given in Florence. Any decent negotiator knows that they should reward a reasonable proposal with, at least, a reasonable counter proposal. What will the European Union negotiators do? Will they stay in the argue stage and stall the negotiation further? Or will they do the smart thing and signal that, they too, are ready to make reasonable concessions which will help kick start the constructive stage of the process?

Property negotiation is just the same. Without concessions there is no progress. Skilled and experienced negotiators understand this. They understand how to read the negotiation road map. Which is why employing an experienced negotiator in the form of a talented estate agent is so important.

The secret to good negotiating is in understanding when to argue and when to make a proposal. For house buyers the final quarter of 2017 may be precisely the right time to make a strong proposal. So far the property market has had a slow year. This we can really put down to higher property taxs, the general election and Brexit. We certainly can’t put it down to employment and mortgage interest rates.

It may be too soon to call, but there are certain signs that we are approaching, or may even have reached, the bottom of the market cycle. Knowing when to make a move is always difficult. But one thing is certain those people who think they will wait until after the Brexit negotiations are over may well be too late – all the good deals will have been done by people who understand that making a reasonable proposal early is better than reacting when it is too late. The Brexit negotiators should also bear this in mind as they enter the next round of talks this autumn.

If you are thinking of moving and would like any assistance please give us a call on 01684 561411 and we’ll find the perfect match for you.

Malvern Lettings – New To The Market

Aldwyn Towers, St Anns Road, Great Malvern – £650 pcm

A part furnished apartment with character accommodation and the advantage of a balcony with views located within a period Grade II Listed building, in the centre of Great Malvern. The apartment is accessed at ground floor level at the front or via steps from the car park at the rear. The accommodation comprises:- communal reception hall, private entrance hall, double bedroom, bathroom, open plan sitting dining room to fitted kitchen, conservatory with view and balcony. Further benefits include off road parking for one car. EPC D. Available immediately. Click for more details >