News

There is always so much going on here at Sheldon Bosley Knight and we are delighted to share just a few of the news and events stories that we are currently involved in.
Landlords shun buy-to-let properties with poor EPC ratings

Buy-to-let properties with poor EPC ratings are being shunned by private landlords according to a survey. Research by Shawbrook Bank indicates the government’s proposed changes to the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard are already impacting buyin...


Buy-to-let properties with poor EPC ratings are being shunned by private landlords according to a survey. Research by Shawbrook Bank indicates the government’s proposed changes to the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard are already impacting buyin...

Help is at hand for first time buyers

The average asking price for a home in the UK rose by £7,400 to £367,501 in May, a jump of 2.1% from April, meaning prices are at a record high for the fourth month in a row. It is also the highest at this time of year since May 2014. In the past...


The average asking price for a home in the UK rose by £7,400 to £367,501 in May, a jump of 2.1% from April, meaning prices are at a record high for the fourth month in a row. It is also the highest at this time of year since May 2014. In the past...

SBK offices fly the flag with their Jubilee celebrations

Jubilee celebrations are in full flow across Sheldon Bosley Knight (SBK). Staff have been pulling out all the stops to adorn their offices with flags, bunting, flowers, photos of property in the area from the 1950s and royal memorabilia in antici...


Jubilee celebrations are in full flow across Sheldon Bosley Knight (SBK). Staff have been pulling out all the stops to adorn their offices with flags, bunting, flowers, photos of property in the area from the 1950s and royal memorabilia in antici...

It pays to do your homework when buying a house

Whether you are a first time buyer, dipping your toes in the investment market or an experienced landlord, it pays to do your homework when purchasing a property. Despite the wider economic conditions, bricks and mortar remain a great investment....


Whether you are a first time buyer, dipping your toes in the investment market or an experienced landlord, it pays to do your homework when purchasing a property. Despite the wider economic conditions, bricks and mortar remain a great investment....

What Is A Conveyancing Solicitor?

Are you buying or selling a home? A conveyancing solicitor is an expert legal advisor who knows everything about buying and selling a home. They help you handle the legal aspects of the contract to make sure everything is done properly and to ens...


Are you buying or selling a home? A conveyancing solicitor is an expert legal advisor who knows everything about buying and selling a home. They help you handle the legal aspects of the contract to make sure everything is done properly and to ens...

Homes failing to meet modern insulation standards

More than half of properties across England and Wales are failing to meet modern insulation standards. The figures, based on Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) statistics held by property data platform Sprift, and analysed by energy company EDF...


More than half of properties across England and Wales are failing to meet modern insulation standards. The figures, based on Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) statistics held by property data platform Sprift, and analysed by energy company EDF...

What Do Mortgage Lenders Look For?

Mortgage lenders look at a range of different things when investigating your application. It can be scary to know that someone is going to look at your bank account and other things such as your credit score. However, they have to do it to make s...


Mortgage lenders look at a range of different things when investigating your application. It can be scary to know that someone is going to look at your bank account and other things such as your credit score. However, they have to do it to make s...

It’s official – Pershore is one of the best places to live

Think of Pershore and plums may spring to mind. However, there is so much more to this market town in the heart of Worcestershire than fruit. In a recent survey of The Best Places to Live in 2022, this pretty town came 22nd out of 1,372, beating ...


Think of Pershore and plums may spring to mind. However, there is so much more to this market town in the heart of Worcestershire than fruit. In a recent survey of The Best Places to Live in 2022, this pretty town came 22nd out of 1,372, beating ...

Spring cleaning your finances

As the weather begins to warm up, many will be starting to think about giving their homes a seasonal spring clean. But with the soaring cost of living, now is also a good time to do the same to your finances to make sure they are in good shape. F...


As the weather begins to warm up, many will be starting to think about giving their homes a seasonal spring clean. But with the soaring cost of living, now is also a good time to do the same to your finances to make sure they are in good shape. F...

Dumbleton Cricket Club wins permission for new pitch

On April 19, 2022, Sheldon Bosley Knight’s planning team obtained planning consent for a new cricket pitch in Tewkesbury district. The pitch, proposed as a result of the increased take up of cricket in Dumbleton by younger players, will be within...


On April 19, 2022, Sheldon Bosley Knight’s planning team obtained planning consent for a new cricket pitch in Tewkesbury district. The pitch, proposed as a result of the increased take up of cricket in Dumbleton by younger players, will be within...

Less is more in interior design

When it comes to our homes and how we decorate them, we all have our own particular and personal tastes and styles. Indeed, interior design is big business, and this is evident with the rise in TV programmes devoted to the subject alongside Insta...


When it comes to our homes and how we decorate them, we all have our own particular and personal tastes and styles. Indeed, interior design is big business, and this is evident with the rise in TV programmes devoted to the subject alongside Insta...

Happy World Earth Day!

Staff at Sheldon Bosley Knight (SBK) are embracing Earth Day today (April 22) by pledging to do more to reduce their carbon footprint. World Earth Day began in 1970 in a bid to educate and encourage people across the world to help combat climate ...


Staff at Sheldon Bosley Knight (SBK) are embracing Earth Day today (April 22) by pledging to do more to reduce their carbon footprint. World Earth Day began in 1970 in a bid to educate and encourage people across the world to help combat climate ...