Knowle office celebrates one year anniversary

At Marwood Homes we are delighted to celebrate our one year anniversary of opening our Knowle, office on Station Road.   “Over the last year we have worked tirelessly to establish the brand as a well-regarded, honest and hardworking full service estate agency practice. Our hard work and dedication has seen us grow substantially not only with the …

New Knowle branch gets off to a flying start!

Our new branch in Knowle may only have been open for 4 months but we’ve already got off to a flying start with around 50 properties on the market already! This resounding start is testament to the team and the fact that the residents of Knowle have seen the movement of Marwood Homes into the area as hugely positive and a fantastic addition to the …

Local apprentice hopes to be bestseller

While most 16-year-olds can only dream of owning their own home, local apprentice Jack Terry is experiencing the battle to get on the housing ladder from the other side. The former Chase Terrace Technology College pupil has been handed the keys to a successful career after he was taken on as an apprentice by Marwood Homes in Cannock.   Picture: Dan …

House prices soar by £7,000 in past four weeks

House prices have soared by £7,000 in a month as the market bursts back into life. The £6,923 jump in the past four weeks is confirmation that Britain is enjoying a housing boom. The £1,750 weekly uplift puts the price of a typical three-bedroom semi at £252,418, according to ­analysts Rightmove. The biggest leap was recorded in London where new …

A beginner’s guide to Help to Buy: is it for me?

There’s been lots of talk about the government’s Help to Buy scheme recently. But do you know what it’s all about? Here’s the Marwood beginner’s guide… What is Help to Buy? Help to Buy is a government scheme aimed at reducing the amount of deposit buyers have to save to get on the housing ladder. Homeowners can purchase a property …

New staff appointed to help drive expansion

We have appointed eight new members of staff to help the company meet our ambitious plans to expand our services over the coming months. The appointments follow the business’s rebrand and addition of new services including: commercial property management, surveying, sales, and professional property consultancy. Emma Moran re-joins the team at the …

Merger with B Connections to expand the Marwood Group

Midlands Estate Agency Marwood Group, part of the John Shepherd Lettings Group, is pleased to announce the completion of a merger with B Connections, a property consultancy firm, based in Church Street, Stourbridge, West Midlands. From 1st September 2013 B Connections, will be known as Marwood Surveyors and will form a stand alone subsidiary of the …

Positive Housing Market

At the beginning of the year the property industry delivered its forecast for the housing market, and most of them underestimated the strength of growth. The strengthening housing market has resulted in surveyors now predicting much faster growth than previously expected that is sustainable. The sun is shining and there is definitely a sharp rise in …

We’ve changed our image!

Following the acquisition of Marwood Estate agents back in 2011 by our Directors, Gary Black and Richard Crathorne as part of the John Shepherd lettings group, we have recently announced that we will be rebranding our Sutton Coldfield branch to Marwood Homes as part of an exciting expansion of the Marwood brand which has been established for nearly …