News & Events


HEAVITREE PROPERTY PRICES – ARE GOOD SCHOOLS PUSHING UP OUR HOUSE PRICES?

Jonathan Newall has been Managing Director of SaleBoards Estate Agents since it opened around ten years ago and has been consistently involved in the Heavitree property market. Having three children and being married to a former primary school teacher, he is more than aware of the importance of good schooling. When young families walk into […]

FIXED FEE ESTATE AGENCY

SaleBoards founder, Jonathan Newall explains why he thinks online estate agency will never dominate the market and explains some of the perils of using new and untested business models when dealing with substantial sums of money.  After building an early cut-price hybrid type agency in 2006, his firm has gradually been brought into line with […]

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

This year we will once again be helping with the Christmas shoe box scheme! SaleBoards will be an official drop off point for your finished shoe boxes, therefore if you are interested in making one for a child this year, then feel free to pop in and pick up a shoe box and some information. The […]

FREE INFORMATION GUIDES

We are delighted to announce the arrival of our latest property guides, from Buying a Flat to Buying Shared Houses in Multiple Occupation. There are several factors which need to be considered when purchasing a flat, this guide will highlight some of the questions you need to be asking your estate agent. The guide for […]

BUYING A FLAT IN EXETER – READ THIS FIRST!

Until now, buying and owning a flat in Exeter has been fairly straightforward. However, new legislation introduced in February this year (2016) has complicated matters for those owning flats in converted houses or above shops. In a bid to ensure minimum standards are reached, Exeter City Council have introduced mandatory licensing for many flats. Flats […]

STUDENTS NEXT DOOR – GOOD NEWS FOR LONG-SUFFERING NEIGHBOURS.

When Exeter City Council introduced regulations to curb the spread of new HMO’s in areas around the University it was intended to make life better for families living in these streets. This is generally the case, unless you happen to find yourself living in a terraced house with students on either side. If this is […]

UPDATED GUIDANCE – BUYING A FLAT

With the introduction of mandatory licensing for some flats, buyers are warned to check certain details before proceeding with the purchase of a flat which may come under Exeter City Council’s licensing scheme. In brief, if flats within converted buildings or over shops were not converted after 1991, they are likely to come under the […]

NEW FOR SALE BOARDS

In keeping with our updated new website, SaleBoards are pleased to take stock of re-designed ‘For sale’ boards. Look out for these as they appear around Exeter over the coming weeks. And do let us know what you think!

EXETER IS SUDDENLY ON THE MAP!

Over the last few weeks, Exeter has been fortunate to host many of the worlds top artists, including Coldplay and Ellie Goulding at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend and more recently, Elton John at Westpoint. Radio 1 listeners will know that in the lead-up to the big weekend, Exeter got a mention every few minutes […]

EXETER COUNCIL DECISION ON TOPSHAM GAP DEVELOPMENT OVERTURNED

Topsham is undoubtedly one of the region’s most desirable places to live and has been fiercely independent from Exeter. With much well preserved, marine inspired architecture and characterful narrow streets, it is hardly surprising that it has retained so much charm. Separated by farmland through which the M5 motorway crosses, it has maintained its independence […]

THE RADIO ONE BIG WEEKEND AND EXETER HOUSE PRICES

It is estimated that the local economy will benefit by a whopping £3.5M as a result of Radio One’s Big Weekend which is to be held in Exeter this year over the spring bank-holiday weekend and will see performances from some of the world’s top artists including Ellie Goudling, Mumford and Sons and Coldplay. It […]

GOING LIVE – SALEBOARDS BRAND NEW WEBSITE

SaleBoards are very proud to announce the launch their completely new, state of the art website. Managing director, Jonathan Newall said: “We are always keen to provide the very highest standards in all aspects of our business. Our aim was to create the best estate agency website possible, and having seen the new site, I […]

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