Property Letting, Selling and Buying News


Secluded and Charming Properties for Sale Near Chichester’s Quaint Villages


One of the key priorities many buyers ask for is a blend of privacy and tranquility without sacrificing convenience. The West Sussex region delivers beautifully, with a number of characterful and charming villages that remain close to major transport links, outstanding schools and universities, and amenities such as shops, theatres and restaurants. Living in a […]

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New Build vs Period Property: Understanding the Pros and Cons


Buying a property comes with multiple decisions, not least whether to opt for a beautiful period home packed with original features or a modern, efficient and low-maintenance new build that is ready to move into – and can often be fitted out according to your preferences. There is no right or wrong decision, and much […]

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Why Schools Directly Affect The Value of Properties in West Sussex


Every homebuyer looking for a property close to a prestigious or heavily oversubscribed school, college or university will know that proximity to a high-demand educational institution can have a tangible impact on the average selling price and desirability of properties within a catchment area. The phenomenon is not new but can make a quantifiable difference […]

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Local Knowledge is Essential to Select Profitable Rental Investment Properties


Location is always an important factor in property, especially when deciding on the best opportunities to expand a buy-to-let investment properties portfolio. Landlords may have a preferred niche, such as high-end apartments for professionals or semi-detached family residences, but local knowledge is key. For example, a well-maintained rental property marketed to tenants with children is […]

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Stamp Duty Levies: Worth Investing in Property Through a Limited Company?


A swiftly changing tax landscape is adding more confusion to the pros and cons of purchasing a rental property as an incorporated company vs as a private individual. Many landlords have opted to transfer ownership of property assets to an SPV, a limited company specific to the property letting sector. However, where the rental property […]

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How To Choose a Buyer in a Property Bidding War


In a high-demand property market, particularly for property sales in West Sussex, where buyers outstrip sellers many times over, it can be very difficult to gauge competing offers. Selecting your preferred bidder may be easier if there is a significant price differential. Still, other factors might make Tod Anstee more inclined to recommend one buyer […]

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How To Identify Optimal Property Investment Locations


It’s often said that the most important factor in property investment is ‘location, location, location’ – but if you’re interested in expanding your rental portfolio, purchasing a different property type or branching out into a popular West Sussex region, picking the right spot isn’t always easy. There are multiple variables such as average rental income, […]

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Visiting Itchenor: The Best Postcode in West Sussex?


It’s no secret that the small village of Itchenor is one of the most sought-after locations in the whole of the southeast. The coastline stretching between Emsworth on the Hampshire border to the elegant city of Arundel is dotted with incredible harbours and some of the most beautiful villages in the country. From our base […]

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Focus On Fishbourne Property


West Sussex is a wonderful part of the south of England. It has long been desirable with people looking for a perfect blend of modern conveniences, rural life, and outstanding local amenities. The pandemic highlighted the draw of our peaceful county, as millions of families looked for homes outside of congested cities and placed a […]

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Lovely Lavant Property


As leading West Sussex property experts, the Tod Anstee team loves little more than showcasing some of the fantastic towns and villages in our beautiful corner of the British countryside! This time, we’re looking at Lavant, just two miles north of the elegant city of Chichester and nestled into the southern borders of the renowned […]

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Finding a Home in a Competitive West Sussex Property Market


The huge demand for properties in West Sussex is excellent news for homeowners and landlords! However, it can be less so for buyers or tenants looking for a home in such a fast-paced property market. While our beautiful county presents great investment potential and incomparable living standards, the Tod Anstee team often supports clients who […]

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Exploring the Historic Arundel Property Market


Tod Anstee is one of the longest established property consultants throughout West Sussex, offering years of local experience to support buyers, vendors, tenants and landlords in navigating the highly competitive property market. From our base in the wonderful city of Chichester, we work across the county, managing property sales and rentals in a wide range […]

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Petworth as a Prime West Sussex Property Location


West Sussex has long been a sought after UK region, attracting home buyers looking for the perfect blend of rural living, modern conveniences, easy travel links, and beautiful properties. As the property market has exploded over the last year, the Tod Anstee team has reported record enquiries as millions of people in the UK re-evaluate […]

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Why West Sussex is a UK Property Hotspot


As West Sussex property experts, we are regularly asked for our advice on the best places to buy – and which of our beautiful local towns and villages are in the most significant demand. Choosing the right place to buy depends on many factors, such as: Proximity to travel links, schools and workplaces. Whether you […]

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The Appeal of Idyllic Selsey Property


West Sussex is a perfect location for so many buyers and investors looking for properties that offer the ideal combination of coastal living within proximity of London. Much of the county comprises the celebrated South Downs, the third-largest national park in the UK, offering 2,000 miles of walks, the renowned beauty of the South Downs […]

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The West Wittering Property Market


The astonishingly beautiful West Wittering village is well worth a visit if you’re considering moving to West Sussex or would like to relocate. Just 6.5 miles from the Tod Anstee property hub in Chichester, West Wittering is renowned for having peaceful sandy beaches, sweeping dunes, and idyllic coastal life resting close to the mouth of […]

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Exploring the Bognor Regis Property Market 


Next up in our series of articles discovering the property market opportunities available throughout beautiful West Sussex, we are focussing on Bognor Regis. The famous coastal resort town is well known for its glorious beaches and old-world rustic charm, but a lesser-known fact is that Bognor is one of the sunniest towns in the UK, […]

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Beautiful Bosham Properties


Our team is proud to manage property sales and tenancies for clients throughout West Sussex. From our base in the picturesque cathedral city of Chichester, we deal with exceptional towns and villages that make West Sussex such a unique place to live and work. Join us on a tour of Bosham, a stunning village right […]

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10 Key Factors to Consider when Buying a Property


Whether investing in a new rental property, or searching for your forever family home, deciding on a house can be a tough decision, and involve a significant budget! It is, therefore, essential to be practical, as well as understanding factors such as maintenance costs – to make sure you are led by your head as […]

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Golden Summer Ahead for Property Buyers Following Chancellor’s Statement


This week the Chancellor’s Summer Statement brought welcome good news to the UK property market, signalling the start of a bounce-back in sector recovery. The UK government plans are all about growth, confidence and recovery as we emerge from the Coronavirus lockdown and look to the future. Let’s take a look at the highlights, what […]

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