News Archive for 2020

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Covid19 and beyond - How will the UK housing market react?

This month’s report features exclusive insight on the year-to-date growth in new sales (compared to the same period in 2019), the ongoing housing supply/demand imbalance and the effect further COVID-19 restrictions will have on demand.

Source: James Dalby


Change to the Planning Use Class System

Central government is implementing a fundamental change to the planning use class system, with effect 1st September 2020.

Source: Kris Foster


How has the Covid 19 crisis affected house prices in your area?

2020 has been a difficult year for all but how have house prices faired?

Source: Jamie Hennessy

Government Guidelines for Landlords and Tenants during the Covid 19 crisis

Find out about the latest rules and guidelines for Landlords and Tenants from the Government.

Source: Kris Foster


Motis Estates can provide assistance with Help to Buy Valuations

Chartered Surveyors Providing Help to Buy Valuations in Folkestone, Hythe, Ashford, Dover and surrounding areas in Kent.

Source: James Dalby

We're still selling and letting in Folkestone

Motis Estates are still open for business as normal and we are still selling and letting properties in the Folkestone area with new properties being put on the market this week.

Source: Kris Foster

Cheapest or Best?

Choosing an estate agent: cheapest or best?

Many people are reluctant to pay for the best estate agents, and at face value, who can blame them? We all like to save our hard-earned money where possible. However, when it comes to selling your home, we believe it’s important to market it in the best way possible, with the best agent possible. You can compare choosing an agent to buying a block of cheese....

Source: Eddie Hurren

Sandgate Beach

Sandgate is worth much more than a passing visit

Attractively located between Folkestone and Hythe, the charming coastal village of Sandgate is worth so much more than a passing visit.

Source: Eddie Hurren

Property prices rise in the Folkestone area

Did you know? House Prices increasing by 3% in Folkestone in the past 12 months! Find out more...

Source: Kris Foster

Motis Estates Chartered Surveyors in Folkestone

Find out how Motis Estates can support when conducting a Charities Act valuation

Source: Jamie Hennessy

Property Valuations

At Motis Estates, we can either assist with an appraisal at your property with one of our experienced team members or alternatively if you wish for an accurate instant valuation, Our Instant Valuation Tool utilises data from the Land Registry and market trends to provide a valuation for either sales or lettings.

Quality Marketing

It is felt that your property particulars are one of the most important aspects of the property therefore at Motis Estates, we use professional photography to maximise the potential of your property.

Financial Advice

Before you decide to sell or let you property, we advise Clients to discuss their financial requirements with Denham Associates who are based within Motis Business Centre. Denham Associates can assist with both residential and commercial mortgages and income and life protection schemes. Like Motis Estates, their core values centre around honesty, integrity and trust.


When it comes to moving home, you need professionals who are trained and trustworthy, with in-depth local knowledge and the technology and connections to market your property. Buying a new home is an exciting time, but there’s always a lot to think about. Whether you’re a first-time buyer, or just need some property buying advice, our property guides are designed to help you through the whole process.

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