6 homes with endless countryside views

Looking for a new home with an exceptional view? We've handpicked six stunning properties that we currently have on the market, all which boast the most incredible countryside views, take a look. 1. Burr Gill, Underskiddaw, Keswick - £1,200,000 An exceptionally rare opportunity to acquire a substantial, four bedroomed detached house with stunning p...
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Why is Spring such a popular time to sell a property in the UK?

Spring is often considered a good time to sell a property in the UK for several reasons: Improved Weather: Spring brings milder temperatures and longer daylight hours compared to the winter months. This makes it more pleasant for both sellers and potential buyers to view properties. Additionally, properties tend to look more attractive when gardens...
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What will the property market bring in 2024?

Whilst some experts are predicting falls of approximately 2-10% on house prices during 2024 it is also being suggested that rising incomes should help improve affordability and therefore transactions will continue. There is speculation that the base/mortgage rates may reduce further and closer to 4% which in turn will give better flexibility on pro...
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Winter Newsletter 2023

In our latest digital magazine (and last of the year!) we have covered what's been happening in the property market this year, success throughout 2023 and most importantly, our predictions for 2024 and what to expect when it comes to buying, selling, renting or letting next year. To read the full newsletter, please click here
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Permission Granted for new PFK Headquarters

PFK are pleased to have been granted detailed planning approval to develop their own land at Mile Lane for their new Head Office facility. Andrew Green, Managing Director, confirmed "We are delighted to have worked closely with the newly formed planning department at Westmorland and Furness Council in achieving a great result that will enable us to...
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“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower” - Albert Camus

Seasons gone by, we've used this famous quote in our windows, as it succinctly says exactly why this time of year is so beautiful. I was reminded of this when friends recently visited for my daughter's first birthday party, remarking on the wonderful quality of the light this autumn, revealing the minutest detail of rocky crags on distant fells and...
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PFK records year-on-year market growth

When we compare January through to June 2022 against the same period in 2023 PFK have actually seen an increase of 6% in the volume of properties Sold subject to contract year on year. This contradicts market speculation against mortgage rate increases and confirms that property will sell as long as the asking price is realistic. We are however see...
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PFK Estate Agency Nominated For Prestigious National Award

We are excited to share with you that we have officially been nominated for the 'EA Masters Best Estate Agent Guide 2024' for both sales & lettings!  EA Masters have released their shortlist for the Best Estate Agent Guide 2024 sales & lettings and only the top 10% of agents in the UK make it into the guide and we are pleased to a...
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Branch Manager Appointed As Director

PFK Estate Agency are delighted to announce that Michael Hewitt, PFK Cockermouth Branch Manager will be welcomed onto the board as a Director of the company. Michael and his team have continually exceeded expectations over recent years and we are extremely glad to be able to share his passion and expertise with the entirety of PFK. Lynne Lancaster,...
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Spring Newsletter

With Spring fast approaching, we are delighted to be able to showcase our latest newsletter. Inside you will find information on, what to expect in the property market this year, how to maximise the value of your property and some of our recent success.  To read the newsletter, please click here
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Bringing the outdoors indoors when selling your home

Home trends just keep on coming, but there's one popular trend that seems to be a permanent fixture – bringing the outdoors indoors – and it seems that there is a scientific reason for this, since nature has been proven to have calming effects on humans. It makes sense, then, to consider finding ways to add more greenery to your home if you're look...
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Selling your home in 2023

Lynne Lancaster of PFK Estate Agency looks at what it takes to make things happen in the property market this Year. Last year Russia set foot on Ukrainian soil, the chickens were still coming home to roost for Boris Johnson, we had hardly heard of Liz Truss before she became our prime minister and we were trying to move forward from a variety of Co...
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Opposing Forces

Tessa Milner of PFK Carlisle examines the conflicting forces that are affecting the property market in the run-up to Christmas.  The property market is showing signs of change, and this can hardly come as a surprise to anyone, as so many other things in our lives are changing almost on a daily basis – the prime minister, government p...
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Autumn/Winter Newsletter

Selling in Winter, bringing your home to life & a market update. Our Cockermouth & Whitehaven team are excited to share with you our latest seasonal newsletter.  For the full read, please click here
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'Hot Box'

 Lynne Lancaster of PFK Estate Agency looks at the human side of buying and selling a home. In the days before technology invaded estate agency - flooding it with helpful and sometimes not so helpful 'proptech' – estate agents kept buyers' details written down sometimes on cards that were stored in plastic boxes. These were called hot boxes an...
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New face at PFK Keswick

PFK Estate Agency, Keswick, are delighted to announce the appointment of Catherine Armstrong. PFK Keswick's Branch Manager, Hannah Sims (left), will soon be going on maternity leave and PFK are pleased to announce that Catherine Armstrong (right) will take on the role as Manager for the Keswick office during Hannah's leave. Catherine has ...
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Summer Selling Tips, Market Updates & Much More - Summer Newsletter

Our Carlisle team have just released their brand new SUMMER newsletter! Click here to give it a read. We hope you enjoy it!
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Lettings market update, Q2 2022

Rents grow at fastest annual rate in 16 years Average asking rents outside London hit another new record of £1,126 p/m, up 3.5% vs. last quarter and 11.8% vs. last year:Average asking rents outside London have jumped 19% (+£177) in the two years since the pandemic started, the same growth in rents that took eight years pre-pandemic to reach.This qu...
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What is important in a confusing property market?

Events in the property market are largely controlled by turnover and turnover affects prices - up or down. There are major events like world wars and global pandemics and inconvenient events like fuel and food shortages, interest rate increasing and cost of living rises. But it might surprise you to learn that the events which so often drive the pr...
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Spring Into Action

As we head into spring, Lynne Lancaster of PFK Estate Agents looks at what's required to win the race to buy a home. Markets are forever in flux. So our handling of markets must be flexible. We can buy, hold or sell in the stock market depending on conditions. In a fruit and vegetable market we can buy the freshest produce early in t...
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