Kate's media appearances - 2014

publication date: Jul 28, 2017

Please find below our press releases and media exposure from 2014. If you have any queries about sponsoring a checklist please contact Kate at Designsonproperty.co.uk or call 07585 897128.

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December 2014

Lincolnshire BusinessThe Lincoln Property Market is Kate's latest article to be published by Lincolnshire Business.

Property Drum - Kate's property analysis and comments are published monthly in Property Drum.

Derby Telegraph - Kate's property forecasts for 2015 were published in Derby Telegraph December 11th. What does 2015 hold for the housing market?.

Aldermore18 Years of Buy to Let Mortgages Kate was asked to contribute to the Aldermore Bank article on how buy to let has changed over that time.

BBC Radio Nottingham - Kate presented her latest property market update for Nottinghamshire on the Mark Dennison Show 10th December. She also tested the local property knowledge of the show's hosts with her fiendish quiz!

WSPF - A contributor at the Westminster Social Policy Forum in December 2014: The future of housing policy in England - priorities for the house buying market and private rented sector.

ITV - Kate was interviewed on ITN London about the stamp duty changes.

 

November 2014

Property Drum - Kate's property price comments and analysis are published monthly in Property Drum.

BBC Sussex - Kate was interviewed on BBC Sussex to chat about the proposed Mansion Tax.

Derby Telegraph - 10 tips for trading up in 2015 Kate's article published in the Derby Telegraph.

Property ReporterLittle sign of significant rent rises in 2014 Kate's analysis of rental trends for the year.

Nottingham Post - Home moving advice - think ahead when you trade up Kate writes a regular property column for Nottingham Post.

Derby Telegraph - Plan your battle before renovating an older home Kate writes a regular column for the Derby Telegraph.

Property Reporter - Are national average property prices redundant? Kate's article was published in propertyreporter 17th November.

Period Ideas - Kate writes a monthly column for Period Ideas on different property topics.

The Times - Kate was asked to give her expert opinion in the article by Holly Thomas on turning offices into homes in The Times 7th November.

The Lincolnite - Kate's column for the Lincolnite this week is Interest rates - time to confirm when they will rise and by how much.

BBC East Midlands - Kate appeared on BBC East Midlands on a debate about devolution on 5th November.

Property Reporter - Kate's thoughts and comments are quoted in propertyreporter article 3rd November on Estate Agents Don Rubber Gloves to Clinch a Sale. 

 

October 2014

Real Homes - Kate contributed to an article on how to cost a renovation project for the October Issue of Real Homes magazine.

MoneywiseHow to cope with rising interest rates Kate's feature article for Moneywise.

BBC Sunday Politics - Kate was invited to appear on BBC Sunday Politics for the East Midlands on 26th October to discuss the housing policies of different political parties as we head towards a general election. Watch it here.

LandlordZONE - Kate writes a regular blog for LandlordZONE as one of their industry expert guest writers Wow is it finally time to bag a property bargain?

CalculatorProperty prices showing slow down - Kate's article published by calculator.co.uk.

Property Reporter - Kate's regular blog for propertyreporter: Are politicians ambitious enough for voters to make a real difference?

Derby TelegraphSo exactly what is going to happen to interest rates? Kate's article was publish in the Derby Telegraph on 23rd October.

Notts TV - Kate appeared on Notts TV on Wednesday 22nd October to chat about the property market in the local area.

BBC Radio 4 - Kate appeared on BBC Radio 4 You & Yours to chat about selling a house without an estate agent.

LandlordZONEGearing is critial to Buy to Let success - Kate's article for LandlordZONE.

Period Ideas - Kate writes a monthly column on property in Period Ideas.

BBC Radio 5Live - Kate was the Midnight Expert taking calls from listens with their property questions on Monday 13th October.

Property ReporterIs the property market mirroring the 90's recession? Kate's article was published in propertyreporter on 14th October.

Rip-Off Britain - Kate appeared on BBC Rip-Off Britain to discuss why terms and conditions are so complicated, what can be done about it and what to look out for. Watch it HERE.

LBC - Kate was chatting to LBC Radio on 6th October to discuss the proposal of a mansion tax.

Derby TelegraphCounty prices still lag but that's not always bad news - Kate's article for the Derby Telegraph published 9th October.

The LincolniteFunding pensions through property is looking bleak in Lincoln - Kate's article published in The Lincolnite 2nd October.

 

September 2014

LBC - Kate was interviewed on LBC radio 29th September to talk about the initiative to give a 20% discount on new build homes for first time buyers.

Derby TelegraphTips for buying and selling up before Christmas - Kate's article for September 25th.

Nottingham Post - Kate's article It's still a good time to buy and sell was published September 17th.

Period Ideas - Kate writes a monthly column for Period Ideas on her experience of property projects.

Calculator - Kate's regular column for Calculator.co.uk What's the latest implications of property price changes for buyers, sellers and investors.

LandlordZONE - Kate writes a regular blog for LandlordZONE - What's the latest implications of property price changes for Landlords?

Property Reporter - Kate's regular blog How will the market change with people owning their homes outright?

The Times - Kate's comments in the article 'Homeowners ill prepared for higher rates' was published on 6th September.

Derby TelegraphA new kitchen for Christmas? Best to start looking now - Kate's advice on how to choose a kitchen and why you should use qualified trades people.

Property Reporter - Kate's regular blog for propertyreporter - Why we need 5% VAT on renovation projects.

The Times - Kate was asked to comment and give advice as a property expert for article on 5th September.

The LincolniteProperties for sale in Lincoln from just £25.000 - Kate's property advice for the Lincolnite.

 

August 2014

Real Homes - Kate was featured in Real Homes article on How to finance your renovation project.

The Times - Kate was quoted in The Times on 29th August for the article 'The risks and rewards of going off plan'.

Property ReporterScottish rental market sees sharp upturn - Kate's comments on HomeLet data.

BBC Radio 5Live - Kate was interviewed on Radio 5 Live on their Wake Up To Money programme on 14th August.

Derby TelegraphSo you've been on holiday and fancy a home in the sun? - Kate's regular column for the Derby Telegraph.

Property Drum - Kate writes a monthly column for Property Drum analysing and commenting on the latest property price reports.

Mortgage IntroducerProperty investment firms will go bust - Kate's exclusive article for Mortgage Introducer.

Derby TelegraphIs it as easy as people say to make money from property? Kate's regular column for Derby Telegraph.

Period Ideas - Kate writes a monthly column about her experiences and property advice for Period Ideas.

Moneywise - Kate's feature for August Moneywise - How to cope with rising interest rates.

Nottingham PostHome advice - Voids can ruin profit margins - Kate's column for the Nottingham Post for August 28th.

Derby TelegraphBeware of Cowboy Builders - you can easily avoid them - Kate's advice in her column for the Derby Telegraph.

The LincolniteWhy it's good to pay VAT on property projects - Kate's column for August.

BBC Radio 5Live - Kate was the Midnight Expert for the Radio 5 Live phone in on 26th August.

Property ReporterWill you blow your pension pot on property? Kate's comments were published in propertyreporter.

Calculator - Kate's article on why housing needs to be the top agenda for politicians was published in calculator.co.uk.

The Times - Kate's comments in the article '£500 is all you need to invest in Property' were published on 1st August.

 

July 2014

Mortgage Introducer - Mortgage Introducer published Kate's article on rents not keeping up with the cost of living.

Property Reporter - Kate's comments on why now is a good time to think about a self build was published in propertyreporter.

MoneywiseKate's article on Buy to Let was published in Moneywise on 29th July.

Nottingham PostHelpful home advice for first time buyers - Kate's article in the Nottingham Evening Post 31st July.

Derby TelegraphIs it really unaffordable for first time buyers to get on the property ladder? Kate's latest article for the Derby Telegraph.

The Lincolnite - Kate's latest article - House prices and rents are working for everyone at the moment.

BBC Radio Nottingham - Kate was on BBC Radio Nottingham chatting about the impact on house prices with the new tram route.

ITV - Kate was interviewed on the 6pm ITN London News on 28th July to discuss London housing issues and whether commercial property should be converted into homes.

BBC Radio 5Live - Kate was the guest on Midnight Expert phone in on 18th July offering advice and answering questions on all aspects of property to callers.

LandlordZONE - Kate is an expert guest writer for Landlordzone 'Is your town recovering or still in recession?.

Calculator - Kate's latest post - How to calculate how much a property is actually worth.

Period Ideas - Kate writes a monthly column about her experiences of renovating old properties for Period Ideas.

Derby TelegraphMatters to consider before purchasing a period home - Kate's article for the Derby Telegraph.

The LincolniteIs this how to solve our housing crisis? Kate's latest contribution to the Lincolnite.

The Times - Kate was featured in the article 'Can't say goodbye to your home? - try let to buy' on July 11th.

BBC Radio Nottingham - Kate was chatting about the pros and cons of living near a river or on a house boat on BBC Radio Nottingham on 10th July.

Period Ideas - Kate writes a monthly column for Period Ideas about her experiences of renovating old properties.

LandlordZONE - Kate is an expert guest writer for Landlordzone, this article is all about whether property is value for money.

Derby Telegraph - The topic for Kate's regular column was all about self build, giving tips and advice on how to go about finding a plot of land and building your dream home.

Nottingham Post - Kate writes a regular column for the Nottingham Evening Post in their property section. This month's topic was on thinking about home safety as well as location.

BBC Radio Nottingham - Kate was interviewed on BBC Radio Nottingham on 3rd July about whether you should buy a property with an agent.

BBC Radio 5Live - Kate was chatting about the fact that we all seem to be obessed with the property market! 

 

June 2014

The Times - 'More buyers are caught in stamp duty net' Kate was asked to contribute to the article.

The LincolniteLincoln's rising house prices are still good value - Kate's article for the Lincolnite.

Shelter - Kate was asked to contribute an article on Shelter's guest blog to write about the lack of government initiative on trying t solve the lack of social and affordable housing. Read the full article here.

Moneywise - Kate was asked to comment and advise readers of Moneywise on the perils of paying above the asking price of a property Read the article HERE.

BBC Radio Nottingham - Kate joined Mark Dennison on BBC Radio Nottingham to chat about local property prices and ran a quiz to test the team on their local knowledge by asking them to guess the prices of properties currently for sale.

Period Ideas - Kate writes a monthly column for Period Ideas about her experiences of renovating old properties.

Property Reporter - Kate's article on home maintenance and home insurance was published in propertyreporter on 18th June.

ITV - Kate was interviewed on ITV London News on 13th June to chat about new housing initiatives in the capital.

Derby Telegraph - Kate writes a weekly column for the Derby Telegraph on the local property market.

The Lincolnite - Kate writes a regular column about what's happening in the local property market.

BBC Radio Merseyside - Kate was chatting to BBC Merseyside on 6th June about the pros and cons of the new building initiative between housing associations and private developers.

BBC World Service - Kate was interviewed on the BBC World Service to comment on the EU report on the UK housing market.

BBC Radio 5Live - Kate was chatting to Richard Bacon on BBC Radio 5 Live about the EU comments on the UK housing market.

 

May 2014

The Times - Kate's advice was published in The Times on 30th May in the article Don't Scrimp on a Surveyor if you are Buying a House.

BBC Radio 4 - Kate appeared on YOu and Yours on 30th May to chat about housing associations and in particular Wandle.

BBC Radio Scotland - Kate was interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland to chat about buying properties that need updating.

BBC Breakfast - Kate was interviewed as a property expert on BBC Breakfast 16th May to chat about rents.

Property Drum - Kate's comments and analysis of property and rental price reports are published monthly in the magazine.

Period Ideas - Kate writes a regular column on the renovation projects that she's undertaken over the years.

The Lincolnite - Kate writes a regular column for the Lincolnite on local property - Should politicians interfere with private letting fees.

 

April 2014

Calculator - Kate's article for calculator.co.uk was published 24th April - Be careful of reading too much into property price reports.

London Evening Standard - Kate was quoted in the London Evening Standard advising how first time buyers in London can buy a property.

BBC Newcastle - Kate was interviewed on BBC Radio Newcastle to discuss local property prices.

BBC Coventry & Warwickshire - Kate appeared on BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire to chat about local housing issues.

BBC Radio 5Live - Kate was intreviewed on the breakfast show on BBC 5 Live to chat about housing issues.

BBC Breakfast - Kate was interviewed as a property expert on BBC Breakfast 2nd April to talk about housing issues.

NALS - Kate was interviewed by the NALS in-house reporter for a Spring market lettings update.

BBC Radio Manchester - Kate was interviewed on BBC Radio Manchester to talk about house prices in the region.

BBC Radio Nottingham - Kate appeared on BBC Radio Nottingham as the property expert in their property report special commenting on new homes being built in the Nottinghamshire area.

BBC Radio 5Live - Kate appeared on the Radio 5 Live show Midnight Expert on 23rd April answering questions in a phone-in for the public.

Daily Telegraph - Kate's comments and advice were quoted in the Sunday Telegraph's article Get Rich Quick Property Seminars Make a Comeback.

LandlordZONECan you secure a pension from property investment? Kate is a regular contributor as one of the UK's leading property experts commenting on the latest property news.

Property Reporter - Kate's article on the perils of unregulated letting agents was published in Property Reporter.

Property Drum - Kate's comments and analysis of property and rental price reports are published monthly in the magazine.

Property Investor News - Kate featured as a columnist in this month's issue.

Period Ideas - Kate writes a regular column on the renovation projects that she's undertaken over the years.

The Lincolnite - Kate has a regular column writing about  property prices and analysis of what is happening in the local property market .

 

March 2014

MoneywiseWill you be mortgage free? Kate gives her advice on what mortgage free home owners need to bear in mind.

The Independent - Kate's comments on negative equity for the BBC were reported in The Independent.

BBC - Kate appeared on the BBC1 early evening, lunchtime and late evening News to comment on the extension of the Help to Buy scheme and the implications for the property market. Read Kate's article including the regional stats on Help to Buy.

BBC Radio 5Live - Kate was interviewed on BBC 5 Live to comment on Help to Buy after the announcement that the scheme would continue and what impact this could have on the property market.

BBC Breakfast - Kate appeared on BBC Breakfast to talk about the impact on the housing market of Help to Buy. Read Kate's article including the current stats.

ITV - Kate contributed to numerous parts of ITV News London's Captial Crisis series.

LandlordZONE - Kate is an industry expert guest writer with Landlordzone.

Property Drum - Kate's property and rental analysis are published monthly in Propertydrum.

Property Reporter - Kate's articles 'Is an unstainable housing bubble on the horizon?' and 'As house prices continue to rise why don't rents follow suit' were published in propertyreporter.

Mortgage Introducer - Kate wrote an article on London buyers to fall by the wayside.

Period Ideas - Kate has a regular column in Period Ideas where she writes about the various renovation projects she has undertaken over the years.

The One Show - Kate appeared on BBC the One Show to chat about the differences between north and south for people buying and selling their homes. 

Real Homes Magazine - Kate was quoted in an artcicle on permitted development rignts for the March edition.

Selfbuild & Design - Kate was interviewed as the Leading Light in the March issue of Selfbuild and Design magazine.

BBC Radio Scotland - Kate was interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland to discuss planning permission.

The Times - Kate was advising on steps to take when selling a property.

Daily Telegraph - Kate was asked to comment how first time buyers in London can get on the property ladder.

The Lincolnite - Kate writes a regular column for the Lincolnite on property prices and updates in the local area.

Property Drum - Kate produces their monthly housing market commentary on what's happening to national, regional house prices, supply and demand.

LBC - Kate was chatting about whether renting was better than buying - and how you can work it out for yourself.

BBC Radio Nottingham - Kate was giving her six weekly property market update for Nottingham.

Moneywise - Kate contributed to an article on home surveys 

 

February 2014

The Lincolnite - Kate writes a regular column on local property prices and what's happening in the local property market

Period Ideas - Kate writes a regular column on the renovation projects she's taken on over the years.

BBC Radio 5Live - Kate appeared on Radio 5 Live to discuss property issues.

Moneywise - Kate contributed to an article on the pros/cons of living in a home mortgage free.

ITV - Kate was chatting about the latest price report and what to do when buying in a rising market. 

BBC - Kate was chatting on Your Money about negative equity and how to survive it.

 

January 2014

ITV - Kate was intreviewed on ITV London news on whether Help to Buy in London was going to cause a housing bubble and should it be stopped.

Property ReporterPrice growth in the last bubble was three times higher!' Kate's article was published in Propertyreporter.

The Times - Kate's advice was quoted in the article 'How to avoid house sale hell in The Times 16th January.

BBC Radio 5Live - Kate was interviewed on BBC Radio 5 to discuss property prices, bubbles and help to buy.

The Lincolnite - Kate article 'When is a housing bubble not a housing bubble?' was published in the Lincolnite.

INEA - Kate has two guides for Independent Network of Estate Agents Help for those buying and Help for those selling.

BBC - Kate appeared on the Mark Dennison show to chat about local property prices and quiz the team on their knowledge of what properties currently on the market were being sold for!

Moneywise - Kate's property predictions appear in the January 2014 editon of Moneywise Magazine.


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