Maximise your chances of getting a mortgage

Maximise your chances of getting a mortgage

As part of our expert service we work very closely with, and often refer business to, a trusted mortgage and protection company.  They recently sent out some top tips on preparing for a m…

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Budget 2017 - Planning Update

Budget 2017 - Planning Update

They say this will be done through “introducing planning reforms that will ensure more land is available for housing, and that better use is made of underused land in our cities and town…

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Budget 2017

Budget 2017

Housing Stamp duty to be abolished immediately for first-time buyers purchasing properties worth up to £300,000 In London and other expensive areas, the first £300,000 of the c…

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Base Rate Rise

Base Rate Rise

As anticipated the Bank of England increased the base rate from 0.25 per cent to 0.5 per cent yesterday for the first time since July 2007.    Andrew Farrant, Senior Partner at Whi…

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Maximising the Value of your Home.

Maximising the Value of your Home.

We have complied some tips on maximising the value of your home, these also help to take the best photos for your brochure and online listing.  First Impressions Count Creating kerb app…

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Property News August 2017

Property News August 2017

No-one can fail to have noticed that the roads are easier to navigate in the mornings and evenings which is a sure sign that our schools have now broken up for their traditional summer break.&…

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Property Market Update

Property Market Update

Whilst uncertainty, created by the recent General Election, is never good for any market, there is still a basic need for people to live somewhere and, despite the distractions, the underlying…

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Legislation changes in the rentals market

Legislation changes in the rentals market

There have been so many legislative changes in the rentals market over the last few years we thought it might be prudent to give an overview on those which have come in to force and those expe…

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NAEA Propertymark: Top 10 improvements to add value to your home

NAEA Propertymark: Top 10 improvements to add value to your home

NAEA Propertymark advises that whether you are selling now or maintaining your home to sell in the future, there are many small home improvements you can address to keep your property in best …

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Increase your kerb appeal

Increase your kerb appeal

Article by Warren Lewis of Property Reporter  According to several studies it takes the average buyer no more than eight seconds to decide whether or not they like your property, so keep…

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Market Update March 2017

Market Update March 2017

Despite some recent issues caused by a storm called Doris, the weather is generally improving and becoming warmer and the days are becoming longer and lighter as we move into spring.  As …

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Top 10 interior design trends for 2017

Top 10 interior design trends for 2017

With 2017 set to see interior design services embraced increasingly by individuals and house builders alike, the experts at Alexander James Interior Design have compiled a list of the top ten …

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RICS: More action needed on brownfield land

RICS: More action needed on brownfield land

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has urged the government to free up brownfield and unused land as well as speed up application approvals. It also recommended for owners to develop…

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Top tips on staging your home

Top tips on staging your home

Traditionally beige is the ‘recommended colour’ if you want to give your house ‘blank canvas’ appeal to a potential purchaser.   Staging, is preparing your home t…

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