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August 8th 2022
Longer days, lighter nights, and blue skies. Summer is a great time to put your home on the market, showing it off at its best! Here are our top 5 reasons why you should sell in the summer.
August 8th 2022
Gardens are at the top of many home buyers’ wish lists, especially after the restrictions imposed by the pandemic which made many of us realise the value of outdoor space, no matter how small
August 3rd 2022
Wondering what's the best way to sell your property and confused about the difference between traditional local estate agents and online agents? Find out more with our helpful summary
August 1st 2022
2021 was a year of exceptionally high levels of property sales, the market is now seeing a shortage of new properties available on the market. This is making buying a new home more competitive than ever and in many cases a high number of buyers are looking to purchase the same property.
July 21st 2022
Kerb appeal is the first and last thing a perspective buyer or tenant will see when viewing your property, so it’s vital to make a great first impression. After all, the exterior of your home is an advert for what is inside and improving the external appearance will not only leave a good long-lasting impression but may also significantly increase the value of your home.
July 21st 2022
Are you wanting to move home in time for the new year? If so, you'll need to be looking at making an offer on a property in the next few weeks. 
March 24th 2022
Property title fraud – could it happen to you? If you're a homeowner find out how to protect yourself from your property being sold to someone else without your knowledge or permission.
March 22nd 2022
Move or Improve? Have you outgrown your current home, but are not sure whether you should move or improve?
March 4th 2022
Finding and keeping a quality tenant for your rental property is a major factor in the successful operation of your property. If you have a courteous tenant, who pays their rent on time and cares for your rental property, you will find your role as a landlord easier.
March 4th 2022
What are the government's plans in relation to Levelling Up and the private rental sector?
March 4th 2022
Trading Standards and the government have jointly announced compulsory material information which must appear on property listings.A property's council tax band or rate (for lettings and sales) and the property price and tenure information (for sales) must be included on all property listings by 31st May 2022.
March 4th 2022
Changes from 6 April 2022 will impact how letting agents and landlords in England conduct Right to Rent checks.