It is the beginning of spring and is certainly starting to feel like it (despite yesterday’s unexpected flurry of snow). If you are wondering what to do or where to start in your garden at this time of year, read on for some handy hints. Growing wild Warmer weather with plenty of sunshine means that… Read More


In this price sensitive market it’s crucial for rental properties to be priced extremely accurately to avoid having an empty property.  It seems an obvious thing to say, but it is crucial to get the price of a rental property correct if you want it let. We have recently experienced a situation where a one… Read More


With two brand new sites from Bewley Homes, Nursery Gardens and Ash Lodge Park, both proving popular, particularly with local families, we took the opportunity to get a developer’s insight on New Homes; what the current market holds, along with their priorities when releasing a new site. Sales Manager, Brett Reeves, was kind enough to offer his… Read More


At the end of January, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) announced that mandatory five-year electrical installation checks on private rented housing in England will be introduced in a phased approach. Whilst they are yet to confirm the date that this will come into force, the Ministry has advised that it will… Read More


Over a third of all homes have a “man’s best friend” as part of the family, with January being ‘walk your dog’ month, we thought it was high time we featured a blog for their benefit. We’re incredibly lucky with the amount of countryside on our doorstep across our branch network; forests and parks, ponds… Read More


A current shift in attitude towards living accommodation means some young adults are deciding to find their independence by sharing with their partner and/or friends, whilst others have increased the length of time they remain at home with their parents, many returning following graduation. Research conducted by Aviva in 2017 showed that over a the… Read More


Christmas is now well and truly over and chances are your home is filled with lovely new gifts. If you have a family, your own gift will no doubt be accompanied by an abundance of children’s toys and games! So, what better action to take now than to clear out any older, unwanted items to… Read More


So you have just agreed on a house sale, you are full of excitement and can’t wait to move out of your old home and into the new, but what’s the process now and how long should you expect the sale to take to exchange and complete? According to Zoopla, it should take six weeks… Read More


December seems to be just flying by! I don’t know about you, but that seems to be the same as the whole year actually… With just 13 days (at the time of writing) until the big day, we’re all running out of time to get everything done in time. However, no need to panic! To… Read More


The Christmas holidays present the perfect opportunity to get your property noticed by buyers, as the UK’s most popular property portal, Rightmove, reveals statistics showing an incredible spike in online viewings.… Read More