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Deadline Day Approaches – Who Could Make a Late Move this Summer?

POSTED ON 30 SEPTEMBER 2020

After being told that the financial impact of coronavirus would halt the big-money transfers this summer, it has been somewhat surprising to see that several high profile players have arrived in the Premier League. So with that in mind, what players might make last minute moves, before the window closes on October 5th?   Rhian …


Stamp Duty Holiday: Don’t miss out!!!

POSTED ON 28 SEPTEMBER 2020

The property market is thriving, however, with current restrictions, buyers and sellers are experiencing delays to reach exchange and completion.   While the property market is increasingly busy, and a record number of sales are agreed, with some delays in the local searches and mortgage applications, families are finding that reaching exchange and completion isn’t …


Sell your home fast by taking the advice of your agent…

POSTED ON 25 SEPTEMBER 2020

Houses that are marketed at the advised initial asking price are more likely to sell faster than those that need to be reduced… The Stamp Duty Holiday ends in six months, on the 31st March 2021, and if you’re hoping to move before the stamp duty deadline, we’d like to share some brilliant, eye-opening advice …


New Government Restrictions Announced

POSTED ON 23 SEPTEMBER 2020

Six months after announcing the original Lockdown, Boris Johnson announced new restrictions to curb a second lockdown…   Last night, Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced new restrictions which will last a further six-months and has warned the public to follow them to avoid a second national lockdown.   The new restrictions include a 10pm enforced …


Get your property market-ready and looking sharp this Autumn.

POSTED ON 21 SEPTEMBER 2020

With the Stamp Duty Holiday due to end in March, and the time it’s taking for a purchase to go through, get your property market ready today!   When it comes to marketing your property, the first thing buyers look at are the photos. Good photos of your property can have a huge impact on …


Rich pickings

POSTED ON 18 SEPTEMBER 2020

It’s time to hit the hedgerows and roadsides for nature’s free feast   We are heading into the season of mellow fruitfulness. It may not seem it in this crazy year, but in what seems like a bat of an eye, we are already into September, a month where we traditionally hang on to summer …


Inspirational Books of the 21st Century

POSTED ON 16 SEPTEMBER 2020

  Books help to heal the soul, and at this time, more people than ever are turning to books for comfort…   Just twenty years in, the 21st Century has already gifted us with so many inspirational pieces of literary work, worthy of comment. So we’ve picked five books, of different styles and genres, which …


Heads: Wheels of fortune

POSTED ON 14 SEPTEMBER 2020

  The Government’s easing of Stamp Duty has given home-buyers more spending power   When the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a Stamp Duty holiday to enable the homes market to breathe life into the post-lockdown economy, thousands of prospective house buyers must have raised their eyebrows and applauded wildly. It meant an estimated nine out …


The conker line

POSTED ON 11 SEPTEMBER 2020

It’s a centuries-old game that’s been in decline, but some people still go bonkers for conkers: They can be roasted. You can pickle, bake or coat them in clear nail varnish, but that’s frowned upon. Yet they are best au naturel, teased out of their prickly green case to be skewered, threaded on to a …


The Return of the Premier League….again

POSTED ON 09 SEPTEMBER 2020

It may seem like it has only just finished, but this month the Premier League returns for the 2020/21 season.   Title Challengers For the past two years, only Manchester City and Liverpool have produced consistently enough to mount title pushes, and it’s hard to see this changing anytime soon. Although Liverpool won the title …


Turning the heating back on safely.

POSTED ON 07 SEPTEMBER 2020

Your boiler hasn’t been used for heating very much over the past few summer months, if at all, so now’s the time to make sure everything’s running smoothly.   Being safe is of the utmost importance because even a small error could result in the absence of a boiler until it’s replaced or fixed, and …


Top TV Returning this Autumn

POSTED ON 04 SEPTEMBER 2020

As a result of the pandemic, many scheduled shows have not been able to go ahead as planned, and thus, we’ve been starved of our regular ‘new’ TV fix.   However, as we approach the busy Autumn period, thankfully some of our returning favourites had managed to complete filming before the full force of the …


Prepare your home for Autumn.

POSTED ON 02 SEPTEMBER 2020

The colder months are approaching and this means getting your garden and home-prepared accordingly. The garden particularly has been hard at work throughout the summer, but getting ready for autumn and winter isn’t necessarily that difficult, and these jobs can easily be done yourself Autumn is the ideal time of the year to trim your …


Ready, Steady, Gone…

POSTED ON 28 AUGUST 2020

Since the property market reopened, properties are selling 12 days faster than this time last year…   Research from a leading property portal has shown that in the 90-days to mid-August, the average selling time for a three-bedroom home has been just 24 days. A period 12 days faster than the same a year ago. …