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August 8th 2022
Selling your home in the summer
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.
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August 8th 2022
5 ways to make your garden appear bigger
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
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August 5th 2022
Help to Buy Deadline
Help to Buy Deadline With rising house prices and inflation costs it has never been more challenging for first time buyers to ...
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August 3rd 2022
Online Vs Local Estate Agents
The popularity of online estate agents is rising rapidly with a current market share of over 8%. Online estate agents can save you thousands in fees but will you be financially better off in the long run?
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July 21st 2022
Moving for the New Year? You need to act now.
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.   
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July 18th 2022
Kerb appeal: 5 ways to transform the appearance of your property from your doorstep
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.
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July 6th 2022
The Queen's Speech and White Paper: what news was there on rental reform proposals?
Every May, the Queen’s Speech is given at the State Opening of Parliament, outlining the Government’s plans for the upcoming parliamentary session, which generally runs from one spring to the next. Briefing notes are then released, giving more details on the legislation that’s being proposed. This year, for the first time, Prince Charles stood in for Her Majesty.
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March 24th 2022
Don't be a victim of property title fraud
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.
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March 21st 2022
Should I Move or Improve?
Move or Improve? Have you outgrown your current home, but are not sure whether you should move or improve?
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March 10th 2022
Right to rent online checking service
Changes from 6 April 2022 will impact how letting agents and landlords in England conduct Right to Rent checks.
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March 10th 2022
Compulsory material information on property listings
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.
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March 10th 2022
Levelling Up and the private rental sector. Information for Landlords
What are the government's plans in relation to Levelling Up and the private rental sector?
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