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March 19th 2018
Importance of location
Our recent Valentine’s posting asking why people chose their current property only reaffirmed the importance of location. Indeed location won by a mile. Of course the mantra "location, location, location", immortalised by Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer, still holds true. Location really is the most important consideration when buying a property. 
March 1st 2018
Win a bouquet of flowers this Mother’s Day
Enter to win a bouquet of flowers this Mother’s Day, just post a photo of yourself on our Facebook page to enter. 
February 21st 2018
Moving in or out of the South West of London?
If you have been looking for more space in or out of the South West of London now could be the time to list your property or view some for sale. As the most recent Rightmove House Price Index report for January 2018 has returned some positive indicators. 
February 14th 2018
Happy Valentine's Day - what attracted you to your home?
Happy Valentine's Day - what attracted you to your home? Tell us on our Facebook page...
February 13th 2018
Code of Conduct for letting agents
Goodfellows know that an unwritten code of conduct underpins good practice in the letting industry. It is reassuring to see one of our trade bodies, The Association of Residential Letting Agents ARLA, describe the introduction of a code of conduct and official register for letting agents north of the border as “a watershed moment for the industry.”
January 25th 2018
Happy Birthday to Tom
Happy Birthday to Tom.Having joined the company in January 2017 as an Apprentice, Tom has established himself as a key member o...
January 18th 2018
Card surcharges over
If you have had to use your cards for payments around the purchase or rental of a property you will be glad to know that from 13 January, in line with the European Payment Services Directive (PSD2) companies have been banned from charging fees for credit or debit card payments. 
January 17th 2018
How to steer clear of the pitfalls that could devalue your home
More often than not people talk about ways to add value to their Surrey properties.  But there might also be some things to avoid if you want to make sure your home retains its value
January 16th 2018
Old Rutlishians Wine & Cheese Evening
Looking for something local to do?Why not come along to the Old Rutlishians Wine & Cheese Evening. Friday, February 9th at 7.15...
January 12th 2018
Rents going up requiring careful management
Looking after your tenants is important as a landlord and some recent research by credit reference agency Equifax has found that 52% of tenants living in London expect their rents to go up this year.
January 2nd 2018
UK house prices still rising in 2018 
For many British homeowners the value of their homes has risen hugely over the last six years, the average is 30.9%.
December 20th 2017
Merton and Morden Guild members Christmas party
Goodfellows were delighted to be involved once again in the Merton and Morden Guild members Christmas party.