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October 30th 2017
Here are our top tips for gas safety
It’s essential to make sure that your follow gas safety rules in your home, as badly serviced or poorly installed gas appliances could result in you having carbon monoxide poisoning, fires and explosions or gas leaks.
October 29th 2017
Ghostly buildings in Surrey and South West London
With Halloween just around the corner we thought we would see if there were any haunted properties in Surrey and South West London, and surprisingly there are quite a few.
October 24th 2017
Looking to move into the perfect family home for Christmas
If you are looking to move home before Christmas then this 3 bedroom terrace house situated in a tree lined residential road in the heart of West Wimbledon could be ideal as it is chain free and absolutely immaculately decorated and has a wonderful open plan kitchen the perfect place to cook up a festive feast.
October 23rd 2017
1970’s house meets 21st Century
Towards the end of the last century our love for home ownership in the UK really started to take hold, increasing from 30% in the 1950’s to 50% by the end of the 70’s.
October 23rd 2017
Flamboyant Art Deco with this property
The Art Deco period was a time when architects pushed design and materials to there limits with their vast linear walls and sleek glass panels, this house is a wonderful example of its era.
October 22nd 2017
Rutsfest Blood and Gutfest Halloween event
If you are looking for some spooky, family fun this Halloween in Surrey how about visiting this year’s Rutsfest Blood and Gutfest Event.
October 17th 2017
What’s your idea of perfect home for this festive season?
The perfect property to celebrate Christmas would offer a combination of some of these features; space for a big Christmas tree, a wood stove or roaring fireplace, a large enough kitchen to cook up a feast as well as a good sized dining room for entertaining, a cinema room, indoor games area, several guest bedrooms so guests could stay the night if needed.
October 16th 2017
Get moving before this festive season
If you are hoping to move home before Christmas then you have just over 11 weeks, not long but with the right planning it can still be achievable. So here’s our moving guide:
October 10th 2017
Landlords: 1 April 2018 EPC regulations – minimum rating E
As from the 1st of April 2018 most properties that are rented out privately will have to have an EPC, Energy Performance Certificate with a rating of E or above.
October 4th 2017
How to choose between a traditional agent or an on-line agent?
Who to use to sell your home has become somewhat of a mine field over the past few years, with hundreds of on-line agencies popping up and promising lower rates verses a whole swathe  of traditional agencies working on a percentage basis.
September 29th 2017
Cheam Village annual Macmillan coffee morning
A whopping £147.71 was raised for Macmillan Cancer Support by the branch staff with the help of the generous people of Cheam Village.
September 22nd 2017
Landlords: BTL retirement home?
Savvy Buy to Let investors are buying up retirement flats in order to top up their incomes - part of the attraction is that compared to other buy to let properties they offer good value for money with prices starting at around £200,000 for a one bedroom flat and with the option of moving into it later on in life if they wish.