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July 31st 2017
Work experience at our Cheam Village branch
Rosie took out a week from her sixth-form studies at Ewell Castle School to gain work experience at our Cheam Village bra...
July 28th 2017
Staging your bedroom for a sale…
When selling a property it’s important to consider the aspiration of your prospective buyer, if they can imagine themselves living in your property then you will be half way there to achieving a sale.
July 26th 2017
The perfect property for a stay vacation
If you have decided to stay at home this year you will not be alone as many Brit's plan to either holiday in the UK or plan to ...
July 24th 2017
‘The Week the landlords moved in’
The new BBC documentary series 'The week the landlords moved in' covers a variety of private landlords who experience living in their own rental accommodation for two weeks, whilst their tenants move out and live elsewhere.
July 17th 2017
Morden Family Funday 2017
The staff from our Morden branch had an amazing day on Sunday 16th July at the annual Morden Family Funday which Goodfellows have supported since its inception.
July 13th 2017
Good communication is key to the private landlord
The BTL, Buy to Let industry has become much more regulated in the past couple of years which is not a bad thing because according to research1 19% of all property is rented out by private landlords, which equates to 4.3 million people living in private accommodation and tenants need to feel as though they have protection.
July 11th 2017
Number 1 seed for the professional BTL Landlord
Wimbledon draws to an end this weekend, and what an exciting year it’s been so far, no one could have predicted both Murray and Djokovic not making it through to the finals, which highlights the importance of keeping on top of their game. This also applies to a professional BTL (Buy to Let) landlord, who to make a success of their business needs to get into the same mindset as a professional tennis player.
July 5th 2017
Buying a new home? Here’s our essential guide to getting it right…
Buying a home is said to be one of the most stressful things we will ever do, so getting it right is essential to saving time and money, so here is our guide to making sure you get it right.
July 3rd 2017
First time buyer’s bounce back to pre-crises levels
According to a new report by Halifax first time buyers in the UK have nearly sprung back to pre-crises levels in the first half of 2017, only 15% below the peak of 2006.
June 28th 2017
A touch of Narnia in Surrey
If as a child you were enchanted by the Lion, the witch and the wardrobe and would like to share it with family then you will no doubt enjoy the new installation based on the book by CS Lewis created in Banstead Woods and Chipstead Downs Nature Reserve.
June 27th 2017
Game, set and match – could this be your ideal Wimbledon pad?
Wimbledon is well under way this year running from the 25th June to the 15th July 2017. It’s a time when Wimbledon Village comes alive with sports men and women, tennis fans, teams and coaches.
June 23rd 2017
Home is where the heart is
There are bound to be mixed emotions when it comes to moving home and some recent research from conveyancing services firm My Home Move show just how attached UK home owners can be to their properties.