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  • Date : 16-01-2018

Rental periods come to an end at all times of the year and, quite often, people decide that a New Year is a good time for a fresh start. But if you’ve got a property to let that no one is biting on and it’s been sitting empty for months, it’s time to take a […]

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buyer tips
  • Date : 27-12-2017

I don’t want to come across as all bah humbug, what with the holidays being just around the corner but, let’s face it, there has been a lot of uncertainty around this year thanks to Brexit. Surprisingly, despite predictions to the contrary, when the leave vote was cast in June 2016 (can you believe it’s […]

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buyer tips
  • Date : 28-11-2017

It is now five months since the re-election of the Conservative Party, and much of the political discussion on social media has gone back to pictures of food and funny animals. This is despite the manifesto promises on housing in the political manifestos, which all parties seldom deliver on. Unfortunately, housing has always lagged behind […]

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  • Date : 14-11-2017

I am still struggling to get my head around the fact that the year is rapidly coming to a close. And, of course, that means that winter is on its way. I don’t know about you, but I know my wallet is already cringing with anticipation at the prospect of winter and all the expense […]

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  • Date : 21-08-2017

If you are looking to increase the value of your home ready for sale or are looking for extra space for your family, you might be considering a home extension. Since home improvements can be a smorgasbord (I’ve loved that word ever since I visited Sweden!) of rules and regulations, I thought I would delve […]

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  • Date : 01-08-2017

If you’re looking to sell your property, I can imagine you want to make it as attractive to buyers as possible. Unless you are willing to simply sit and wait for someone to decide that your home is the one for them, going the extra mile and ensuring your property is sale ready really is […]

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  • Date : 10-07-2017

Let’s face it, running a home – whether you own or rent – can be a costly business. The average UK household spends almost £3,500 each year on bills alone. The topic came up the other day when one of my Bluestone Sales & Lettings colleagues was lamenting an increase in their broadband bill, which […]

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new builds
  • Date : 04-07-2017

When buying a property, there are a lot of things to try and get your head around, including costs, conveyancing, the actual moving and more. One thing that often gets mentioned but not truly understood is the tenure of a property. The word tenure relates to land laws and the ownership of the land on […]

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propert inspections
  • Date : 26-04-2017

Help for homeowners It’s that time of year when we start to think about spring cleaning and clearing the clutter at home. But, let’s be honest, how often do we sit down and look at what larger projects need undertaking? I imagine that the answer from the majority will be never or rarely: it’s all […]

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  • Date : 05-03-2017

A first impression can be crucial to the sale of your home so you need to consider what first impression your property gives off. 99 out of 100 times a buyer has decided to view your property based on the way it looks when they saw it online. If your online property portfolio gave a […]

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