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Rental reforms on the way: the abolition of Section 21 and more

Mark Brayfield explains the proposed changes to the private rental sector and how they will affect both tenants and landlords

Published in Lettings on 20 June 2022 by Mark Brayfield

New Nottingham branch now open

Tim Downing talks us through the launch of our new Nottingham branch on Bridlesmith Gate in the heart of Nottingham City Centre

Published in Company News on 8 June 2022 by Tim Downing

Our event for first time buyers is happening this Saturday

Thinking of buying your first home? Come along to our Sleaford branch this Saturday for free advice from the experts

Published in Company News on 7 June 2022 by Kevin Scrupps

What makes a ‘forever home’ unforgettable? 

 A new survey, commissioned by a leading UK provider of uPVC windows and doors, has attempted to unearth the secret to presenting a house as a ‘forever home’.

Published in Magazine on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

Renters are locking in longer tenancies

It has been estimated that there are currently three times more tenants looking for homes than there are rental properties available, making it the most competitive rental market ever recorded.

Published in Lettings on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

How can you get financially fit before your first property purchase?

By clarifying your financial position before buying a home, you can improve your chances of securing a mortgage while granting yourself a little peace of mind.

Published in Magazine on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

Make your rental application stand out

When you've found your ideal rental, it can be frustrating learning that it is in high demand - and that you're up against some competition.

Published in Lettings on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

Summer interior design ideas

After the spring clean comes the summer spruce-up.

Published in Lifestyle on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

What’s happening in the UK property market? 

After two years of high market activity, you’d be forgiven for thinking the tide is ready to turn.

Published in Magazine on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

HMO investments: Are they worth it?

Houses in multiple occupations (HMOs) are a popular investment choice for landlords.

Published in Lettings on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

1 in 4 households are making home improvements

The last few months have seen energy prices soar and household budgets squeezed.

Published in Lifestyle on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

When is the fastest time to sell during the summer?

  Did you know that the time you choose to list your home for sale, is a crucial factor in the price you might achieve for it? This is because demand drops during certain months of the year, leading to fewer potential viewings and offers.

Published in Magazine on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

Housing supply starts to improve

  This month, property search portal OnTheMarket published its Property Sentiment Index, offering insights into how things might be changing.

Published in Magazine on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

Make your summer house move stress-free with children

  Even if you've discovered your dream home in the ideal location, the process may be stressful, especially if you're relocating with children.

Published in Magazine on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

What are tenants on the hunt for in a property? 

A recent report by the Social Market Foundation (SMF) has revealed tenants’ top priorities when choosing a home.

Published in Lettings on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

A good relationship with your landlord is key 

Developing a positive relationship with your landlord has many benefits.

Published in Lettings on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

Ten steps to finding your perfect home

If you are searching for a home, you will want to follow these steps to help you along the way.

Published in Magazine on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

How to make your home office more comfortable 

For many houses on the market today, home offices are slowly becoming less of an 'added bonus' and more of a 'must-have.

Published in Lifestyle on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

Investing in property? Here are our top tips!

With high demand for property driving up house prices and rents across the country, now is a great time for new or established landlords to ride the wave by investing.

Published in Magazine on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

Supporting St Barnabas Hospice

We are pleased to confirm our ongoing support for St Barnabas Hospice as they celebrate their 40th anniversary

Published in Campaigns on 1 June 2022 by Kevin Scrupps

View new properties before they go online

Kevin Scrupps explains how the FirstLook service can help buyers avoid disappointment and gain a distinct advantage over most other buyers

Published in Company News on 27 May 2022 by Kevin Scrupps

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Our offices will be closed on Thursday 2nd June and Friday 3rd June as we mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee; we are open as normal on Saturday 3rd June

Published in Company News on 25 May 2022 by Kevin Scrupps

Landlords must provide carbon monoxide alarms from October

Lettings manager Mark Brayfield explains the changes in leglislation that landlords must be aware of

Published in Lettings on 19 May 2022 by Mark Brayfield

Expansion of sales and lettings across the region

Tim Downing discusses how Pygott & Crone are expanding their sales & lettings departments across the East Midlands

Published in Company News on 17 May 2022 by Tim Downing

How the pandemic has changed our homes

The lockdowns and social restrictions that followed in the wake of COVID-19 had some interesting consequences for Britain’s homes.

Published in Magazine on 5 May 2022 by Marketing Team

Are you a tenant on the hunt for a pet-friendly property?

Did you know? April 1st marks the start of National Pet Month! For tenants with pets, the search for a property can be a little more time-consuming and tedious.

Published in Magazine on 5 May 2022 by Marketing Team

These new measures could help you as a seller 

Did you know that new regulations for the property industry will soon affect sellers?  The good news is that these upcoming changes will help you attract the attention of more informed (and therefore more serious) buyers.

Published in Magazine on 5 May 2022 by Marketing Team

Demand creates opportunities for new landlords

As soaring house prices continue to push up the average buying age, more and more people are looking to rent for longer.

Published in Magazine on 5 May 2022 by Marketing Team

18% more green mortgages are now available 

Green mortgage popularity is evidently on the rise as we all do our bit to make the world an eco-friendlier place.

Published in Magazine on 5 May 2022 by Marketing Team

Looking for a property with a lot of potential?

When flipping a house, it’s important to ensure that the renovations you are making will add a substantial amount of value to the property, in order to make it worthwhile.

Published in Magazine on 5 May 2022 by Marketing Team
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