Ryder & Dutton News Blog

How to tackle that New Year clutter

After being up for weeks, the Christmas decorations are finally down, the seasonal gifts have been put away and again we are in lockdown.  You may not have that sense of it being a new year and a new start, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make some positive changes.  As we have to ‘stay at home’ once again, why not use the time wisely? We don’t mean getting enthralled by a new Netflix boxset.  How about starting the new year with a fantastic big cl...

Evictions Ban Extended In England

The month long ban on Bailiff enforced tenancy evictions that was due to end on Monday has been extended in England. Housing Secretary, Robert Jenrick has announced today that it will be extended until at least 21st February. There are some exemptions to the regulations which include:- Anti-Social Behaviour If a property is left unoccupied following the death of a tenant Illegal Occupation Extreme Rent Arrears (which need to be equivalent to nine months rent arrears prior to th...

Why you need to buy a Contract Ready home

Scrolling through the internet in search of your new home, we are sure that many incredible properties will be catching your eye.  With the property market being much busier this year than last, partly due to the very enticing Stamp Duty holiday, we are awash with buyers eager to find that dream home to call their own.  But as you search, you may find that some homes for sale are described as CONTRACT READY – what is this, and why is it advantage when you’re looking to b...

Has your home had a touch of this year’s hottest trend, cottagecore?

If you’ve been trying to undertake some jobs in your home, you may have found that DIY stores are low on stock. From paints to wood, stock has been hard to come by as many of us have been using the pandemic to upgrade our homes, and tradesmen have been having issues sourcing everything they need.  But whilst you have been undertaking some home décor upgrades, have you thought about adding some cottagecore style to parts of your home? What is it? The term cottagecore is b...

Why we’ve invested in professional photography to market your property

Image is more important than ever. With more and more virtual methods to view a property, how your property is presented is crucial.  Let’s face it, we’ve all taken a shoddy photo or two in our time, and the good thing is we can make sure it never makes it in front of the online masses.  You may have even seen some less than perfect images of homes while you’ve been undertaking your house search. These photographs are the first impression buyers get of what your ho...

Property Market Update

We know many people will have been wondering about the effect of the new lock down regulations on the housing market. We are pleased to say we have received confirmation that Buying, Selling and Renting a home can continue in a Covid-secure way as it has in recent months and that Estate Agents and Lettings Agents can continue to operate and property viewings, appraisals, mortgage valuations and surveys can take place. At Ryder & Dutton we have adopted Covid-secure working practices....

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