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A Review of 2018 for our Commercial Department

As we move towards the end of another busy year, our Commercial Agency team are delighted that 2018 has demonstrated to be a successful year for both sales and lettings. The last quarter of the year has proved to be somewhat impressive having completed on a variety transactions including the magnificent Convent of Mercy, which was an absolute jewel of an instruction for the team to have been involved with. Ryder & Dutton’s Commercial Agency Manager, Verity Ellidge has stated that...

A Review of 2018 for our Land & New Homes Department

Many estate agents are now starting to extend their services to include land and new homes, which is something we have been doing at Ryder & Dutton Land and New Homes for decades. We already have a dedicated department which is recognised as a leading authority in the new build market. Our experienced team have years of experience in the field, understand the market and are on hand to deliver a seamless sales and marketing service for land owners, builders and developers. We had a succ...

Mortgage Bankers Vs Mortgage Brokers: Why use a Mortgage Broker?

Does giving up a day of your time to sit in an office or bank, answering questions and filling out paperwork sound like your idea of fun? No. Ours neither. Most people assume that getting a mortgage means heading straight to your bank but unfortunately, this can mean missing out on the right deal for your needs. It’s a bit like looking for car insurance - you want to take a look at what everyone has to offer first rather than just going with what you know. The problem is, it’s ...

A review of 2018 for Ryder & Dutton

Well, another year is over...   We hope you have all had a great 2018 and also a wonderful Christmas! It's been a great year in general, with record hot summers, a good showing in the World Cup bringing everyone together and we've had another royal wedding. So to see out the end of the year, we thought we would let you know just a little of what has been going on with Ryder & Dutton throughout 2018, as well as any big news in the property industry as a whole, with our revie...

How to Plan a Spare Room for Guests

Wondering how to prepare a room for guests? Once you’ve sorted your bedding, table lamps, bedside tables and mirror, it can be difficult to know what else to include. Check out this guide to find ideas for those little extras every spare room should have to make sure your friends and family have a restful stay Add a luggage rack Your guests will no doubt bring along an overnight bag or suitcase, which can be pretty cumbersome, so invest in one of these nifty folding racks to keep lu...

Is Help To Buy Just For First Time Buyers?

Many of you may already be aware of the Help to Buy scheme that was introduced back in 2013 that aims to help those struggling to save money get onto the property ladder, or to move home. However, it’s a myth that all Help to Buy schemes are for first time buyers only. With as little as a 5% deposit, the Help to Buy Equity Loan will allow you to borrow 20% of the purchase price, interest-free for the first five years. In the sixth year, you will pay 1.75%, rising annually b...

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