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Top tips to prepare your property for Autumn

Autumn is upon us, and now is the time to make sure your property is in tip-top condition for the cold and wet months ahead. With the weather still mild, TrustMark, the Government endorsed 'find a tradesman' scheme, is advising property-owners to carry out a few regular maintenance jobs in order to winter-proof their property.   “Many winter-related disasters can be prevented if people plan ahead in the autumn to protect their properties from the wind, rain and freezing temperatu...

Top tips for boosting your property's eco-friendly appeal

As we become more environmentally aware than ever before, having a greener approach with your rental business could actually help boost your profits and seal the deal with tenants. Not only does a more eco-friendly approach help save on fuel costs, it can provide greater convenience and a unique selling point.   In April this year, a new legislation – the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) - came into force requiring every residential rental property to have an EPC rating...

Do You Need Planning Permission To Build Garden Buildings??

There's never been a better time to time to update your garden, whether that’s with some new plants, outdoor furniture, or a new shed or greenhouse.   While on paper, putting up a shed might seem straight forward, experts urge Brits to consider planning permission and government rules when it comes to outdoor buildings. Outbuildings such as sheds and summerhouses can often be built without planning permission, but there are some limitations. Specialists from outdoor building man...

What Does the Interest Rate Rise Mean for me?

  The Bank of England has raised its bank rate in August to 0.75 per cent and we’re here to cut through the jargon and answer, what does this mean for you and your mortgage?   I’m on a fixed rate mortgage Generally speaking, if you’re on a fixed rate mortgage, you won’t see a difference in your payments. For those of you who still have a while left on your fixed rate mortgage i.e. 3 or 4 years, you won’t notice any difference in your payments now. ...

Discover the Latest Offerings From Our New Homes Department this September.

There are lots of advantages to buying a brand new home, such as the Help To Buy scheme, being energy efficient, having the latest designs and much more. Our Land & New Homes team bring you four exciting developments for you to discover...      Nimble Nook – Reservations now being taken   Just off Foxdenton Lane, Chadderton, Nimble Nook is a small development of just six 3 bedroom homes which would be perfect first time buyers and growing families. &...

Stunning Transformation of Stable into Two Storey Luxury Detached Home

  Stunningly presented stable conversion presenting unique concept style living the upper floor is of an open plan design providing Kitchen, living area with feature glazing and double doors opening with Juliet Balcony , a spiral staircase leads to the entrance hall. Fitted bedroom with sliding door to luxury bathroom with second door to Hallway. Our telephone lines are open until 8.30pm weekdays and 10am until 4pm weekends – please call or e-mail to arrange a viewing.’ &...

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