In line with latest Government’s guidelines on home moving, the housing market remains open, and all our offices in England, Scotland and Wales continue to operate. Health and safety remains our main priority, and we continue to follow a number of strict measures to protect our customers and staff. More information

Chesterfield

20/06/2014

7 Tips to Sell your House Quickly

No one wants to wait too long when they’ve made a decision to put their home on the market. If you’re ready to sell your house, the following 7 tips could help you sell your home quickly – or at least a bit faster than normal. Work with the right

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Chesterfield

13/06/2014

What are the biggest regrets for first-time buyers?

First-time buyers can be emotional, they fall in love with a property and get caught up in bidding wars they can’t afford. After the boxes are unpacked and the infatuation had faded almost half of them said they would do things differently, according

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Chesterfield

06/06/2014

Is buy to let better than a pension?

New legislation starting in April 2015 allows retirees to use their pension to buy property instead of an annuity. And the booming UK property market may find its appeal as a viable alternative to buying an annuity upon retirement. But is it a good

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Chesterfield

27/05/2014

20 useful tips to help minimise the stress of moving

You’ve decided on a house and everything is moving towards completion, so what should happen next to make your move go smoothly? Here are some tips to help you avoid, or minimise, moving day stress: 1 Organize early Try not to leave anything until the

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Chesterfield

17/05/2014

Three tips for moving with pets

Moving day is a stressful major life event that you will have to plan for in advance. Before finding your new home, you’ll be researching streets and areas, finding the right schools, dealing with the overall buying process and let’s not forget

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Chesterfield

09/05/2014

Minimising Stamp Duty Land Tax – part 1

Jennifer Adams from Tax Insider, reveals how to minimise Stamp Duty Land Tax using Multiple Dwellings Relief. Multiple Dwellings Relief Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is charged whenever a transaction involving land takes place, however effected. It is

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Chesterfield

08/05/2014

Why should you pay a professional estate agent to help sell your home?

Is an estate agent worth the money? We may moan about them but when it comes to actually putting our homes up for sale, the vast majority of people still opt for a High Street agent’s services. Why should you consider paying a professional estate agent

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Chesterfield

28/04/2014

Landlords – are you failing to declare your rental income?

Landlords who have failed to declare their rental earnings are being warned to pay up or face harsher penalties. In recent years, many people have become "accidental landlords" (e.g. via inheritance or second homes through marriage which people are unable

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Chesterfield

18/04/2014

Top 10 Tips for a stress-free property sale

Here are a few great tips from Sally Sellwood for a stress-free property sale to help put you on the right track! Timing There are usually more people looking for properties to buy as we come out of the dreary Winter months and into the Spring, and

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Chesterfield

14/04/2014

Return on investment – what’s your goal?

The subject of ROI (return on investment) can be quite subjective. There are many angles from which to view an investment when you take into account risks versus rewards. At the end of the day, all we really want to know is, ‘did we make any money?’

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Chesterfield

04/04/2014

How to Prepare for New Tenants

Great news, you’ve found new tenants and in a few days they’ll be moving in, so what should you do to prepare for their arrival? Use this time to make sure you’ve got the last few bits of paperwork and admin sorted and check that the property is

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Chesterfield

24/03/2014

Moving Tip: when should you start packing?

Packing your home is a great way to save on removal costs but make sure you plan accordingly to avoid last minute stress. We recommend that you begin packing at least 3 weeks before your move date! Do a bit of sorting and packing every day. If you pack

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