Competition T&C's: Win an iPad Mini with Conran Estatesmore >>

June 29, 2015, 5:01 pm
1* Entry into this free prize draw ("Prize Draw") implies acceptance of these rules. The owners of Conran Estates reserve the right to amend these rules at any time.
2* No purchase is necessary for entry into the Prize Draw.
3* The promoter ("Promoter") is Conran Estates
4* The Prize Draw is open to any residents in the UK only.
5* The Prize Draw is not open...

Moving House With Children - A Survival Guidemore >>

June 12, 2015, 1:25 pm


Moving home at any time can be a stressful time for people, but if you are looking to move house with children, you will find that it can become an almost impossible task! While your children may be the light of your life, when you have important things to take care of, it can be difficult to en...

Spotlight: Blackheath Londonmore >>

June 12, 2015, 1:11 pm


Blackheath in the south east of London often provides a refreshing surprise for people descending upon it for the first time. Heading to Blackheath Hill through Deptford and New Cross sees you trawling through the urban nature of the city, only to arrive at a common and a much quieter pace of life. The view...

The Different Types of Mortgages Explainedmore >>

February 11, 2015, 4:09 pm

When it comes to buying a home, a mortgage is vital and it is important to get the mortgage that is right for you. There are a number of different mortgages on offer, and you should spend some time weighing up what the most effective mortgage is for your needs. Here are some explanations for the different types of mortgages.

Fixed rate mortgage

This is a mo...

Why Property Is a Good Long Term Investmentmore >>

February 11, 2015, 4:08 pm

When it comes to investing, there is no shortage of options and offers open to you, and many people are keen to find a solid long term investment. Of all the options available for a suitable long term investment, you should find that investing in property is a smart move. The following reasons are all factors in why investing in property represents a good long term investmen...

10 Tips For Landlordsmore >>

February 11, 2015, 4:06 pm

Being a landlord is a great way to earn additional income, but it can be a challenge. Here are 10 tips for landlords.

Carry out research

Even before you think of renting out your property, examine the local market and see who is looking to rent property in this part of the country. It may be that there is an identifiable market in place for this area, which...

Why Buying a Second Home Is a Good Ideamore >>

February 11, 2015, 4:00 pm

Making the most of your money is crucial and if you have money to invest or save, you will find that there is no shortage of offers of advice. This means that you can feel slightly overwhelmed but if you are looking to use your money wisely, while also obtaining additional benefits, buying a second home remains a good idea. The property market can be volatile but in the long...

Stamp Duty - What it Really Means to Youmore >>

December 12, 2014, 6:02 pm

Stamp Duty........ aka another dreaded tax which has no absolutely no benefit to you and after all the tax you pay on income and the various stealth taxes it is ultimately considered a 'hurt' tax to most!!

But it has all changed from midnight on 3rd December 2014. For once this change in tax legislation WILL benefit the majority, albeit if you are buying for m...

Tips That Every Buyer Should Knowmore >>

December 5, 2014, 3:15 pm

When it comes to getting the property you dream of, there are ways in which you can increase your chances and these are tips that every buyer should know.

Be friendly with the estate agent

An estate agent is looking to work on behalf of their client and make a sale, but estate agents are busy and often have a lot of clients to look after. If you take the ti...

Your Front Door Plays A Crucial Role In Selling Your Homemore >>

December 5, 2014, 3:12 pm

You don’t need a property expert to tell you that first impressions are important, and if you are looking to sell your home, you need to make sure that you create an excellent first impression. There have been studies shown that some buyers have made up their mind about a property within seconds of seeing it, which means that some people have made up their mind when they a...

A Limited Budget Can Achieve A Lotmore >>

December 5, 2014, 3:10 pm

When it comes to adding to the value of your home and making it more attractive, it may seem as though you need a great deal of money. There are plenty of experts who will tell people that serious investment and major overhauls is the only way to improve the value of their home but this is not the case. Yes, strong investments can make a difference, but you don’t need to s...

6 Steps To Take Before Every Property Viewingmore >>

December 5, 2014, 3:06 pm

If you are looking to sell your home, you know that you need to place it on the market and that one of the most important parts of the selling process is welcoming people to your home. There is a need to allow interested buyers to view your property, and it is crucial that you make sure your home looks as attractive as possible.

For the first couple of viewings, it i...

Seven newly developed apartments in Greenwich! All sold in record time!more >>

June 20, 2013, 10:11 am
Nobody likes  a show off but we couldn't help ourselves! We were instructed to market 7 newly developed apartments in trafalgar road Greenwich. The properties were also being marketed by another local agent. We are pleased to say that we have sold all 7 properties through open days & in record time. Happy vendors and happy buyers! We love what we do! :-) *image be...

8 Quirky Houses Around the Worldmore >>

June 11, 2013, 7:48 am

With today’s growing suburban culture, it’s extremely common to see cookie-cutter houses and less-than-creative designs and colors. Amidst these uniformity, there are still a handful of exotic and unique dwellings scattered around the world –ranging from cave houses to gnome huts. Their quirkiness adds a little bit of spice to our surroundings, and a touch of crea...

Home sales hit three-year high as housing revival continuesmore >>

June 11, 2013, 7:45 am

Home sales have hit a three-and-a-half-year peak, surveyors have reported, confirming the housing market revival.

Chartered surveyors polled by industry body Rics handled an average of 17.9 sales during the three months to May, the highest figure ...

Make your property more attractive to buyers through DIYmore >>

June 5, 2013, 6:24 am

Most people will know that the housing market has been through something of a tough time recently, which has created plenty of challenges for buyers, sellers, estate agents and the authorities alike.

One of those is ensuring that a property is in the best shape possible prior to it bei...

Top 10 tips for would be Buy to Let landlordsmore >>

June 5, 2013, 6:21 am

There is a certain kind of dinner party where the favourite topic of conversation is who has invested in a buy-to-let investment property, who has yet to take the plunge, and where the next best place to become a landlord is likely to be.  Yet buying a property for investment purposes i...

One in four landlords set to expand portfoliosmore >>

June 5, 2013, 6:14 am

Almost a quarter of buy-to-let landlords are planning to purchase at least one further property over the next 12 months.

According to a study by agents Allsop and market research firm BDRC Continental, 23% of landlords plan to grow their portfolios over the next year, and 61% a...

Take a look at what our client's have to say about our service! more >>

May 21, 2013, 7:37 pm

Review written By Glenn Anderson

We had a property to sell in the Deals Gateway development. We shortlisted 3 local agents who were asked to respond to a bid document, view the property and discuss their proposal. There was a weighted matrix of 10 criteria used to select the ag...

Letting agents: how to protect yourself from 'cowboys'more >>

May 21, 2013, 7:28 pm

Not all cowboys have a Stetson and a moustache

The rental arm of the property market has been compared to the 'Wild West' by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Due to high house prices and difficulty accessing mortgage finance, more people ar...