6 things you need to check before you rent

Renting is a commitment not to be taken lightly. It’s not only a huge chunk of your wage, but a base for your relaxation and leisure time. Where you live has a much bigger impact on your life than you … Continue reading

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Shops into homes proposals to go out for consultation

Also in the Budget yesterday, Right Estate Agents have came across the promise to provide more affordable homes, and to consult on proposals allowing shops to change into homes, and agricultural use to change to residential. Chief executive Liz Peace said: “Retail … Continue reading

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Right Estate Agents – Second home buyers could get state aid for mortgages!

George Osborne said officials have not fully worked out details of the scheme, which will offer Government-backed mortgages to help people buy homes with a deposit of just 5% of the property value. Right Estate Agents think that this will … Continue reading

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Estate agents now selling more houses

The number of houses sold reached its highest level in over two-and-a-half years, with chartered surveyors selling an average of 16.8 homes per branch in the three months to February, says the latest RICS housing market survey. The survey also … Continue reading

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How to… Renovate a period property

Whether you’re renovating a period property for personal use or capital investment, Right Estate Agents have some sound advice for first timers: Period features? One of the first decisions to make is whether to carry out works in sympathy with the structure … Continue reading

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Don’t miss out – Choose us as we are a Rightmove agent

Rightmove, the UK’s number one property website, is the top destination buyers, tenants, landlords and investments and sellers turn to for their property needs. Rightmove is the 6thmost popular website in the UK, up there with Facebook, Google and YouTube; … Continue reading

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Property Wisdom – Action Plan

Homeowners planning to add space to their property will have less red tape to negotiate now that planning regulations covering extensions and loft conversions have been relaxed, says property expert Laura Henderson. Recent proposals announced by government confirm proposals to … Continue reading

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Million pound UK property

Years ago, the thought of being a Millionaire and living in a Million pound property were only pipe dreams. Then Chris Tarrant came along and reminded us that with the current inflation, being a Millionairre was acheivable for Joe Public … Continue reading

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Ten of the best ways to add value to your home

A loft conversion can mean another bedroom or home office – both hugely desirable to all buyers, particularly in London where space is at a premium. Side return- a simple – but sometimes expensive way – to expand your property, but … Continue reading

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Flooding: How to protect your home from a flood

There’s no such thing as a 100% flood-proof home, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make it flood resistant. A basic flood defence can cost somewhere in the region of £2,000 to £6,000 according to the Association of British Insurers, … Continue reading

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