Venture Properties Blog

Five ways to spoil your Mum this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is only a few weeks away but don’t worry, we sympathise as it’s not the easiest occasion to plan for when we all have such busy lives.   But Mum is Mum, and she deserves a day to be spoiled, so if you’re stuck for ideas, scraping the bottom of the piggy bank […]

Meet Ian Middlemass, our Mortgage Adviser

Can you tell us a little about yourself? I am still under 40 (just). Happily married with 2 children and 1 dog. I enjoy playing golf in my spare time and travelling.   My next holiday is skiing in Bulgaria with my eldest daughter.   How did you first get involved in mortgages? I studied for […]

Five ways to help you sell your home  

Let’s be honest, selling your home isn’t the easiest undertaking, starting with finding the right estate agent. You know of course the best thing to do is come straight to us, but the uninitiated could stumble round for ages before finding our superstar services!   If you’re still dreading the process however, let us help […]

5 tricks to transform your home for Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air as the world (and the Venture team) gears up towards the most romantic of holidays. We’ve got together to come up with some tips to help warm your heart against the February chill, stimulate your senses and turn your home from ‘blah blah blah’ into ‘ooh la la’.   Heaven […]

Venturing into the New Year – 5 home design hacks for a fresh start in 2017

As the saying goes, a new year means a new you and if one of your resolutions was to give your home that ‘brand new’ feeling, then our great tips, tricks and hacks are for you.   The Venture staff have put their heads together and come up with five ways to help you organise […]

January 3rd, 2017

Section: Darlington Office

Darlington office dominates letting market

Our Darlington office continued in its dominance of the local lettings market, retaining its number 1 spot for let agreed properties in 2016 with a fantastic total of 338. According to Rightmove statistics, Venture Properties let 94 more than their next nearest rival and a staggering 193 more than the Agent in third place. If you […]

2016: What a great ad-venture

As 2016 comes to a close, we’re delighted to report it’s been another hugely successful year for the fantastic teams across our six County Durham offices.   From seeing our Chester-le-Street office celebrate its fifth birthday by tripling in size, to raising over £3000 for MacMillan North East and sponsoring an award at the Local […]

Venture into Winterproofing: 5 SOS tips to make your home ready for winter

Although we’re used to being a little bit cold, with being based in County Durham, we still need to make sure our homes are winter-ready over the next few months.   Luckily, there’s no need to get the winter blues (or blue toes!) over the holidays, as we’ve collected some of the best winter-warming advice […]

A Very Venture Christmas

The nights are darker, the lights are brighter and there’s definitely a chill in the air as the Christmas season is upon us! At Venture, we can’t think of a better place to spend the most wonderful time of the year than our beautiful region. With so much going on,from traditional Christmas light switch-on festivals […]

November 1st, 2016

Section: Uncategorised

New touch screens up and running in Darlington and Cockerton

We’ve recently added another valuable marketing tool to our portfolio by introducing through glass interactive touch screens to our Darlington and Cockerton village offices.  This technology means that the screens are operated through the glass. The screens are ultra-high bright and sun readable and allow people to access an entire property portfolio, filter properties that suit their […]