Venture Properties Blog

March 25th, 2015

Section: Lettings

The Importance of Property Inventories

What happens if I don’t have an inventory? Without a professionally prepared inventory, any damage caused by the Tenant whilst in your property will be impossible to prove in a court of law. This means that the potential losses for a Landlord may run into the thousands of pounds. My property is unfurnished. Do I […]

March 15th, 2015

Section: Crook Office

Vendor praise for Crook office

Our Crook Office have recently sold a property on Milburn Way in Howden-le-Wear and were delighted when they received an email with the following feedback:   Just a quick note to say many thanks for the excellent service we received with the sale of our property. I really feel you looked after us in a […]

Early offer paralysis

Everyone wants to sell their property quickly because the alternative could well be a long, drawn out process that is wearing to all concerned. Plus, we already know that the longer a property is on the market, the harder it is to sell, at least for a premium price. Sometimes we receive offers on properties […]

March 10th, 2015

Section: Darlington Office

Great North Run

Venture Properties are pleased to announce that two of their members of staff have been accepted to run in this year’s Great North Run, the world’s most famous half-marathon. Lesley Ainslie and Lisa Ridehalgh will run the gruelling 13.1 miles from Newcastle to South Shields in the run’s 34th year. Both members of staff will be […]

March 4th, 2015

Section: Chester-Le-Street

Chester Le Street office sell two houses 48 hours after coming to market

The team at our Chester Le Street office have sold a property within two days of it coming onto the market. The property, situated on Beechwoods in South Pelaw had generated a lot of interest and sold almost immediately. Sales consultant Dan Stephenson said  ‘The good news for anyone wanting something similar is that we have […]

February 27th, 2015

Section: Durham Office

OPEN HOUSE – Saturday 28th February stunning cottages at Shincliffe Durham

Set on the outskirts of Shincliffe a popular and sought after village on the outskirts of Durham City is Beaumont Court, a development of three fully refurbished cottages, each with its own unique features and character. The properties which range in price from £225,000 to £350,000 are offered with no upward chain. We are hosting […]

Gemma joins Venture Durham and secures a sale within five days

Gemma Ross has recently joined the expanding sales team at Venture Properties at our Durham office and finished her first week with a sale. The property, in Belmont Durham, came onto the market on Monday 2nd February and a sale was agreed by Gemma by the following Saturday. Gemma was delighted with the sale being […]

February 26th, 2015

Section: Uncategorised

Lisa’s First Sale

Darlington’s new sales consultant Lisa Ridehalgh  was delighted to wrap up her first sale last week. She sold a beautiful three bedroom semi-detached house in Dale Road in the West End area of Darlington. Lisa said, “I was nervous at first going back and forth between purchaser and vendor but in the end I got the […]

February 20th, 2015

Section: Darlington Office

Let within 24 hours

Lesley Ainslie, Lettings Negotiator at our Darlington office, took instruction of a new rental property on Tuesday, 17th February in Luttryngton Court, Newton Aycliffe. After matching the property out straight away, she had lined up viewings for that evening and the following day. By the next morning the let had been agreed and Lesley had secured another […]

February 17th, 2015

Section: Durham Office

Unique, charming & steeped in history.. Welcome to Lancaster House

Our Durham office has recently received instructions to market a unique property in the picturesque village of Kirkby Fleetham, near Northallerton. Lancaster House, a three bedroom detached cottage, is believed to date back to 1767 and has been with the current family for two generations. An old headmaster at the local primary school previously owned […]