Venture Properties Blog

Bank Holiday Opening Hours

We will be open this coming bank holiday, Monday 2nd May, from 10am to 3pm.

Venture Magazine – Spring 2016

We are delighted our new Spring magazine is now out. Why not call into your local office and pick a copy up?   Spring Front Cover

Aiden joins as an Apprentice at our Bishop Auckland Office

We are delighted to welcome Aiden Shaw to the team at our Bishop Auckland office. Aiden has joined the Company as an Apprentice Estate Agent.  Director Julie Garthwaite said  “Aiden joining us has helped us deal with an increase in activity in our Bishop Auckland office and it has also enabled us to employ an aspiring […]

March 22nd, 2016

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Easter Bank Holiday opening times

Good Friday – Closed Easter Saturday 9 – 4 Easter Sunday – Closed Bank Holiday Monday 10 – 3 

Hot kitchen trends for 2016

HOT KITCHEN TRENDS FOR 2016   1. Open Plan For the social butterflies of the world, an open plan kitchen is ideal. It centralizes the kitchen and gives you the space to entertain guests while you’re cooking. From breakfast bars to islands, an open floor plan gives you the flexibility in terms of space and […]

An insight into being one of our Directors

Carl Jenkinson answers questions about life as one of Venture’s company Directors.   What do you love most about your job? The diversity of the people we deal with on a daily basis. You get to meet with clients from all walks of life as an Estate Agent, and as I’m a people person it’s […]

Homebuyer survey yields surprising – and not so surprising- results!

Homebuyer survey yields surprising – and not so surprising- results Recent research carried out by Santander has given buyers and agents an insight into what home buyers look for in an area – and some of the results might surprise you! Location appears to matter more than property style to many buyers – while stand-out […]

Important changes to Stamp duty tax

Buy-to-let landlords and anyone looking to purchase a second home are set to be hit with new costs from April when a controversial extra 3 per cent stamp duty charge is introduced. The change, which aims to free up housing for buyers, will add thousands to buy-to-let property transactions. Here we outline the major changes […]

January 25th, 2016

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Our Bishop Auckland office celebrates it’s 1st year

Our Bishop Auckland office is celebrating it’s first year of trading this month. The last year seems to have gone by so quickly and in that time we are delighted with the progress that we have made in the town. Leanne Beattie, branch manager said ‘I think we have really captured people’s attention in the […]

20 years on…what a Venture!

Cast your mind back to 1995. A time when Newcastle United were genuine Premier league title contenders, Toy Story was a box-office hit at the cinema and you could buy a three bedroom house for £35,000. This was also the year one North East estate agent, Carl Jenkinson, sold his first house and now twenty […]