Venture Properties Blog

July 28th, 2015

Section: Uncategorised

Matthew passes Industry Qualification

Matthew Laverick-Elliott, the Lettings Manager at our Darlington office, has recently passed his NFoPP Level 3 Technical Award in Residential Letting & Property Management, making him eligible for ARLA membership and has also helped improve his existing knowledge of the industry. Matthew said, “The course was interesting and worked well as you are allowed to […]

July 22nd, 2015

Section: Darlington Office

Another Satisfied Customer

The Lettings Department in our Darlington office were pleased to receive some wonderful feedback from one of our landlords. Their property, a furnished apartment in Kirklee House, Victoria Road in Darlington, was recently let to a local company and both parties went away pleased with their experience. The landlady, Sarah Mooij, said: We have found […]

July 20th, 2015

Section: Uncategorised

Meet Charlotte, our new sales consultant at Chester le Street

Charlotte Reed has recently joined our team at our Chester Le Street branch as a Sales Consultant. Charlotte has previously worked in estate agency and has most recently worked for a Property Auction company and will be a great asset to the Venture team. Director Lynne Stephenson said ‘I’m delighted to welcome Charlotte to the team, […]

Recent budget implications on buy to let landlords

Buy-to-let landlords face cuts in the amount of tax relief they can claim on mortgage interest payments, the government has said. The amount that landlords will be able to claim will be set at the basic rate of tax, which is currently 20%. The move is aimed at creating a “level playing field” between homeowners […]

July 9th, 2015

Section: Bishop Auckland Office

Space, design, refurbishment and style…all at Dene Valley

If quality, design and refurbishment, impressive fixtures and fittings and masses of living space are high on your agenda when you are searching for your perfect property then look no further than the development that has recently come to the market at Dene Valley View, situated on the outskirts of Bishop Auckland. This development of […]

July 3rd, 2015

Section: Durham Office

We succeed where others fail

Peter Richardson, a recent client at our Durham office, has given the staff there a glowing review after finding it very difficult to sell his property with other agents in the area. This is what he had to say: I originally put my house up for sale in June 2013 with a local estate agent […]

Venture sponsors local football team

Venture Properties has recently sponsored a local under-7s football team, Escomb FC, based in Bishop Auckland. The boys play their football every Saturday morning at the Soccer Arena Stadium in Durham City and wear the Venture logo proudly on their shirts. Freddie Roe, pictured centre at the back, is the son of our Darlington Branch […]

June 19th, 2015

Section: Uncategorised

The benefits of staging your property professionally

Our guest blogger is Edge Property Staging outlining why it’s so important to stage your property in order to sell it quickly and for the best price MOVING ON? Decision made! You’ve decided to put your house on the market and move on to the next part of your life?!  Easy; the For Sale board […]

Venture launches new website

Venture Properties has launched a new website with increased functionality, a contemporary design and a more user-friendly interface. The new website has been a significant amount of time in the making, but, says director Carl Jenkinson, “those working closely with the site are pleased with the end product. We want to market our properties in the best possible light and that includes how […]

Grace achieves industry qualification

Grace Robinson, one of our Property Managers based in the Duke Street office at Darlington, is well-qualified for the job having achieved the Level 3 NfoPP Technical Award in Residential Letting and Property Management. Grace actually achieved this qualification before she even started work in the industry which has set her in good stead for […]