Venture Properties Blog

May 22nd, 2015

Section: Darlington Office

Bank Holiday Opening Times

This coming weekend, our opening hours will be: Saturday 23rd May – 9am – 4pm Sunday 24th May – 10am – 1pm Monday 25th May – 10am – 2pm

May 20th, 2015

Section: Darlington Office

Are you on our Property Investor list?

For many, purchasing an investment property is the ideal way to boost an existing income at a time of low interest rates.  Here at Venture Properties we aim to keep you up-to-date with all things investment, whether you are looking for a buy-to-let property or for a project that you can ‘do up’ and sell […]

April 28th, 2015

Section: Darlington Office

May Bank Holiday Opening Hours

This coming weekend, our opening hours will be: Saturday 2nd May – 9am – 4pm Sunday 3rd May – CLOSED Monday 4th May – 10am – 2pm

April 27th, 2015

Section: Lettings

The General Election and what it means for the property market

House Prices The UK’s largest independent estate agent, Haart, have recently come out to say that homebuyers should consider purchasing their property before the 7th May as house prices are likely to rise after the election. The 0.9% increase in March 2015 is a good indicator of this, they have argued.   Housing Crisis Everybody […]

April 20th, 2015

Section: Uncategorised

Happy owner sells with our Bishop Auckland office

Our Bishop Auckland office recently achieved a sale on a property on Pollards Drive, Bishop Auckland. The property was on the market for £425,000 and went under offer within three weeks of going onto the market. Branch manager Leanne Beattie said of the property ‘This was a lovely property in a very popular area of […]

Meet the Directors

Here’s your chance to get to know the two men at the top of Venture Properties, company Directors Michael O’Connor and Carl Jenkinson. How did you both first meet? CJ: Michael was buying a house from me when I worked as a Manager for Reeds Rains just down the road. Whose idea was it to […]

What to consider when looking for a buy to let investment

1. Research the area. Where are the schools and amenities?  do people want to live there?  If you’re looking at family properties a good school nearby will be essential, if you’re looking to rent to young professionals, consider transport links. Don’t just research the town, look closely at the actual area within the town.  Getting […]

Easter Weekend Opening Times

GOOD FRIDAY   –   CLOSED            EASTER SATURDAY   –   9am – 4pm             EASTER SUNDAY   –   CLOSED              BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY   –   10am – 2pm  

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 […]