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Preparing for a mortgage appointment

Preparing for a mortgage appointment At your mortgage appointment, our financial advisers will assess and make recommendations on the best mortgage solutions available to you. They do this by taking important financial information that is needed to advise and every lender will ask for.     Lenders will evaluate if you can afford mortgage repayments, […]

What’s on in Durham this October half term

What’s on in Durham this October half term? Half term is creeping up on us quickly. You might be full of ideas to keep the children entertained (witch-ful thinking), but if you’re looking for something to boo-st the activity plan, look no further. Creepy, creepy crawlies day at The Bowes Museum, October 28th  Create some […]

When is the best time to market your property?

When is the best time to market your property? Selling your home can be a challenge even under the most ideal circumstances. So, as we enter an uncertain and ever-changing property market thanks to Brexit, it is even more important to consider the best time to put your house up for sale.  So, what is […]

Success for ‘Tour de Branch’ our Charity Bike Ride

  After months of organisation and training, our biggest event of the year, the Tour de Branch, finally rode into town.  On Sunday 25th August, our team of 31 cyclists, made up of staff members, family and friends, all set off on the challenging 42-mile ride from our office in Chester-Le-Street down to our Darlington […]

Work in progress

Work in progress   All good things must come to an end, and September marks the end of the Summer holidays and the start of a new school year. To help your children do their best, it’s worth thinking about where they’re working at home – is it in a bedroom? At the kitchen table? […]

Tips for the perfect summer BBQ

Tips for the perfect Summer BBQ Summer is here and we know that this season means one thing – it’s BBQ time. Fulfilling the role of the perfect host can seem like a daunting task, so we’ve pulled together some top tips to ensure that you are in-the-know on how to host a stress-free, delicious […]

August 5th, 2019

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What’s on this summer?

What’s on this Summer? Summer is here and so thoughts turn to days out over the holiday period. Luckily, there’s plenty on offer across County Durham over the next few months, so whatever you’re into, and however far you want to travel, there’s bound to be something to suit…   Lego®: Building The Bowes Museum […]

July 15th, 2019

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Tips for getting active over Summer

Tips for getting active over Summer Summer is here, or at least it promises to be. If you’re looking to utilise the warm(ish) weather by getting active but aren’t sure where to start, let us lend a hand. The advantages of an active lifestyle go beyond feeling great, the health benefits are well documented too. […]

We’re getting back behind the handlebars…

After another brilliant year for the Tour de Branch in 2018, raising over £10,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society, we couldn’t be more excited to get back behind the handlebars! This year, the 41-mile bike ride will be held on Sunday August 25th, starting in our Chester-le-Street office and ending in Darlington, not to mention there […]

June 10th, 2019

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Thinking of letting out your property…

Letting FAQs  Are you considering letting out your property, but aren’t sure where to begin? Read through our commonly asked letting-related questions… Do I need to tell my mortgage lender if I want to rent my property?  Yes. You need consent from your lender to let out your property; this may incur a fee.   […]