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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.   […]

May 22nd, 2019

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Redesigning your kitchen on a budget

Redesigning your kitchen on a budget With the average person in the UK spending over 219 hours per year in the kitchen, it’s not surprising that people get bored of looking at the same view.   If you’re looking to give this room a new lease of life, you’ll be pleased to know that it […]

Buying FAQs

Are you considering buying a property, but aren’t sure where to begin? Have a read of our commonly asked buying-related questions:   I want to buy a property – where do I start? Firstly, you’ll need to establish your budget and how you will finance the purchase. If you are going to need a mortgage it […]

Tips for increasing the value of your home

When trying to increase the value of your home, bigger isn’t always better; perhaps you live in a flat that can’t be extended, or don’t have the budget for a remodel.   We’ve brought together some handy tips for boosting the appeal of your property before it’s put on the market, without the scary price […]

What’s on in County Durham this Easter?

Easter Sunday this year is on April 21st and there are some cracking activities over the bank holiday weekend and the school holidays. Come and discover lots of egg-cellent fun for all the family with our handy what’s on guide.   Whether you are looking for a family egg hunt, a chance to get your […]

March 7th, 2019

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‘Hinching’ your home

‘Hinching’ your home If you haven’t heard of Mrs Hinch by now, then where have you been? Sophie Hinchliffe’s passion for cleaning has gained her a 1.9 million-strong army of fans, known as the Hinch Army. If you’re in the mood for a seasonal Spring clean, are wondering what all the fuss is about, check […]

Why buying a house might be better than renting

If you can’t decide whether to buy or rent, it’s worth remembering that although renting has its benefits, investing in a home of your own can be just as advantageous. Why? We hear you ask.   You can live by your own rules Renting means abiding by a landlord’s rules and needing to ask permission […]

February 16th, 2019

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Our Darlington office is number 1 for most lets

Darlington takes top spot Our Durham branch may have won the British Property Lettings Award 2019, but this isn’t the only location that we’re shining in this year – our Darlington branch has claimed the top spot again for the most let-agreed homes in the area (according to Rightmove statistics).  As the largest office within […]