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Festival Camping – Cool ideas to make it better!

Festival camping  Festival season is just around the corner and many of us will be preparing our tents, campers and caravans for a few days sticking in the mud. The good news is, this doesn’t have to mean a weekend of soggy clothes and no sleep. We’ve compiled a list of camping tips to make […]

Let there be light!

  Let there be light! Basking in the sun is a great feeling. But did you know letting natural daylight into your home also has a tremendous effect on the mental and physical conditions of our body and mind? At Ventures Properties, we take both our health and yours seriously, so we’ve put our heads […]

Old wives tales that are handy practical tips

A wise woman once said… How many times have you called something an old wives’ tale because you didn’t believe it was true? Believe it or not, there are a great number of old wives’ tales that are actually true and many of them can help you spruce up your home in time for Summer. […]

April 29th, 2017

Section: Darlington Office

Steph goes on maternity leave

Our long-standing Property Manager, Steph Durr, worked her last day before going off on maternity leave today. Her son, Frankie, is due to make an appearance on 17th May and we have been hugely impressed by how well Steph has worked throughout her pregnancy, showing her usual grit and determination. To send her off, we […]

Our favourite Good Friday fish shops

It’s almost Good Friday, and we all know what that means – fish and chips!   It’s the one day of the year when you don’t mind standing in a massive queue for your local chippy, whether it’s a rare sunny Spring day or tipping it down with rain.   So where are the best […]

Easter Opening Hours

Our office opening hours for Easter will be as follows:   Good Friday – CLOSED Saturday, 15th April – 10am-4pm Easter Sunday – CLOSED Bank Holiday Monday – 10am-2pm

Ad-Venture into Easter: Best Easter events in County Durham

Spring is here and you know what that means – we’re hopping into Easter season!   With lots of egg-citing events for the family, you’re sure to have a cracking time in County Durham over the break.   Here are some of our favourites for you to enjoy!   Join the Mad Hatter for an […]

Five ways to spoil your Mum this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is only a few weeks away but don’t worry, we sympathise as it’s not the easiest occasion to plan for when we all have such busy lives.   But Mum is Mum, and she deserves a day to be spoiled, so if you’re stuck for ideas, scraping the bottom of the piggy bank […]

Meet Ian Middlemass, our Mortgage Adviser

Can you tell us a little about yourself? I am still under 40 (just). Happily married with 2 children and 1 dog. I enjoy playing golf in my spare time and travelling.   My next holiday is skiing in Bulgaria with my eldest daughter.   How did you first get involved in mortgages? I studied for […]

Five ways to help you sell your home  

Let’s be honest, selling your home isn’t the easiest undertaking, starting with finding the right estate agent. You know of course the best thing to do is come straight to us, but the uninitiated could stumble round for ages before finding our superstar services!   If you’re still dreading the process however, let us help […]