Venture Properties Blog

Taking the pressure away from being a landlord

Having a portfolio of properties in your name is a brilliant long-term investment but being a landlord can be time consuming, and sometimes confusing, as there’s a lot of paperwork and maintenance involved. Sometimes you need an expert (or a team of them) to help take the pressure off and assist you through your exciting […]

Three things team Venture have been digging

As the sun finally decides to shine and we head towards Summer, many of us are looking forward to spending this glorious time of year with friends and family (fingers crossed). In the eighth instalment of our exciting feature, property valuer Nicola Coates from our Crook office has been walking us through what she’s been digging… […]

Five places to explore in the North East

The North East is well-known for its fascinating history, scenic coastlines and inclusive culture, making it the perfect place to explore. For National Walking Month, we have created a list of our top five favourite places to stretch our legs. Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland Overlooking Embleton sands, the 14th-century ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle were built between […]

Three things team Venture have been digging

From rejoining the gym to enjoying beer gardens and al fresco dining, team Venture have been excited to get back to the ‘new normal’. In the seventh instalment of our insightful feature, sales negotiator Hollie Howard from our Crook office has delved into what she’s been digging… Homeschooling Thankfully, like many parents around the country, […]

Reposit – more protection, less hassle

We are thrilled to announce that we are now working with Reposit, a company that offers an alternative to the traditional tenancy deposit, and it’s proving very popular with our landlords and tenants. The scheme, which provides landlords with more protection against rent arrears and damages, also allows tenants to save a substantial amount on […]

Preparing your garden for Spring

Spring is the busiest season of the year for gardeners, and it’s finally here! No matter how big your garden is, there’s always room to grow some crops and flowers, so now is the perfect time to reorganise. Here are our top tips for getting ahead of the game this Springtime… Tidy up flowerbeds and […]

Three things team Venture have been digging

The Venture team love to share the things which have inspired us and how we’ve been keeping busy during lockdown, from binge-watching Netflix and dusting off our beloved books to getting busy in the garden. In the sixth instalment of our feature, valuer Leanne Holt from our Crook office tells us what she’s been digging… […]

Back from holiday with a bump

At the time of writing, it’s a little over a fortnight to the 2021 Budget, and the housing market is waiting with bated breath to see what Chancellor Rishi Sunak will do about stamp duty… We previously wrote about the stamp duty holiday here, describing it as a ‘little ray of sunshine’ for homebuyers. However, […]

Top tips to decorate your rental property

You don’t have to own your home to give it a personal touch. If you’re finding it difficult to be creative with your space, look no further! There’s many subtle ways to decorate your place that will not affect your tenancy agreement or cost you a lot of money. Firstly, it’s best to check any […]

Essential Winter checks for tenants

Protecting your rented property from the Winter weather can save you money, while making sure you keep warm when the temperatures drop. From the heating and insulation to your plumbing and garden, there are a variety of checks to do to prevent any issues in your home. We have put together this simple maintenance checklist […]