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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 […]

Housing market continues to flourish

So, here we are again – another year, another lockdown. We wrote about how the pandemic would impact homeowners and tenants last year, during the first period of severe restrictions, but what does this latest move mean for the market? Well, while so far there’s been no news to suggest there will be an extension […]

Three things team Venture are digging

With the Christmas countdown in full swing and the cold, dark nights rolling in, we thought that it would be a great time for our next ‘Three things team Venture are digging’ blog. In the fifth instalment of our insider feature, director Lynne Stephenson from our Chester-le-Street office is diving into what she has been […]

Festive fancies to brighten your home

We’ve all spent an awful lot of time in our homes this year, so we think they deserve a treat – and what better way than giving them a festive makeover? More is definitely more this Christmas, so we’ve rounded up our favourite three decorating trends for you to make the most of those four […]

Three things team Venture are digging

The Venture team love to share what we’ve been up to and what inspires us, and so here, in the fourth installment of our feature, are the three things property coordinator Jack Magee has been digging… Walking the dog There is nothing I love more than a good walk with my two dogs in the morning. I […]

Mortgage boost for young home-buyers

At October’s Conservative Party conference, Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlined ambitious plans to get the country moving again, following the coronavirus crisis. Plans included a relaxation of planning regulations and a commitment to create a ‘world-beating’ green economy, along with a pledge to “turn Generation Rent into Generation Buy”. To this end, Boris announced the […]

September 24th, 2020

Section: Darlington Office
Lettings

Darlington lettings team is going for gold!

Our Darlington lettings team is worth its weight in gold – after winning top spot in the British Property Awards.   Judges highlighted the team’s quick and efficient email responses and knowledge of legislation before awarding them the 2020-21 gold accolade for ‘Letting Agent in Darlington’.   Venture Properties director Michael O’Connor said: “Across all […]

September 1st, 2020

Section: Darlington Office
Lettings
Sales

Meet Sue

Meet Sue – our newest recruit… and star baker We’re always looking to add to our talented team here at Venture to ensure we’re at the top of our game, and so we’d love to introduce you to the newest member – Susan London, who works in our Darlington office as a property administrator. Having […]

What does recession mean for the UK housing market?

The coronavirus crisis has led to the economy falling into recession, but what does this mean for the housing market? The UK housing market suffered greatly when lockdown was ordered and businesses were told to shut their doors in March. Without new listings and property viewings, sales negotiations were frozen and the market was paralysed, […]