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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]