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Taking the stress out of moving

Taking the stress out of moving   Whether you’re moving into a new family home this Autumn or relocating to start university, the experience is well-known for being a stressful one.  But, it doesn’t have to be – we promise! We’ve compiled a list of tips to make sure that your house move goes as […]

The benefits of renting a property

The benefits of renting a property We’re often asked whether buying or renting a property is the best option. The truth is, finding a place to live is a very individual experience, so we’ve put together a list of the benefits of renting to help you decide whether this would suit your personal circumstances. Broadening […]

Tour de Branch a wheel success

After training hard since late April and teaming up most Sundays to train (we went as far as Richmond in North Yorkshire on our weekend sessions!), we were ready for Tour de Branch 2018.   The morning of the ride was an apprehensive one, but we knew we were as prepared as we could be. […]

How to check and improve your credit rating

Building a good credit score is vital if you plan on accessing or borrowing money through credit cards, loans or even something as simple as a mobile phone contract. The entire idea of credit scoring can be very confusing but is especially important if you are applying for a mortgage!   The decision to take […]

Keep busy this Summer in County Durham

In the Summer holidays, it can hard to keep the family entertained. With the weather being better than ever, there are plenty of fun outdoor activities and events happening across County Durham!   Make the most of the sunshine and get outside. Here’s some of our favourite events happening over the next fewmonths…   Kynren: […]

Creating the perfect stay-at-home festival

Summer means the arrival of festival season- with live music, street food and lots of glitter! However, we all know that festival tickets can break the bank, not to mention all the added costs from travel, camping and refreshments.   This year, why not enjoy festival season in the comfort of your own home and […]

5 reasons why being a landlord is the best

At some point, almost everyone has watched ‘Homes Under The Hammer’ and dreamed of having a passive income (admit it!). It can be the perfect way to benefit from a property you don’t want to sell, have acquired from a relative, or that you’ve bought with the intention of renovating.   You don’t just have […]

How to sell your garden

Are you getting ready to sell your house? While you may have thought about staging your home for sale, decluttering your rooms and maximising the space, have you considered preparing your garden? First impressions are key, so the kerb appeal of your home can be just as important as what’s inside your four walls for […]

Top mistakes vendors make when selling a home (and how to avoid them)

Selling a home can be a stressful and costly time, more so for those who fall victim to the common mistakes vendors make. Naturally, you want the best deal for your property, which could mean a quick sale or making a successful profit. However, in some cases houses can sit on the market for months, […]

Spring cleaning hacks to transform your home

Although the British weather doesn’t seem to have received the memo, it is in fact Spring time! That means it’s the time when most of us start thinking about giving our home a good clear-out, so it’s all fresh and ready for the warmer months.   Here at Venture, we’re all about breathing new life […]