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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 […]

‘Tyre’ yourself out for charity – The Tour de Branch is back

‘Tyre’ yourself out for charity – The Tour de Branch is back After the success of our Tour de Branch 2017 where we raised over £1,300 for the Great North Air Ambulance, the fundraiser is back for round two! This year, the 41 mile bike ride will be held on Sunday 5th August, starting at […]

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 […]

Things to do during Easter in County Durham

Easter in County Durham After what feels like an endless Winter, it seems that Spring might finally be on its way (fingers crossed)! With Spring comes the Easter holidays, and as usual there is a wealth of events, activities and attractions across County Durham. Looking for inspiration? Here’s a few of our favourites… Easter Fun […]

New baby, new home

Becoming a new parent can bring a lot of life changes, including where you live. A new baby can have a knack of making your property feel ten times smaller, so you may want to start family life in a brand-new home, that has room for everything being a parent may throw at you.   […]

Top tips for moving in with your partner

You’ve found ‘the one’, now it’s time to find ‘the property’.   It’s finally time – you and your significant other have decided to bite the bullet and move in together, and although you’re super excited, there are some kinks you may need to work out before you fully take the plunge.   Whether you’re […]