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Why buying a house might be better than renting

If you can’t decide whether to buy or rent, it’s worth remembering that although renting has its benefits, investing in a home of your own can be just as advantageous. Why? We hear you ask.   You can live by your own rules Renting means abiding by a landlord’s rules and needing to ask permission […]

Our Durham branch wins gold at British Property Awards

British Property Awards 2019 If you haven’t heard the great news – we are proud to say that we have just won the British Property Lettings Award 2019 for Durham. The awards give agents across the UK the invaluable opportunity to compare the service they provide against local, regional and national competition.  Our Durham team […]

Giving your home an affordable makeover

2019 is here and some like to use the New Year as an opportunity to have a fresh start. If you fancy a change or are perhaps preparing your house to sell, check out our tips for giving your home a makeover (without breaking the bank).     Turn up the lights! A great way […]

December 3rd, 2018

Section: Darlington Office
Lettings

Looking to rent? There’s still time to move before Christmas!

To try and encourage tenants to move in before Christmas, some of our landlords have reduced their properties recently. These are all really well priced at their new prices so make sure you don’t miss out. Call our Darlington office on 01325 363858 to arrange your viewing today.   Milner Road. Now only £385pcm. 2 […]

Preparing your house for winter

Preparing your house for Winter The chilly weather is closing in and it isn’t just important to keep yourself wrapped up, your house needs to be kept warm too! Just like us, houses can become damaged when the temperature drops below zero; here are some tips on how to be prepared for whatever Winter brings. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]