Post category - Lettings

New website coming soon…

We are delighted to announce that our new website will be launched next month. A year in the making, it has been quite a journey, but we think you’ll be impressed. The current website has been with us for the last 8 years and while it doesn’t look terrible, when we started looking at more […]

A Tribute to Her Majesty the Queen

Today is an extremely sad day for the people of our nation, the Commonwealth and indeed the world. It is one which none of us will ever forget. It seems that nothing will quite be the same again. We express our sincere condolences to the Royal Family. We also wish to thank Her Majesty for […]

Government steps in to offer support for energy crisis

Both tenants and homeowners will be relieved that newly appointed Prime Minister, Liz Truss, announced this week that the previous energy price cap will be replaced with an energy price guarantee, meaning typical bills will stay on average at £2500 a year from 1st October, rather than £3549 – the figure that was expected had […]

Where have all the rental properties gone?

It’s a question we’re asked on a daily basis by tenants across all of our offices. From Darlington to Chester-le-Street, from Crook to Durham. Where have all the rental properties gone? Tenants can’t have failed to notice the difference in the market before and after Covid. To give you an idea on the lettings market […]

We’re freezing our prices for our landlords

Landlords, in the midst of rising prices and 24/7 negative news, we are delighted to let you know we are freezing your prices for the remainder of the year. Despite continual rising costs for us as a business, we feel it is unfair to pass this on to our loyal clients when we’re in the […]

Self-employed Tenants

For self-employed tenants, going through the referencing stage to be successful in renting a property can sometimes be tricky. Due to its very nature, it’s just not as straightforward as someone who is employed and that’s a fact. Below is a handy guide we’ve put together for self-employed tenants looking to rent.   Find out […]

Love is in the air

Are you feeling the love this Valentine’s Day? We certainly are. The day of romance is fast approaching and at Venture, we consider ourselves experts in the field – after all, we always say home is where the heart is. So however you’re celebrating this year, whether it’s with your partner, friends or you’re treating […]

A record year for Venture

It’s been an incredibly exciting, and busy, 12 months for Venture and we’re thrilled to announce we’ve experienced our best ever year of selling, beating our nearest competitor by nearly 100. Our awesome team at the Darlington branch sold more houses than any other estate agent covering the town and surrounding areas in 2021, with […]

The housing market in 2022

Despite the global pandemic, 2021 was a pretty good year for the housing market, as homeworking led to thousands of people reassessing their requirements. However, it was fuelled in part by Government initiatives such as the stamp duty holiday, which have now ended – so what does the market have in store for 2022? Well, […]

Out with the old (puddings), in with the new

We’re dreaming of a white caramel Christmas! While we all look forward to the delicious main course with all the trimmings, dessert is a firm favourite for many and a chance to round off a great meal. From chocolate yule logs, and trifles, to cheesecakes and Christmas puddings, there is plenty to choose from. However, […]