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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. […]

Tips for staging your house for a viewing

Tips for staging your house for a viewing Did you know, prospective buyers form an opinion on your house within the first seven to ten seconds of stepping through the front door? First impressions count, and this is where house staging comes in. Staging a home refers the preparation and decoration of a house to […]

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 […]

Add a splash of summer to your sale

Add a splash of Summer to your sale If you’re looking to put your house on the market, this season can be a real asset- taking advantage of the blue skies and sunshine increases your chance of success! Here at Venture, we’ve compiled a list of five top tips to help you breathe Summer into […]

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 […]

‘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 […]