Read our tips to increase your kerb appeal

Read our tips to increase your kerb appeal

Posted: May 6, 2020   •   Posted in: Financial advice, Just for fun

Especially the front of our homes! If you were planning on getting your property on the market you can still prepare for this during this time. Making a good first impression is key when presenting your home; and the first thing potential buyers see is the front of your house. The homes that perform the […]

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Restrictions abroad are being lifted : What can we learn?

Restrictions abroad are being lifted : What can we learn?

Posted: May 6, 2020   •   Posted in: General News

As well as the question of when is the question of how; we look at other European countries to see what we can glean from them, as well as the sentiment of the British public. Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and Austria are among the leading European countries who are taking steps to end their own lockdowns, […]

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What is happening to borrowing rates?

What is happening to borrowing rates?

Posted: May 6, 2020   •   Posted in: Financial advice

Less people spending money has caused financial services to make adaptations necessary to prevent damage to the financial market. The Bank of England has cut the base rate to a record low of 0.1% to reduce the cost of borrowing for consumers and minimize disruption over the coming months. This is the Banks lowest ever […]

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Virtual valuations are now available!

Virtual valuations are now available!

Posted: May 4, 2020   •   Posted in: Properties

If you are thinking about selling your property or finding a new home then you can use the next few weeks to prepare for this. We can still help you achieve your property dreams and put all the plans in place for that to happen. We are now pleased to be offering virtual valuations, so […]

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Five most sought after features

Five most sought after features

Posted: April 28, 2020   •   Posted in: Properties

Each year we register thousands of new purchasers, each with their own list of priorities, and we have found the top five ‘must haves’ to be the following; Open plan kitchen/breakfast room Individuality or character Amenities nearby Modern finish/low maintenance A nice view As well as these fairly run-of-the-mill requests, we also receive some rather […]

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The top 5 most viewed properties last week

The top 5 most viewed properties last week

Posted: April 27, 2020   •   Posted in: Properties

Last week marked our fourth week of lockdown across the country as we battle against the coronavirus. We have found that our property portals and website are becoming more and more busy as people start to think about the future, and just how important their property is to them now that we are spending more […]

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Safe activities to help you get through self isolation

Safe activities to help you get through self isolation

Posted: April 21, 2020   •   Posted in: Just for fun

Board games Its’s the perfect time to dust off the family favorites, whether that be Monopoly, Uno, or Cluedo. Board games offer some great household fun and provide a break from electronic devices. Arts and Crafts Many of us will enjoy drawing or painting but never have enough time to do it. Now is the […]

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Getting the garden ready for Spring

Getting the garden ready for Spring

Posted: April 17, 2020   •   Posted in: Just for fun

Here are a few tips to help revitalise your garden or outdoor space, just in time for the warmer months!   The right grounding Before you purchase new flowers and shrubs to zhoosh up your garden, it is important to have an idea of the soil that you will be planting in. Different plants will […]

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Top cybersecurity tips on how to stay secure whilst working online

Top cybersecurity tips on how to stay secure whilst working online

Posted: April 16, 2020   •   Posted in: Local Interest

With more people than ever before working from home, there will likely be an increase in online security threats, making it more important than ever to take the right precautions. We have put together some cybersecurity tips to ensure that you are able to work remotely and safely throughout the current period and beyond. Key […]

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We look back at Leo Bignell’s cardboard figure exhibition

We look back at Leo Bignell’s cardboard figure exhibition

Posted: April 14, 2020   •   Posted in: Local Interest

Essex-based Leo Bignell, a 16-year-old student at St Joseph’s College in Ipswich, held his first solo exhibition, at the end of last year, of his cardboard sculptures at Turners menswear shop in Colchester. What’s unusual about his sculptures, apart from the fact that they are made from cardboard, is the drama, intensity and realism of […]

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