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Category Archives: Buying

How will you change your life in 2019?

Chorley property blog – powered by Forbes.  Around this time last year, a poll came out from YouGovshowing what the most popular resolutions were among people in the UK. The top ten below haven’t really changed for the past five years. But we’d hazard a bet to suggest some people will want to cut down […]

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Chorley Property Blog – About to Retire and Privately Rent?

Live in Chorley? About to Retire and Privately Rent? You Could be £2,500 a Year Worse Off! You read the personal finance pages of the newspapers and it all seems to be the impending pensions crisis … where people aren’t saving enough for their retirement. But it’s not the lack of Chorley peoples’ future pension […]

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And so this is Christmas

We’re a musical bunch at Forbes Estates, or some of us like to think we are. Which means we love a bit of carol singing and festive songs on loop in our office. Have you got your Christmas list ready? I don’t ask Santa for much, in fact All I Want for Christmas is (A […]

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Chorley Property Blog – powered by Forbes. Chorley ‘Home Owning’ Movers & Shakers 2018

Chorley ‘Home Owning’ Movers and Shakers in 2018 It’s now commonly agreed amongst economists and the general public that the dramatic rise in Chorley property prices of the last six years has come to an end. Read the National newspapers, and they talk of doom and gloom in the British housing market with such things […]

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Would Your Children Like a Letter from Santa?

Would Your Children Like a Letter from Santa… With Christmas just around the corner I’m so excited to let you know that this year we have made direct contact with the one and only – Santa Claus! Now Santa has sent me on a mission with an important question for you. Santa would like to […]

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Chorley Property Blog – powered by Forbes. Eight easy ways for landlords to save money.

Eight easy ways for Landlords to save money: Everyone likes to get value for money and in the list below we show landlords eight ways to make money go further. They are in no particular order but over the years Forbes Estates as letting and managing agents we find they all save landlords money. It’s […]

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Chorley Property Blog – powered by Forbes. Advice for First Time Buyers

5 First Time Buyers Tips.   1969 was the first time a human landed on the moon. 1954 was the first time a man ran a mile in under 4 minutes. Could 2019 be the first time you buy your own property? There’s a first time for everything in life – including buying your first […]

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Is Black Friday a Big Con?

When the shopping phenomenon Black Friday crashed upon these shores from our cousins across the Atlantic it was seen as retail heaven by many. Prices slashed pretty much everywhere on everything and the best part was its timing. Black Friday or Noir Vendredi as it would be referred to in France (do they even have […]

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Steps To Protect Your Home From Burglars

14 Steps to protect your home from burglars: As the nights draw in and the days get shorter what’s on your mind? Thinking ahead and planning for Christmas? Thinking of putting your house on the market? Researching better electric and gas deals before the cold weather comes rolling? Or maybe you’re one of these people […]

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Chorley Property Blog – powered by Forbes. BUY-TO-LET LANDLORD TIME BOMB?

The £1,562,371 Ticking Time Bomb for Chorley Landlords “I just love looking over and keeping up to date the 108 pieces of legislation that govern the rental of residential property in the UK” …No Chorley Landlord, ever If you are one of the 811 Chorley landlord’s that manages your own property, would it surprise you […]

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