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Why Boxing Day is Brilliant for Savvy Home Sellers…

In this two-minute read, we unwrap the staggering statistics and reasons which make Boxing Day more than just a time for food, family and friends. It’s one of the best times to list your house to potential buyers… Picture the scene – It’s the afternoon after the night before. It’s Boxing Day! The presents are all […]


Chorley and Leyland Property Blog- The Effect of Rising Inflation on Local House Prices

House prices tend to rise with inflation, so with UK annual inflation hitting 4.2% last week, that’s good news, isn’t it? Yes and no – let me explain what it means for homeowners. The year-on-year cost of living rose by 4.2% in October, its highest rate in almost a decade. This jump in prices (inflation), […]


Steps To Protect Your Home From Burglars

Burglars target homes that they think will contain valuables, a sure giveaway is leaving packaging from expensive items outside your home. Ensure side gates are locked to prevent access to the rear of the property. Ensure rear fencing is in good repair. Improve natural surveillance at the front of your property i.e. trim high hedges. […]


Getting Your Home Ready For Winter

  Would you like the good news or the bad news? Bad news you say? That’s not surprising as a recent Harvard University study found that when posed that question 82 percent of people plumped for the bad news option first. And who are we to go against the findings of such brain boxes. So, […]


Would Your Children Like a Letter from Santa this year?

Register below to receive your child’s personalised letter from Santa this year! With Christmas just around the corner I’m so excited to let you know that again 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 […]



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 […]


Chorley & Leyland Property Blog – Is the Chorley & Leyland Property Market Running Out of Steam?

In recent articles on the Chorley & Leyland property market, I have been talking a lot about local house prices over the last 12 months and 5 years. When it comes to newspapers talking about the property market, the headline most people look at is what is happening to house prices. However, as 2 in […]


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