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Category Archives: Landlords

7 Safety Checks You Should Make When You Move Into Your New Home

You’ve moved home, you have the keys, you’re in, and the kettle and mugs have been unpacked. Sure, you’ve got boxes here, there and everywhere to unpack, but at least you’ve finally moved and are happy! It’s time to start a new chapter in the house of your dreams. But, you don’t want the dream […]

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Chorley & Leyland Property Blog – Chorley & Leyland Property Market to Crash in 2022?

  According to some newspapers and pundits, the property market boom could soon be over with the increasing interest rates and inflation.   In this article, I share the 3 fundamental economic reasons why things are different to the last property market crash.   The insider’s way to find out if there will be a […]

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How to Avoid Fairy Tale Property Valuations…

Once upon a time in Chorley, a royal family (or was it the Royle family?) decided they wanted to sell up and move to a bigger castle. They called in two different estate agents who arrived on majestic horses with golden flowing manes (the horses that is). The first agent said the family’s three-bedroom semi-detached […]

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Thinking of selling your home? Then it’s time to take control of your clutter…

First impressions make a huge impact when it comes to selling your home so one that’s clear of clutter is sure to strike the right chord with potential buyers. Just imagine yourself walking into a home to find piles of shoes clogging up the hallway or stacks of junk on the bedside table – it […]

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Chorley & Leyland Property Blog – Chorley & Leyland Homeownership Rockets by 798 Homes in the Last 5 Years

The local housing market over the last five years has behaved oddly. Local house prices are 33.1% higher than in 2017, even though during those five years, the British economy had the uncertainty of Brexit and the massive fall in GDP during the pandemic. Yet, a less observed trend is that the net number of […]

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Help! My property is not selling…

Property not selling? Four reasons why and how to fix them: Your house has been on the market for a while but you don’t seem to be getting any offers. Do you drop the price? That’s not always the answer. Here are four helpful things you should investigate further before you even consider reducing the […]

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Chorley & Leyland Property Blog – 82% Drop in Local Council Houses in the Last 40 Years

In 1981, 17.1% of properties in Chorley & Leyland were council houses. Today, that figure stands at 3.1%, a proportional drop of 82%. Why has the number of council houses dropped so much in those 40 years? How has that changed the dynamics of the local property market in those 40 years? The ability of […]

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HAPPY EASTER

HAPPY EASTER! Tonnes of chocolates, loads of bunnies and piles of hot cross buns. That’s right folks unless you’ve been on holiday to the moon for a few months you’ll know it’s Easter. A time for enjoying family traditions. And in many cases probably putting on a few pounds over the long weekend. Some Easter […]

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Do I need a For Sale board to help sell my property?

One question we get asked a lot is ‘do I need a board outside my property?’ We never force our sign boards on any of our clients. It’s totally their choice and we understand that some people don’t like or want them outside their property. But speaking from years of experience selling and letting homes […]

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The Landlord Compliance Health Check – Are you compliant?

ATTENTION LANDLORDS Reports that one of the most prominent Estate Agents in the UK had allowed its landlords to open to fines of between £9million and £30million in the last few weeks. This is because they allegedly failed to send some paperwork to their tenants when their tenancy started. This has had many landlords picking […]

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