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Happy 10th Anniversary Auction House

Auction House is celebrating its 10th anniversary! The award winning Auction House has grown to become the largest residential property auctioneer in the UK in terms of lots sold. Since its launch in July 2007 it’s sold over 20,000 lots – 20,516 to be exact! It’s held 1,415 auctions across the UK with an impressive… Read more »

houses for sale leicester

Where Do We Cover?

Leicester is a lovely place to live because the many different parts to it means there’s always something for everyone. So, if you’re looking for the perfect home to buy in this great East Midlands county, then you might be asking yourself where do we cover because there are plenty of houses for sale in… Read more »

Selling a house in Leicester

Selling your house in Leicester – what not to do…

Selling a house in Leicester or across the county can be stressful and you’ll want to do it as quickly and as easily as possible. Yes, it depends upon the market, the price, location etc. but you can help by ensuring that your home appeals to potential buyers right from the start. The greater the appeal,… Read more »

Why you need a Homebuyers Survey

Buying a property is a big deal and for many people the most expensive purchase they’ll make during their lifetime. This is why you should include a RICS surveyor as part of your hunt for a new home. When making the decision to buy a property, how can you be sure that the price you’re… Read more »

A property qualification of excellence for our Letting agent Amy!

Amy, a valued member of our Lettings team has achieved the Propertymark Qualification NFoPP QCF Level 3 Technical Award in Residential Letting and Property Management (a mouthful we know!) – congratulations! Amy has been working with us as a letting agent for 3 years now and she comments: “It was important for me to secure this… Read more »

Congratulations to Sean Sexton MRICS – Chartered Surveyor!

We are delighted to announce that Sean Sexton, has qualified as a chartered surveyor. Congratulations! For the last couple of months it’s been clear to everyone in the office that Sean has been working incredibly hard to prepare for the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) which has elevated him from AssocRICS to MRICS. Once the… Read more »

What’s a Chartered Surveyor?

As Chartered Surveyor will be regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and have relevant qualifications and industry experience. All RICS members must comply with the following professional standards: Act with integrity Always provide Always provide a high standard of service Act in a way that promotes trust in the profession Treat others with respect… Read more »

Help to Buy valuations

Help to Buy equity loan scheme means you can move with just a 5% deposit and is available for both first time buyers and existing home owners. The equity loan from the Home and Community Agency is up to a maximum of 20% of the purchase price. But if you’re looking to repay, re-mortgage or… Read more »