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Going under the hammer

Wed 3 July 2024

A total of 24 lots from across Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Gloucestershire, Shropshire and Worcestershire will feature in sale which takes place at Hinckley Golf Club on Thursday, July 11. Read More

A day in the life of commercial surveyor, Kevin Skipworth

Thu 11 January 2024

Having recently celebrated 11 years at Andrew Granger & Co, commercial surveyor, Kevin Skipworth tells us what has kept him enjoying the property industry for over 40 years. Read More

Naseby, a charming village with timeless appeal

Thu 14 December 2023

Settled in the heart of the English countryside, Naseby is a picturesque village that effortlessly combines historical charm with modern convenience. Located in Northamptonshire, this gem offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of town and city life while providing residents with a sense of belonging and a range of amenities. Read More

Property advice for the charity sector

Thu 30 November 2023

You may be a charity with an estate, properties, or land that you need help to manage or sell and get the best from? Read More

Andrew Granger & Co. assist in the sale of a rare investment and development opportunity in Anstey

Tue 7 November 2023

Gynsill Court in Anstey proved to be a unique project for Andrew Granger & Co.’s commercial team. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co’s news…..

Fri 13 October 2023

Andrew Granger & Co staff are here, with their knowledge and expertise to continue to provide the trusted and professional property services they’re well-known for. Read More

Property market update from inside the industry

Wed 11 October 2023

Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co. explains why the autumn property market will still provide plenty of opportunities for positive buyers and sellers. Read More

Oadby, a residential haven

Wed 4 October 2023

Positioned in the heart of Leicestershire, Oadby is a sought-after English suburb renowned for its high-quality schools, close-knit community, and picturesque landscapes. This appealing town offers a perfect blend of modern amenities and natural beauty, making it an ideal location for families, professionals, and retirees alike. Read More

Wyggestons & Trinity Almshouses secures another award win

Thu 28 September 2023

Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Building Excellence Awards has named Wyggestons & Trinity Almshouses the regional winner of the Best Purpose-Built Accommodation award for 2023. Read More

Andrew Robinson, of Andrew Granger & Co. reflects on this year's harvest

Tue 26 September 2023

Andrew Robinson, director of the professional team at Andrew Granger & Co. reflects on the tenant farmers harvest this year, and just how resilient and inspirational these people are. Read More

The North & East Melton Mowbray Distributor Road has begun

Thu 21 September 2023

If you weren’t already aware of the plans, the new North & East Melton Mowbray Distributor Road is underway. It has been at least 20 years since the additional highway was suggested by Leicestershire County Council (LCC) and years of delays have followed, with public consultations, tenders, and a pandemic contributing to this - but work has now started. Read More

Exploring Kibworth, Andrew Granger & Co’s guide to this popular Leicestershire village

Fri 15 September 2023

Ideally placed in the heart of Leicestershire, Kibworth is a much-favoured village with a rich history, vibrant community, and an idyllic countryside setting. This area guide will provide you with a glimpse of its unique character, amenities, and the lifestyle it offers to its residents. Read More

A day in the life of Simon Johnson, senior property valuer at Andrew Granger & Co in Loughborough

Wed 6 September 2023

In our latest ‘a day in the life of’ we hear from Simon Johnson, senior valuer at the Loughborough office and what keeps him motivated after 36 years and counting in the property industry. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co’s rural team expansion following appointment by new client

Wed 30 August 2023

Andrew Granger & Co’s rural team are thrilled to have expanded their department and area of work across the East Midlands following an appointment by new client, the Peterborough Diocesan Board of Finance. Read More

A property firm for all your property needs

Tue 22 August 2023

Situated in a prominent location on a key route into the City of Leicester, Andrew Granger & Co. are delighted to have secured planning consent for residential development in Glenfield. Read More

Welcome to East Leake, a charming village in Nottinghamshire

Wed 9 August 2023

Nestled in Nottinghamshire, East Leake is a picturesque village with a rich history and a strong sense of community. With its beautiful countryside surroundings and convenient location, this area guide will highlight some of the reasons why East Leake is a desirable place to live. Read More

A day in the life of Jilly Sneath, Lettings Manager at Andrew Granger & Co in Market Harborough

Mon 7 August 2023

What keeps a person working within the same line of work and for the same company for 16 years and counting? Jilly, the lettings manager at Andrew Granger & Co in Market Harborough shares an interesting in-sight in our latest ‘a day in the life of’. Read More

Fancy visiting as many Leicestershire churches as possible in one day whilst raising money for charity?

Thu 27 July 2023

On Saturday 9th September it’s the annual Leicestershire Ride+Stride event where you get the opportunity to see many beautiful churches and chapels across the county whilst raising crucial funds towards repairs and improvements to keep them open. Read More

The property type that’s frequently overlooked and why it shouldn’t be...

Thu 13 July 2023

Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co. looks at a property market sector that offers buyers bags of often unnoticed potential. Read More

One road links five villages desired by homebuyers in Leicestershire

Thu 6 July 2023

We continue to discuss locations that are particularly popular with homebuyers in Leicestershire, and why. In our latest article, our Market Harborough sales team talk about a certain group of villages all placed along a section of the A4304. Read More

Wyggestons & Trinity Almshouses celebrate prestigious award win

Thu 29 June 2023

The last 18 months have seen major changes for Wyggestons & Trinity Almshouses, the charity which has been successfully providing sheltered housing, housing related support and care services for vulnerable older people in Leicester for over 700 years. Read More

Four villages close to Leicester that people can’t seem to get enough of

Mon 19 June 2023

Andrew Granger & Co’s Leicester offices’ property sales area covers a wide range of appealing places to live and there are some firm favourites, including a certain ‘golden triangle’. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co looks at a key feature homebuyers are now adding to their wish lists

Mon 12 June 2023

Many of those who saw the Chelsea Flower Show featured on TV recently, or better still attended the event in person, would have been struck by the more natural turn garden designers have taken this year. Not only that but the considerable time and skill given to smaller multi-use plots and even balconies - in some cases only deep enough for a chair. The creativity was as spectacular as it was beautiful. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co's rural team tell you everything you need to know about the current government funding available for farmers

Fri 2 June 2023

2023 – the year that the transition period from EU policy to UK agricultural policy accelerates. Is your farming business ready?  Read More

Wymondham set to welcome further new housing with the help of Andrew Granger & Co.

Fri 26 May 2023

Andrew Granger & Co. are very happy to have secured outline consent for 24 new homes to be built within the Leicestershire village of Wymondham – the latest chapter in the allocated growth set out by the Neighbourhood Plan. Read More

10 years of Wyggestons Wood

Wed 17 May 2023

Andrew Robinson, Director of Andrew Granger & Co. tells us what can be achieved with a bit of neglected land, and a lot of love and hard work. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co. takes a look at the property market as we enter the springtime prime buying months

Fri 5 May 2023

There are people that believe that first-time buyers are key to a buoyant property market, and those that think it’s down to the big spenders, but whatever you believe there is little doubt that from top to bottom most of the action in the market right now is being propelled by need rather than ambition. Read More

Why Andrew Granger & Co. feel Market Harborough is one of the best places to live in the UK

Wed 26 April 2023

The Sunday Times recently listed Market Harborough as one of the best places to live in the UK, and as we’re lucky enough to live and work in the area we thought we’d share the thoughts from some of our sales team as to why we feel this is. Read More

Historic Leicester charities announce merger

Tue 4 April 2023

Two of the oldest charities in Leicester completed their merger recently. Wyggestons Hospital (500 years old) and Trinity Hospital (700 years old), both of which are Almshouses, have come together to strengthen both organisations. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co. secures planning permission for greenfield site in Rutland

Wed 29 March 2023

Development consent for 50 much needed dwellings has been secured by Andrew Granger & Co. (AG & Co.) for a local housebuilder, on the edge of a sought-after Rutland village. Read More

Wyggestons’ landmark extension

Mon 20 March 2023

Lancaster House, the significant new extension to the established facilities at Wyggestons in Leicester is now complete and being fully utilised. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co. discusses what it takes to put together property deals in 2023

Thu 9 March 2023

With the property market now working in favour of buyers, negotiation between parties has suddenly become very important. Read More

A day in the life of Lettings Negotiator, Jade.

Thu 2 March 2023

In our latest ‘a day in the life of’ we catch up with Jade Kerrison, Lettings Negotiator from the Market Harborough lettings team and discover how her skill set from a previous job role transferred perfectly when she decided to change careers. Read More

All you need to know about Class Q planning permission

Fri 24 February 2023

The increasing changes within the agricultural industry are encouraging more and more Farmers to look into diversification of their business or other opportunities to raise capital from their assets. With latest DEFRA statistics showing approximately 65% of Farms across the UK looking at diversifying into other areas, it is important for Farmers to fully understand the opportunities that may already exist in and around their business. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co. talks about the proposed changes to the National Planning Policy Framework

Wed 15 February 2023

As promised in his Ministerial Statement in early December 2022, Michael Gove – the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities – has recently launched a consultation into proposed changes to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). Read More

Do you need help through the current property market maze?

Thu 9 February 2023

Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co points you the right way through the labyrinth that is the new year property market. Read More

Why is Quorn such a desired area to live in Leicestershire?

Thu 2 February 2023

It’s not hard to see why Andrew Granger & Co’s Loughborough property sales team find Quorn one of the most sought-after areas that their clients want to move to. Read More

Brownfield site in Wymondham secures new lease of life with help from Andrew Granger & Co

Wed 25 January 2023

Located in the heart of a rural Leicestershire village, planning consent has been obtained to re-develop a key brownfield site – including residential conversion of two former Chapels. Read More

The easy ways you can be more proactive in your house sale

Fri 13 January 2023

Gone are the days of putting your house on the market and hoping for the best. In our latest blog we discuss how you and your estate agent need to work together to secure that sale. Read More

You may be considering a solar farm project and need advice?

Fri 6 January 2023

The journey to net zero and the current gas price increases means that interest in renewable energy continues to be strong and you may need help with a solar farm project? Read More

How a group of five Leicestershire villages have such a draw

Wed 28 December 2022

Thorpe Langton, East Langton, West Langton, Church Langton, and Tur Langton……what is it about these villages in Southeast Leicestershire and why are they so sought after? Read More

Andrew Granger & Co's Loughborough office celebrates award win

Thu 15 December 2022

Andrew Granger & Co in Loughborough is thrilled at recently winning The British Property Award, Gold Award for the Letting Agent for the area. Read More

A day in the life of Senior Letting Negotiator, Dimple Johal

Wed 14 December 2022

Senior Lettings Negotiator, Dimple Johal, from Andrew Granger & Co’s Market Harborough lettings team happened to apply for a job in lettings in London 12 years ago and hasn’t looked back. In our latest blog, she tells us why she’s found the right career for her. Read More

Making your property worth more is really this simple…

Wed 7 December 2022

With finances becoming stretched and the property market beginning to favour buyers, Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co. explains how sellers can maximise their return through simple, cost-effective actions. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co's planning team help a local farmer to diversify

Thu 1 December 2022

Shepherd’s huts in the picturesque countryside of Leicestershire are now available for short-term stays following the successful submission for planning approval. Read More

Helping you every step of the way with your move

Thu 24 November 2022

Whatever the next few months hold, if you’re considering moving home, we are here to guide you through your property sale or purchase. With over 32 years’ experience in the property industry, we have navigated clients through all kinds of previous markets. Read More

Demand for land continues to outstrip supply in 2022

Thu 17 November 2022

This year at Andrew Granger & Co, we have seen overwhelming demand for all land types throughout the east midlands. This coupled with the limited supply of land across the market has resulted in unprecedented sales, well in excess of the guide price. Read More

Why you should consider a career in property lettings

Fri 4 November 2022

It may be an industry that you know nothing about, or that you think you know about, but what we have to say may surprise you as to why you should consider a career in property lettings. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co explain all you need to know about hedge and tree funding

Wed 26 October 2022

As, between November and March is advised as the ideal time to plant new trees and hedgerows, we thought it would be helpful to share information on The Woodland Trust backed schemes to help landowners and farmers. Read More

Will a home office add value to my property?

Mon 17 October 2022

Covid-19 changed the way in which a lot of people now work. And a survey by Posturite, a workplace health, wellbeing, and ergonomics company indicates that 48% of people who work from home now have a designated space for doing so. Read More

The reason why the property market will always keep-going

Thu 6 October 2022

Andrew Granger & Co looks at how to manage the property market when world events seem overwhelming. Read More

Why are Stoneygate and Knighton such sought-after places to live in Leicester?

Thu 29 September 2022

This is not a new thing for Andrew Granger & Co’s Leicester sales team, but what’s interesting is that the Stoneygate and Knighton areas of Leicester are just as popular with homebuyers as they’ve ever been, if not, more so. Read More

Andrew Robinson tells us what’s kept him in the industry for over 34 years

Tue 20 September 2022

It’s been a while since we last chatted to Director Andrew Robinson BSc (Hons) FRICS, MARLA, ICIOB Chartered Surveyor, RICS Registered Valuer, who heads up Andrew Granger & Co’s Professional Team, which operates out of the Leicester Office. Read More

Is the property market now a buyers’ market?

Fri 19 August 2022

Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co. looks at a new property market in the wake of the incomparable past two years. Read More

We may enjoy hot weather, but older buildings aren't so keen

Fri 12 August 2022

Property professionals, Andrew Granger & Co. are happy to offer their advice if you spot a crack in your property this summer. Read More

What's important when the property market is so confusing?

Wed 3 August 2022

Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co looks at what we should be focusing on while the property market is so unclear. Read More

Top tips on keeping your home safe during hot weather

Thu 21 July 2022

This recent heatwave has got us at Andrew Granger & Co. thinking and prompted us to share some advice on keeping your home safe during particularly hot spells – something we all need reminding of. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co supports Leicestershire Ride and Stride again

Mon 18 July 2022

Local property firm, Andrew Granger & Co Ltd has sponsored the upcoming Leicestershire Ride+Stride for the ninth year in a row. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co's tips for a quicker move in 2022

Mon 11 July 2022

In case you weren’t already aware, from the moment a property is marked as sold (subject to contract) it currently takes 150 days, on average, to reach that desired completion day. Which, believe it or not, is 50 days longer than if you’d sold your property in 2019. Read More

Alison's career journey with Andrew Granger & Co

Tue 5 July 2022

A simple part-time job following starting a family, began a whole new career for Alison Orton at Andrew Granger & Co. Read More

Company celebrations

Thu 23 June 2022

The membership of The Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) is regarded as the gold standard of professional qualification in the rural sector. Read More

A day in the life of our Leicester property sales team

Tue 14 June 2022

In our most recent ‘a day in the life of’ we spend time with Andrew Granger & Co’s Leicester estate agency team, based at Stoughton Grange in Oadby. Read More

Build Back Better

Wed 1 June 2022

Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co gets ready for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations and considers what we have and have not learnt over seventy years of the property market. Read More

How our property sales approach could make the difference in you selling your home

Mon 30 May 2022

We, at Andrew Granger & Co were invited to value a modern four-bedroom property in Market Harborough, in May last year (2021), that had been on the market since the beginning of March. At that point the property had been on the market with an online estate agent for two months, and we were asked by the client to value the property, to give our opinion on the price, and on how we could market the property differently. Read More

Happy work anniversary, Leigh!

Thu 19 May 2022

In our latest blog we celebrate Leigh, sales manager, and valuer for our Leicester office, having been a much-valued member of the Andrew Granger & Co team for 10 years now, and use the opportunity to catch him for a chat Read More

Is this spring, a good time to buy and sell property?

Mon 9 May 2022

There was a time when spring was deemed the perfect season to put your property on the market. The reasons for this being simple. We see new growth all around us and everything seems fresh and full of life. The days are warmer and longer, and buyers often like to move in by the summer holidays or before the start of a new school year. Read More

Online estate agents v's high street estate agents

Tue 3 May 2022

You may have wondered how an online estate agent differs from a high street estate agent. The difference in fees is perhaps tempting but here, we outline some things you should consider. Read More

A day in the life of Andrew Granger & Co's Market Harborough lettings department

Thu 21 April 2022

Would you have thought that having a sense of humour was a key skill to working in the property lettings industry? Our Market Harborough lettings team tell us why, in our most recent a day in the life of Read More

Andrew Granger & Co talk about the swings and roundabouts of the property market

Tue 5 April 2022

Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co advises prospective sellers and buyers not to wait until the property market gets back to ‘normal’. Read More

It’s all change for Lindsey, one of Andrew Granger & Co’s lettings staff…

Mon 28 March 2022

Senior Lettings Negotiator, Lindsey Wardle, 31, has joined an elite few of the Andrew Granger & Co staff that have worked in all three offices. Read More

How the pandemic brought a change of career for Andrew Granger & Co’s, Stacey Dales

Wed 16 March 2022

The pandemic has brought change to many people’s lives, in many ways, including Stacey Dales of Andrew Granger & Co’s Market Harborough lettings team who used it as an opportunity for a change in career. Here, Stacey tells us about her first year as a lettings negotiator. Read More

So much more than just ‘a shed’

Wed 9 March 2022

Andrew Robinson of Andrew Granger & Co discusses how the use of a shed has changed, in our latest blog. Read More

Ever wondered how a property valuation is worked out?

Tue 1 March 2022

Online valuation tools are great and certainly serve a purpose, but if you want to truly know what your house is worth, you’re best to ask an experienced estate agent. Read More

Thoughts on 40 years in the property industry by Chris Beeby of Andrew Granger & Co

Mon 21 February 2022

As I approach 40 years in the industry, having always worked in both property sales and property lettings, it’s interesting to look back at the huge changes that have taken place in the housing market over the years from boom to bust, marketing methods and legislation. Read More

The key to a great estate agent

Mon 7 February 2022

If we, at Andrew Granger & Co, could give you one piece of advice when selling a property in this current market, it would be don’t just go for an estate agent who says they can get you a buyer – everyone says that: instead go for the one who can get you through to completion. There is a vital difference between the two. Read More

The Martin Trust gets support from Andrew Granger & Co

Thu 27 January 2022

As a local property firm operating across Leicestershire for over 32 years, it’s important to Andrew Granger & Co. to support a number of local charities and organisations, and this year it includes The Martin Trust. Read More

Your chance to own a unique property steeped in history

Thu 20 January 2022

Following having been lived in by the same family for almost 50 years, The Old Bakehouse in Hallaton, a picturesque village within the popular Welland Valley in Leicestershire, has recently come on to the property sales market with estate agents Andrew Granger & Co. Read More

Why, here at Andrew Granger & Co we don’t try to predict the future of property sales

Wed 19 January 2022

A recent survey by a national estate agency group revealed that over fifty per cent of home buyers make a buying decision during their first viewing. Any experienced estate agent would say that they don’t need a survey to tell them that. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co explain the easiest way to take the stress out of letting out your property

Mon 10 January 2022

In a world where life only seems to get busier, more complicated, and more stressful at times, where there is a way to make life simpler – look to take it. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co’s Ode to Joy

Tue 7 December 2021

Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co considers changes in the property market as 2021 draws to a close. Read More

Jill Griffiths of Andrew Granger & Co explains the very easy way to prevent fraudulent theft of your property

Mon 29 November 2021

Apparently 99% of property owners fail to take a basic step in preventing the fraudulent theft of their properties. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co tell you why Leicester is the ideal place to invest in property

Tue 16 November 2021

Perfectly placed in the centre of the country, Leicester’s properties offer good value for money - such as the north of the country, but with the strong economic growth of the south of the country – making it the ideal place to invest in. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co explains why you should sell your home before you buy

Wed 20 October 2021

In an ever-competitive property market, where a current shortage of homes means that you’re up against more buyers than usual – how do you avoid missing out on ‘that property’!? Read More

Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co compares the queues for fuel with the queues for property in the latest blog post

Tue 5 October 2021

Think of an estate agent’s office as a petrol filling station. Over the past eighteen months there have been queues of buyers wanting to find a property. The boost in enquiries has kept agents rushed off their feet. The demand is higher than it’s ever been in working memory for many in the property business. Read More

Wyggestons Hospital annual estate visit with Andrew Granger & Co's Professional Team

Thu 23 September 2021

September each year sees the estate visit for Andrew Granger & Co’s Professional Team’s charity client, Wyggestons Hospital in Leicester. Read More

Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co comments on the shape of the property market ahead this autumn

Tue 21 September 2021

It’s clear that lots of buyers and sellers are unsure what the property market is doing. Now that the stamp duty holiday is over, where are we in the property cycle? Read More

Andrew Granger & Co backs Leicester's Rotary Club's Books4Home appeal

Tue 14 September 2021

Andrew Granger & Co is pleased to announce we are supporting the Rotary Club of Leicester’s Books4Home appeal. Read More

A day in the life of Andrew Peacock, senior lettings administrator at Andrew Granger & Co in Market Harborough

Mon 13 September 2021

There’s a huge amount that goes on behind the scenes within property lettings as Andrew Peacock, senior lettings administrator at our Market Harborough office gives us an insight into when we introduce him in our latest ‘a day in the life of’. And it’s clear to see why Andrew is such a valued member of the team. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co discusses how the popularity of East Midlands property has no bounds

Thu 2 September 2021

We’re already lucky enough to live and work here but as a property firm working within the East Midlands for over 32 years now, we have certainly seen a noticeable increase in new people moving to the area, particularly Londoners heading north for a variety of lifestyle changes. Read More

Not long now until the popular Leicestershire Ride+Stride event

Thu 2 September 2021

The popular national event, which takes place across the county on Saturday 11 September, raises crucial funds towards repairs and improvements to Leicestershire’s historic churches and chapels. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co relocates after 25 years in Leicester City Centre

Thu 26 August 2021

Currently making themselves at home at their two new offices based at Stoughton Grange, Andrew Robinson, Director, explains the reason behind the move. Read More

A day in the life of Peter Chennells, an Associate in Andrew Granger & Co's Rural Department

Tue 17 August 2021

Continuing with our ‘meet the team’, this month we are happy to introduce you to Peter Chennells, an Associate in our Rural Department. Peter is a Rural Practice Chartered Surveyor and RICS Registered Valuer who is a much-valued part of the Department. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co explain why having ‘vision’ could save you thousands of £££££’s

Wed 4 August 2021

You may feel that your dream home is out of reach financially but we’re here to tell you that simply having vision when considering and viewing properties could help to make your dream home a reality. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co asks, can you help with the current shortfall in properties for sale?

Tue 27 July 2021

According to Rightmove and their recent House Price Index, due to the incredibly busy property sales for the first half of 2021 there is currently a shortfall of 225,000 homes for sale across the UK. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co says take advantage of excellent mortgage rates while you can

Sat 17 July 2021

If you’re a first-time buyer or a property owner looking to move or re-mortgage, now is the time to do it. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co share their favourite walks in and around Market Harborough

Thu 15 July 2021

You may be new to the area of Market Harborough, or you may have lived here a while and would just like to get out and about and experience some new scenery or a new village, locally. Read More

A day in the life of Amy Taylor, PR and Marketing Manager at Andrew Granger & Co

Thu 1 July 2021

This month we’re introducing you to Amy who tells us all about her role as the PR and marketing manager at Andrew Granger & Co, and why life is never dull at home… Read More

Andrew Granger & Co’s top tips on achieving kerb appeal

Thu 24 June 2021

Did you know that most homebuyers will have probably already subconsciously decided if they’re interested in buying a property while they’re stood outside and just about to go inside it? Read More

Time for a change of scenery for Andrew Granger & Co’s Leicester office

Thu 17 June 2021

After over 25 years in Leicester City Centre Andrew Granger & Co is excited to be moving to new offices allowing for more modern facilities and onsite parking for visitors. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co takes a moment to reflect on the unexpected situation of the current property market

Wed 16 June 2021

Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co looks to a genius to make some sense of the property market, the like of which we haven’t seen since the 1980s. Read More

A day in the life of Leigh Chapple-Lynch, Sales Manager at Andrew Granger & Co in Leicester

Tue 8 June 2021

This month we’d like to introduce you to sales manager, Leigh whose genuine love for property has made him a key member of staff at our Leicester office for over 9 years now. Read More

How Andrew Granger & Co's planning team helped a client to maximise the potential of outbuildings and land surrounding their existing home

Thu 27 May 2021

During 2020 Andrew Granger & Co’s planning and development team worked on behalf of a client in Gaddesby, Leicestershire to help to maximise the potential of outbuildings and land surrounding their existing home as an investment, whilst still retaining a sense of their own space and protecting the existing value of their assets. Read More

Did you know tenanted property notice periods are changing again?

Wed 19 May 2021

If you’re a property landlord or tenant you will be interested to know that in line with the phased easing of the restrictions due to COVID-19, the government has announced changes to tenancy notice periods. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co explain why selling your property by online auction could be the perfect solution

Mon 17 May 2021

You may not have heard of online property auctions before, or perhaps you have and would like to know more. Either way, here at Andrew Granger & Co we have simplified the key features of online property auctions for you. Read More

Don’t panic, just ask the advice of a good estate agent!

Fri 7 May 2021

Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co suggests how to tackle the property market as we approach the end of lockdown and the start of summer. Read More

22 years in the making and Rugby Services is now open with help from Andrew Granger & Co

Thu 6 May 2021

Andrew Granger & Co’s professional team went from managing 25 acres of farmland adjacent to the M6 to facilitating the sale of a leasehold for the site, for the creation of a brand-new motorway service area. Read More

A day in the life of Lindsey Wardle, senior lettings negotiator for Andrew Granger & Co in Leicester

Mon 3 May 2021

In our latest ‘a day in the life of’ you can meet Lindsey Wardle, senior lettings negotiator at our Leicester office, and find out how with her passion for property and people it makes the perfect job for her. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co get green light on driverless car technology test track in Aylesbury

Fri 23 April 2021

Oakley Airfield is set to have a new lease of life as a state-of-the-art testing facility for driverless and automated car technology thanks to Andrew Granger & Co’s planning and development team. Read More

A year on, Andrew Granger & Co look at how people's property wish lists have changed

Wed 14 April 2021

Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co looks at how property buyers’ priorities have shifted over the past twelve months. Read More

A day in the life of Yvonne Kitchen, sales manager for Andrew Granger & Co in Market Harborough

Tue 30 March 2021

This month we find out about sales manager Yvonne Kitchen’s love of animals, and her job, in our most recent ‘a day in the life of’. Read More

An insight into farming over the last year with Andrew Granger & Co’s client tenant at Gaulby Lodge Farm

Tue 23 March 2021

Considering estate visits were unable to take place last year due to Covid-19, Andrew Robinson, Director at Andrew Granger & Co caught up with Andrew and Abigail Rees who have a mixed dairy and arable farm, to see how the last year has been for them. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co's property sales with a difference

Tue 16 March 2021

With it being the biggest decision and purchase you’ll ever make it means that here at Andrew Granger & Co we take the time to get to know our buyers and sellers very well during the process of a house sale. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co round up charity events to enjoy from the comfort of your home

Thu 4 March 2021

While we all need to stay at home just a little while longer, Andrew Granger & Co has created a round up of online charity events across Leicestershire that you can enjoy during March, from the comfort of your home. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co give their thoughts on the spring 2021 Budget

Thu 4 March 2021

In his spring 2021 Budget the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has chosen to keep the fire under the property market well and truly alight. Read More

A day in the life of Andrew Granger & Co's senior lettings negotiator, Sally Gadsdon

Mon 1 March 2021

In our latest ‘a day in the life of’ we’d love to introduce you to Sally Gadsdon, senior lettings negotiator as part of the Market Harborough lettings team. Read More

Need help surviving the current lockdown? Andrew Granger & Co have a few top tips.

Thu 18 February 2021

Two things are certain – we didn’t think we’d be here again, and everyone is finding it a lot harder this time round so here at Andrew Granger & Co we’ve put together our top tips for surviving lockdown number three. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co joins the excitement as Wyggestons’ Almshouse extension reaches new heights in Leicester

Tue 9 February 2021

There is excitement all round as Wyggestons’ significant extension reaches roof height which means it won’t be too long now until new residents can move in. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co give their thoughts on the spring property market

Wed 3 February 2021

Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co looks ahead to a busy spring in the property market across Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. Read More

A day in the life of Andrew Granger & Co's valuation surveyor Darren Pape

Fri 29 January 2021

In our latest ‘a day in the life of’ we’re very happy to introduce you to Darren Pape who joined Andrew Granger & Co’s professional team as a valuation surveyor last year as part of our Leicester office. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co help you to get property jargon savvy with their easy guide

Wed 20 January 2021

Buying and selling a property can be a little daunting at the best of times. At Andrew Granger & Co we pride ourselves on guiding you through the property sales process to make it as easy, smooth and stress free as possible. Read More

Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co reviews a roller coaster year in the property market and looks ahead to 2021

Thu 7 January 2021

In the property market, it is unlikely that 2021 will be anything like 2020. But for many 2021 will be a time of reflection, change and fresh opportunities. Read More

Does professional property photography really make a difference?

Fri 18 December 2020

It may be obvious to some but here’s why at Andrew Granger & Co we feel it’s vital to have professional photography taken of our properties…. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co explains how buildings don’t breathe; people do.

Wed 9 December 2020

Andrew Robinson, BSc (Hons) FRICS MARLA ICIOB Chartered Surveyor, RICS Registered Valuer and Director at Andrew Granger & Co was recently invited to write an article for Almshouse magazine offering advice during the winter months on how we can help to combat condensation in older properties and we thought it was worth sharing to help others. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co says there is still time but we must be quick...

Tue 1 December 2020

Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co gives some important advice for all those rushing to buy or sell a property by 31st March next year. Read More

A day in the life of Andrew Granger & Co's valuer Nigel Weller

Mon 30 November 2020

In our most recent ‘A day in the life of’ we’d like to use the opportunity to introduce you to Nigel Weller who joined the Market Harborough sales team this year as a valuer. Given that no one expected how busy we’d be following the first Covid19 lockdown Nigel has done amazingly slotting into the team perfectly and taking it all in his stride. Read More

Having sponsored this year’s Leicestershire Ride+Stride, Andrew Granger & Co were delighted that the fundraising exceeded expectation.

Thu 19 November 2020

Despite everything that this year has thrown at the country the 31st Leicestershire Ride+Stride fundraising event was still able to go ahead and proved ever popular raising an unexpected amount of money. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co talks Covid19, the second lockdown and how the property market currently seems resistant to it all….

Mon 9 November 2020

As the second wave of Covid19 affects lives, Peter Buckingham, director at Andrew Granger & Co looks at what it bodes for the property market. Read More

A day in the life of Andrew Granger & Co’s Chris Green

Thu 5 November 2020

In our latest ‘day in the life of’ we get to find out more about staff member Chris Green who works as a planner as part of the companies planning and development team. Read More

We are here

Thu 5 November 2020

We wanted to take the time to reassure you of our plans for the weeks ahead following the Government’s recent announcement that a second lockdown will take place from Thursday 5th November. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co gets ready to cook with the Dean of Leicester

Thu 29 October 2020

Leicester Cathedral has had to think outside of the box in order for their vital annual fundraiser, the Guild of St Martin Dinner, to still go ahead on the 4th November. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co talk about why a property floor plan is far more than just a floor plan

Tue 20 October 2020

Now, more than ever a good quality floor plan is vital when selling a property. Which is why here at Andrew Granger & Co we get all of ours professionally prepared by an outsourced company. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co discusses the demand for country life

Mon 12 October 2020

I don’t think anyone would have predicted the current buoyancy of the housing market given the fact that we are currently working our way through a pandemic, and a recent article in The Times certainly struck a chord with us here at Andrew Granger & Co. Read More

An exciting new era has begun for Andrew Granger & Co’s Loughborough office

Mon 5 October 2020

Andrew Granger & Co’s Loughborough office is already settling well into its new premises on Forest Road in Loughborough. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co oversees project to improve Wyggestons Charity facilities further

Fri 18 September 2020

Originally founded as an Almshouse Charity in 1513, Wyggestons has been successfully providing sheltered housing and housing related support and care services for vulnerable older people at its site at Hinckley Road in Leicester since the 1960’s. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co explains why there may not be a better time to buy or sell your home than now

Mon 14 September 2020

Peter Buckingham of Andrew Granger & Co has some thoughts for property buyers and sellers who wish they could see into the future. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co’s Loughborough office has decided that a change is as good as a rest

Mon 7 September 2020

After almost 20 years on the High Street in the town centre the property firm is excited to be moving to new premises allowing for modern facilities, open plan working and onsite parking for visitors. Read More

Harborough Grow-on Centre’s first tenants positive sign for local economy

Wed 2 September 2020

The first tenants have been welcomed into the Harborough Grow-on Centre, and discussions are underway for more companies to join them over the coming weeks. Read More

Unlock the potential of your property or land with Andrew Granger & Co’s free planning appraisal

Tue 25 August 2020

Perhaps you own a building, property, or piece of land? Have you ever wondered or considered that it may have planning potential? Read More

Andrew Granger & Co sponsors Leicestershire Ride+Stride event for the seventh year in a row

Tue 18 August 2020

The popular national event, which takes place across the county on Saturday 12 September, raises crucial funds towards repairs and improvements to Leicestershire’s historic churches and chapels. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co tells us why it has never been easier to change the use of a building or business in a town centre

Tue 4 August 2020

Recently the government announced radical changes to the Use Class Order, which will provide increased flexibility to change uses within town centres without the need to obtain planning permission. Read More

A day in the life of a property surveyor at Andrew Granger & Co

Thu 30 July 2020

Do you know what a property surveyor does? Ever wanted to find out? Well, James Steed, 24, one of Andrew Granger & Co’s surveyors gives us an idea of what a day in his life involves. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co asks, could there be a better time to buy a property than now?

Tue 21 July 2020

We couldn’t have predicted this, but it appears that now couldn’t be a better time to move or buy a property. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co’s tips for finding your dream home in Leicestershire

Fri 10 July 2020

We all have a dream home that we would love to live in, and the great thing is everyone’s ideal home is different. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co lettings team update

Thu 2 July 2020

While we are experiencing an unexpectedly high volume of lettings enquiries and property lets during these unusual and challenging times, we thought you would like to know how here at Andrew Granger & Co we are currently managing this. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co explain how to reclaim your home as a haven

Tue 23 June 2020

During the situation that Covid-19 has forced upon us our homes have given a whole new meaning to the term ‘multifunctional space’ and for a lot of us, they are less of the sanctuary that we need them to be – especially now. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co helps you to decide if a renovation property is right for you?

Thu 11 June 2020

Most homes that are purchased need some form of work doing to freshen them up or to put your stamp on them but there are varying degrees of work and when do you know if a full renovation property is right for you? Read More

Lettings director celebrates 25-year anniversary with Andrew Granger & Co

Tue 2 June 2020

Jill Griffiths, director of residential lettings of the leading local property firm Andrew Granger & Co recently celebrated being with the company for 25 years. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co sponsors local teenage racing driver

Fri 15 May 2020

Andrew Granger & Co has sponsored a young racing car enthusiast from Melton Mowbray. Read More

Company update from Andrew Granger & Co

Fri 15 May 2020

Whilst we continue to offer all of our services whilst working remotely, following the Government’s guidance our offices will be open again by appointment from Monday 18th May. Read More

Andrew Granger & Co’s easy home improvement ideas with impact

Mon 4 May 2020

You may be looking for things to do to pass the time during home isolation or you may simply want to improve your home for you to enjoy and keep on top of maintenance, or you may plan to sell your home in the near future – either way we think our top home improvement tips will help and give you some inspiration. Read More

Virtual property valuations with Andrew Granger & Co

Thu 23 April 2020

For those that may like to get the ball rolling on selling or letting their home, or who simply now have time on their hands to get their home ready for let or sale Andrew Granger & Co are very happy to offer virtual valuations while we are unable to visit your property in person. Read More

New £6.9million business centre supports growth in Market Harborough

Thu 16 April 2020

With building work now complete Andrew Granger & Co Ltd is very happy to be working on behalf of Harborough District Council as sole letting agent of the new Harborough Grow-on Centre. Read More