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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

Business as usual

Wed 18 March 2020

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Dare to dream

Mon 13 January 2020

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