June 18, 2019

The most expensive streets in Leicestershire

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Fancy mixing it with the high-fliers on Millionaires’ Row? In the past one might have had to move to London to do such a thing, but new data from property portal Zoopla shows the ten most expensive streets in Leicestershire all average over one million pounds! We’ve previously spoken about the increase in the new […]

June 18, 2019

Why a new housing development nearby can be good news

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What would your first thoughts be if you were told that the local council has authorised a new housing estate to be built just around the corner? Annoyance, anger and frustration are perhaps the most common responses, but what if we were to tell you that new housing developments can actually have a positive impact? […]

May 29, 2019

Andrew Granger & Co celebrate 30th anniversary with staff tea party

Andrew Granger & Co staff celebrating 30 years in business at a staff tea party

Over 60 staff and partners including our founder Andrew Granger celebrated 30 years in business with an anniversary tea party held in the rural setting of The Orangery at Kilworth House Hotel in North Kilworth, Leicestershire. The event was held to thank our dedicated and hard-working staff for the key role they have played in […]

May 28, 2019

30 years of change in the rental sector

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The rental industry has undergone a massive period of change over the last 30 years. Some of the more recent changes such as the Tenant Fees Act can seem negative from the landlord’s perspective, but they are aimed at ensuring the protection of both parties and regulating an industry that has been exploited by a […]

May 16, 2019

A trip down memory lane with Julie Jack – 30 years of Andrew Granger & Co

Andrew Granger Market Harborough

To mark the 30th anniversary of Andrew Granger & Co, some of the company’s longest serving people talk about their time with the company and the changes that they have seen. Here, Julie Jack who began work with Andrew Granger & Co’s Market Harborough branch in 1995, talks about her experiences since joining the company […]

May 14, 2019

Local knowledge & flexibility at the heart of 30 years of success for Andrew Granger & Co

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As Andrew Granger & Co celebrates a fantastic 30 years in business, our joint managing director Mark Sandall has identified some of the key factors that have enabled the company to thrive and grow over the past three decades. This expansion has seen us go from one office employing just five staff in Market Harborough […]

April 17, 2019

Why there’s never been a better time to live in Leicester

Leicester cathedral on a sunny day

It’s fair to say that as cities go, Leicester lacks the beauty of some places, but more than holds its own as a city with a vibrant community, cultural variety and strong sense of history. These are just some of the reasons why more and more people are recognising that this often overlooked gem of […]

April 9, 2019

Celebrating 30 years in the property industry

Andrew Granger estate agents, Market Harborough

To mark the 30th anniversary of Andrew Granger & Co, some of the company’s longest serving people talk about their time with the company and the changes that they have seen. Here, Andrew Granger who started it all in 1989 talks about his experiences over the last 30 years. The property industry has experienced turbulent […]

April 8, 2019

What do the new energy efficiency rules mean for landlords?

Graphic of a house next to EPC energy ratings chart

On April 1st, an amendment to the new energy efficiency regulations came into force for private landlords. Most landlords, including those whose properties are managed by Andrew Granger & Co, will already be fully compliant with their new legal obligations, due to the fact that it has been a requirement for properties rented out in […]

March 28, 2019

Why sellers need to price their house fairly in the face of Brexit

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A new report by the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has revealed house prices are expected to fall by 0.3pc in the fourth quarter of 2019 as Brexit begins to impact the property market. The statistics were picked up by The Telegraph who wrote an article about the effects Brexit is having on the property market […]