August 14, 2019

Leicestershire County Show gets support from Andrew Granger & Co

Andrew Granger & Co Ltd has sponsored the upcoming Leicestershire County Show for the fourth year in a row. The two-day annual event which takes place on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 August this year is organised by the Leicestershire Agricultural Society and describes itself as celebrating rural life with livestock, equine classes and a […]

August 13, 2019

Andrew Granger & Co Ltd sponsors Leicestershire Ride+Stride event

Andrew Granger & Co Ltd has sponsored the upcoming Leicestershire Ride+Stride event by £500, for the sixth year in a row. The popular national event, which takes place across the county on Saturday 14 September, raises crucial funds towards the repair and upkeep of the region’s historic churches. Participants are encouraged to visit as many […]

July 31, 2019

August the most popular time to move home in the UK

man moving boxes

According to data from the Homeowners Alliance, August is the most popular time of year to move home – and has been for 12 years running. Based on figures from the English Housing survey, there were 625,000 owner occupier moves in England annually in 2016-2017. This works out at approximately 1,700 moves per day! When […]

July 31, 2019

Andrew Granger & Co wins gold at property awards

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Andrew Granger & Co has won a regional award for residential sales at the British Property Awards. We received the Gold Award for the Leicester LE1 region and have also been shortlisted for several national awards to be announced later this year. The awards focus specifically on customer service, with the judges seeking agencies that […]

July 31, 2019

June sees surge in demand from renters

new renters sitting with boxes

New data from Rightmove has revealed that demand from tenants looking for a new property increased by 7% between May and June. The previous average rise for this period has been just 1% over the last few years. The figures suggest that the introduction of the new Tenant Fees Act, which became law on June […]

July 31, 2019

Andrew Granger & Co. welcomes new member to the team

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Andrew Granger & Co. is pleased to announce an addition to our team. Experienced negotiator Chris Beeby will be joining our Market Harborough branch in the role of senior lettings negotiator. Chris began working in estate agency in Market Harborough in 1983 and has previously worked at Andrew Granger & Co for ten years between […]

July 31, 2019

East Midlands residents are the most frequent home movers in the UK

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New research from property website Zoopla has revealed that those living in the East Midlands area move to a new house on average every 17.9 years making them the most frequent movers in the country. The research is based on analysis of the Land Registry and Registers of Scotland figures to find average property turnover […]

July 25, 2019

Andrew Granger & Co celebrate 30 years of success in style!

andrew granger team and clients

This month, the directors of Andrew Granger & Co welcomed staff and clients to an evening reception in the stunning rural setting of The Orangery at Kilworth House Hotel in North Kilworth, Leicestershire. This event was held both to celebrate this milestone birthday and to thank staff and long-standing clients for the important part they […]

July 23, 2019

Buy-to-let is still the investors choice

A traditional English cottage

Following a recent survey of over 5,000 buy-to-let investors, we were very interested to read that research has found that 73%* of those asked, considered the rental sector to be the best, least volatile long-term investment. Given that the buy-to-let investors surveyed by Benham and Reeves were asked about everything from the confidence in the […]

June 26, 2019

Celebrating 30 years in the property industry Jill Griffiths – Director of Residential Lettings

Andrew Granger & Co lettings team

To mark the 30th anniversary of estate agency Andrew Granger & Co, some of the company’s long-serving personnel talk about their time at the company and the changes that they have seen. Here, Director of Residential Lettings Jill Griffiths talks about her experiences of working at such a well-known local agency. When did you start […]