November 6, 2017

Landlords: 7 benefits of using a letting agent

Letting Agents

Whether you are a new landlord or one who has previously let out a property, there comes a time when it’s worthwhile considering “Would all of this be easier with a letting agent?”. Often, the answer is a straight yes, but other considerations such as cost and time then come into play.  Perhaps you have […]

November 6, 2017

Landlords: is your letting legal?

Landlord Law

Lettings expert Jill Griffiths describes how landlords can leave themselves open to risk by failing to ensure that every legal consideration has been taken into account and actioned before tenants occupy a property. Are you legally allowed to rent your property? In order to legally rent out your property, you may need express written permission […]

November 6, 2017

Crucial considerations when deciding how much to let your property for

let your property

For new landlords or landlords who are looking for new tenants, how much rent you charge can make the difference between an extremely profitable letting or a property losing money by remaining vacant. When looking at how much rent you should charge, there are certain crucial considerations to take into account to avoid under or […]

October 11, 2016

Tips for visiting a show home

Realtor Showing Young Couple Around Property For Sale

For buyers looking for a new build property, the journey will often begin with a visit to a show home – this is the most important part of the process. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your show home viewing: Willing to compromise? Before you go, write down a list […]

October 19, 2015

Avoid getting hoodwinked by a house from hell – The importance of a house survey

“Earlier this year the Telegraph reported the horrifying tale of a couple whose £500,000 dream home turned into a nightmare. The couple had relied upon the mortgage provider’s property valuation and did not commission a building survey of their own. They quickly realised they had bought the house from hell. The property needed much more […]

October 15, 2015

Demand for farmland in East Midlands still strong despite reports of slowdown

The strong demand for farmland in the East Midlands so far in 2015 and the steady increase in prices looks set to continue despite reports of a slowdown nationwide. Our rural team here at Andrew Granger & Co say there is no evidence of demand letting up in the region despite a new RICS survey […]

September 25, 2015

Using an Agent – Equestrian Property

There are many issues that can be anticipated and avoided when leasing or selling equestrian property, with the issues being as varied as the properties themselves! Andrew Granger & Co Rural surveyor, Adam Jaeban explains how our new Country Home and Equestrian brand will be helping those selling, buying or leasing equestrian properties. “As people’s […]

July 23, 2015

Celebrating 20 years in Loughborough

We opened our Loughborough office 20 years ago, and since then directors and staff have witnessed an unprecedented period of change both in the town’s housing market and in the surrounding countryside. Over the past 20 years, the most dramatic changes we’ve experienced have been in regards to rising house prices. Despite the housing boom […]

July 20, 2015

Growing small firms boost commercial market

We predict that the growing number of small firms being created or expanded is among the factors that will see the commercial property market performing solidly in the East Midlands over the next few years. This predication comes after we have seen demand developing for smaller commercial and retail properties, buoyed by government assistance for […]

July 14, 2015

Housing Market Hots Up

Here at Andrew Granger & Co, we have seen a surge in the number of homebuyer surveys being carried out since the election as purchasers race to complete.Geoff Milnes, our Head of Survey, found that the start of the year to be quite slow at first as the spectre of a hung parliament led to […]