September 9, 2019

Are you looking for a valuation of your property that unlocks its full financial potential?

A house valuation became a much bigger project for Andrew Granger & Co when Peter Buckingham, the director of sales at the Market Harborough office went to value a property in Desborough, Northamptonshire. When Peter visited the property, he felt the plot that the property stood on offered planning potential, so the Andrew Granger & […]

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 […]

April 14, 2016

Tips for conducting a successful property viewing

tips for conducting a successful property viewing

Property viewings   The house viewing is the most important component of the house sale. It is also one of the hardest components to get right. To help you, we’ve compiled a list of areas you can work on when showing would-be buyers around your home: Preparation Make your home the best of its ability. […]

November 5, 2015

Impact of new housing bill hard to judge

Generation rent to Generation buy “It is a truly historic moment that will help deliver the homes hard-working people rightly deserve, transforming generation rent into generation buy” – Brandon Lewis MP, Minister of State for Housing and Planning, 13th October 2015 On Monday 2nd November 2015 the House of Commons passed the second reading of […]

April 23, 2015

SDLT: The Impact on Rural Property

It was announced in December’s Autumn Statement that there would be some changes to the way Stamp Duty Land Tax is treated for residential property and instead of the current ‘slab’ system that is in place there would be a new sliding rate (similar to income tax) which would be effective from 3rd December 2014. […]

April 20, 2015

Does the smell of freshly baked bread really help to sell your house?

Dispelling property myths with good selling advice TV property gurus sometimes suggest that baking bread or cakes before an open house adds a homely aroma that seduces viewers into buying the property, but does this really work? There has been some research done in the US that casts doubt on the idea. Eric Spangenberg from […]

April 7, 2015

April Showers

Property market insights   Today’s blog post is from Head of Sales, Peter Buckingham. Catch his thoughts on the current property market below. The property market can sometimes seem a bit like the weather. Some days it is fine, sometimes it is rainy and some days it really does not know what it is doing. […]

March 18, 2014

How to choose a survey for your new home

As a trusted firm of chartered surveyors in Leicestershire, Andrew Granger & Co know what homeowners need to look for before signing those all-important purchase papers. Getting your potential new home surveyed by an experienced surveyor is crucial in helping you decide whether or not to buy a property. Having an expert eye look over […]