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 […]

March 28, 2019

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

Houses on English residential street

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 […]

November 13, 2018

Leicester holds on to top 10 spot in ‘best cities to live and work’

Leicester cathedral

The PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 2018 Good Growth for Cities Index has again ranked Leicester as one of the best cities to live and work in the whole of the UK. The East Midlands city’s rank as 10th best puts it ahead of its Midlands neighbours Birmingham, Nottingham and Derby and also London. How is it judged? […]

October 24, 2018

Market Harborough’s lettings department wins gold at British Property Awards

Andrew Granger Market Harborough office

Once again, our lettings department has been commended for the service it offers landlords and tenants in Market Harborough, Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. The Market Harborough lettings office has been awarded gold at the British Property Awards, the only agency in the Harborough region to receive the award. As part of the judging process for the […]

June 20, 2018

Tips for finding your dream home in Leicestershire

Moving house couple

It’s what we all want, isn’t it? Something that we’ve imagined living in from when we were young; our ideal, picturesque home. The beautiful thing about dream homes is that yours will be completely different from the next person’s. For yours, you might envisage an open plan whilst another’s must have a large, secluded garden […]

June 13, 2018

How much are first-time buyers saving for their deposits?

Excited couple first time buyers

Attaining a substantial deposit is often the biggest barrier preventing first-time buyers getting on the property ladder. Schemes to help have come and gone, some sticking around for longer than others but it is still proving difficult for some to save a deposit large enough. What size deposit do you need? In truth, there are […]

May 16, 2018

Benefits of buying a newer home in Leicestershire

first time buyers

With plenty of new housing estates popping up in Leicester, Market Harborough and Loughborough, home buyers in the Leicestershire are best placed to decide whether they should opt for a new build home or an older property. To accommodate the demand for property in Leicestershire and the county’s growing population, officials suggested last year that […]

May 14, 2018

Leicester sees the highest annual rental growth in England

House prices in Leicestershire

The latest rental data from Landbay has shown that Leicester had the largest increase in rental value in England over the past year. Our hometown city has seen a larger increase than other cities such as Manchester, Birmingham and even London. The news is, of course, welcomed by homeowners and landlords in the city. Increased […]

March 9, 2018

Top 5 Leicestershire properties to rent

Looking for somewhere new to rent in Leicestershire? With the rental market so rife, there is plenty on the market for renters. Although searching for potential properties can be a nice chore, having some recommendations on extra special properties to look out for can be welcomed. Scroll down and you’ll find our top 5 rental […]