January 7, 2018

What were the main changes to the property market in 2017?

UK street properties

Like most years, the property market saw plenty of change in 2017. Politics continued to dominate the headlines and, in turn, had an effect on areas of the property market. The General Election, the aftermath and the continued discussions over Brexit all loomed over the property market. Here, we outline all of the main changes […]

December 14, 2017

Benefits of selling your home around Christmas

selling house at winter snow

With plenty of things to think about and plan through the festive season, whilst it’s meant to be an enjoyable season, it can quickly turn into a stressful time of year. With so much going on, few consider adding to the happenings by putting their home up for sale. Although not the most popular time […]

December 4, 2017

Leicester homes sell 20 days faster than UK average

House prices in Leicestershire

The annual City Rate of Sale report from Post Office Money has been revealed and show that homes in Leicester average just 76 days on the market before a buyer is found. The report, which is compiled in conjunction with the Centre for Economics and Business Research, analyses the average time a property remains on […]

November 15, 2017

Negotiation tactics for buying at the right place

first time buyers brexit

If you’re on a budget, every pound counts when buying a property. It’s obvious, all buyers want to get the best possible value for the amount being paid. To achieve this, negotiation with the seller is key. Buyers can be apprehensive about the negotiation process, but without doing it you’re potentially missing out on thousands […]

October 27, 2017

What to do if your property isn’t selling

east midlands house asking prices

We’re all well aware just how stressful selling a home can be. There is a lot to think about and sellers want the process to go as smoothly and as fast as possible. With every passing month the concern rises and before you know it, it can be half a year or even over a […]

October 24, 2017

Andrew Granger & Co named best residential sales agency in Market Harborough

Andrew Granger team

The largest mystery shopping review ever undertaken by the property industry has ranked our Market Harborough branch in the UK’s top five per cent for residential sales! The study The Best Estate Agent Guide, published in September, uses points scored during data analysis and mystery shopping exercises to identify the best agency branches in the […]

October 17, 2017

Don’t judge a house by the décor

Selling a home, decorations

Home decor when selling a house When viewing a property, there are a number of must-haves and things that you look out for. It’s natural. You might want a large kitchen, a certain number of bedrooms or a bay window perhaps. Some of these things are important and it would be a problem or costly […]

September 26, 2017

Guide to buying or renting a listed property

Listed property leicester

For those that desire a property rich with period features and heritage, then the possibility of living in a listed property can be something that few pass up on. Nearly half a million UK homeowners live in a listed home and benefit from the character and charm of the properties. Whilst owning a listed property […]

July 15, 2017

What’s better: old or new build homes?

Moving in to a new flat

It’s a question that divides the nation: when buying a home do you prefer a period property or a new build? No matter the property you’re looking for, a two-bed flat, a family-friendly terraced home or a large detached, there is a diverse range of aged homes to choose from. With so many types of […]

July 5, 2017

What do men and women want when moving?

Moving house couple

We all have different things that we look for when searching for a new house. When moving in with a partner, different tastes and opinions are plain to see when you view a house. A recent study by Strutt & Parker has looked into what it is exactly that different sexes look for when buying […]