November 13, 2018

Peter Buckingham highlights barriers to lending for unusual properties


This month, Peter Buckingham, Head of Sales at Andrew Granger & Co’s Market Harborough office contributes to an article on industry website about the difficulties that can occur when trying to secure finance for unusual properties. Departing from tradition The popularity of property-based TV shows like Grand Designs and Property Ladder over the last […]

May 31, 2016

Asking prices continue to rise across the UK

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Rising property asking prices   A new report has found that housing prices in all parts of the UK have increased in May, continuing with a rising trend shown in March. In May, England and Wales have already seen a rise of 0.8% and Scotland an increase by 0.7% according to the latest index. These monthly figures […]

December 10, 2015

Drones are the latest tool being used to survey commercial properties

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, the latest way to inspect commercial properties and to survey the parts of buildings that human beings cannot reach is the drone-mounted camera.   Drones for commercial properties Our valuation team has begun using a microwave-sized helicopter to buzz the roofs and other inaccessible features of […]

November 27, 2015

New qualification for equestrian property specialist

Equestrian property specialist, Ashling Toolan, a member of our rural team, has qualified as a chartered surveyor. Horse riding enthusiast Ashling passed the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Assessment of Professional Competence exam which means that all members of our rural team, based in Loughborough, Leicestershire, and led by Joint Managing Director Rupert Harrison, are […]

November 26, 2015

Jenna Graduates with Estate management Degree

Recently appointed member of the Andrew Granger & Co. team, Jenna Mullan, has just graduated with a distance learning degree in estate management with Reading University  Jenna, from Oakham, has graduated with flying colours and has now embarked on a two-year programme of qualification with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Based at our […]

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 […]

August 17, 2015

We’ve expanded our professional services team

A surveyor with more than seven years’ experience in land agency and estate management has joined our professional services team. Based in our Leicester office, Jenna Mullan will assist Andrew Robinson, head of the professional services department, on estate management and development projects. Mr Robinson, one of our directors, said: “Jenna’s appointment will expand our […]

July 14, 2015

Housing Market Hots Up

Surge in surveys   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 […]

November 26, 2014

New Head of Survey at Leicester office

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Geoff Milnes to his new role as our brand new Head of Survey in Andrew Granger & Co’s Leicester office. The team provides surveying and planning advice to Leicestershire and beyond and welcome the expertise Geoff will bring to his new role. Melton Mowbray-local Geoff, has worked for […]

September 30, 2014

New faces at Andrew Granger & Co

We are delighted to announce the arrival of new staff within our Planning and Development team and our Rural team. The appointment of Chris Green to the Planning and Development team as a Planning Assistant brings the number of people in the department to five, whilest Ashling Toolan has joined our Rural team in Loughborough […]