Tips to Help Clean & Protect Leather Furniture Leather furniture provides rooms with an elegant and rich appearance. It represents a significant percentage of furniture sold today with consumers now realising the many benefits of owning leather furniture. Because leather adjusts itself to body temperature, it is pleasant and comfortable to sit on. It feels [...]
Chloe Jones joins the team of John Hoole Estate Agents and will be working towards training through our agency as an Negotiator. Chloe will be responsible for providing much of the backbone in supporting our clients through the selling process and our customers through the purchasing process of their homes and investments. Together with the [...]
Exchange of contracts- a very important and key stage in the whole sale process. Exchange makes the sale or purchase become legally binding. The purchaser pays normally a 10% deposit and the rest of the funds are transferred to the seller upon completion. Up until exchange, the purchaser has this period to fully research and [...]
Useful tips to prevent condensation & penetration damp problems Damp proofing will help to protect your home and will save you a considerable amount of money in the long run by preventing further damage such as dry rot. In this article I will provide a number of tips that will help prevent condensation and penetration [...]
Sprucing up your garden is a great way to improve the curb appeal of your property. The garden is one of the first things a potential buyer notices about a property, so it’s important that it’s kept in pristine condition. Having a great garden doesn’t have to be expensive though, in this article I will provide you with a number of tips that will help you to spruce up your garden on a budget.
How to budget for and what you will need to consider when planning a home renovation
- 23rd January 2014
- Property News
Planning a home renovation can feel daunting, especially when you factor in the cost of financing this, therefore planning and budgeting is absolutely essential to make it an affordable, manageable and successful renovation. The following advice will help you to plan and budget for any home renovation project.
In just 12 weeks, nearly 750 homeowners have completed their purchases and hundreds were able to spend Christmas in their new homes.
The living room is an area where families can get together and catch up on the day’s events. It needs to be designed with comfort in mind but also needs to be functional and practical. In the majority of houses it is the main focal point for entertaining visitors so it’s important to furnish and decorate it with style. This is especially important when living space is at a premium and you need to carefully consider the items you choose to furnish your living room with.
Reducing the stamp duty rate is guaranteed to make a difference for good
- 11th December 2013
- Property News
The Government’s Stamp Duty, specifically the £250,000 threshold has come under fire from the industry as new research emerges. According to the research, commissioned from Cass Business School by the London Central Portfolio, there are 930% more transactions of homes priced between £240,000 and £250,000 than between £250,000 and £260,000.
Home improvements that have a positive impact on property value
- 28th November 2013
- Property News
Carrying out home improvements to your property will not only increase the look and functionality of your home, but if the correct improvements are made then you can add significant value. In this article i will highlight a number of home improvements that will add value to your home.