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Thinking of Buying a Doer-Upper in Cheshire? Read This First

When searching for a new home, do you scroll past properties that look a little worse for wear? You know the ones, where the carpet hasn’t been changed since the 70s and the floral wallpaper is curling off the walls? Lots of buyers look for newly renovated or new-build homes due to fear of the […]

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How to Wow Buyers with a Spacious-Looking Home

Find out how you can impress buyers by making each room in your home look as spacious as possible. A two-minute read. Whether you’re marketing a one-bedroom flat or a seven-bedroom mansion, the same rule usually applies – big is beautiful. We’re talking about big rooms, of course! It’s well known that a home that […]

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Walk This Way: Do Your Bit for Your Children and the Planet

Find out why it’s time to ditch your car and walk to school with your children instead. A two-minute read. Want to reduce carbon emissions, traffic congestion, and the risk of childhood obesity? Then step right up and out for Walk to School Week (16 to 20 May). Next week’s event, organised by the charity […]

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Style Your Garden to Sell in 6 Easy Steps

What does your garden mean to you? For us, it can be summarised in three simple words: entertainment, enjoyment and peace. With it being such a pleasurable, versatile space, it’s no wonder several studies show that it’s within the top three priorities for a potential buyer. Surrounding your house at both front and back, it’s […]

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How You Can Stop Feeling Stressed in Cheshire

Whichever way you look at it, modern life is stressful. And the 2020s? Well so far, this new decade has caused unparalleled levels of stress. Whether it’s the pressure of daily life, the juggling of responsibilities, or the state of the world right now, stress can have physical, mental, and emotional repercussions for people of […]

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Is Your Cheshire Mortgage Environmentally Friendly?

If you’re taking out a new mortgage or about to refinance your property, have you considered a green mortgage? No? Never heard of it? Well, that’s what we’re here for. A green mortgage is not actually new. In fact, the concept was first launched about 30 years ago but wasn’t used much. However, in the […]

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Sell your home at Easter for a Summer Move

Spring is a wonderful time to sell a home – the buds are budding, gardens are springing into life, and a little bit of sunshine makes everyone’s home look better. Plus, buyers have traditionally always started home searching in the spring, and the property portals tell us this is still the case today. If you’re […]

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Would These Five Pranks Fool You?

From left-handed loo roll to crime-fighting dachshunds, read these five April Fools’ Day pranks and choose your favourite. A three-minute read. No one’s sure exactly how April Fools’ Day started, but pranksters have been at it for centuries. In one early caper in 1698, an anonymous cheeky wag sent out invitations to watch the ‘Washing […]

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Two Property Trends That Cheshire Sellers Need to Know about

This three-minute read looks at the current market trends and what they mean for people who are looking to sell up. Are you thinking of selling your Cheshire home? Then let’s look at two trends that have dominated the market over the past year and see what they mean for you.  Demand is strong Many people […]

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Keeping Cheshire’s Pet Dogs Safe

As a nation of pet lovers, it’s no surprise that dog ownership increased significantly during the pandemic. Unfortunately, so did the number of dog thefts. There were more than 2,000 reported incidents in 2020 and this number is going up.   While dog theft is on the rise, catching those responsible is not. Just 2% […]

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