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How the UK Shapes Up to Europe in the Property Game

A two-minute read looking at the price of property across our continent. The month-long football festival AKA the Euros 2021 kicks off today. And the home nations of England, Scotland, and Wales are all competing to win the crown of the best national side in Europe. A win for England would be priceless, and we […]

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Top Tip For Cheshire Sellers: Get an Agent to Take Care of Viewings

In this two-minute read, we look at why it pays to get an experienced estate agent to handle viewings. When it comes to selling a property, many people overlook the important role viewings play in the process. They mistakenly believe that viewings are simply about opening doors and making sure would-be buyers don’t nick any […]

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The Big Lunch 2021: Eight Reasons to Natter with Your Neighbours

In this three-minute read, we look at the benefits of building strong local connections. The UK’s biggest annual get-together of neighbours – The Big Lunch – takes place this weekend and it’s a great excuse to connect or reconnect with people who live in your street. The Eden Project started The Big Lunch in 2009 […]

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How to Boost Your 2021 Kerb Appeal in Cheshire

This three-minute read will help you maximise the kerb appeal for your Cheshire property. A HomeOwners Alliance survey showed that 68% of potential buyers felt a property’s kerb appeal influenced their decision. Use these quick and easy tips to help your potential buyers fall in love at first sight. Pathways and driveways If you access […]

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6 Simple steps to prepare your home for viewings

We know from experience that the better your home looks and feels when potential buyers come to view, the more likely you are to get an asking price offer. For many people, the decision about whether to buy a home is an emotional one, and we’ve found that, more often than not, they make that […]

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Four Weird and Wonderful Community Events

In this three-minute read, we celebrate the eccentric events that unite and delight. Whether it’s bog swimmers in mankinis or Vikings brandishing burning fence posts, Britain can lay claim to some of the world’s weirdest and most wonderful events. And while each is unique, they all have one thing in common: they’re rooted in the […]

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A to Z Change of Address Checklist for Cheshire Homeowners

A two-minute read. As if selling your home, packing your belongings, and remembering to take the dog isn’t stressful enough, unfortunately, you can’t escape the paperwork palaver that comes with moving. Notifying companies and authorities of your change of address can be monotonous, but (for some things), it’s mandatory. (Not to mention the risk of […]

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Seven Ways Cheshire Residents Can Avoid Cowboy Builders

In this three-minute read, we look at how Cheshire homeowners can protect themselves from unscrupulous builders. We’ve all heard the renovation horror stories. The builder who does a runner halfway through a job, leaving a homeowner out of pocket and living in a construction site. The messy contractual dispute that winds up in court and […]

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How to Help Elderly Relatives Move Home in Cheshire

A three-minute read. For an elderly relative, moving on to the next chapter of their lives can be an emotional experience. The need to move home might stem from financial needs, bereavement, health reasons, or the wish to be nearer loved ones. But whatever the catalyst, time, diplomacy, and tact are the order of the […]

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Eight Ways to Celebrate National Children’s Day in Cheshire

In this two-minute read, we look at ways to promote children’s wellbeing. The past year has been challenging for kids, so let’s make them feel special on National Children’s Day (NCD) on Sunday 16 May. The lockdowns of the last year hit children particularly hard. While little ones often say they want to skip school, […]

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