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Unique homes – how we value them accurately

As estate agents, valuing homes accurately is at the core of our business. We’ve got to price them at a level that attracts enough attention from buyers, while achieving the maximum sale price for our clients, and sometimes it’s a challenge – particularly when there’s not much to compare them to. We value homes based […]

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How Cheshire Parents Can Support Their Child’s Return to School

In this two-minute read, we look at how parents in Cheshire can help their children adjust to being back in the classroom. After many long and draining weeks of learning from home, children across the UK are finally returning to school. While weary parents may be glad to see the back of home-schooling, some children may find […]

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Five Things We Can’t Wait to Do When Lockdown Ends

We list the five simple things we’re looking forward to when lockdown lifts in this two-minute read. With the end to lockdown now in sight, it’s impossible not to think excitedly ahead to spring and summer. We know we won’t be able to do everything all at once – but we can live with that. […]

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2021 Paint Trends: Why Magnolia is Out, and Dead Salmon is in!

In this three-minute read, we look at the paint colours that are making a splash in 2021. For millions of Brits, getting through this pandemic has been a case of “Keep Calm and Carry On with DIY”. To stop themselves from climbing the walls from boredom and frustration, they’ve turned to painting them. As a […]

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Random Acts of Kindness Week: Nine Ways to Spread Joy in Cheshire

In this two-minute read, we look at how a simple random act of kindness can start a tsunami of positive vibes. Many people are going through a dark time right now, but there is a way you could make at least one person’s day a little brighter. As this week is Random Acts of Kindness […]

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Are We Entering the New Roaring Twenties?

‘The darkest hour is just before the dawn.’ The quote is attributed to the English theologian Thomas Fuller from 1650. It could easily be applied now, more than 370 years on. As the weather turns for the better, the vaccine programme accelerates across the UK, and green shoots of the ‘old normal’ start to spring […]

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The Top Five Renovation Mistakes Cheshire Homeowners Should Avoid

In this two-minute read, we look at the home renovations that don’t add value – and can make it harder to sell your property. If there’s a chance you could sell your Cheshire home in the next few years, think before you rush into making any major home renovations. While you might read about celebrities investing […]

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Three Reasons to Share the Love in Cheshire This Friday

In this two-minute read, we share three stories that shine a light on affairs of the heart in the lead up to Valentine’s Day on Sunday. Lockdown celebrations One thing star-crossed lovers in Cheshire don’t have to worry about this Valentine’s Day is bagging a reservation at a candle-lit restaurant.  In “normal times”, even the most mediocre […]

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7 Gifts Best Avoided This Valentine’s Day

A 60-second speed read. The Beatles were right when they sang ‘money can’t buy me love.’ But money can buy you a gift to give to your significant other. The trouble is not all ‘romantic gifts’ are created equally and received gratefully. And with Valentine’s Day on Sunday here are seven presents to avoid. Anything […]

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The Loves and Hates of Homeowners across Cheshire

With Valentine’s Day coming up at the weekend, we look at ten reasons why Cheshire property owners think their homes are dreamy or dreary. A three-minute read. Top five things people love about their homes 1. A room with a view Beautiful views are calming, provide distraction, and reduce claustrophobia. Lucky homeowners who look out […]

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