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Update on the Current Situation for Buyers and Sellers [5th January 2021]

Although the UK has gone into lockdown once again, the property industry remains open. This means that we can conduct viewings and help people to carry out their moving plans. For the viewings we will be conducting during the lockdown period, our priority is to make sure our clients, our buyers and our team are […]

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Cheshire – Take a Break from the Bad News with Our Feelgood Friday

In this two-minute read, we share three stories to bring a smile to the faces of people in Cheshire. With high Covid-19 rates reported in the UK, more lockdowns being announced across the globe and America in chaos you’d be forgiven for wanting to pull the duvet over your head and stay in bed. But […]

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8 Ways Homeowners in Cheshire Can Reduce Their Heating Costs

A 60-second speed read that could save you a lot of money. Here’s a question for you. What happens when you have a national lockdown in winter? Well, there a few things but one that’s guaranteed to happen is heating bills rocket. More people are at home whether to work, learn or stay safe, which […]

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How Cheshire Homebuyers Can Avoid Getting Scammed by Fraudsters

In this two-minute read, we look at the increasingly sophisticated scam that fraudsters are using to separate homebuyers from their hard-earned cash. Even though we’re in lockdown, criminals are still out there trying to swindle people, so if you plan to buy a new home in Cheshire in 2021, please heed UK Finance’s latest warning about […]

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The Billionaire Christmas Wish List

At Storeys, we always charge our clients a value for money fee unlike some of the eye-watering prices you’re about to discover. Here are what billionaires are willing to stump up for shoes, burgers, a photo, some vino, and an unbelievable home – a three-minute read. Have you written out your Christmas wish list yet? […]

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Six Ways to Have Your Most Environmentally-Friendly Christmas Ever

Who says you can’t have a great time this Christmas AND do your bit for Planet Earth? In this two-minute read, we look at some simple things people in Cheshire can do to make the festive period as eco-friendly as possible. There’s been some positive vaccine news starting to come out in the UK and […]

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Planning to downsize? Start your new chapter in your next home

Are you starting to feel like you’re rattling around in a house that’s too big for you? Are you ready to put less time, effort and money into somewhere new? Have you got your heart set on being closer to family (or further away)? Have you always dreamed of that coastal hideaway or a chocolate […]

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Why Tiers Needn’t Mean Fears for Cheshire

Now the new tier system has come into effect across England, we wanted to remind you we are still open for business. And we wanted to share this useful information from the NHS about what we can (and can’t) all do in Cheshire now we are tier two. And remember there’s a slight relaxing of […]

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A Guide to the Cost of Moving for Cheshire Homebuyers

In this two-minute read, we outline the costs and fees associated with buying a property so that you can budget for your next move. Buying a new home can be an exciting prospect, but often in the thrill of the search, buyers fail to budget for some of the costs that are part and parcel […]

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9 mistakes to avoid when selling your Cheshire home

1. Over pricing It is commonplace to obtain 2-3 valuations when marketing your home. It is also a wise thing to do as it will ultimately give you an average figure. However, some less scrupulous Agents may try to flatter you and win the business by quoting a higher figure. This lures you onto the […]

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