Blog - Residential sales
Monday, November 12, 2018
Now that the clocks have gone back and the evenings are darker earlier, there’s a lot you can do - from wood burning stoves to draught excluders - to make your home warm and energy efficient this winter. And a few changes here and there can make it look really inviting too. It may be cold and wet outside but your home can be warm and relaxing after a long day. Here are our top tips for ways to cosy up ready for winter.
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Times are changing and in the current property market period features, good schools and an ensuite bathroom are just not enough to prompt a quick sale, according to a recent survey by GoCompare Mortgages. The survey, which asked 2,000 UK homebuyers where their priorities lay shows a top 20 features wish list from potential homebuyers that has changed considerably even in the last 3-5 years due to technological advances and lifestyle changes.
Friday, October 19, 2018
With Halloween approaching, think dramatic décor and you might imagine black walls and haunted houses. In fact, Victorian Gothic styling boasts gorgeous, ornate designs, rich in colour, texture and warmth. Gothic interiors often feature opulent, jewelled colours such as deep red or purple and rooms are characterised by low intensity ambient lighting or candlelight.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Spotlight on Gerrards Cross – our estate agents view: Gerrards Cross is quite simply one of England’s most sought after places to live with a reputation for exclusivity and house prices considerably higher than the UK average. So what makes this commuter town so desirable? At first sight it may not appear to have the rich history associated with some of the neighbouring Chilterns villages. Much of its architecture dates from 1906 or later, when the arrival of the railway acted as a catalyst for rapid growth.
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Spotlight on Chesham - our estate agent’s view. Chesham is a popular market town on the edge of the Chilterns, surrounded by picturesque open countryside yet within easy reach of the M25 and M1. It’s an easy commute to London via Amersham’s mainline train service into Marylebone or Chesham’s own Metropolitan Line station into Baker Street, making Chesham a prime commuter town. Earliest records date back to the 10th century although archaeological evidence shows people in the area from around 8000 BC. Historically Chesham is best known for its four Bs – Baptists, boot making, beer and brush making - but today the town’s employment lies in small businesses, technology and professional services.
Friday, September 7, 2018
With September comes a “back to school” chill in the air but this year that’s almost welcome after the long hot summer. September often heralds an Indian summer with hazy afternoons and, as the leaves turn red and gold, it’s a great time to give your home a mini makeover, adding warmth and texture to every room. As the days get cooler, small changes, such as heavier fabrics and warm lighting transform your home and it’s a great time to give your garden a spruce up before frosts set in.