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How Homes in the UK Compare to Their European Rivals

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 thought…

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How Eco-friendly are Banbury Homes?

And how new Gov’t rules will mean draughty low-eco Banbury homes will drop in value ‘It’s Not Easy Being Green’, was the song that Kermit sang on Sesame Street. Yet now being green is a normal way of life for most of us. Walking or cycling places instead of taking the car, recycling and even…

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Five Reasons to Leave Property Viewings to the Experts

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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Space Sells So Make the Most of Yours

There are some lovely things about having smaller rooms. They can be cosy, quicker to clean, and cheaper to decorate. However, filling them can happen all too fast. Learn how to make the most of a small space with our handy tips. Use colour Light colours can help create a sense of space. Darker colours…

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Do Banbury Landlords Need to Register with the ICO?

This two-minute read takes a look at the ICO and what Banbury landlords need to do. Back in 2018, the rules around the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and data handling changed. Things like ‘This website uses cookies; do you accept?’ popped up everywhere. The ICO is the Information Commissioner’s Office and covers the whole…

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What Can I Do To Boost My Banbury Property’s Kerb Appeal?

This three-minute read will help you maximise the kerb appeal for your Banbury 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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Cleaning Checklist to Avoid End-of-Tenancy Disputes

In this three-minute read, we look at ways landlords can prevent losing money in disputes about cleaning. It’s not just couples who bicker over who did or didn’t scrub the bathroom; landlords and tenants can often find themselves at odds on the thorny issue of cleaning. In fact, it’s the most common cause of landlord/tenant…

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