What now for the property market as Boris Johnson takes over as PM?

This article is taken from Estate Agent Today dated 23 rd July 2019. Should you wish to read the whole article please go to the link : - below and at the bottom of the page Our own industry’s upheaval over recent years has been no less dramatic than the turmoil at...


Boris Johnson & Stamp Duty

The Tory leadership hopeful says he is to consider switching the duty from buyers to sellers. Article taken from The Negotiator July 2019 Boris Johnson (now Prime Minister) is to consider switching stamp duty from the buyer to the seller if he becomes prime minister, it has...


HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO BUY A HOME?

New research suggests it takes, on average, six months and 24 days to buy a home. Please note this is NOT from engaging a Solicitor to Completion of sale! Read on…… The study polled 2,000 buyers to dissect each part of the transaction process.  It found the...


HOUSE DOCTOR – FOR HIRE

GET YOUR PROPERTY IN SHAPE BEFORE GOING ON THE MARKET! It might have been a certain Californian real estate stylist that brought the concept of property dressing to our televisions as the House Doctor – but for Jane Randall, it was a natural development from her...


PROPERTY EXTENSIONS – relaxed rules and regulation

There’s been a mixed response to the government’s surprise announcement that it would make permanent the right of home owners to make substantial extensions to their property without the need for formal planning consent. The news could spell a further reduction in...


PONY CLUB TETRATHLON - What is a Tetrathlon

Never heard of it? I hadn't! Pony Club Tetrathlon is very much like Modern Pentathlon, which you may have seen in the Olympics. It provides Members with a challenging competition requiring practical horsemanship, general athletic ability and a steady hand for shooting...


BRITISH PUBS WITH QUIRKY NAMES: from Three-Legged Mare to Unruly Pigs

I love animals and I love Pubs! The British love animals and we love pubs. What could be better than a combination of the two? Britain’s pubs have all manner of names conjuring up no end of historic ‘goings’ on, take a look a look at some of the animal-related...


HORSE WITH ONE EYE – survives tumour and takes Championship

A horse who was so close to death after a tumour was found in his eye has exceeded expectations by taking the championship title in the hunter trial. The affected eye was treated and the tumour was removed allowing him to pull through and achieve the unlikely. Kate O’Shea...


CHELTENHAM GOLD CUP – original trophy re-appears

It's the Cheltenham Festival this week in case you didn't know. What most of us didn't know is that the cup which has been used, is'nt the original! read on..... "Cheltenham Racecourse has been reunited with its original Gold Cup trophy, which dates back almost a century, and...


EQUINE FLU – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

As many of you will have heard on the national news there is a national outbreak of equine flu which can affect the whole equestrian community…if your horse has any symptoms ensure you contact your vet immediately. Article from Horse & Hound . For more treanding news...


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