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  • How To Prepare Your Property For Photographs

    So your property has been valued, you’ve chosen your agency, signed your contracts and now it’s time for pictures. The most important feature when marketing a property is undoubtedly the photographs and it’s in the agency’s best interest, as well as yourself, to portray your property in the best light possible. Internal and external photographs […]

    Posted: September 22, 2017
    Categories: Blog

  • Could you live in a micro flat?

    A booming population means that those looking to live in the heart of popular areas are feeling the squeeze. Would you sacrifice space to live in your perfect location? Micro flats, or apartments, have spread their way from Asia’s urban cities to the British housing market. Technically, a microflat is no larger than 300 square […]

    Posted: January 19, 2015
    Categories: Uncategorized

  • Major property trends to look out for in 2015

    The last few years have been challenging for the UK housing market, but recent reports from the Centre of Economics and Business Research (CEBR) have shown that the property market may finally be looking up. As the economy continues to recover there is a new sense of optimism in the UK housing market, which will […]

    Posted: December 18, 2014
    Categories: News

  • Why December isn’t the slack period estate agents might have expected

    We’ve all heard the expression “in before Christmas”, but how difficult is it to move into your new home in the run up to the festive season? Many of us believe that in order to host a traditionally-quaint Christmas gathering, we must be settled into a house and fully decorated a long time before December […]

    Posted: December 11, 2014
    Categories: News

  • Why customer service is key to selling a home quickly

    When the pressure is on to sell a home quickly, the estate agent and customer both feel the strain. In recent years we’ve seen a shift in customer expectations and now the estate agency market is under fire for not meeting the needs of consumers. We’ve spoken before of the measures we take to counteract […]

    Posted: November 28, 2014
    Categories: Uncategorized

  • Is it getting easier for first-time buyers to get on the property ladder?

    The vast majority of us appreciate just how difficult it can be to get that first foot on to the property ladder. For many years, we have listened to tales of woe from first-time buyers, forced to rent for eternity due to their inability to convince a mortgage provider to lend them some money for […]

    Posted: November 19, 2014
    Categories: News

  • Buying vs. renting – which is right for you?

    The big question that always causes quite a stir with property hunters, is it better to rent or buy your home? Of course, there are pros and cons for either of the two options, your choice depends entirely on your personal circumstances and your future plans. Owning your own home can provide you with a […]

    Posted: October 30, 2014
    Categories: Uncategorized

  • We’re hiring: Could you be Newton & Co’s new letting consultant?

    Due to the rapid expansion and success of our business, we are looking to add a proactive Lettings Consultant to the Newton & Co team, based in Bolton, to help us maintain our impressive rate of growth. Previous experience within the lettings industry would be of benefit, but is not essential, as full training will […]

    Posted: October 8, 2014
    Categories: Uncategorized

  • How to Sell Your House… Quickly

    The housing market is a harsh mistress. The contemporary sales climate is notoriously extreme, with sellers of even some of the nicest properties struggling for months – even years – before closing a deal they’re not even satisfied with. It’s important that you learn how to sell your house quickly, as nobody wants to become […]

    Posted: September 24, 2014
    Categories: Uncategorized

  • Buying an Old Home vs. a New Build: What’s Best for You?

    When it comes to investing in a new home, many people put the age of a house pretty high up the priority list. There’s quite a number of differences between a house built a hundred years ago and one finished off yesterday, so potential buyers should take them into consideration before they decide to make […]

    Posted: September 2, 2014
    Categories: Uncategorized