March 21st 2019
What Perks Are Tenants Happy To Pay More For?
A new survey has questioned tenants in the UK on what features and extras they’d most like in their homes and how much they’d be willing to pay for them.Unsurprisingly, one of the most popular choices for tenants was the inclusion of pets, with 28% of the 3,290 tenants surveyed.....
March 19th 2019
How to settle into a new community
One of the most daunting things about moving into a new area is making friends, one of the quickest ways to do this is to chat to your neighbours or go to your local pub.
March 14th 2019
10 home décor ideas to instantly transform your home
Now that spring is just around the corner, the much-welcomed extra sunshine might be shining a light on some of the less-polished parts of your property. If you’re thinking that a good spring clean won’t quite cut it this year, then follow our 10 home decoration ideas to instantly transform your home…
March 11th 2019
Busy spring in store for property market
Spring has always been a popular time of the year for buying and selling properties, with the change from the colder months of winter to the warmer spring temperatures often galvanizing people to make a change. This year is forecast to be no different and spring 2019 is set to be a busy time for estate agents across the UK…
March 5th 2019
National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2019) this week - check out Intercounty's
This week is the annual celebration of apprenticeships in the UK, it’s a week when the whole community comes together to celebrate the positive impact that apprenticeships have on the individuals involved, employers and the economy.
February 23rd 2019
Lettings Update from James Sutton, Area Letting Director
This is a year that will undoubtedly offer a changing landscape within the industry. Landlords will justifiably feel much of this change has been aimed in their direction. Likewise, many of us within the industry ourselves bemoan these changes.
February 21st 2019
Your guide to a seamless moving day
So you’ve found the perfect new home - congratulations! Unfortunately, this time which should be about exciting plans for the future often gets overshadowed by the stresses of the move itself.
February 17th 2019
Four great customer testimonials for the Intercounty team...
"A great company and great agency! On my quest to find a flat, Intercounty were the only one that gave me the proper attention and customer care. I have dealt with Harry S., most of the time, they have been great and so have the other staff I have spoken to.
February 12th 2019
Sales Market Update - the latest news from Andrew Gilchrist...
"At this time of great uncertainty for the Country and the housing market - the one question on most buyers and sellers minds seems to be, is now a good time? And I guess the answer is, well that depends."
January 29th 2019
Do you have to love a property to be happy in it?
In the UK we are somewhat infatuated with all things property - whether it’s finding out how much our current property is worth, browsing properties for sale on the web, calculating potential equity value, dreaming of being a property owner, considering buying into a fantastic location for schools and work or just because it will offer us more space and more options further along the line.
January 14th 2019
Stamp duty facts for First-time buyers and for Shared Ownership
In November 2018 Philip Hammond announced that first-time buyers would have to pay no Stamp Duty on the first £300,000 of a property transaction as long as the property value is £500,000 or under.
January 8th 2019
Are you considering downsizing?
Choosing to downsize once the children have flown the nest can be incredibly liberating especially if it frees up property equity and enables you to do some of the things you have been unable to do in the past such as travelling.