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Keep up to date with the latest property trends, market updates, Intercounty news, community activity and competitions.

It only takes one accident to start a fire
November 20th 2023
We’ve put together a list of safety checks and risks you should look out for in the home to make sure your home is as safe from fire as it can be.
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Someone holding a ladder which someone is climbing and fitting a light bulb
November 15th 2023
In this blog we’ll talk you through all the advantages of buying a renovation project and what you should look for before buying.
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A field in Bishop's Stortford
September 7th 2023
A lively commuter town on the edge of Hertfordshire, Bishop’s Stortford is the best of both worlds as a town that’s well connected to London while maintaining a rural feel.
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A cheering person in sunglasses with the text A mortgage that requires 0% deposit
May 15th 2023
If you are a first-time buyer but struggling to save for a deposit, Skipton Building Society have just launched an exciting new product. Our partner Embrace Financial Services are working with Skipton to offer this mortgage to those who fit the criteria.
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Two older people sitting on a sofa
April 25th 2023
As people near retirement age, many begin to consider the prospect of downsizing to a smaller, more manageable property. If you’re approaching this stage of life, you might want to consider looking at retirement properties.
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A couple being shown around a packed-up living room
April 13th 2023
To help make the downsizing process easier, we’ve collected a list of things to think about before making the decision to downsize your home.
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Someone typing on a laptop
April 3rd 2023
To help make your pricing decision easier, we’ve compiled a list of tips that can help make sure that you set an accurate, realistic selling price and get your home sold as quickly as possible.
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Bar graph with arrow pointing down and the text Interest rates might be rising but did you know what mortgage rates are starting to fall?
March 3rd 2023
If you’ve been putting off looking at your mortgage because of the rapidly rising interest rates late last year, now could be the best time to speak to a Financial Adviser.
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A row of houses with solar panels on their rooves
January 10th 2023
As the market shifts back into gear for the new year, you might be starting your search for a new home. One option to consider is purchasing a new build property.
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Fraud prevention on a keyboard
March 24th 2022
Property title fraud – could it happen to you?  If you're a homeowner find out how to protect yourself from your property being sold to someone else without your knowledge or permission.
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A train in a station
March 14th 2022
While there is still uncertainty as to how integral remote working will become in the workplace, it is important to acknowledge there are pros and cons to working in this way.
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A chart going upwards with cartoon houses
March 10th 2022
The start of a New Year hasn’t led to a case of New Year, New You for the property market. It looks as though property prices in the UK are still rising, and at Intercounty, we expect this to be the case for the rest of the year.
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