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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 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 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 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.
December 4th 2018
Make sure your home is wrapped up for a January sale
If you are thinking about selling your home in the New Year, then make sure that it’s all wrapped up for Christmas. The festive season is always the busiest time of year for people looking to buy a new home. So make sure you don’t leave it too late to get your property ready for the Christmas rush. 
December 3rd 2018
Dream properties selection box 
Here is a taste of some of the wonderful dream properties we have for sale, from modern to the converted we hope you agree that these houses truly are beautiful. 
November 26th 2018
Don't miss Santa's Grotto at Intercounty Bishop's Stortford this Saturday
Intercounty Bishop’s Stortford will be hosting Santa’s Grotto in their office this Saturday the 1st December from 10am to 5pm in association with Bishop’s Stortford Christmas Fayre. 
November 21st 2018
House prices in November 
According to a recent index by Rightmove, sellers Nationally are lowering asking prices in anticipation of the up and coming festive season, which is the busiest time of year for property searches. 
November 15th 2018
Shed away your unwanted clutter
It’s true that one of the things that we have to leave with and deal with in our homes is clutter and what to do with it.