Pets & Fireworks

1st November 2018
Many animals find fireworks scary. According to the RSPCA 45% of dogs in the UK fear fireworks but there or lots of simple ways to calm your pets.

Halloween Household Pests

31st October 2018
Halloween Household Pests On Halloween, when the UK is awash with ghosts and ghouls, let’s look at the creepy crawlies and pests that can take up residence both inside and outside your home.

World Values Day 2018

18th October 2018
Today is World Values Day – Values are what make us who we are, they are the compass guiding everything we do – our choices and our actions
Enjoy the Christmas Experience I called into the John Lewis store near York last week in pursuit of a trouser press and was instantly impressed by the amount of Christmas decorations, gifts and treats already displayed. I have since noticed that Christmas TV advertising is well underway, plus the X Factor and Strictly Come dancing are now rolling nicely along too. Christmas is on its way but there’s still time to get simple things sorted in your home in order to sell by Christmas (according to sources at HomeOwnerAlliance) and these include:- Ensuring that you have good exterior lighting helps create that better first impression when buyers come to view. Don’t ignore the back garden, clear away leaves, trim the hedges, make sure your gutters are cleaned and that any summer furniture or toys are removed from the patio. Even highlight a corner of the garden, tree or a plant so that it can look inviting seen from the inside as the longer nights are approaching. Well stocked bird feeders also create a lovely addition to your garden which will delight potential owners.
Bramhope’s newest property agency, David Phillip Estate Agents is now open for business and is delighted to sponsor Headingley Bramhope Cricket Club.
October - a great time to sell and buy a new house. The holidays are over, it’s back to business, the kids are back to school after a long six weeks and so it’s time to get on with life – and that means moving if that’s on your mind.
There could be a host of reasons for you to consider downsizing. Your kids may have flown the nest, your garden may be too large, you may want to release some equity, reduce your monthly outgoings, or you are simply drawn to living in a smaller, more manageable property. Downsizing isn't just for retirement. It can be an important choice at any stage of your life, location, health or wealth. Whatever your reasons, whether you are a homeowner, a private tenant, living in a council or housing association accommodation, it's important to review the options before making your decision.

The Power of social media

24th September 2018
Well, our new business David Phillip Estate Agents, with its office based in Bramhope, which opened just a couple of weeks ago has attracted a huge number of followers via Social Media alone which in this day and age can never be overestimated, for example, through Facebook and Instagram alone we’ve enjoyed an audience reach of over 2,000 followers.
We at David Phillip Estate Agents are excited to report that we are the first agents in the area to use Matterport 360 degree virtual reality tours, the latest technology in enabling a property to be viewed internally as well as externally 24/7 by prospective buyers from the comfort of their armchairs. It just means that home owners on the move won’t have to worry about tidying up all the time, it will encourage serious viewings.
Think hard a carefully about how much you want to spend. It's easy to get carried away with that better and more attractive property, but don't forget you also have bills to pay when you move in! You might also consider renting as a short term option whilst you're saving a deposit. In which case, set you budget sensibly and you'll have more available to save each month.
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