March 28th 2021 is ‘first cut Sunday’

March 28th 2021 is ‘first cut Sunday’

With the Covid-19 restrictions lifting a little on March 29th, allowing up to six people to meet (or two households) to meet outside including in private gardens, people will want their gardens to be in tip top condition for hosting outside, particularly with Easter...
A speed boat compared to an oil tanker

A speed boat compared to an oil tanker

I read with interest a recent article in The Yorkshire Post about the five advantages Yorkshire small businesses have over big business – it is something we feel our Company totally aligns to. For smaller companies competing with larger companies can be perceived as a...
Stamp Duty holiday possible extension – an update

Stamp Duty holiday possible extension – an update

  We, like all Estate Agents, recently signed a petition to extend the Stamp Duty Holiday which is due to end on March 31st. In order for a petition to be taken to the House of Commons 100,000 signatures were required – the Stamp duty holiday extension reached almost...
Being extra ‘people vigilant’ during Lockdown

Being extra ‘people vigilant’ during Lockdown

Between Christmas and New Year it is estimated that between around one in 50 people have had Covid-19. In Leeds the infection rate has increased to 271.6 per 100,000 with further increases expected as the relaxations over Christmas feeds through. Leeds is currently...
My 2021, property predictions

My 2021, property predictions

The Property Rollercoaster The North of England performed particularly strongly throughout 2020, however, the start of this year will be unpredictable, with people trying to get their property sales through before the end of the Stamp Duty Deadline of March 31st....
Tips for looking after birds in your garden

Tips for looking after birds in your garden

What to feed wild birds There are a number of different foods that will provide great nutritional value Bird seed mixtures contain different seeds but the best ones include sunflower seeds, flaked maize and peanut granules – avoid ones that contain beans, dried...