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...
Christmas Traditions around the world

Christmas Traditions around the world

Mince Pies, inspired in the Middle East and brought back by the crusaders. Early mince pies contained meat, fruit and spices. They commonly had 13 ingredients that were thought to represent Christ and the Apostles and were a large oval shape to represent the manger....
Black Friday is here!

Black Friday is here!

The term Black Friday was first associated with the financial crisis and not sale shopping – two wall street financiers Jim Fisk and Jay Gould together bought a significant amount of US Gold in the hope of the overall price soaring and in turn being able to sell...