Douglas Allen

Introducing Sale by Tender

13 January 2014

Sale by Tender is an alternative method of selling your house. Buyers make sealed offers, which are opened at the same time. You choose which, if any, you want to accept.

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Sale by Tender Explained

13 January 2014

Unlike an ordinary sale where you are told about offers as they are made, offers are made as sealed bids based on a guide price. They are all opened at once on a date you choose. You then choose.

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Why it's time to get rid of Stamp Duty

04 December 2013

Everyone has to pay Stamp Duty when they buy a house. The "Stamp out Stamp Duty" campaign from the TaxPayers' Alliance is hoping to persuade the Government to abolish this tax. In fact, even.

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Should I Remortgage Now Before Interest Rates Go Up?

26 November 2013

Mortgage repayments have been at their lowest for years thanks to thanks to the Bank of England keeping interest rates down. Both will rise at some point so making a decision now will make sure you.

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What Can Be Done To Keep My Mortgage Repayments Down?

20 November 2013

The Bank of England will increase interest rates at some point and so preparing to remortgage could save money as well as making financial planning easier. We’re here to help with both the advice.

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Don't Let Your Lawn Let You Down

13 November 2013

Keeping the garden under control is one of the most important things you can do to make a good impression. The good news is that it is quite possible to mow a lawn in winter. Ways to beat the.

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Don't Let Winter Force You Into Leaving A Lawn Untidy

13 November 2013

A neat lawn is probably one of the first things people will notice in a property and keeping it tidy can often feel like a never-ending job. Even so, research by the Telegraph suggested that a good.

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Prepare your home for Winter

31 October 2013

A recent survey found that 22% of householders had a home-related problem last winter. Many of these problems could have been easily prevent by getting ready for the winter season and the strains it.

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The Government's Help to Buy Scheme is Now Here!

07 October 2013

It’s come early! You're probably aware by now that the Government brought forward the second phase of their ‘Help to Buy' mortgage guarantee scheme to begin on 7th October rather than wait until.

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Reviving The Dying Art Of Customer Service

01 April 2013

A point of view from David Lench, Managing Director, Arun Estates

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