Estate Agent Blog

Jargon buster: ‘conveyancing’

First time buyers could be forgiven for being confused with the amount of jargon involved in the property market. ‘Conveyancing’ is one of those terms which can be most misunderstood.  Essentially, conveyancing covers the legal and administrative work connected...


Creating kerb appeal for your property

Leaflets and online galleries can help bring a property to a potential buyer’s attention, but the viewing is where the real decision is made. Our friendly and professional sales advisors at Chinneck Shaw can offer great advice about how to make sure your property looks it...


Stamp duty changes making their mark

Stamp duty exemptions are beginning to make an impact, according to the NAEA Propertymark February Housing Report. Sales reached a three-year high with the proportion of sales per branch to first-time buyers (FTB) rising from 27% to 29% in January. Year on year, FTB sales were...


Taking the stress out of moving home

It seems to be a truth universally acknowledged that moving house is one of the most stressful things anyone can do. However, it doesn’t necessarily have to be this way. At Chinneck Shaw, our friendly and team aim to make the process of buying or selling as smooth as...


Is kitchen extension a recipe for success?

Clients often ask us whether it is worth getting a kitchen extension. Kitchens have become much more than a simply a place to cook food these day. Spacious and open kitchen-diners are still very popular, offering extended living space. For some householders a larger cooking...


Leap into action with spring clean

Are you planning a spring clean? As the dust settles after Easter, a thorough mop, scrub and tidy-up is near the top of many householders’ ‘to-do’ list. And this is even more important if you are thinking of capitalising on the ‘spring bounce’ in...