…as Flitwick first-time buyers now only need a 5% deposit for a mortgage.

When you’re selling your home how do you make sure your online advert stands out from the rest? How do you entice buyers to click and find out more? Is the rest of your listing engaging enough to pique their interest and make them want to book a viewing? Our latest blog is all about how to turn browsers into buyers.

If you’re an accidental landlord and have never let a property before, there’s a lot to know before you get started. Here’s what you need to do next.

No matter how neat and tidy they are, people always ask us how their home should look on viewings and whether they can improve their presentation. These are our life hacks to be viewing ready everytime a buyer wants to view your home.

One of the most common problems for homeowners is a lack of storage space. However, building an extra room or moving into a bigger home is not always an option, so you need to work with what you’ve got. Check out these small hacks to expand your home’s space…

One of the most astounding things that has happened in the last 12 months was something that did not happen. Even after the country saw the deepest recession since the Great Freeze of 1709, with GDP dropping 28% in one quarter, one would have expected a large fall in Biggleswade house prices would follow.

Renting out your property is about so much more than just money and business. As well as wanting an agent who can find you the perfect tenant, you're sure to have feelings around confidence, connection and communication. None of these are financial concerns, but our experience tells us how prized they are by all of our landlord clients.

In this three-minute read, we look at a study that found some landlords were putting themselves and their investment at risk by cutting corners on checks and maintenance.

In almost 25 years of being an estate agency and seeing thousands of properties I can still be blown away by a well designed loft conversion, they are often unique to that property and add a new dimension to the property. This blog explores how to convert your loft to add value and create your perfect space.

Being an estate agent is a bit like running a dating agency: playing Cupid every day, cultivating commitment and building long-term relationships that lead to living together. It's more than marketing; it's matchmaking! Read our blog to discover what Tinder and Rightmove have in common.

In this two-minute read, we look at how landlords can foster a good rapport with tenants.

The Flitwick property market is on fire! I don't remember a time when when so few Flitwick properties were available to buy. So why are these properties not selling when all those around them are selling? Stuart Scott has over 20 years as a Flitwick estate agent and is always happy to give advice whether or not you are a client of Urban & Rural