The Furze Platt Christmas Fair 2016 Was A Great Success

Our local Chancellor’s Maidenhead branch would like to thank all of those that joined us at the Furze Platt Christmas Fair this year. The fair was strongly supporting by the local and surrounding communities with many enjoying the wide arrange of entertainment and music. Particularly popular were the Saint Sebastian Wokingham Band and their caroling, […]

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Nationwide House Price Index October 2016

This month’s Nationwide House Price Index shows that housing market activity continues to remain subdued, as house prices are unchanged month on month in October, and annual house price growth slowed to 4.6%, from 5.3% in September. Alexander James Mortgage Services Managing Director, Nigel Glossop gives his opinion on this… “The data released from the […]

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Larger lenders called on to support ‘fourth housing tenure’

Alexander James Mortgage Services Managing Director, Nigel Glossop, speaks on how lenders must step up to back what the Government is calling the ‘fourth housing tenure’.  With just days to go until Chancellor Philip Hammond delivers his first Autumn Statement, all parts of the UK economy are keen to see what he has in store. […]

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“Now Is The Winter Of Our Discontent, But Still Check The Plumbing”

Utility suppliers love winter more than children celebrating Christmas. Contractors love this winter period even more so due to the first cold spells leaving renters and homeowners calling them up urgently to fix an array of winter-related problems to your home. When your boiler is broken you are the only thing still boiling….with rage! To […]

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Chancellors capture the golden snitch of PR with Harry Potter’s childhood home

(AP Photo/Matt Dunham) When announcing that the unassuming childhood home of Harry Potter, Four Privet Drive was being put up for sale via our Bracknell Branch by Harry’s less than dutiful relatives, the Dursleys’, we saw a frenzy of PR activity. Announcing that this home was up for sale was spellbinding, get it, me neither, […]

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Nine! Nine! Nine! Chancellors Estate Agents Pick Up Nine UK Property Awards for 2016-2017

The International Property Awards is a world-renowned mark of excellence for the top performing and celebrated companies operating in all sectors of the property market. The luminous stars that shone brightest at Chancellors for our sales branches were Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Surrey each receiving the coveted Highly Commended award. In lettings, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and […]

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Frost Precautions for Sellers and Landlords

As Met Office forecasts start to include blue numbers for overnight temperatures, our thoughts turn to the empty properties and the risks of damage. There are four possible responses: a) Leave it drained down and unheated Apparently the cheapest option, but with the highest risks. Turning off water must be accompanied by full drain-down, including […]

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If You Are Going To Have A Cat, Make Sure It’s Not A Burglar

Buying a home and purchasing your sheepskin rugs, drinking cabinet, decanters, cigar humidifier, chessboard and laptop truly make a home feel complete.  However, these favourite necessities of yours are also the burglar’s favourite items.  You must therefore ensure that when you buy your new property that it is burglar proof. Front Door To start off with, […]

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