what happens during an epc appointment? What is an EPC? EPC stands for Energy Performance Certificate. It is a legal document providing an overview of the energy efficiency of a property and is created by assessing the construction of the building, the type of dwelling and all of its energy features – this includes boilers, […]
To celebrate our photographer’s best bits we run a monthly photography competition, imaginatively called Photo of the Month, where we pit a selection of the month’s best shots against each other. It’s done anonymously and is voted on by our staff, who are fierce but fair critics! Not only does it celebrate our photographers’ collective talents, it also promotes competition and keeps our team striving for greatness with each and every shot.
Folio is an upgrade to our standard marketing services. Instead of our packaged photography and floor plan with 24-hour turnaround, we take a little extra time over Folio, to understand the character and history of a prime property.
In recent years, the British government has embarked on a concerted effort to improve the energy efficiency of our homes. Using grants for insulation and ‘greener’ energy sources, our housing stock is, gradually, being brought up to a higher standard which has benefits to both the environment and our wallets: increased energy efficiency means lower emissions and a smaller carbon footprint, as well as lower energy bills and more comfortable living environments.
There’s a lot that goes into our property marketing behind the scenes, from clever camera angles to post-production editing to remove anything from cloudy skies to errant wheelie bins. When you book an appointment with us you’ll be sent guidance on how to prepare your property for our operator’s arrival — anything from putting away the bins to giving the place a good clean — but if you want to get a good idea of what to expect, take a look at this blog.
Imagine, the perfect family home. A great location on an upscale road, close to amenities and schools. A big garden, footpaths all around to walk the dog, and a friendly community feel. Inside the rooms are large and full of natural light. The only drawback? It’s empty.
If your house is on the market, you’ll want to ensure it’s looking spick and span for professional photography and viewings with prospective buyers. It’s possible to add several thousands of pounds to the asking price of your home by making a few small tweaks – so why not give it ago?
Since March 2020 the country has operated in a markedly different way to pre-coronavirus times. The global pandemic has resulted in many changes, but, with the exception of the very first few, fraught months during the original lockdown, we’ve continued to offer our property marketing services throughout, while of course respecting and following government guidelines to the letter to protect both our team and clients. Far from a stagnant market, house sales have boomed as people wake up to the realities of living in crowded cities, or, conversely, being far away from the amenities that they may have previously taken for granted.
Everyone likes a little makeover once in a while, which is why we’re pleased to let you know about the changes to the energy performance certificate (EPC). From the 20th September 2020, the government launched a new design with a more modern layout and special features exclusive to the digital version.
Have you ever wondered what era your home was built in? We’ve written a blog to help you find the answer and to discover the features that make your home part of the UK’s architectural landscape.