Traditional estate agency is an artform that’s been around for decades. There’s a reason for that - It Works. As the first decade of the millennium drew to a close, Online agencies muscled their way into the market in a blaze of flashy websites, and headline-grabbing fees so low they made your eyes water. Nearly ten years on, eyes are still watering … for all the wrong reasons. Dedicated Online estate agencies are starting to disappear from the market. Here, we explore why that might be.
Happy New Year! Our resolution for 2019? To reinforce our commitment to providing exemplary property services to the people of Luton and the surrounding areas. And we’re on it already. Following our pre-Christmas announcement about the imminent arrival of the Penrose Property Hub in Luton, we thought we’d share some more details of our plans with you.
It’s officially winter, and traditionally this is the time when home-hunters hunker down and hibernate. But take a peek out of the window of your cosy abode and you’ll see smart buyers scurrying about, viewing properties strategically placed on the market by equally smart sellers. Could you be missing out on a great deal?
Let’s just consider this for a minute - our airport in Luton has beaten off competition from some of the most respected flight-hubs in the world - Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted - to be named the best in London. Wowzers! Let’s find our more, and what it means for life in our town.
Home is where the heart is - or so the saying goes. And your heart is pretty special, right? So if you’re planning on putting it into a rental property you want to know exactly what you’re getting into. Here are 10 important questions you should be asking before signing that tenancy agreement …
You’ve found your perfect property, agreed a price, and the solicitors are busy doing their thing. All is well. Then someone mentions a ‘survey’, and you start to panic. Do I need one? What type should I get? And what the heck is a survey anyway? Chill, people. Penrose has your back.
England may have bowed gracefully out of the World Cup early, but the streets of Luton are still ringing with the cheers of celebration for Luton Town FC’s recent promotion into League One. Luton loves sport in all its forms, and you don’t have to look far to find the fantastic opportunities on offer. Residents and visitors alike are spoilt for choice here, in the healthiest possible way.
When you wave goodbye to your removals van you want to be confident that your worldly possessions will arrive at your new home in one piece. You want a respectful, professional team of removers who will take care with your things. And you want all of this at a competitive price. Not much then. But it is possible have all of this, and more, with a little bit of forethought and planning. Here’s how ...
We love a bit of competitive footy banter in the Penrose office, but when it comes to talk of trophies the team was proud to be united last month when we brought home two top awards of our own from the prestigious ESTAS in London. Our success was down to the support of our wonderful clients, and is great news for them, and you. Here’s why:
No matter what the size, shape or style of your outside space, it’s part of your home. Using this extra room wisely can add a literal breath of fresh air to your property, adding to its value and delivering a large dose of happy into your living space at the same time. Stuck for how to achieve this? Here are some ideas to inspire you …