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Guild Blog: How do I know if my house is haunted?

Halloween is known for its eerie tales, creepy ghouls and mysterious occurrences. We have put together a collection of spooky stories, inexplicable sightings and things to look out for. Here is a tongue and cheek look at how you know if your house is haunted.    1. What’s the history? School Lane, Turville – This quaint three bedroom property is based in a small village in Buckinghamshire and comes with an intriguing history. The tale of ‘The Sleeping Girl of Turville’ plagues this adorable village with a mystery that is yet … Continued

SOLD STC – Dishforth Village property on Forest Drive – Unexpectedly Reoffered For Sale!

4 Forest Drive, Dishforth   Situated in the attractive village of Dishforth, this extended, detached family home has many of the desirable characteristics for modern family living. Viewing of 4 Forest Drive is highly recommended, to see the space this property has to offer … A Detached family home Spacious Open Plan Living, Dining, Kitchen Utility and Downstairs WC Separate Living Room Master Bedroom with walk in wardrobe and En-suite shower room Three further Bedrooms and Family Bathroom Gardens to the Front and Rear Garage and Driveway Parking Contact our … Continued

SOLD STC – Property of the Week – 5 Victoria Terrace

Ripon Property of the Week – 5 Victoria Terrace    … from your local #OneStopPropertyShop and The Guild of Property Professionals agency for #Ripon and #Thirsk 5 Victoria Terrace gives you an excellent opportunity to purchase a substantial End-Townhouse, offering modern living accommodation set over four floors with parking, gardens and balcony. These exciting family homes form part of only five town houses and occupy a fantastic location within close proximity to the centre of Ripon however with easy access to the A1(M) for those looking to commute.   To find out more click through to the property … Continued

Lifestyle Magazine – Ripon Canal Basin by Alan Kaemena

We were very lucky to receive a more industrial shot of Ripon taken by Alan Kaemena for our Lifestyle Magazine front cover.  Alan has been taking photos for over 40 years and usually prefers to take photos containing people.  The reflections on the canal water caught his eye one morning and that is how this photo made its way into his camera.        

Guild Blog: Splashing Out: Bathroom Bliss

From palatial master en-suites to private powder rooms, beautiful bathrooms are a statement and unique feature that are often considered to be one of the most important rooms in a home. We look at some of the best bathrooms on the market.   1.Virginia Water, Surrey – £7,500,000 Set within the heart of the Wentworth Estate, this seven-bedroom detached family home, which is arranged over four floors, has been completed to an extremely high specification. Located at the end of a private road, the property sits in a stunning quiet … Continued

Guild Blog: How to Avoid Over Home-Staging your Property

Are you thinking of selling your home?  Are you wondering whether to decorate or de-clutter your space?     Have you ever seen a property that just seemed to be trying a bit too hard? Over home-staging, or trying too hard when decorating a property in order to sell it, is a surprisingly easy thing to do. Our agents share their stories of homes they’ve see that have been over home-staged, and what you can do to prevent this problem.   1. Be genuine  According to Steve Barron of Drivers … Continued

Guild Blog: The Top Ten Mistakes you may be making when buying a house.

Buying a new home is one of the most exciting things you can do. Between looking through beautiful new houses and choosing the perfect area, it’s easy to get caught up in the thrill of new-home ownership. However, ignoring the details could end up costing you. Our estate agents have seen it all, and have identified the top mistakes that people make when purchasing a new home.     1. Looking at property without setting a budget  “Taking a hard look at your finances is critical before you begin to … Continued

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