Buyer and seller activity increases In what appears to be a reaction to the most recent Brexit delay, the housing market is experiencing a pronounced period of activity, according to figures provided by NAEA Propertymark. Property demand from prospective buyers was at an eight month high during May, with the number of registered property hunters increasing by an average of… Continue Reading
How to become a buy-to-let landlord How to become a buy-to-let landlord Bricks and mortar have always been a bolthole for people looking to invest their money in a safe place and, despite recent changes to the lettings market, buy-to-let remains a popular investment avenue. If you are looking to become a buy-to-let landlord, then the results can be fruitful –… Continue Reading
How to sell quickly this summer How to sell quickly this summer With plenty of buyers motivated to move before the winter months set in, summer can be the perfect time to sell your property. If you’re selling, or considering selling, then read some of our pointers to help you sell quickly this summer… Kerb appeal As is always the case… Continue Reading
tenant fee ban 2019 Five week deposit cap explained Starting in June, extra fees charged to tenants by landlords and agents will no longer be allowed under the Tenant Fees Act.   The Tenant Fees Act comes into force on the 1st June 2019. It will mean that letting agents and landlords will no longer be able to charge… Continue Reading
Top interior trends 2019 After doing some research and looking into trends over the past few months I’ve concluded that it’s time to say goodbye to the pinks, copper and marble. It’s time to move towards a more colourful 70’s scheme. Incorporating leathers, distinctive pastels, bold wallpaper and plants… Lots of plants. 2019 is the year that we move… Continue Reading
How to find Vintage Furniture How to find Vintage Furniture When you write a blog about interiors and your Instagram is also focused on interior styling, plants and travels, you end up getting quite a lot of questions regarding those topics. Recently I’ve had quite a few questions about furniture purchase. Where can I find nice vintage sideboards? Where did you get your dining table?… Continue Reading
Miller Metcalfe’s wonderful garden edits Miller Metcalfe’s Wonderful Garden Edits I’ve been needing some inspiration for a while now, especially as the warmer weather is on its way. After doing some browsing and online shopping I’ve found some amazing bargains to help us all rediscover nature in our homes.   My Back garden is looking dull. So, for that reason… Continue Reading
On yer’ bike Bolton | The Be Strong Charity The Be Strong Charity ‘Be Strong’ of Bolton ask you to join them on a charity bike ride. From London to Paris, to support the ‘Be Strong Sanctuary’. They aim to make it to the Eiffel Tower in just 24 hours! The ‘Be Strong’ charity was launched by Darren Armstrong, who is on a mission… Continue Reading
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DIY Ideas for Valentines Day ? A super easy Valentine String Ornament tutorial for the kids to enjoy! This is my favourite Valentine String Craft for all ages. MATERIALS String, cut into 6 to 12 inch pieces (no need to measure exactly) Cotton or acrylic yarn works best 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/2 cup water Glitter Heart Shaped Cookie Cutters in various… Continue Reading
A coffee with… Zoe Drayton Branch Manager 0161 794 9798 Since joining Miller Metcalfe in 2014 I have worked as a Business Development Manager and then moved onto Branch Manager of our Culcheth branch. I have recently taken the position of Branch Manager in Worsley and I am looking forward to the challenge ahead. I started my career as… Continue Reading
A coffee with… Tony Dixon Valuer 01204 275 081 My career in Estate Agency started a few years ago, I started right at the bottom of the ladder as an Apprentice for an independent estate agents in Blackburn. I started to pick up things rather quickly and soon after I began working for Miller Metcalfe. Prior to working for… Continue Reading
A coffee with… Loren Chapman Apprentice Estate Agent 0161 358 0910 I started my career in Sales just coming up to a  year Apprentice Sales Negotiator here at Miller Metcalfe. Within this year, I have worked my way up to become a junior, and now being offered to become a Junior Sales and Lettings Negotiator. Outside work I love… Continue Reading
A coffee with… Katie-Jo Coupe Lettings Negotiator 01942 313525 I'm Katie-Jo Coupe, my role at Miller Metcalfe is a Lettings Negotiator. I will oversee the management side of your property, and finding the best possible tenant. I take pride in my work, and I love helping individuals, families, couples finding a place they can call home. I enjoy people's… Continue Reading
A coffee with… Danielle Orrell Graphic Designer 01204 313002 I started my career in marketing just under 4 years ago as an Apprentice Photo Editor here at Miller Metcalfe. Within 1 year, I had worked my way up to a Junior Graphic Designer, eventually becoming a Senior Graphic Designer & Marketer. Out of work I spend my time socialising… Continue Reading