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From 1st April, all new rental leases and renewals of tenancies will be required to have an energy performance rating of at least E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). For existing tenancies, the regulations come into force on 1st April 2020.

We wondered how much tenants are prepared to pay for energy efficiency. Properties across England and Wales let in 2017 with an energy performance rating of E achieved 3.1% more per square foot than properties let with an F or G rating. On an 800 square foot property, this equates to an average of £360 per year.

The majority of landlords are well prepared, but we calculate that around 7% of properties let in 2017 still need to be brought up to the standard required. Best prepared are London landlords where just 4.9% of properties let last year were lower than an E rating, while in the South West more than 10% of properties did not meet the standard.

At the top of the scale, properties with an A or B rating achieved, on average, 31% more per square foot than F and G rated properties in 2017. On an 800 square foot property, this equates to an average premium of £3,600 per year.

January 2018

December 2017



We would like to take this opportunity to thank you

for your continued support which has made 2017

such a successful year

and we look forward to working with you

in 2018 and beyond. 




This year we have been supporting Christmas Jumper Day in aid of Save the Children UK. Every one has been getting into the swing of things with some festive cheer at both our offices in Falmouth and Penryn, raising a total of £64.70. Not bad for a small team - Well done everyone!

September 2017

After months of hard work, our new website finally went live over the weekend and is looking fantastic! Why not have a good look around and see what amazing new features and information are included.

Natalie took part in the Cancer Research Race for Life Pretty Muddy on Sunday 3rd September. It was "pretty muddy" due to the Cornish Autumn weather, but a brilliant time was had by all and Natalie raised a fantastic total of £183.00 for Cancer Research!

August 2017


Our new banner has arrived today ready for tonight, and it looks great!! We are proudly sponsoring the Pink Wig event which is part of Falmouth Week and raises funds for vital research projects, the best care for breast cancer patients in Cornwall and a safer future for the next generation.​

Top 20 homes for sale for first time buyers

Top 20 homes for sale for first time buyers

Gallery The Guild of Professional Estate Agents 24th March 2016

After saving for a deposit, finding that first home to buy and taking the leap is an exciting step in anyone’s life. These top 20 homes for first time buyers are ideal for those looking to get on the property ladder, and they’re all on the market for under £150k.

Gulval, Penzance - £135,000
In Cornwall, you can purchase part of this converted Tudor manor house for just £135,000. The one-bedroom property has lots of gorgeous period features and you can use the on-site heated indoor swimming pool, bar, tennis courts and mini golf.

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire - £110,000
In Aylesbury, this uniquely shaped studio apartment is a great investment for a first time buyer. It’s part of a grade II listed, 15th century, award-winning building right in the centre of Aylesbury’s bustling town centre.

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire - £99,995
It’s hard to believe that you can buy such an attractive, charming house in Cambridgeshire for under £100k. The one-bedroom property has cornicing, high ceilings and is flooded with light, thanks to the large windows.  

Liverpool, Merseyside - £135,000
Any first time buyer who wants a city centre location would be more than happy to snap up this modern two-bedroom apartment. As a converted industrial building, it has a very urban feel and is only a stone’s throw away from a number of wine bars, cafes and restaurants.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire - £145,000
Lots of first time buyers would be more than happy to call this mews-style, one-bedroom apartment home. It has a great location within the National Forest and close to the motorway. Plus, the conversion has won a design award.

High Peak, Derbyshire - £119,950
First time buyers who are looking for something special as a first home could opt for this two-bedroom converted Methodist church. It has been renovated to a very high standard and certainly has a unique feel.

East Harling, Norwich – £92,950
This two-bedroom house in East Harling definitely has the sort of kerb appeal most of us would be more than happy coming home to. Inside, it’s modern and has a neutral colour scheme, making it a perfect first time buy for anyone looking to move straight in and make a house their own.

South Shore, Blackpool - £139,950
When it comes to space, you can’t get much more for your money in South Shore, Blackpool. Here, you can buy a three-bedroom terrace house with three reception rooms, off-road parking and two gardens.

Tuffley, Gloucester - £149,995

Built just two years ago, this two-bedroom coach house is extremely well-proportioned. It’s also in a lovely location with lots of local amenities and a short bus ride away from Gloucester city centre.

Benthall, Shropshire - £148,000

Despite being built only three years ago; this two bedroom, end of terrace house has a period exterior that looks like an old cottage, to be in-keeping with the area. Inside, it’s modern yet cosy and outside it has a pretty courtyard.

High Peak, Derbyshire - £120,000
This two-bedroom apartment would make a lovely first home. It’s modern, bright and airy, and is situated on the edge of town, close to two railway stations for easy commuting.  

Norton, Stockton on Tees - £117,500
With its tall ceilings, feature fireplaces and large windows, this two-bedroom house in North Yorkshire would make a lovely home for a first time buyer.  It also comes with a low-maintenance outside decking area for summertime alfresco entertaining.  

Accrington, Lancashire – £134,950
In Lancashire, you can buy this huge four-bedroom terrace house with a very impressive kitchen and bathroom. It’s chain-free, too, so it could be a very quick purchase for a first time buyer.

Tutbury, Staffordshire - £149,950
It’s hard to believe that a portion of this handsome townhouse is on the market for under £150k. The first-floor, two-bedroom apartment has lots of space on offer and access to the beautifully manicured communal gardens.

Bootle, Liverpool – £135,000
A wonderful new development, these apartments in Bootle would make an ideal first-time purchase. They’ll be extremely modern and there’s even a library area and a rooftop pool.

Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent - £130,000
Overlooking the River Trent and backing on to open fields, these three-bedroom, three-storey townhouses are part of a lovely new development. They are ideal for a first time buyer who isn’t keen on doing any renovation work.

Wombwell, Barnsley - £100,000
This two-bedroom property has been recently renovated and now has a very modern and bright airy interior. There’s also a great courtyard and plenty of parking, making it an excellent, practical home for a first time buyer.

Ryton, Newcastle upon Tyne - £139,950
This two-bedroom cottage would make a great first buy. It has a modern kitchen, a large sitting room, a snug eating area and an impressive garden that’s been very well maintained.

Tiverton, Devon - £135,000
For those looking for charm, this two-bedroom stone-built cottage could be just about perfect. It’s situated immediately opposite Tiverton Castle and is only a 400 yard walk into town.

Newcastle upon Tyne - £124,950
With a modern kitchen, large sitting room and two double bedrooms, this terrace house would make a superb first home. It has been beautifully decorated, meaning a first time buyer could move straight in without having to do any additional work.

*All properties for sale at the time of publication

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