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A Free E-Book for Children in Leicester this Christmas

In this 90 second read, we announce our free giveaway of a sold-out children’s book and the difference it is making to young lives. Breaking news ……We’ve teamed up with a children’s author and are giving away digital versions of his fast-selling book, Spot the Different. Jerry Lyons originally wrote the book for his seven-year-old daughter as a bedtime story to show that being different is...

What the Election Results Mean for the Leicester Property Market

In this 60-second read, we take a very quick look at what happened last night and what it means to the property market in Leicester.Here is a Non-party political broadcast by Knightsbridge Estate Agents.Boris Johnson and the Conservative Party have won a large majority following yesterday’s election.It’s very early days (less than 12 hours in fact) into the life of our newly elected Government. But one...

Who Wants to be a Christmas Millionaire?

In this two-minute read, we share some of the jaw-dropping amounts of cash millionaires splash out when celebrating Christmas. And, why they’re probably wasting their money.Everyone celebrates Christmas in their own way.It’s that time of year when many of us get a little looser with our grip of the purse strings, and the credit card gets a little (or lot) more use than usual.But for some of the...

Why Boxing Day is Brilliant for Savvy Home Sellers

In this two-minute read, we unwrap the staggering statistics and reasons which make Boxing Day more than just a time for food, family and friends.Picture the scene  - It’s the afternoon after the night before. It’s Boxing Day.The presents are all open, the wrapping all recycled, visitors entertained and time for a bit of festive telly. Or is it?December 26th is traditionally a time when people relax...

Start Planning Now for a Plastic-less Christmas…

In this two-minute read, we explore ways we can all reduce the amount of plastic we use this festive period. And we’ve got a cracker of an idea for you to swap bad jokes for something to treasure.If it’s too early for some people to mention the C-word, it’s the perfect time to discuss the P-word – Plastic.Plastic is something that is at the top of any sustainable Santa’s naughty list.There’s no...

Why the property market NEVER sleeps…

In this two-minute read, we pull back the covers to see why the property market in Leicester has insomnia and discover that’s no bad thing for local property owners. PLUS, three bonus tips on getting a good night’s sleep.The floor to ceiling coverage of the General Election may have you dozing off.The seemingly never-ending story called Brexit might be sending you off to sleep.And with Christmas...

Escaping an Insurance Nightmare on Your Street

In this two-minute read we look at how you can avoid scary problems with your home and buildings insurance. AND the essential items people regularly forget to cover.It’s scare season again and few things are more chilling than discovering your home isn’t correctly insured.Buildings and contents insurance is like an umbrella in a downpour – you only realise its value when the rain is lashing down.It...

Weighing Up Food and Rent…

£4,753 is the total amount an average household spends on food and non-alcoholic drinks per year, the equivalent to 20 weeks’ average rent.Whether it’s cereal, sandwiches, roast dinner, cream tea, fish and chips, curry or fine dining, what we eat and where we eat it makes quite a dent in household expenditure. The average household spends £91 per week on groceries and eating out, food accounting for...

Time to tackle your property’s odd jobs before they become big problems…

In this 2-minute read, we share five property maintenance jobs that can stop small issues becoming major problems. The weather hasn’t been great these last two weeks in the UK. Rain has stopped play across the country. Dark mornings combined with relentless downpours can dampen even the sunniest disposition. But on the bright side, it’s been lovely weather for ducks and brilliant for business if you...

The 50P is 50!

The 50p is 50! First introduced in October 1969 to replace the 10-shilling note, today there are over 100 different designs in circulation. 1997 saw the introduction of the new, lighter coin.In October 1969, the average price of a UK property was just £3,899. Today the average price is over 58 times higher at £232,710. Comparatively, considering inflation, the 50p is worth just 35 times more.If you’re...

First Time Buyers – Don’t miss the ‘free money’ deadline

n this 2-minute read, we unveil a ‘secret’ that can help people looking to buy a property for the first time and why they need to act now.Getting your foot onto the property ladder is a big step for people.But it’s also a step that you can get a helping hand with – until the end of November anyway.A lot of first-time buyers start on the road to owning their own home by saving up for a deposit.This...

📣 Special Announcement ❤️ – Spot The Different

We recently had a chat with the author of Spot the Different Jerry Lyons to find out more about the book, why he wrote it and also there are TWO EXCITING announcements.About the BookSpot the Different is a about a little girl who is scared of not fitting in until she meets a wise little ladybird who shows her the coolest person you can ever be is yourself.Featuring a cast of unique animals, it’s a story...

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