Monthly Archives: September 2016

Changes – Not Just Digital?

As we celebrate 25 years in business this month, we reflect on the changes that we have encountered since 1991.

This was the year the world wide web was created, the year that Bryan Adams achieved the longest running Number One with Everything I Do, I Do It For You and the year Freddie Mercury died. John Major was Prime Minister and and the UK went into recession. You could buy a terraced house in Wellingborough for less than £30,000!

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The Big Debate: Buying Vs. Renting

A recent survey amongst UK estate agency members aimed to find out which is the cheapest option when looking for a home: buying or renting. Conducted by Relocation Agent Network, of which Richard James Estate Agents is a member, the survey found that buying a house continues to be the cheaper option.

Relocation Agent Network, the national network of selected estate agents asked its members whether it was cheaper to buy or rent a three-bedroom semi-detached house over the course of … Continue Reading…

Richard James proud to sponsor Rushden & Higham Rugby Under 15’s

We’re really proud to support Rushden and Higham RUFC in the form of supplying their under 15’s squad with some smart new training tops. Richard Taylor, Director at our Rushden branch popped along to see the team kick off their new season. We were also really humbled to have received a shirt of our own! Good luck for the season ahead, we’ll be along to cheer you on as much as we can.

This month marks 25 years of Richard James

Friday the 13th is deemed to be unlucky; however on this day in September 1991 Richard James Estate Agents opened the doors for the very first time.

Despite some turbulent times over the last 25 years we are now celebrating our silver anniversary. Like all businesses we have faced many difficult challenges, particularly house price “boom and bust”, high interest rates in the 1990’s, the banking crash of 2008 when mortgages became scares and currently we dealing with fall out from … Continue Reading…