Monthly Archives: November 2018

Winter Checklist

Winter Checklist

Household emergencies generally occur during the depths of winter, but we recommend that homeowners undertake a pre-winter checklist now to prevent unforeseen property headaches in the months to come, especially remembering last year’s weather! Here are some pointers:

• Don’t wait until the really cold weather arrives to discover that the central heating is not working. Time your central heating to click on for one minute a day throughout the year to avoid it seizing.

• A sudden cold snap can burst … Continue Reading…

TIDE & ISE 2018

Richard James Wins Top Award At Prestigious Estate Agency Event

Richard James – 2018 Award Winners

We are celebrating after being crowned the 2018 Relocation Agent Network Agent of the Year. We received the award at this year’s 25th Relocation Agent Network Awards Dinner held on Friday 23 November at London’s Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel.

The Agent of the Year Award is the most coveted prize Relocation Agent Network, the national network of selected estate agents, can give. Nominees are selected for the award because of the outstanding service that they … Continue Reading…


Autumn Selling Tips

As the evenings begin to draw in, sellers should take stock of their property if they are to maximise their chances of securing an early sale. Buyer activity is traditionally very good at this time of year, but your property still needs to compete well if it is to sell readily. Here are some tips, with our compliments:

• Kerb appeal. You only get one chance to make a first impression – so make it count, as buyers make instant judgements. … Continue Reading…

Relative Values

Even the most credible authorities tend to disagree on the rate of price change in the property market, leaving the humble consumer somewhat baffled!

The problem is the source of data that is used to make assumptions about the market is fickle. For example, you could look at the latest Land Registry figures. These record the volumes and prices of sales that completed potentially several months after the sale was arranged. But a lot can happen in that time – tax, … Continue Reading…

We Can’t Wait Wait For National Estate Agency Conference

We’re looking forward to attending this year’s Relocation Agent Network National Conference and Exhibition. On 23 November, estate agents from across England, Scotland and Wales will be travelling to London for the business Conference and evening Awards Dinner. The event is exclusively for Relocation Agent Network members (including us!) and is a great day of networking with fellow members and learning all about the very latest industry innovations.

Taking place at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, the Conference welcomes some of … Continue Reading…

Richard James Shortlisted For “Best In Region” Award

Local estate agent from is delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for the 2018 Best Agent Central Region Award by Relocation Agent Network, a national network of selected estate agents.

The winner will be announced at a black tie evening Awards Dinner held at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, London on Friday 23 November. The Awards Dinner, hosted by well-known comedian and television presenter Katherine Ryan, will close Relocation Agent Network’s annual National Conference and Exhibition.

The 2018 Best Agent … Continue Reading…

Peace Of Mind

It is perhaps quite worrying that anyone can start trading as an estate agent, without any qualifications whatsoever. This makes it all the more important that you choose an agency that puts a high value on training.

Better-trained staff gain an intimate understanding of what the customer is going through and are able to help you endure the inherently stressful process of moving more readily. Training in buyer psychology is also very useful when it comes to knowing why people buy … Continue Reading…

Best Estate Agents In East Midlands!


We have won the accolade of the Best Small Estate Agent in the East Midlands at the EA Masters held at the InterContinental Hotel, The O2 in London on 12th October.

This is awarded to the best estate agency brand in the region with two to five offices.

Gold award winners are also in the top 0.5% in the country. This award recognises exceptional performance at a company level and reflects a consistently strong performance across all branches.

The judging is conducted by The Property … Continue Reading…