While children are starting to enjoy their longest school break, parents may be thinking about how they will be keeping them occupied! For adults a school holiday is normally the ideal time to get stuck in to those long avoided DIY or garden projects that you’ve been meaning to start, but haven’t quite got round to, so why not ask for a helping hand!Read more
I was delighted recently to welcome around 150 people to the launch of the New London Architecture’s Borough Strategies exhibition in a swelteringly hot central London. This was the first event in a programme called the Borough Strand, of which Countryside is one of two Principal Supporters, and which has the objective of promoting ideas and best practice across London’s 33 Boroughs.Read more
Building good partnerships with developers is essential in helping the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) ensure delivery of new homes across the country. This was fully demonstrated with our successful long-term working relationship with Countryside when the Mayor of Chelmsford, Councillor Patricia Hughes recently came to visit St Luke’s Park in Runwell, Essex.Read more
Buying a home is likely to be the most exciting yet expensive purchase you will make during your life. However, the long-term benefits of investing in bricks and mortar far outweighs the initial spend that you will make when stepping onto the first rung of the property ladder.Read more
Whether you are a first time buyer or homeowner looking to move up the ladder, when it comes to buying a new home, many purchasers need some sort of assistance even when mortgage rates are as attractive as they are now. This is why Countryside offers a range of initiatives to give our customers the support they need to help make sure their move goes as smoothly as possible.Read more
Here you’ll find property related blog articles from the team at Countryside as well as independent experts. Expect regular tips and advice on topics such as buying a new home, interior and landscape design, setting up home, mortgages and finance, plus articles on architecture, the property market, regeneration and more.