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The Latest from barnt green sports club

23/10/20

Lockdown restrictions easing is a welcome occurrence for Barnt Green locals.

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fire at droitwich travelodge

23/10/20

A huge fire in a hotel in Worcestershire led to the A38 being shut off as 40 brave firefighters battled to tackle it.

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Network rail's leaf busting trains

23/10/20

Network Rail’s leaf busting trains take to the tracks to keep things moving this autumn.

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Leaf Busting Trains

23/10/20

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Leaf busting trains take to this tracks this autumn

23/10/20

Network Rail’s leaf busting trains take to the tracks to keep things moving this autumn.

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the five most haunted pubs in Worcestershire

23/10/20

With pint glasses flying across the room as well as phantom black cats, the alcohol isn’t the only spirit around these local pubs.

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Haunted pubs in Worcestershire

23/10/20

With pint glasses flying across the room as well as phantom black cats, the alcohol isn’t the only spirit around these local pubs.

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The Village view

23/10/20

Currently there are 300 sites around Barnt Green, most of which in the Green Belt, waiting for an approval on applications to turn these fields int...

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The Village View Developments

23/10/20

Currently there are 300 sites around Barnt Green, most of which in the Green Belt, waiting for an approval on applications to turn these fields int...

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The Latest Guidance On Lettings Evictions This Autumn

22/10/20

Although the ban on evictions has now been lifted, there are certain measures and restrictions in place to protect tenants as we head into winter.

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Properties Prices Correctly Sell In Half The Time

22/10/20

Rightmove have done extensive research into the effect that asking prices have on a property’s likeliness to sell.

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How To Make Your Property Stand Out In A Busy Market

22/10/20

More new listings are coming onto the market now than at the start of the year.

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Sales Boom Continued Into October

22/10/20

There are a number of key reasons that make October 2020 an exceptional time to begin your next property transaction.

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Green Homes Grant Now Open For Applications

22/10/20

Two-thirds of UK households fail to meet long-term efficiency targets, meaning that Brits are spending more on energy bills whilst unknowingly rais...

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Five Top Tips For A Stress-Free Moving Experience

22/10/20

Buying a new property has the potential to be stressful, and we get it! To help you out, we have put together this guide of helpful tips, based on ...

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Primrose Hospice Launches Make A Will Month

22/10/20

Primrose Hospice as launched ‘make a will month’ in October

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Primrose Hospice Launch Make A Will Month

22/10/20

Primrose Hospice as launched ‘make a will month’ in October. Within this, Solicitors Astwood Law

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Make A Will Month Launched By Primrose Hospice

22/10/20

Primrose Hospice as launched ‘make a will month’ in October.

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Make A Will Month Launched By Hospice

22/10/20

Primrose Hospice as launched ‘make a will month’ in October.

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Primrose Hospice Make A Will Month

22/10/20

Primrose Hospice as launched ‘make a will month’ in October.

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Make a Will Month Launched By Hospice For October

22/10/20

Primrose Hospice as launched ‘make a will month’ in October.

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Primrose Hospice's Make A Will Month

22/10/20

Primrose Hospice as launched ‘make a will month’ in October.

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Annual Make A Will Month

22/10/20

Primrose Hospice as launched ‘make a will month’ in October.

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October Make A Will Month

22/10/20

Primrose Hospice as launched ‘make a will month’ in October.

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Primrose Hospice's October Make A Will Month

22/10/20

Primrose Hospice as launched ‘make a will month’ in October.

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Primrose Hospice October Make A Will Month

22/10/20

Primrose Hospice as launched ‘make a will month’ in October.

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New West Midlands Railway Timetable

21/09/20

The new West Midlands Railway timetable has been unveiled!

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Continued Discounts For Eating Out

21/09/20

The Slug and Lettuce pub in Bromsgrove have decided to extend the governments eat out to help out scheme

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New Wildlife Park

21/09/20

Plans to establish a new wildlife park in Redditch

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Planning Approvals in Bromsgrove & Barnt Green

21/09/20

Building activity has certainly resumed in the area

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Changes To Birmingham City Centre

21/09/20

We share the latest developments to Birmingham City Centre

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What You Need To Know About Mortgage Holidays

14/09/20

It’s estimated that one in six Brits have taken out a mortgage holiday since the start of lockdown.

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Property Market Surges Post Lockdown

14/09/20

The government’s stamp duty holiday has sparked a surge in activity across the country’s property market.

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The Eviction Ban Extension For Tenants & Landlords

14/09/20

Landlords will now need to provide a notice period of six months when seeking possession of their property.

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Are You Asking These Key Questions When You Buy And Sell?

14/09/20

A recent study has revealed the 'most dreaded' and unusual questions buyers have asked about a property before putting in an offer.

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Get Your Home Autumn Ready

14/09/20

Learn our makeover tips and suggestions for September, along with some practical pointers too.

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How Your Garden Can Add Value To Your Property

14/09/20

Gardens and outside spaces have shot to the top of the priority list.

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Eat Out To Help Out In Redditch

14/08/20

50% off restaurant bills this month

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Old Kingsway Cinema Revamped Into Outdoor Cinema

14/08/20

Enjoy the new outdoor cinema

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Eat Out To Help Out

10/08/20

50% off restaurants bills this month

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Stamp Duty Announcement Causes Spike In Property Searches

10/08/20

It should come as no surprise that this change created an immediate surge in activity, with potential buyers seeking to make the most of the savin...

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What Is The Green Energy Grant And How To Claim It

10/08/20

Green energy grants up to a possible £10,000 will be available from September in order to pay for green home improvements such as a new boiler, lof...

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Five Ways To Refresh Your Outdoor Space

10/08/20

We have put together five simple and inexpensive ways that you can perk up your outdoor space

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How To Keep Your BBQ Clean All Summer Long

10/08/20

Here are a few tips to keep your BBQ clean

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Landlords - How To Avoid The Dreaded Void Periods

10/08/20

Read a few our tips which could help you to avoid void periods

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Property Demand Translating Into Sales

09/07/20

Online activity is now being translated into sales agreed!

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Landlord Update On The Electrical Safety Regulations

09/07/20

The latest change to keep abreast of is the government’s new electrical safety regulations

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First Time Buyers Property Search Guide

09/07/20

We’ve included some advice to guide you through the process so that you could be moving in to your first home in no time at all!

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Continued Growth In The Lettings Market

09/07/20

Since activity resumed in the property market rental demand has continued to rise

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Top Tips For Designing Your Home Office

09/07/20

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Savvy Storage Solutions

09/07/20

Having a place to store your possessions is extremely important and can often get overlooked when property hunting

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Cafe Open For Takeaway Service

15/06/20

One Café that has opened its doors to the public for a take-away service is The Windmill Café at Waseley Hills Country Park.

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Making Art Whilst Running

15/06/20

A jogger, Helen Pike, has shown us all how the wonderful running routes in Kings Heath can be used to create art solely from exercise!

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Angel Sculpture To Pay Tribute To NHS And Care Workers

15/06/20

As a tribute to all the frontline workers, sculptor, Luke Perry, has created a 4-meter-tall angel sculpture as a thank you for all their support

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An Overview Of The New Government Guidelines

08/06/20

Find out the latest property market updates

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How To Make Your Own Face Mask

08/06/20

We share how to make your own face mask at home

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A Guide To Designing A Children's Room

08/06/20

Advice to create a space that is fun for them and easy for you to manage

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Summer Property Maintenance Tips

08/06/20

Here are a few maintenance tips that should keep your property in tip-top condition over the next few months

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Property Market Soaring

08/06/20

The immediate effect of the reopening of the property market could be seen clearly on the property portals

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Lettings Market Surges Upon Reopening

08/06/20

Lettings market is once again showing its resilience as it surges following the lifting of lockdown restrictions.

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Holiday Abroad Cancelled? Why Not Enjoy The UK

08/06/20

If you are looking to plan your next getaway, why not enjoy a ‘staycation’ here in the UK.

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Property Programmes To Inspire You

19/05/20

We have put together a list of programmes which will help inspire your next property purchase

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Increase your kerb appeal

19/05/20

The homes that perform the best are the ones that can grab the attention from the off

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Apps to help with anxiety and stress

19/05/20

We have found some of the best apps to help you cope with the current situation and beyond

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Healthy habits to see you through lockdown

19/05/20

It is important that we pay attention to our mental health and wellbeing to ensure that we are looking after ourselves

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Lockdown DIY Jobs To Complete

18/05/20

Why not make the most of the extra time at home and tackle one of our easy lockdown DIY tasks… 

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Rental Market In Prime Position For Bounce Back!

18/05/20

People are already making rental plans, a positive sign for the lettings market

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The Government Shuts Down Estate Agency

01/04/20

The government has released detailed guidance on the process of moving home during the current health crisis which has slowed all areas of estate a...

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Safe Activities To Get You Through Self Isolation

01/04/20

Whilst self-isolating, one thing a lot of us will have gained is some time. A lot us will not be used to spending so much time at home, so here are...

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Getting The Garden Ready For Spring

01/04/20

Here are a few tips to help revitalise your garden or outdoor space, just in time for the warmer months!

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Keeping The Kids Entertained

01/04/20

We have compiled a list of resources and activities which should help fill the days…

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Should Landlords Consider Allowing Pets?

14/03/20

​​​​​​​Britain is without doubt a nation that loves its pets

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How To Transform Your Kitchen To Achieve A Quick Sale

14/03/20

Learn how to make affordable improvements yourself, without breaking the bank

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Top Tips For Viewing Property

13/03/20

We’ve compiled the following list of tips to help you to view a property like a pro.

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Questions Surrounding Saving Schemes

13/03/20

There are so many different saving schemes out there, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which is best for you

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Eco Friendly Homes

19/02/20

2020 is set for an environmental transformation, with the property market a strong contributor to this

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What to do in February half term

17/02/20

Hear our top pick of activities to see you through the half term week.

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Electrical Safety Regulations Come Into Place For Landlords

11/02/20

The first new landlord legislation of 2020 has been proposed and relates to electrical safety checks.

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Activities in Northfield

06/02/20

A summary of things to do this month in the town of Northfield

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax?

27/01/20

an in depth guide to stamp duty land tax

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West Midlands January Property Market News

25/01/20

the latest news in the West Midlands property market

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Oulsnam Expands Sales Teams in Two Branches

23/01/20

we welcome aboard two new team members to our busy sales offices!

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Buying your First Home?

22/01/20

making sense of buying a home for first time buyers

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Thinking of Re-mortgaging?

18/01/20

what should you be thinking about when re-mortgaging your property?

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Top Tips to Redecorate your Home on a Budget

07/01/20

our top tips to spruce up your home on a budget

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2020 Sales Market Predictions

04/01/20

what does 2020 have in store for the sales market?

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Investment for Stirchley High Street

04/01/20

more investment for Stirchley high street

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New Recruit for Oulsnam Lettings Team

03/01/20

we have another new recruit in our super busy lettings department

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Vegan Community Market in Bearwood Birmingham

01/01/20

Bearwood hosts monthly vegan market

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2019 Awards Success for Robert Oulsnam and Company

20/12/19

we celebrate our team successes for 2019

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2019 Letting Market Trends

19/12/19

looking back at our 2019 letting market predictions - did they come true?!

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How to Attract the Best Tenants to your Rental Property

18/12/19

why keeping your rental property in tip top condition means you will get tip top tenants

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Robert Oulsnam Northfield Named Best Estate Agent

13/12/19

Northfield sales office wins gold in the best estate agent awards

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Tenant Deposit Costs Decrease!

11/12/19

tenants deposit amount reaches record low since 2015

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The Busiest Time for House Hunting Online

06/12/19

the busiest time for house hunting online, revealed

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November Property Market Trends in Birminghams and the We...

04/12/19

how is the property market faring at the tail end of 2019?

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What is The Best Live Music Venue in Birmingham?

02/12/19

The Hare and Hounds named in the top 10 live music venues in the UK

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Birmingham Schools Top National Best Schools Guide

30/11/19

Birmingham schools make the top grade in regional and national rankings

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What to Look for in a Letting Agent

28/11/19

why using a local letting agent could be the best decision

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Robert Oulsnam Lettings Team Expands Again!

26/11/19

Lydia Spencer becomes a permanent member of the Oulsnam Lettings team

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Robert Oulsnam Lettings Team Hires a New Property Manager

25/11/19

we welcome back Darren Barber to the lettings team

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Robert Oulsnam Droitwich Celebrates Best Estate Agent Awa...

22/11/19

Oulsnam Droitwich celebrates quintruple win at allAgents awards

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Bearwood is First Choice for First Time Buyers

19/11/19

why Bearwood is the best place for first time buyers

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How is Brexit Affecting the National and Regional Propert...

18/11/19

the latest informaiton about the West Midlands property trends

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When is the Best Time to Sell Your Home?

17/11/19

list your home now to sell quickly in the New Year

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Winter Maintenance Tips for Landlords and Tenants

12/11/19

the top things to check for a stress-free winter in your property

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What is the Best Way to Sell Your Home Quickly?

08/11/19

how to prepare yourself and your home in order to get a swift sale

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The Do's and Don'ts of Property Viewing

05/11/19

the do's and don'ts of viewing a property for sale

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Oulsnam Moseley Sales Branch Achieves Customer Services S...

01/11/19

our Moseley sales team receives some more amazing online reviews

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CAMRA Names 69 Pubs in the Black Country in New Guide

24/10/19

The black country is the place to visit to taste real ale

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Are you Thinking About Upsizing your House?

18/10/19

Things to consider when thinking about buying a bigger home

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Why Open House Viewings are a Good Way to Sell Your Property

17/10/19

a guide to open viewings when selling your home

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September Property Market News

14/10/19

the latest information about the west midlands housing market

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Barnt Green Colts Gets New Home Kit

10/10/19

Oulsnams proudly sponsors local football team

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Worcestershire’s Wild Places to Visit

05/10/19

exposing the undiscovered rural attractions in Worcestershire

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More People Choose to Rent over Buying a Home

05/10/19

why is choosing to rent becoming more and more popular?

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Buying a Property with a Granny Annexe

02/10/19

why buying a house with additional annexe space could be a great investment

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How Can You Improve Your Home’s Chances of Selling?

01/10/19

what are the best ways to help improve kerb appeal and achieve a quick sale?

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Oulsnams Sponsors the 2019 Rowheath Fireworks

27/09/19

get your tickets for this year's fireworks festival

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How to Secure a Tenant - Get Pet Friendly!

25/09/19

why allowing pets in a rental property is a good idea

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How to Save Money by Using a Letting Agent

22/09/19

how can you save money by using a letting agent to market and manage your home?

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Capital Growth vs Yield for Property Rental

20/09/19

which is the most important return to consider when calculating rental investment profit?

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Positivity in the Mortgage Lending Industry

17/09/19

increased confidence within the mortgage lenders association

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Oulsnams Letting Team Expands in Line With Regional and N...

17/09/19

Welcome aboard Jess to our lettings team!

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How to Add Money to Your Home

15/09/19

extending your property can add £££'s

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Home Sales Increase in England and Wales

09/09/19

the land registry reports increased sales across England and Wales

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Help to Buy Mortgage Changes

05/09/19

help to buy scheme changes to allow longer mortgage terms

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Lettings Sees Increased Market Positivity

03/09/19

rent is up and void periods are down in the lettings market

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Landlords Associations Announce Merge

01/09/19

The RLA and NLA announce plans to merge

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Bearwood House Prices Might Surprise You!

01/09/19

Bearwood house prices keep on rising!

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August Property News

30/08/19

the latest news from the property industry for august

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Buying a New Home in Droitwich

23/08/19

why saving to buy a house in Droitwich is a good idea

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Why Buy a Property in Stirchley

22/08/19

why Stirchley continues to be a good location to buy your next property

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July Housing Market News

21/08/19

a summary of the latest housing market news

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Northfield Property News

21/08/19

a summary of the Northfield property trends

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Tenancy Deposit Disputes

15/08/19

what are the most common deposit disputes, and how to avoid them

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Landlord Insurance - What do you Need?

13/08/19

what kind of insurance should landlords have on their rental property?

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​​​​​​​Independent vs Corporate Estate Agents

11/08/19

what are the benefits of using a local estate agent over a corporate agent?

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What Happens when you Inherit a Property?

05/08/19

what to do when you inherit a property

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Leasehold and Freehold - What is the Difference?

02/08/19

getting to grips with the differences between purchasing a leasehold or a freehold property

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And they lived happy ever after …

02/08/19

Our Barnt Green, Droitwich and Bromsgrove offices were proud to sponsor Star Project for their superb show which was at the Bromsgrove Artrix.

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The 5 Golden Rules of Property Investment

29/07/19

how to make sure you make the best possible lettings property investment

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Landlord Fees - Is Cheaper Always the Best Options

27/07/19

should landlords always go for the cheapest letting agent?

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Open Day at Abbey Gate Development

20/07/19

Bromsgrove sales office holds open day for Abbey Gate development houses

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Rubery Property Market Update

18/07/19

an update of the Rubery house price trends

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Three days to showtime .....

18/07/19

With only three days to go until show day, we are excited to be supporting the Star Project’s upcoming Summer show An Orgre’s Tale at the Artrix.

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Top Tips for Improving your EPC Rating

16/07/19

How to improve your home energy efficiency

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8 Most Common Estate Agency Myths

14/07/19

8 most common estate agent myths when selling your house

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Kings Heath Property Market Update

12/07/19

A summary of the latest property trends in Kings Heath

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Using a RICS and ARLA Regulated Letting Agent

10/07/19

Why using a RICS and ARLA letting agent is a good idea

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New Sales Negotiator for Ouslnams Moseley

06/07/19

Lauren Bell joins the Moseley team as a Sales Negotiator

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Road Closures in Barnt Green

05/07/19

Road closures to Hewell Road, Barnt Green for Severn Trent Water upgrades

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Making Money in Today's Property Market

04/07/19

Buying a house that needs a bit of work could be the best way to make money in today's property market

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From Buying to Letting....

27/06/19

Buying, selling, and renting - Oulsnams does it all!

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June Property Trends

24/06/19

June's property market trends in the West Midlands

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Beach Party in Bournville!

24/06/19

Summer beach party at Rowheath Pavilion!

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Should you Increase the Rent?

20/06/19

How and when should you look to increase the rent on your property?

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New Lettings Manager for our Oulsnams Lettings Office

19/06/19

We find out some more about our new lettings branch manager

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​​​​​​​Should I accept pets in my rental property?

14/06/19

Should landlords accept pets in a rental property?

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Kings Heath Gets Creative

13/06/19

Kings Heath holds its very first poetry slam

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Star Project Summer Show Update

13/06/19

An update on the Star Project Summer Show

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New Branch Manager for Barnt Green

12/06/19

Introducing Ryan Pell to the Oulsnam team

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Oulsnams Bromsgrove Appoints new Branch Manager

10/06/19

Find out about our new Bromsgrove sales office branch manager

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Summer Holiday House Security

08/06/19

A summary of useful ways to keep your house secure when you go on your holidays

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May House Price Trends

03/06/19

An overview of the latest property trends in the West Midlands

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28th Bromsgrove Folk Festival

03/06/19

Bromsgrove's 28th annual folk festival!

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Bournville Village Festival 2019

23/05/19

2019 Bournville Village Festival dates announced

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Making the Best Property Purchase Decisions

22/05/19

Making sure you make the right decision when buying a new home

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Get Redditch Fun Day in your Diary!

21/05/19

Redditch Fun Day dates and activities announced!

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Garden Maintenance in Rental Properties

20/05/19

The 101 for garden maintenance in rental properties

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New Negotiator for Northfield Sales Office

19/05/19

Jake Green joins our Northfield team as a Senior Sales Negotiator

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In at the Deep End!

19/05/19

Stirchley Baths opens up for a hard hat heritage tour

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UK Property Market Figures

18/05/19

Is it a positive or a declining property market? We help make sense of the regional and national statistics

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Oulsnam Lettings Team Expands Again

18/05/19

Our Lettings team grows its valuation and negotiation department with a new recruit

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How to Buy and Sell Guides

15/05/19

An overview of the newly launched Government "how to buy" and "how to sell" a property guides

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Our Lettings Branch Expands with a New Team Member

13/05/19

Lettings team expands with a new addition to the property management team

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Avoid the Void

11/05/19

How to avoid void periods in your rental property.

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Property Inspections in Rental Properties

08/05/19

Why property inspections in rental homes are a good idea. They benefit both tenants and landlords.

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What’s Happening in the Property Market?

30/04/19

Summary of Spring's market trends

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Star Treatment for the Star Project Droitwich

29/04/19

Droitwich-based Star Project gets Summer show support from Oulsnam

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Gold Award for Best Estate Agency

26/04/19

Moseley office wins gold in Brtish Property Awards

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Hagley Road Sponsors We Are Bearwood Street Party

25/04/19

2019's Bearwood Street Party is set to be bigger, better, and louder than last year's!

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Oulsnams Sponsors the Star Project Show

17/04/19

The Star Project's Summer show is sponsored by our Barnt Green office

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Positivity in the Housing and Property Industry

15/04/19

The property industry proves that positive changes continue throughout an unstable political climate

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Wales Votes to Ban Tenant Fees

15/04/19

The Welsh Assembly follows suit and votes to implement a tenant fee ban in Autumn 2019

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BREAKING NEWS – Abolishment of Section 21

15/04/19

Our views on the proposed abolishment of section 21

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Droitwich 5-Star Dream Team

10/04/19

Droitwich team scoop up 5-star reviews galore in March!

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5 ways to Keep your Tenants Happy!

08/04/19

How to be the best landlord you can possibly be - top tips for making, and keeping, happy tenants!

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What is Article 4?

06/04/19

Council rules on HMO allowance in the Birmingham suburbs

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How to sell your home for the best price

04/04/19

Top tips to make sure you get the best possible sale price for your home

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top tips for a smooth tenancy check out

03/04/19

Top tips for a smooth tenancy check-out

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New Client Money Protection Scheme Goes Live

02/04/19

New government legislation designed to protect client money comes into effect 01/04/2019

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Oulsnam Lettings Team Recruits New Property Manager

02/04/19

We welcome a new addition to the Lettings Property Management team

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Mostly Jazz in Moseley Park

26/03/19

Tickets are on sale to the funkiest festival in town

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New Property Manager for the Lettings Team

25/03/19

Our Lettings team expands with a new starter in the Property Management department

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NEW LEGISLATION – FITNESS FOR HUMAN HABITATION GUIDE

21/03/19

A guide to the new 'Fit for Human Habitation' legislation

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West Midlands House Price Trends - March 2019

19/03/19

The latest information about the West Midlands house price trends

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A Summary of the Tenant Fee Ban

18/03/19

A summary of the impact of the forthcoming tenant fee ban

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Oulsnam Hagley Road Welcomes New Starter

18/03/19

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What are the Benefits of Going Multi-Agency?

05/03/19

Does using more than one estate agent to sell your home really pay off?

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Oulsnams Bromsgrove Gets International Transfer

05/03/19

Our Bromsgrove sales branch welcomes a new recruit to its team

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New Team Member for Rubery

01/03/19

Rubery expands its team with a new receptionist and administrator

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Top Tips for Moving Home

28/02/19

Top tips for moving home stress free!

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Rental prices continued to rise in 2018.

27/02/19

Rental prices increase along with letting standards

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Cadbury Barn Restoration Project

27/02/19

Cadbury Barn gets £250k for renovation project following arson attack

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New Electrical Safety Rules for Landlords

25/02/19

New electrical safety rules for landlords announced by the government

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Getting Legless in Kings Heath

25/02/19

Legless lizards are relocated in Kings Heath to make way for new housing

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What Should You Look out For When Buying A New Home

22/02/19

What to look out for when purchasing a new home

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New Eatery in Moseley

21/02/19

Moseley welcomes a new eatery in the form of The Coach House on St Marys Row

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Tenant Fee Ban Confirmed

15/02/19

Tenant fee ban date confirmed

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Birmingham City builds more new homes to meet new housing...

13/02/19

Berkeley Homes invests in Birmingham; new homes will help city meet ambitious new homes target

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Oulsnam West Midlands Property Sales Predictions 2019

08/02/19

What will 2019 bring for the sales market in the property industry? Increased house prices and positivity!

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Plugging the Humble Kitchen Sink

07/02/19

If you thought a kitchen sink wasn't worthy of attention - think again!

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tenant security during landlord property changes

30/01/19

A growing number of tenants want to stay put, even if their landlord sells up. What are the options?

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Buy to Let Investment Remains A Strong Proposition

28/01/19

Buy to let investment remains a strong proposition for landlords.

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When is the Best Time to Sell Your House?

25/01/19

When's the best time to sell your home? February 19th at 8pm!

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Oulsnam Sponsors Barnt Green Bookfest

22/01/19

Bookfest is coming to Barnt Green - read all about it here!

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2019 Lettings Market Predictions

21/01/19

What does 2019 hold for the lettings market? Our Lettings Branch Manager gives us her top 5 predictions.

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Transforming Transportation in Moseley

18/01/19

The evolution of Moseley transport links to Birmingham city and the surrounding areas.

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Should you Extend your House or Relocate?

14/01/19

If you need more space; is it better to extend your property or relocate?

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Stirchley Excells in Sales & Customer Service

10/01/19

Stirchley delivers excellent customer service in 2018 - will they top it in 2019?!

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New Year - New Home for Millennials

09/01/19

What sacrifices are Millennials making in order to get a foot on the property ladder?

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Amazing Chapel Conversion in Bromsgrove

08/01/19

Church conversion in Bromsgrove -

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Rubery Benefits from Longbridge Regeneration

27/12/18

Rubery is one of the surrounding areas set to benefit from the regeneration of Longbridge

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Redditch Housing Market Grows

24/12/18

Redditch continues to experience growth in the property market; particularly with new-build homes

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Advantages of Bungalow Living

21/12/18

Bungalows are not the reserve of the more elders citizen - there are many advantages to single-storey living.

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Benefits of Purchasing A Flat

20/12/18

Why considering flats as well as houses for a first time purchase is a great idea.

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Log Burners are More Than Just A Focal Point

19/12/18

Log burners have more benefits in a home than simply being a stunning focal point. But they are also that!

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Shared Ownership Homes in Bromsgrove

18/12/18

Shared ownership homes are a great way to get a foot on the property ladder at a lower cost than a more traditional route.

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Barnt Green Team Get Creative With Christmas Window Display

17/12/18

Lettings and Sales battle it out in Barnt Green's festive window display competition

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Living the Retirement Dream in Droitwich

14/12/18

Move over Devon - Droitwich is the new retirement hot spot!

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High Street Agents Generate More Sales and Higher Selling...

12/12/18

Recent reports have found that high street agents generate more sales and higher sales prices. We look at the statistics and reflect on why that m...

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Exciting Investment in Stirchley

10/12/18

Stirchley in line for more government investment to the high street - is now the time to invest?

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Moseley Folk Festival Takes Centre Stage

07/12/18

Early bird tickets to Moseley Folk & Arts Festival on sale now!

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How Much Does Buying A House Actually Cost?

05/12/18

A summary of the extra costs over and above the property purchase price associated with buying a new home.

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New Train Station Investment for Kings Heath

03/12/18

Kings Heath to benefit from one of three new trail stations on the Camp Hill line into Birmingham.

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Robert Oulsnam Heads to Property Awards Night

28/11/18

Robert Oulsnam has been shortlisted for sales and lettings awards in the 2018 Negotiator Awards

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What Type of Survey Should I Have After Buying A House?

27/11/18

A summary of the different options of surveys available to you once you've agreed the purchase of a new property.

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Worcestershire Enjoys Sustained Market Boom

26/11/18

An overview of Worcestershire property market trends

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Oulsnam Launches Auction for British Heart Foundation

23/11/18

Our company-wide online charity auction launches to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.

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Council-Funded Investment In Northfield

22/11/18

A summary of exciting investment that's coming to Northfield.

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Birmingham Bucks Brexit Blues

21/11/18

Proof that The Midlands property market is continuing to flourish despite the Brexit uncertainty.

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Robert Oulsnam Kings Heath - Best Sales Branch

19/11/18

Our Kings Heath sales branch celebrates a customer service gold award!

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Worcestershire County Council Launches Library Consultation

16/11/18

Worcestershire County Council launches consultation on future of libraries across the region. Droitwich library provides a great community hub - h...

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Bromsgrove November Street Party

15/11/18

Bromsgrove local businesses showcase their excellent offerings at this year's first (of many to come) street party.

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New Build Homes for Sale in Moseley

14/11/18

Advantages of buying a new build home - particularly one of these luxury ones in Moseley!

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Investment Property in Smethwick

14/11/18

Exploring the pros and cons of HMO properties as potential investment opportunities.

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Redditch Christmas Lights

13/11/18

Redditch Christmas Light Switch On information, and some ideas for space saving Christmas decorations.

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Winter Property Health Check for Landlords

13/11/18

A guide to preparing your property for the Winter season.

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Stirchley is the New Kings Heath

09/11/18

Why we rebranded our Stirchley branch to promote the association with this awesome up and coming area.

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A Property by Any Other Name Would Look as Good

06/11/18

The most on fleek property for sale at Rubery Office

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Commercial Property Investment Options

06/11/18

An overview of some of the options available to prospective commercial property investors.

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DO I NEED AN HMO LICENCE?

05/11/18

A guide to the new 2018 regulations regarding HMO licensing.

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Remember, Remember, to go to Rowheath Firework Festival!

01/11/18

Bonfire night weekend is upon us and if you haven’t chosen where you’ll be going, may we suggest the Rowheath Firework Festival.

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Zero Deposit – An Alternative Option for Rental Deposits

23/10/18

The most attractive thing about the zero-deposit scheme is that these costs are immediately and significantly lowered.

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Keeping Estate Agency Standards High

23/10/18

The government introduced a regulatory body aimed at maintaining higher standards.

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Bournville Frivolities in Half Term

23/10/18

Bournville is a really popular village in the south side of Birmingham.

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Hagley Road in Half Term

22/10/18

Bearwood is the southern part of Smethwick, Sandwell, and north of the A456 Hagley Road, where our sales office is located.

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What to do in Bromsgrove in Half Term?

22/10/18

Bromsgrove is a thriving town in Worcestershire about 16 miles north-east of Worcester and 13 miles south-west of Birmingham city centre.

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What to Do in King’s Heath in Half Term

22/10/18

The King’s Heath suburb, about five miles south of Birmingham City Centre is fast becoming one of the coolest places to be right now.

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What’s on Near Moseley in Half Term?

22/10/18

It’s no surprise therefore that this half term you will be spoilt for choice with places to go and things to do!

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Child Friendly Activities in Northfield

22/10/18

This half term, you don’t need to travel into the centre of Birmingham to find great activities and places to go to keep everyone entertained.

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Great Activities in Rubery

18/10/18

You could spare yourself the hassle of thinking of a variety of places to go this half term

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What to Do in Redditch in Half-Term?

18/10/18

Redditch is a fairly large town 15 miles south of Birmingham, meaning there's a lot of variety on offer when thinking about what to do in Redditch ...

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Half Term Activities in Stirchley

18/10/18

Our Pershore Road branch in Stirchley is close to a lot of great attractions and places to take your family this half term.  

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How Will Brexit Affect the UK Lettings Market?

15/10/18

Our view on how Brexit may impact the UK Lettings market for investors and tenants.

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What to Do in Half Term – Droitwich Spa

15/10/18

Half term and Halloween are almost upon us, and it’s time for parents around the region to rack their brains about how to keep their little ghouls ...

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How Can I Avoid My Property Sale Falling Through?

12/10/18

The traditional route to property purchase is to submit an offer to an estate agent based on the sale guide price. 

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THE GREAT BARNT GREEN BAKE OFF

12/10/18

This Halloween, Friday 26th October, the Robert Oulsnam Lettings office will host the event, inviting entries from residents and colleagues alike.

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To Rent or Not to Rent? Actually, It's No Big Question!

25/09/18

When it comes to the question of whether it's better to rent or buy property, it's like a clash of titans in the opinion polls with people having s...

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Dump the Deposits!

20/09/18

There are of course various costs associated with renting a property; one of the largest expenditures (just like a house purchase) is the initial d...

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New Northfield Leisure Centre

19/09/18

Northfield Leisure centre has been rebuilt and modernised from May 2018. This new purpose build facility includes a 25 metre swimming pool as well ...

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Barnt Green Local News

13/09/18

Not Such Good Weather for Ducks This summer may have been one of the best yet for the UK in terms of record-breaking heat and an unprecedented amo...

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Oulsnam welcomes a new Bromsgrove branch manager!

29/08/18

The Bromsgrove office welcomes Leighanne Ingram as their new Branch Manager this month.

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Why Living In Bournville Just Makes Sense!

29/08/18

There are many reasons to move to Bournville, unless you struggle with chocolate connected will power issues in which case, it may not be the best ...

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Robert Oulsnam and Company Supports British Heart Foundation

29/08/18

Our Lettings Branch Manager Laura Fiddes-Baron raises money for The British Heart Foundation by undertaking the Scramblers National 3 Peaks Challenge!

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Second City by Name, Not Activity

29/08/18

Birmingham is regarded as the "second city" in the UK but it is currently in pole position when it comes to the lettings market.

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Moving in with your significant other

29/08/18

Moving in with your significant other (or even a house mate) is a pretty serious step in any relationship.

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Online Vs High Street Agents

29/08/18

It’s hard to imagine a world without the internet; it’s certainly brought many advances to how we access information and allows us to make informed...

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Buy to Let is On the Up

29/08/18

More and more investors are opting to put their capital into a buy to let property. We discuss why....

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What’s happening in the Droitwich Housing Market?

28/08/18

The National Statistics reports show that house prices across the United Kingdom have had a year on year rise on average of 6.2% These figures ar...

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Don't Move to A New House, Invest in Wi-Fi!

28/08/18

How many of us have paid money for a house that we only utilise a smaller percentage of? Even though 43% of UK residents say they want to move to ...

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5 Clever Ways to Maximise Space in a Small House

06/06/18

For many homeowners, space comes at a premium, So, we're bringing you some clever solutions that may help you enhance the space in your home

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High Street Estate Agent VS Online Estate Agent

06/06/18

As Spring approaches our offices are getting nice and busy! But the question still hanging over many potential sellers heads is: high street agents...

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Why Choo Choose Bournville?

26/03/18

With construction beginning on High Speed Rail Two, a connection that will link a redeveloped Curzon Street Station in Birmingham to Euston Station...

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WHO IS OUR 2018 CHARITY OF THE YEAR?

29/01/18

It’s that time of the year again for the company to vote for the new charity of the year for 2018. This will be the 3rd year running we have a d...

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To minimise risk to clients and our staff we will carry out viewings under strict Covid-19 rules.

Priority will be given to buyers who are proceedable and who provide copies of their ID and proof of funds

Non proceedable buyers may be allowed to view if we are confident of their ability to proceed and the client agrees, some clients may only want priority viewers

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