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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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A Summary of the Proposed Tenant Fee Ban

31/12/18

A summary of the impact of the forthcoming tenant fee ban

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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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