The 9th Annual Supercar Event was held this year at Dunsfold Park in Cranleigh (the site of the Top Gear test track) and being a noted petrol head himself, Rupert Briggs of The Personal Agent was in attendance along with thousands of other avid motorists to enjoy a day of fun, fast cars and fundraising.
Shaun Young having successfully conquered the London to Paris cycle ride in April, is now gearing up for even more events! On June 28th 2015, Shaun will take part in the Ride IT North Downs Challenge completing 50 miles of undulating Surrey Hills! He’ll also be taking part in the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 (100 miles), covering much of the London 2012 Olympic cycling route. To top it all, Shaun will then take part in the London to Brighton ride on September 6th 2015!
With Summer fast approaching we thought we’d give our round-up of the best things to do and explore in and around Epsom and Surrey. Whether it’s getting dressed up for Epsom Derby Day, a relaxing walk through one of the National Trust parks or arranging some fun and exciting activities for the kids.
The Personal Agent have been hitting the treadmills once more to raise money for charity. This time it is Cat, Charlotte and Susan from the Sales team that are gearing up to run the Bupa London 10,000 on the 25th May.
Their inspiration for doing so is a special little boy called Lewis who was recently diagnosed with Stage 4, Burkitt’s Lymphoma, a particularly aggressive form of cancer, for which he is receiving intense chemotherapy over the next few months.
OnTheMarket.com – the new property portal launched as a rival to Rightmove and Zoopla where The Personal Agent is listing all of its properties – is pleased to announce it has achieved 10 million visits to the site with 90 million page views in just three months.
For many people now is the time of the year when they decide to sell their home. However many home sellers often run into problems, whether it’s holding out for too much money, not presenting their home in the right way, or overlooking seemingly minor details in the paperwork. So we’ve compiled a list of 21 of the most common things that are stopping people from selling their home and how you can avoid these little setbacks in the first place. So have a read of our list and we guarantee that you’ll be kicking back in your new property in no time.
Here’s our collection of the latest news from the world of lettings including the success landlords are enjoying, the continued increases in rental demand, how letting properties are forming the bulk of people’s pensions and how buy to let has provided the greatest return in the past 18 years.
In February The Personal Agent was contacted by Shaun Young who explained that he was aiming to raise money for charities and after mentioning that he’d used us to buy his second home he asked if we’d be interested in sponsoring him.
Back in December The Personal Agent celebrated its 10th Anniversary by giving away a host of great prizes, one of which was a handmade rocking horse crafted by the good folks at Grant and Valentine.
The lucky winners were Mr & Mrs Ramsey, who were over the moon with the rocking horse saying, “The horse will come in handy as we are expecting a baby in May, thank you again!”
The horse took 3 months to build and looks fantastic. For those interested in owning their own hand-made, luxury rocking horse, we encourage you to visit our friends over at Grant and Valentine for a wonderful selection of lovingly crafted, traditional rocking horses.
With the increase in the number of people renting and the amount of people looking to let out their properties following suit, we’ve looked at what’s driving the surge in popularity and why more and more people are looking to the private rented sector as their long term means of accommodation.
People Looking for Alternatives to Home Ownership
Due to rising house prices, the amount of time and money it now requires to save for a home and the stricter lending criteria for receiving a mortgage, many have seen renting a far more attractive proposition. In comparison to the housing market, the availability of properties in the PRS is far greater and the barriers to getting the property you want, far fewer, and this has to the rapid numbers of people going down the route of renting.