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Did Someone Say Cake?Author: klara | January, 9 2018
Is it just us or does Christmas already feel like it was months ago? With the trend for healthy living in January, we thought now would be a great time to raise the subject of cake.
The Answer Is in the Stars….Author: klara | December, 31 2017
A very warm welcome to 2018 from us all at Jones Robinson.
As the New Year kicks off, many of us enjoy the sense of new energy to get back into the swing of things and begin to mentally outline the coming 12 months – from the school year, to sporting events and festivals to family holidays, landmark birthdays and anniversaries. Star gazers will know that January alone is packed with celestial activity, including a meteor shower and two Super Moons (the later of which is a Blue Moon that some of the world will be able to experience in full lunar eclipse!)
The To Buy or Not To Buy CycleAuthor: jonesrobinson | August, 30 2017
Without a doubt, purchasing a home is a big step. Understandably, many people – whether they are upsizing, downsizing or first-time buyers – are tentative and have some reservations about making such a large purchase. Though there are many factors to consider before buying a new home, it is...Continue Reading
JR Rounders Event Raises £1,250 for The Rosemary AppealAuthor: klara | August, 14 2017
Masses of sportsmanship, tons of camaraderie and a healthy dash of local rivalry ensured that the inaugural Jones Robinson rounders charity event on 2nd August was a complete success! The sporting tournament was our latest activity as corporate sponsors of The Rosemary Appeal – a fundraising initiative set up to raise money for a new cancer and dialysis care centre at the West Berkshire Community Hospital.
Top Local Estate Agents to Join Forces in Newbury!Author: klara | August, 7 2017
Home movers in and around West Berks can expect a new force in real estate sales and lettings this year, as two local independently run and respected agencies – Jones Robinson and Atkinson Keene – are merging
After a career in estate agency spanning 40 years, Jeffery Brown from Atkinson Keene decided to retire. In looking for a trusted pair of hands to take the helm he chose Jones Robinson, another independent estate agent who has already successfully merged with other agents in the past few years including Peak Properties, Clive Willis and Martin Walker.
Landlord Update: New Legislation to Take Effect Soon. Act Now!Author: klara | June, 19 2017
Some of you may be aware of the upcoming changes regarding energy efficiency ratings on rental properties. New legislation requires that rental properties meet Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES), whereby the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) of rental properties must have a minimum rating of E. There are 2 dates to bear in mind with this, which are as follows:
4 Reasons Why You Should Get Your Property ValuedAuthor: jonesrobinson | May, 9 2017
A property valuation from Jones Robinson will provide you with an expert, qualified opinion on the value of your home. We strongly recommend getting a valuation any time you buy or sell, as it allows you not only to gauge an ideal price, but also to fully understand what’s happening in the...Continue Reading
Get your garden ship shape before you sellAuthor: klara | March, 23 2017
Spring is finally upon us! If you’re thinking of selling your property, now is the time to consider the exteriors of your home and particularly your garden. With the days getting brighter and longer, potential buyers will pay more attention to your garden, so cast your eye around to check for issues caused by Storm Doris or any other adverse weather conditions.
Going it alone as a landlord? Read on to find out how we can help you save moneyAuthor: klara | January, 5 2017
A recent survey compiled by insurance firm Endsleigh suggests you can save almost £2,000 a year by working with a letting agent.
Preparing Your Home for Christmas: Simple Home Decor TipsAuthor: jonesrobinson | December, 14 2016
December is upon us and Christmas is rapidly approaching! If you’re yet to dust off your decorations, or better still are looking to give your home a more personal touch this Christmas, we’ve got a selection of ideas to get every room in your house in the festive spirit.