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October 22nd 2017
Rutsfest Blood and Gutfest Halloween event
If you are looking for some spooky, family fun this Halloween in Surrey how about visiting this year’s Rutsfest Blood and Gutfest Event.
October 17th 2017
What’s your idea of perfect home for this festive season?
The perfect property to celebrate Christmas would offer a combination of some of these features; space for a big Christmas tree, a wood stove or roaring fireplace, a large enough kitchen to cook up a feast as well as a good sized dining room for entertaining, a cinema room, indoor games area, several guest bedrooms so guests could stay the night if needed.
October 16th 2017
Get moving before this festive season
If you are hoping to move home before Christmas then you have just over 11 weeks, not long but with the right planning it can still be achievable. So here’s our moving guide:
October 10th 2017
Landlords: 1 April 2018 EPC regulations – minimum rating E
As from the 1st of April 2018 most properties that are rented out privately will have to have an EPC, Energy Performance Certificate with a rating of E or above.
October 4th 2017
How to choose between a traditional agent or an on-line agent?
Who to use to sell your home has become somewhat of a mine field over the past few years, with hundreds of on-line agencies popping up and promising lower rates verses a whole swathe  of traditional agencies working on a percentage basis.
September 29th 2017
Cheam Village annual Macmillan coffee morning
A whopping £147.71 was raised for Macmillan Cancer Support by the branch staff with the help of the generous people of Cheam Village.
September 22nd 2017
Landlords: BTL retirement home?
Savvy Buy to Let investors are buying up retirement flats in order to top up their incomes - part of the attraction is that compared to other buy to let properties they offer good value for money with prices starting at around £200,000 for a one bedroom flat and with the option of moving into it later on in life if they wish.
September 20th 2017
Landlords: Is your agent carrying out the right tenant checks?
An interesting article in the Property Wire this week highlighted the problems associated with rogue letting agents and inexperienced landlords not carrying out sufficient ID and financial checks when letting out properties.
September 20th 2017
Property Evening September 2017
Goodfellows and our sister company, Finch and Company with support from EMS, Embrace Mortgage Services in association with the ...
September 13th 2017
Pop down to our inaugural property evening
Goodfellows and our sister company, Finch and Company with support from EMS, Embrace Mortgage Services in association with the Old Rutlishian’s Club, Poplar Road are hosting our first property event on Tuesday 19th September, 2017 between 7pm and 9pm.
September 6th 2017
Mortgage offers at record high
Over the past few years obtaining a mortgage has become harder, partly due to new rules and strict regulation put in place since the banking crises in 2008
September 4th 2017
Bank of Mum and Dad help pay their kids rent
It’s a well known factor that the BOMAD, Bank of Mum and Dad is one of the biggest lenders to first time buyers, this year they are expected to loan their children around £6.5 billion pounds in order to buy a property.