The Art of Negotiation

Most, if not all, property negotiations run on similar lines. The first phase is the easy and fun bit. Both sides get to shout at each other, dig their heels in, complain how unreasonable the other side is being, bang the table and generally try to show who is boss – who is the alpha […]

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Peter Lane receives International recognition for their work!

As some of you may have already heard, we were delighted to announce that we recently won the International Property Awards for Estate Agents Cambridgeshire 2017! In celebration of this, we thought we would give you insight into the entry we prepared and felt that told our story best. Peter Lane and Partners was opened […]

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Autumn Budget: The Roundup

Last Thursday we saw the release of the Autumn budget and let’s just say that for the housing market and potential home-buyers, Christmas may have come early. But what are the main points to take away? Stamp duty scrapped for first time buyers up to £300,000. In other words, if your property is below this […]

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Should you buy a ‘Fixer-Upper’ Property?

A fixer-upper property is one that requires renovation or additional investment to live in properly. These homes are typically cheaper on the market as they are incomplete, but what are the benefits, and risks, of properties like this? Benefits A property requiring renovation is an opportunity to add your own style. A dream for many, […]

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What goes on in Cambridgeshire?

Peter Lane & Partners are a leading independent estate agent offering a high level of customer service in the Cambridgeshire area. We cover properties in Peterborough, Huntingdon, Kimbolton, St. Ives and St. Neots. So what goes on in Cambridgeshire? Cambridgeshire covers a large part of East Anglia and is a sought-after green county offering country […]

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Are you looking for a new build or an older property?

Property buyers are usually torn between purchasing a new build property or an older property. To make this difficult decision easier, here are both the pros and cons of new build houses and older properties. New Builds Pros A huge pro for new builds is that everything you move in with is guaranteed to be […]

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The Sorting Hat

Many of us know about the Sorting Hat at J K Rowling’s Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. When a new student puts on the hat it tells he or she to which of the four houses – Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw or Slytherin – they are most suited.

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