Smishing is on the rise. It's when you receive a text or WhatsApp message on your phone that claims to be from a reputable source. But in reality, it is just another criminally-minded move to get you to part with sensitive data or to make a payment of some kind.

The Guild is excited to announce our partnership with Agents Giving, a charity that works with estate agents across the UK to help encourage, support and promote their fundraising activities.

The 1st July 1948 heralded a new dawn in how property was built, as the Town & Country Planning Act 1947 came into force, meaning no property could be built without the say so of the local authority. Now, Boris Johnson has announced a substantial change to that, by in effect, ending planning permission.

If the mere mention of the word “insurance” makes you want to nod off, here’s a quick hack to focus your mind. Ask yourself this question: what’s the worst that could happen to your property investment in Sawbridgeworth and Bishop’s Stortford?

Firstly, choosing the right estate agent to sell your home is often the difference between getting a good deal or ending up with no deal. Secondly, selecting the right conveyancing solicitor will no doubt make your life easier and less stressful. Picking a bad one often leads to headaches, hassle, and having to chase them up continually.

There's a lot of uncertainty in the world now. But one thing you can be sure of, is that someone, somewhere, is making the most of life and having a bit of a giggle. And that's a wise move, as laughing during times like these is not just good for the mind, it's great for the body.

Seven fundamental steps landlords in Sawbridgeworth and Bishop’s Strotford need to take to put themselves and their rental properties on the path to success. Being a landlord can be challenging, complicated and confusing. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

The Government is on track to borrow £400bn because of Coronavirus and that needs to be paid back at some stage. Last year alone, before Coronavirus, the Government brought in £824 billion in taxes whilst they spent £887 billion, meaning they had to borrow £63 billion.

In this three-minute read, we look at ways to smarten up your garden to boost its appeal when thinking of selling your home.

People have experienced varying levels of hardship and distress, both emotionally and financially, since the Covid-19 outbreak began. Someone summed it up wonderfully when they said: “We are all in the same storm, but some of us are in different boats.”

It takes flexibility, compassion, and stamina to navigate the eviction process at the best of times. But, due to Covid-19, it takes more careful and considered steps than ever to repossess a property.