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Their service, from beginning to end of the purchase, was excellent from being shown around the property, then chasing as required, through to a successful completion.
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APPRENTICE REQUIRED

We are looking for a suitable young person to join our company on a government apprenticeship scheme. Maximum age 25.  The suitable candidate must be outgoing, friendly and polite, to deal with a wide variety of clients and customers in our busy Barnstaple office. You will cover all aspects of the Estate Agency business, which involves residential sales, property letting , management &...

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STAMP DUTY CUT ANNOUNCED

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has announced that with immediate effect from today until 31 March 2021, buyers will pay no Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on the first £500k when they move home. Unveiling today’s mini-Budget, he said the changes would take effect immediately, cutting the average stamp duty bill by £4,500, with 9 out of 10 house buyers paying no stamp duty at all.

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Market Update

Watch our video giving a brief update from the office, https://youtu.be/_IuMv7Oe00w

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OUR OFFICE IS NOW OPEN

Following the recent government announcement we are now able to open the office and re-commence viewings and valuations. We would request for now that any visit to the office, an appointment is made in advance. Only one visitor at a time will be allowed. Social distancing measure are in place in the office to protect our customers and staff.  The office hours are still slightly reduced;...

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NEWSFLASH from Property Eye - Estate Agents can do viewings.

EYE has become aware of the detail of The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 which apparently come into force tomorrow, May 13th. The amendments appear to alter travel restrictions as follows: (v) or sub-paragraph (l), substitute— “(l) to undertake any of the following activities in connection with the purchase, sale, letting or rental of...

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Baking for the Key Workers & thanks NHS.

We have been busy recently baking cakes and passing these to our deserved key workers in care homes and other worthy causes.

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Winner of 'Over the Rainbow' Competition.

We are pleased to announce the winner of our ‘Over the Rainbow’ drawing competition was Liam aged 10 from Ilfracombe. Liam receives a £25 winners’ voucher. John Smale will be donating £100 to the NHS.

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Getting in Gear

  Seven weeks into lockdown Toby Dowding from John Smale & Co looks at how coronavirus has affected life in the property market. Throughout the lockdown, our team have been working remotely. At first we thought there would be little to do. How wrong we were. The past four weeks have been frantic. First there were all the property sales we had to get past the finishing post. Even in lockdown...

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Try our FREE online Valuation Tool

Need a valuation of your home whilst the lockdown continues; try our new FREE online valuation tool. Easy to use and gives you a guide. Click on the link https://myval.co.uk/valuation/john-smale---co-361 Need some clarification, we will visit as soon as we are able. Or send us some photos , with our local knowledge we can provide a good indication of value, ready for when the market returns....

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Code of Conduct

So as I take another stroll in my local patch, I stumble across a sign which I’ve never taken much notice of before. It was referring to being safe, by following the estuary ‘Code of Conduct’. Now as I had time on my hands, I stopped and took it all in….  I came away feeling quite good about learning something new and very pleased with myself. It then dawned on me, the current COVID-19 situation...

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