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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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ARE YOU READY TO DIP YOUR TOE IN THE WATER?

  When’s the right time to sell?  Should I?  Shouldn’t I?   These are common questions people ask themselves, before taking the plunge!  It’s a bit like running a bath….. you may be waiting until you’ve got everything just right, but until you dip your toe in the water no one really knows. There is never going to be a ‘perfect time’ to put your property on the market for sale, sometimes you just...

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Adding £££s Value to your Home

Toby Dowding from John Smale & Co takes a look at what home sellers can do during the lockdown period to attract the highest sale price for their property once restrictions are lifted. So, you have spruced up the front of your property - having the exterior looking at its best is vital, as it persuades people to look at the interior. But now you don’t want to let viewers down when they choose...

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Charlotte enters 100 Squats a day for 30 days challenge for Charity REFUGE

Charlotte noticed that there was a challenge set up for Women and Children of Domestic Abuse. Thinking about how hard times can be just settling into the new ‘normal’ how much harder it could possibly be for those living in fear in their own homes, their own places of safety. 'I was onboard and happy to give this challenge a go! I set up a Go Fund Me account and got moving! Day 1 - Got my...

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The Value of Home

  Toby Dowding from John Smale & Co, looks ahead to a time when we can all move freely from our homes.  In houses and apartments all over the country those in lockdown are thinking about life after release. Even now, at the height of the pandemic, people are dreaming of post-virus life. We know they are because they are telling us so.  If this period of isolation from our families, friends...

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