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Why Live in Congleton?

  

Living in Congleton gives you the chance to live in the beautiful Cheshire Peak District in a thriving and friendly market town right at the foothills of the Pennines.

With the River Dane running through the town, living here means having the best of the English countryside right on your doorstep while also becoming part of a bustling and vibrant community in a town with a population of 26,482. Here’s everything you need to know.

Why Live in Congleton?

  

Living in Congleton gives you the chance to live in the beautiful Cheshire Peak District in a thriving and friendly market town right at the foothills of the Pennines.

With the River Dane running through the town, living here means having the best of the English countryside right on your doorstep while also becoming part of a bustling and vibrant community in a town with a population of 26,482. Here’s everything you need to know.

Why Live in Whalley Range?

  

With its leafy tree-lined streets of handsome Victorian villas, impressive new builds and nearby sprawling 60-acre park, Whalley Range is a popular choice for families and couples alike.

Click the link to find out Why living in Whalley Range is a great choice for house buyers looking for someone on the edge of Chorlton. 

Why Live in Whalley Range?

  

With its leafy tree-lined streets of handsome Victorian villas, impressive new builds and nearby sprawling 60-acre park, Whalley Range is a popular choice for families and couples alike.

Click the link to find out Why living in Whalley Range is a great choice for house buyers looking for someone on the edge of Chorlton. 

The Balcony Gardener

  

Apartment living doesn’t necessarily mean ditching your dreams of an outdoor green oasis.

If you’re lucky enough to have a patch of outdoor space - whether it’s a dinky patio or a small but perfectly formed balcony - read the latest Laurus Life blog to find how to make the most of it.

 

 

The Balcony Gardener

  

Apartment living doesn’t necessarily mean ditching your dreams of an outdoor green oasis.

If you’re lucky enough to have a patch of outdoor space - whether it’s a dinky patio or a small but perfectly formed balcony - read the latest Laurus Life blog to find how to make the most of it.

 

 

How Shared Ownership can work for you

  

Shared Ownership is a government-backed scheme that helps people get on the property ladder if they can’t currently afford in the traditional way.

Under the scheme, buyers obtain a mortgage for 25% - 75% of the property’s value, whilst paying a small rent to a housing provider such as Laurus Homes who own the remaining share.

Click view to learn eight ways Shared Ownership could help you own a new home. 

How Shared Ownership can work for you

  

Shared Ownership is a government-backed scheme that helps people get on the property ladder if they can’t currently afford in the traditional way.

Under the scheme, buyers obtain a mortgage for 25% - 75% of the property’s value, whilst paying a small rent to a housing provider such as Laurus Homes who own the remaining share.

Click view to learn eight ways Shared Ownership could help you own a new home. 

A good time to buy a new home.

  

As lockdown measures continue to be eased, life is starting to get back something more like normality. Whether these last few months have seen you putting your home moving plans on hold or have made you realise that your current home isn’t right for you anymore, the good news is that there are a number of reasons why now is a great time to buy a new home.

Find out more in our latest blog.

A good time to buy a new home.

  

As lockdown measures continue to be eased, life is starting to get back something more like normality. Whether these last few months have seen you putting your home moving plans on hold or have made you realise that your current home isn’t right for you anymore, the good news is that there are a number of reasons why now is a great time to buy a new home.

Find out more in our latest blog.

Why Live in Skelmersdale?

  

Skelmersdale – or Skem, as it’s affectionately known by locals - is a friendly and welcoming ‘new town’ set in a picturesque Lancashire valley on the River Tawd. With a population of 38,813 Skelmersdale is a thriving town with plenty going on.

So if you're looking for a new home in West Lancashire, you'll find everything you need to know in our latest Why Live in Skelmersdale guide.

Why Live in Skelmersdale?

  

Skelmersdale – or Skem, as it’s affectionately known by locals - is a friendly and welcoming ‘new town’ set in a picturesque Lancashire valley on the River Tawd. With a population of 38,813 Skelmersdale is a thriving town with plenty going on.

So if you're looking for a new home in West Lancashire, you'll find everything you need to know in our latest Why Live in Skelmersdale guide.

LOAVES IN LOCKDOWN

  

If you’re yet to jump on the baking bandwagon, Lockdown is the perfect opportunity.

From the perfect batch of gooey brownies to Great British Bake Off worthy banana bread, lockdown is churning out budding bakers in their droves.

Click view to find out why there's a widespread shortage of flour!

LOAVES IN LOCKDOWN

  

If you’re yet to jump on the baking bandwagon, Lockdown is the perfect opportunity.

From the perfect batch of gooey brownies to Great British Bake Off worthy banana bread, lockdown is churning out budding bakers in their droves.

Click view to find out why there's a widespread shortage of flour!

Why Live in Delamere?

  

Have you ever dreamed of living by the edge of Cheshire’s best-loved and most beautiful forest, but assumed that it wouldn’t be affordable, or that the home would be too remote and isolated? Our new Earlsbrook development in Delamere changes all of that, with a ready-made community of high-quality brand-new homes overlooking Delamere Forest in all its tranquil splendour.

Read our latest blog to discover everything you need to know about living in Delamere?

Why Live in Delamere?

  

Have you ever dreamed of living by the edge of Cheshire’s best-loved and most beautiful forest, but assumed that it wouldn’t be affordable, or that the home would be too remote and isolated? Our new Earlsbrook development in Delamere changes all of that, with a ready-made community of high-quality brand-new homes overlooking Delamere Forest in all its tranquil splendour.

Read our latest blog to discover everything you need to know about living in Delamere?

Why Buy New

  

There are a lot of choices you need to make when buying your home, but one of the first decisions is whether you want to buy a new-build property or not. Knowing this can shape the rest of your search, so it’s important to be well-informed about the potential benefits of opting for a new build.

Click view to read our latest blog. 

Why Buy New

  

There are a lot of choices you need to make when buying your home, but one of the first decisions is whether you want to buy a new-build property or not. Knowing this can shape the rest of your search, so it’s important to be well-informed about the potential benefits of opting for a new build.

Click view to read our latest blog. 

Why Live in Winsford

  

With a population of around 33,000, Winsford is a busy and thriving town and is known for a real sense of community with warm and friendly residents who often choose to live in the town for life.

Click view to read the full guide.

Why Live in Winsford

  

With a population of around 33,000, Winsford is a busy and thriving town and is known for a real sense of community with warm and friendly residents who often choose to live in the town for life.

Click view to read the full guide.

Home working tips

  

Lockdown has affected all of us in different ways. One of the biggest changes it has brought to many people’s everyday lives has been a sudden increase in homeworking. Almost overnight we’ve had to go from working in offices, factories, warehouses and more to working… anywhere we can put a laptop and get some peace.

Home working tips

  

Lockdown has affected all of us in different ways. One of the biggest changes it has brought to many people’s everyday lives has been a sudden increase in homeworking. Almost overnight we’ve had to go from working in offices, factories, warehouses and more to working… anywhere we can put a laptop and get some peace.

Rethinking the home after lockdown

  

If we had ever taken our homes for granted in the past, the lockdown we’ve been living through because of COVID-19 has changed all of that. Suddenly our homes have become everything to us, taking on the roles of our workplaces, schools, gyms, discos, nightclubs, pubs and much more.

Click the view button to read more.

Rethinking the home after lockdown

  

If we had ever taken our homes for granted in the past, the lockdown we’ve been living through because of COVID-19 has changed all of that. Suddenly our homes have become everything to us, taking on the roles of our workplaces, schools, gyms, discos, nightclubs, pubs and much more.

Click the view button to read more.

Interior Design Ideas: Creating a picture-perfect home

  

You've bought your new home, but it's a blank canvas. You’ve got so many different interior ideas, but how do you implement them? Where do you start? How do you create that picture-perfect 'show home' look that inspired you to purchase your new home? Not to worry, we’ve got all those answers for you. We sat down with Interior Designer Sarah Mather, who gave us the low-down on inspiration, creativity, and implementation! Make yourself a cuppa, grab a pen and paper, and let’s get right into it!

Interior Design Ideas: Creating a picture-perfect home

  

You've bought your new home, but it's a blank canvas. You’ve got so many different interior ideas, but how do you implement them? Where do you start? How do you create that picture-perfect 'show home' look that inspired you to purchase your new home? Not to worry, we’ve got all those answers for you. We sat down with Interior Designer Sarah Mather, who gave us the low-down on inspiration, creativity, and implementation! Make yourself a cuppa, grab a pen and paper, and let’s get right into it!

1960s vs now: Why the average first-time buyer is not who you might imagine

  

Experts at leading North West housing developer Laurus Homes examined how the state of home-buying has changed since the Baby Boomers to understand how it’s shaped the first-time buyers of today.

1960s vs now: Why the average first-time buyer is not who you might imagine

  

Experts at leading North West housing developer Laurus Homes examined how the state of home-buying has changed since the Baby Boomers to understand how it’s shaped the first-time buyers of today.

What is Help To Buy ISA?

  

Trying to get a foot onto the housing ladder in the UK can be difficult. To help first-time buyers achieve this goal, the government has launched a number of Help-to-Buy schemes, including the Help to Buy Individual Savings Account (ISA). These accounts are designed to provide you with a boost to your mortgage deposit savings. Under the scheme, the government will add 25 percent to your savings - up to a maximum contribution of £3,000.

Keep reading to find out more about how this scheme works, the benefits of using it and whether you may be eligible for one of these accounts.

What is Help To Buy ISA?

  

Trying to get a foot onto the housing ladder in the UK can be difficult. To help first-time buyers achieve this goal, the government has launched a number of Help-to-Buy schemes, including the Help to Buy Individual Savings Account (ISA). These accounts are designed to provide you with a boost to your mortgage deposit savings. Under the scheme, the government will add 25 percent to your savings - up to a maximum contribution of £3,000.

Keep reading to find out more about how this scheme works, the benefits of using it and whether you may be eligible for one of these accounts.

How Does Help to Buy Work?

  

"If you’re looking to purchase your first home or you’re interested in moving to a new home, Help to Buy could be an option for you. It’s likely you’ve heard of this term before - but you might be wondering what it means and how it works.

To find out more about Help to Buy and how you could benefit from it, keep reading.

How Does Help to Buy Work?

  

"If you’re looking to purchase your first home or you’re interested in moving to a new home, Help to Buy could be an option for you. It’s likely you’ve heard of this term before - but you might be wondering what it means and how it works.

To find out more about Help to Buy and how you could benefit from it, keep reading.

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