This week I celebrated my 60th birthday, and what a memorable year it will be! One of the highlights of my birthday was a card from one of my sons, […]
Kings Lock Cottage stands at Lock 38 on the canal we now know as the Leicester Line of the Grand Union Canal. This canal was built to connect Leicester to […]
My husband and I enjoying a windy Wiltshire walk this week
Well, what week I’ve had! I’ve been really busy, with three properties on my books already, over 400 people on my mailing list, and over 4000 people to look after […]
I am delighted to inform you that Canalside Homes is finally up and running! I have been incredibly busy behind the scenes in recent weeks, setting up software, fulfilling regulatory […]
Two of the questions I am asked the most are, “Which canalside villages are the prettiest?” and of course, “Which is the best canalside village to live in?” I asked […]
I’d like to begin this update by expressing my heartfelt thanks to all my ‘virtual’ friends. I could never have got this far without your support, whether you’re one of […]
I first worked as an estate agent in Brighton and Hove, back in the 1980s. I was newly married, full of energy, and brimming with passion and confidence. It was […]
Ever since I first worked as an estate agent in the 1980s I have been staggered by the meaningless jargon, unrealistic descriptions, and glaring mistakes I find in estate agent’s […]
For quite some time now, we have been sponsoring a little girl in Bangladesh through Action Aid. She’s still too young to send letters, but we occasionally receive one of […]
One of your first challenges when selling a property is interpreting, agreeing to, and signing your estate agent’s contract. This can be quite a daunting process, but with understanding, you […]
In December 2018, soon after I launched Canalside Homes, I wrote to the Canal and River Trust asking them whether I could list any properties which they were disposing of. […]