Escape To The Country…

Set in beautiful rolling countryside in the heart of East Sussex lies this beautiful family home. If its on your mind to up sticks, move to the country, and find a new way of life this may be the place for you. The cottage itself is bright and roomy, with most of the rooms enjoying… Read More

A Recipe for Success – Quintana Paella

Jim in our office has Spanish blood coursing through his veins and as the sun is now out it’s the perfect time for him to share his family’s paella recipe. We’ve included the Quintana’s long guarded family recipe but the great thing about paella is you can use whatever ingredients you have to hand. Best… Read More

Interest only? What’s your plan?

A warning has been issued by UK Finance about interest only mortgages. The real boom for this was in the period between 2003 and 2009 when many signed up to mortgages with these low payment levels. The downside, of course, is the full balance need to be repaid and that time could be fast approaching… Read More

Five things to consider before photographing your home.

Set the scene Consider your target market and dress your home accordingly. Declutter and leave clean lines, but don’t make it too stark and bare. Most buyers are looking for a home and subtle details enhance that view. Art on the walls, soft furnishings and throws and a few select ornaments all help to deliver… Read More

A Recipe For Success – Wild Garlic and Ricotta Ravioli

Our very talented property manager, Jemima, has been busy recently perfecting this seasonal dish. We’re sure it will follow soon on one of our famous recipe flyers but in the meantime, for those of you who follow our blog, here’s a sneaky peak. Ingredients   Pasta dough 6 Large free-range eggs/ 12 egg yolks to… Read More

What are MEES and why do we care?

What are MEES? Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards or MEES are the new regulations that came into force this month stating that all new tenancies need to meet a minimum EPC standards. That is, they need to score E or above on their EPC. What is energy efficiency? Energy efficiency is gauged by an EPC (Energy… Read More

Selling with Purplebricks – “a £1,000 coin toss”

Purplebricks has been in the wars recently as the BBC and stockbroker firm Jefferies have taken them to task over some of their claims. It’s no surprise that a traditional independent high street firm such as ours should take an interest in this rolling story but it is good to see that some of their… Read More

Free online valuation

Are you curious to know what your home is worth? We’d be surprised if you weren’t. Property shows no sign of abating as one of the nations favourite obsessions and the facts are out there as surveys show millions of us spending the evenings trawling Rightmove and Zoopla searching for our dream home. Well, thanks… Read More

Merry Christmas from the team at Q Estate Agents

We’re off on our staff Christmas Lunch, so we’re afraid we will be unavailable this afternoon. We will be in tomorrow but please be gentle with us. We will also be in on Thursday. We will then be closed from 22nd December through to the 2nd January. During this period we will have access to… Read More

Our favourite winter recipe – Mulled Sloe Gin

As some of you may know we regularly send out flyers containing some of our favourite recipes. Past favourites have included spicy pulled pork, pumpkin soup and courgette cake. One of the most popular was the mulled sloe gin recipe we sent out last year, so its back by popular demand. This straightforward winter warmer… Read More

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