• Peterborough

  • Spalding

  • Crowland

  • Moulton Chapel

Vacancy for Estate Agent/Local Property Expert

A&H Smith Estate Agents have a vacancy for an experienced estate agent to work as a personal sales estate agent in the Greater Peterborough or South Holland areas.

The successful applicant will work within an agreed geographical area undertaking the full range of tasks of an estate agent from generating new instructions to sales progression and everything in between.  The role provides an excellent opportunity for a committed and motivated individual to grow their own business within our business.

For more information or to submit your CV and covering letter explaining why you should be considered for this role, please email info@aandhsmith.co.uk.

Introducing A&H Smith Estate Agents.........

... the new name of Crowland Homes.  Why a new name? The answer is simple. Crowland Homes was a successful estate agency in this town but less so in the Greater Peterborough and South Holland area where we had sold numerous properties under our previous trading name. We would love to spread our wings again and so we have chosen a traditional estate agency name for our future.

This is one of several changes we have made over the last few months. Another was to create a private meeting room at our office in East Street. We have offered this to associated professionals and now mortgage advisers and conveyancers can meet clients and offer their services at our office too. Whether you are buying, selling, renting or letting please call in at our office, or you can phone, text or email up to 8pm, 7 days a week.

Crowland Homes is 8!!

It was 8 years ago this month that I first opened my door with a handful of clients and a huge amount of optimism and enthusiasm.  I haven't changed the world and I haven't saved lives.  However, I have worked hard and I have been lucky enough to help hundreds of people try to fulfil their property related goals.  I am incredibly grateful to all of my clients for allowing me to assist them and look forward to working with many, many more......   Fantastic, celebratory deals for all new customers during October.  Please call for further details.

Wanted!!

I currently have buyers waiting for the following types of properties:

Refurbishment projects, a property in a non-estate location in Crowland up to £160,000, bungalow within easy walking distance of town centre, 2 or 3 bedroom properties up to £125,000 especially Harvester Way & Jubilee Way and building plots.

If you are looking to sell any of the above, please give me a ring.

Thinking of moving in 2013?

Crowland Homes offers free, no obligation property valuations.  Take the first steps to get moving this year and book your valuation today. Tel 01733 212155, Text 07758 346450 or Email info@crowlandhomes.co.uk up to 8pm 7 days a week.

THANK YOU!!..

..to everyone who called in to see us and entered the raffle for our Christmas Cake at the Lights Switch-on on Saturday. The raffle raised £136 for Crowland Cares. The winning ticket was blue number 20 and the winner was Colin Sheriff. http://snack.to/fuk9epmc

Crowland Christmas Lights Switch-On

Please call in and see us this Saturday from 3.30pm.  We have a raffle to win a fabulous, individual Christmas cake as well as free freshments, sweets and balloons.  Look forward to seeing you then.

Property Wanted!

We have a buyer urgently looking for a three bedroom property (two of which doubles) with a good living space and an average size garden.  Some work considered.  Budget up to £130,000.  Can you help?  If so please contact Crowland Homes asap.

Crowland is offically the "Best Kept Small Town in Lincolnshire"

Thanks to a hardworking group of volunteers http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/latest-news/community-spirit-wins-a-best-kept-title-1-4385749#.UIUHJm7HBFk.facebook.  Just another reason to buy a home in Crowland!!

No 1 Selling Estate Agent for Crowland Properties During 2011

Its a fact!  Crowland Homes sold as many properties in Crowland during 2011 as all our major competitors ADDED TOGETHER.  They may be bigger but they are certainly not more effective at selling homes here in Crowland.  According to Land Registry data of property sales completed in 2011 we sold as many houses as Briggs, City and County, Connells, Haart, Sharman Quinney and Woodcock Holmes did in total NOT each.  AND, did you know, of all the properties sold in the last three years in Crowland, we sold three out of the four most expensive. AND these were all on multi-agency contracts with a selection of our competitors.  So if you have a property to sell in town, please give us a call.

Property Wanted For Buyer Waiting

We have a buyer urgently looking for a property as follows:

Detached, four bedrooms, large & private rear garden, non estate rural or semi rural location preferred, separate dining room or room to extend, don't mind if renovation required.

Please contact us if you can help - 01733 212155.  Thanks

Website Update

Our website has had an update for 2012.  Now you can keep in touch with us too via facebook and twitter too!   Please "like" our page on facebook or follow us on twitter to see all our latest listings.  Our latest and local news will be there too.  Links to our pages are on the left of this home page.  Also, individual property details now have social networking links so you can help us spread the word about all our properties.

Seasons Greetings!

Merry Christmas and a Very Happy New Year to all our customers past, present and future.  Our office will now be closed until Tuesday 3rd January but in the meantime please remember you can still contact us by phone or email to request details, arrange viewings and book valuations.

Thank You!

We had a great time at the Christmas Lights Switch On on Saturday. Thank you to my helpers and to everyone who called to see us and entered our competition. The jar of sweets was won by Anna Brown. Her guess was 444 and the actual number was 442. Well done Anna and hope you enjoy them. We raised £66.85 for Crowland Cancer Fund and for the Christmas Lights Fund.

Crowland Christmas Lights

Our office will be open for Crowland Christmas Lights Switch On on Saturday 3rd December from 3pm.  We are giving away Christmas drinks and treats and have a competition to win a huge jar of sweets if you can guess the number of sweets.  All proceeds to Crowland Cancer Fund & Crowland Christmas Lights Fund.  Hope to see you then.

The New A16 Road Is Open!

The A16 south of Crowland has now opened completing the £80 million new link from Spalding to Peterborough. The new road has been designed to modern standards to provide a safer and more reliable journey. Also, being constructed to modern standards, it will not be subject to the ongoing maintenance problems experienced on the old route. Therefore Crowland is now just 6 minutes by road from either the Peterborough Parkway or the south of Spalding.

3D Floorplans Now Available

Crowland Homes always strives to ensure it's property details are the best available.  We have recently invested in new camera equipment and now use a wide angle lens to improve the quality of our photos.  Now we have introduced 3D floorplans too so all new properties listed will have both 2D and 3D plans to view on all websites.  Buyers love floorplans and Rightmove state that properties with them gain up to 30% more click throughs.  More buyer interest means more viewings and more sales.  Let us give your property marketing a Crowland Homes makeover.  Call us today on 01733 212155.

Crowland Homes is the clear market leader.

At the beginning of May the Land Registry released details of the most recent properties to sell in Crowland.  This monthly update showed that six property sales were newly registered during March.  Of these six, five were sold were by Crowland Homes and the other one was a part-exchange sale.  So Crowland Homes remain clearly the most effective selling agent for local properties.  Since October 2008 (by when the other estate agents had closed their local offices) we have outsold our nearest competitor by 124%, our second competitor by 280% and the third by 322%.  So if you have a property to sell in or around Crowland, please give us a call today.

Contact Us Throughout the Easter and Royal Wedding/May Bank Holiday Breaks

You can contact Crowland Homes by phone every day throughout the Easter and May Bank Holiday weekends.  Please give us a call right now.  The office will be open Good Friday, Easter Saturday, closed Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, open as usual Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th, open Thursday 28th until 12pm, closed Friday 29th, open Saturday 30th and closed Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd May.  Phew!  But most importantly, you can contact us by phone on 01733 212155 every day throughout this period.

No 1 Selling Agent in Town!

Its now over two years since three estate agents closed their offices in Crowland.  Since then Sharman Quinney and/or City and County have usually retained the largest number of properties for sale on their books.  However, do those agents achieve the highest number of sales?  The best way to check (and supported by the Advertising Standards Authority) is the completed sales list published by the Land Registry each month.  From October 2008 to November 2010, these figures show that Crowland Homes is the agent selling the most properties plus we sold twice as many as Sharman Quinney, three times as many as City and County and four times as many as Briggs Residential.  Figures are available for inspection at our office.  We are a local agent selling local property.  If you have a property to sell in Crowland, please give us a call or pop in to the office.

26th January 2011

A Reputation To Be Proud Of!

Crowland Homes is a member of The Property Ombudsman Scheme.  As a result we have recently been independently audited with marks given for our service by recent vendors and buyers.  We are delighted to say we have been recommended by 100% of our customers.  Don't take our work for it, see our results at www.referenceline.com/14146.

Happy Birthday to Us!

Crowland Homes is 5 years old in September 2010. To celebrate we are offering all vendors, who list their property with us before 30th September 2010, a free bottle of Baileys liqueur or a box of chocolates plus a 10% discount off our standard no sale no fee sole and multi agency rates.

Call us today to arrange a valuation.

 

HIPS Suspended with Immediate Effect

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles and Housing Minister Grant Shapps today announced that with immediate effect, they are suspending the requirement for homeowners to provide a Home Information Pack (HIP) when selling their homes. They also said that the Government is determined to help people reduce their energy bills, improve our energy security and tackle climate change by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes.  Sellers will therefore still be required to commission, but won't need to have received, an EPC before marketing their property

20th May 2010 

 

 

Congratulations CJFC U18s - PFA Youth Cup Winners

Crowland Juniors FC U18s yesterday won the PFA Youth Cup beating Glinton United U18s 2-1.  Congratulations to all the players and their manager.

25th April 2010

CJFC U18s in PFA Cup Final

Crowland Homes proudly supports Crowland Juniors U18s FC who play Glinton in the PFA Youth Cup Final this Sunday.  The match kicks-off at 3pm at Chestnut Avenue, Dogsthorpe.  Many of the players have been in the team since they were 6 years old and this is their first cup final.  Good luck lads!

21st April 2010

Stamp Duty Threshold to Rise for First Time Buyers

The Chancellor of the Exchequer had good news for First Time Buyers in his budget announced today.  Stamp Duty currently paid at 1% of the purchase price on properties between £125,000 and £250,000 will no longer be due for the next two years saving FTBs between £1,250 and £2,500.  There was not such good news for buyers of property over £1m as stamp duty on these rises to 5%.

24th March 2010

Google Street View

Google have now added "street views" to all their maps.  Therefore you can now see clearly all our properties for sale and their surrounding areas.  Just click on "View on Google Map" under property information on the right of the detailed property page.

March 2010

 

WANTED - Rental Property

Rental property wanted urgently in local area especially 2 & 3 bedroom houses.  Landlords please give us a call.

January 2010

Local Information Page Launched

A new "local information" page has been added to this site.  This page aims to provide potential buyers and tenants a wealth of information and insight into about the surrounding area to their new home. 

We Are Changing Our Name!

From 2nd November 2009, we will be trading as Crowland Homes.  Our new name will reflect what we do, where we are and predominantly the location of the properties we are selling and letting.

Sales Success!

Of the resale properties The Stop introduced new to the market between January and June 2009, 83% are now sold subject to contract.  Trying to sell?  Arrange a no obligation valuation with The Stop today Tel 01733 212155.

July 2009

Stamp Duty Holiday Extended

Chancellor Alistair Darling has announced in today's budget that the stamp duty holiday for properties purchased for between £125,000 and £175,000 will be extended until the end of the year.

22nd April 2009

 

'Floor Plans boost buyer interest by 30%' say Rightmove

It’s official – or as good as. According to the UK biggest property portal, using floor plans increases buyer interest by a whopping 30%!  This is revealed in a recent survey, published in a leading trade magazine, of the various marketing strategies employed by agents to try and make their properties stand out from the online crowd. In it, Rightmove’s Commercial Director Miles Shipside, quoting the portal’s own comprehensive statistics, is unequivocal: “Floor plans generate 30% more interest than properties without one,” he says. Why is this? “It’s all about people imagining themselves living there, and deciding whether they can fit their furniture in,” explains Shipside.

The Stop agrees!  We want all our properties to be presented in the best way possible.  See our colour floor plans on the property detail pages.

11th April 2009

 

Mortgage Approvals Jump

Mortgage approvals for house purchases in Britain rose more than expected in February, according to official figures from the Bank of England.

There were 38,000 approvals in the month, up from 32,000 in January- a 19% increase. The mortgage figures suggest that low interest rates and falling house prices are encouraging people back into the market.

30th March 2009

 

UK interest rates lowered to 0.5%

The Bank of England has cut interest rates to 0.5% - a fresh all-time low - and says it will now boost the money supply too.

Interest rates have now been reduced six times since October, and the latest half a percentage point cut from January's 1% had been expected.

The Bank said it would expand the amount of money in the system by £75bn to boost bank lending.

5th March 2009

 

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