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Leicester Forest East: A Haven for Commuters and Families

Leicester Forest East: A Haven for Commuters and Families
Thursday 11th January, 2018

Leicester Forest East: A Haven for Commuters and Families With its excellent transport links and a host of local amenities, Leicester Forest East is a property hotspot for commuters and families alike. Straddling the M1 and with Leicester’s ring road on its doorstep, ...

A Clean Bill of Health for Leicester Residents

A Clean Bill of Health for Leicester Residents
Thursday 4th January, 2018

A Clean Bill of Health for Leicester Residents Leicester is not just a family-friendly place to live: it is an environmentally friendly one too. This is proved by the fact that the latest figures reveal how well the city is doing when it comes to reducing its impact on ...

Your Leicester Home: The Planning Application Process

Your Leicester Home: The Planning Application Process
Wednesday 20th December, 2017

Your Leicester Home: The Planning Application Process We can help you find your ideal Leicester home and then give you the guidance on how you can turn someone else’s property into your dream dwelling. To start with, here is our guide to the planning application proce...

Leicester: A Magical Place to Live

Leicester: A Magical Place to Live
Thursday 14th December, 2017

Leicester: A Magical Place to Live Christmas may tempt you to put your property search on hold or delay getting your current home on the market, but it can actually offer a golden opportunity to see even more of what Leicester has to offer as a property hotspot and to e...

Leicester: An Increasingly Appealing Property Hotspot

Leicester: An Increasingly Appealing Property Hotspot
Friday 8th December, 2017

Leicester: An Increasingly Appealing Property Hotspot Leicester has never been a more desirable place to live or own investment property in, and its appeal looks set to grow as work continues to enhance all that the city already has to offer. One of the latest projects ...

Top Tips When Relocating to Leicester

Top Tips When Relocating to Leicester
Friday 1st December, 2017

Top Tips When Relocating to Leicester Relocating to Leicester need not be a stressful process. Not only are we on hand to help with your property search, but we have also compiled this handy guide to offer you some top tips to make your move as easy and stress-free as p...

Aim High When Buying a Leicester Property

Aim High When Buying a Leicester Property
Wednesday 22nd November, 2017

Aim High When Buying a Leicester Property It can often to pay to think ahead when viewing Leicester properties, especially if you’re a developer looking to make money or a domestic buyer who wants a long-term return on your investment. This could mean thinking about w...

Five Helpful Hints When Buying Leasehold Properties

Five Helpful Hints When Buying Leasehold Properties
Tuesday 14th November, 2017

Five Helpful Hints When Buying Leasehold Properties If you’re looking at buying a flat, it is essential that you understand the pros and cons of leasehold properties, but even houses are increasingly being sold on a leasehold basis. That’s why you need to understand...

What Should You Ask Before Moving into Your New Home?

What Should You Ask Before Moving into Your New Home?
Tuesday 31st October, 2017

What Should You Ask Before Moving into Your New Home? So you’ve let the experts at Keywest help you find the Leicester home of your dreams, but What Should You Ask Before Moving into Your New Home? A new survey from First Direct has revealed the top ten questions that...

Great time to be a Leicester landlord

Great time to be a Leicester landlord
Monday 30th October, 2017

Great time to be a Leicester landlord Continued regeneration and a buzz in the property market is making it a great time to be a Leicester landlord right now. New figures from Zoopla show that the average property in the city has grown from £206,115 last year to £215,...

Keep Intruders Out of Your Leicester Home This Autumn

Keep Intruders Out of Your Leicester Home This Autumn
Friday 27th October, 2017

Keep Intruders Out of Your Leicester Home This Autumn Keeping your property in good condition and clean and tidy is vital for helping it to sell quickly and for getting the best possible price. It could also help to keep away unwanted visitors this autumn. Homeowners ar...

Five Tips for an Autumn Clear Out

Five Tips for an Autumn Clear-out
Friday 20th October, 2017

Five Tips for an Autumn Clear Out Spring isn’t the only time to give your home an overhaul, especially if you’re thinking about putting it on the market with Keywest or have done so already. An Autumn Clear Out can be ideal to declutter, especially if you’re likel...

Leicester Property’s Waterside Boost

Leicester property's waterside boost
Friday 13th October, 2017

Leicester Property’s Waterside Boost In exciting news for the Leicester property market, the proposed multi-million-pound regeneration of the city’s Waterside area has been given a major boost. The Secretary of State has granted Leicester City Council a compulso...

Top tips for investing in Leicester buy to let property

Top tips for investing in Leicester buy-to-let property
Friday 15th September, 2017

Top tips for investing in Leicester buy to let property Buy-to-let has had a bit of bad press in recent times due to the tax crackdown, but it can still really pay off, if you choose to invest in a Leicester house or apartment, helped along the way by Keywest and our to...

Demonstrating the strength of the Leicester property market

Demonstrating the strength of the Leicester property market
Friday 8th September, 2017

Demonstrating the strength of the Leicester property market Figures released last month show that the East Midlands boasts the second biggest average property price rise in the UK, showing the potential on offer if you are buying or selling in the leicester property mar...

Could You Live in a Leicester Micro-Home?

Leicester Forest East: A Haven for Commuters and Families
Wednesday 30th August, 2017

Could You Live in a Leicester Micro-Home? Consumer group Which? has discovered that there has been an explosion in the number of so-called ‘micro-homes’, which tend to be smaller on average than a London Tube carriage or budget hotel room. Last year saw a 40% in...

Autumn Checklist: Getting Your Home Ready for the Autumn

Autumn Checklist: Getting Your Home Ready for the Autumn
Thursday 24th August, 2017

Autumn Checklist: Getting Your Home Ready for the Autumn Summer may be proving rather disappointing weather-wise, but that means there’s all the more reason to be turning our thoughts towards the autumn and getting our homes primed and ready for the colder months. Sep...