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Stamp Duty changes – what could it mean for you?

Posted on Thursday, 6 August, 2020

  Since Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a cut in stamp duty for properties up to £500,000, there has been much debate on whether this will have the desired boost for the property market or not. The theory is to encourage people to move or buy once again as the market took...

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Catch Up: All CGT Sales & Lettings Videos

Posted on Wednesday, 22 July, 2020

  As you may have seen on our social media channels, the team at CGT Lettings and CGT Sales have been very busy over the last few months creating videos.  These videos have broken down the Government lockdown guidelines, implications and effects on the property market, how...

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Covid-19 Branch Policy

Posted on Wednesday, 20 May, 2020

As an industry Covid 19 has had a massive impact and requires significant changes in how we operate, as a company we take the health and safety of our staff and clients very seriously. Following recent government guidelines, we are conducting our work, as safely as possible taking into...

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Get Your Home Ready for Sale During Lockdown

Posted on Wednesday, 29 April, 2020

Now could be the perfect time to get your home ready for sale. Even if you are still working during this lockdown period, you might still find you have some time on your hands to make those home improvements you've been meaning to do. You don't need to rush, give your home the time it...

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It’s Our One Year Anniversary!

Posted on Friday, 6 March, 2020

This time last year we launched CGT sales and what a year it has been looking after just over 7 million pounds worth of property in the first year. New staff joining the team partnering with business and local communities in the area and supporting local sports clubs going green with...

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CGT Lettings & Sales Give the Green Light to Electric Company Cars

Posted on Friday, 15 November, 2019

CGT Lettings & Sales are delighted to have taken on a fleet of fully electric company cars in a bid to reduce air pollution in Gloucestershire. The company manages and sells property in all corners of the county, racking up the associated mileage whilst doing so. Taking the step to give...

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Listed Buildings: Should You Buy One?

Posted on Thursday, 24 October, 2019

Many of us dream of owning a chocolate-box cottage (myself included). But while the idea may seem very appealing, living in a listed property is not always plain sailing. Surprisingly the total number of listed buildings is not known, as one single entry on the National Heritage...

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What is the difference between a ‘Freehold’ and a ‘Leasehold’ property?

Posted on Tuesday, 16 July, 2019

James Askew at CGT Sales explains the difference between freehold and leasehold properties. What is a Freehold property? The freeholder of a property owns it outright, including the land it’s built on. A person who owns the freehold interest in a property may grant a...

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The most important things you need to know when selling or letting your property.

Posted on Friday, 21 June, 2019

Selling or letting a property can seem a daunting task but it doesn’t have to be this way if thought is given to the simple things. Here are our main things you should consider when you are looking to sell OR rent out your property. First impressions really do count! First...

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All you need to know about that word ‘Survey’ when it comes to house sales

Posted on Friday, 31 May, 2019

You may be thinking, what is a survey? Well, a property survey is an inspection of a property’s condition to ensure a buyer is fully in the know about the property they are purchasing. However, there are different types of survey, each with their own benefits. House surveys should...

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