Property

17 Nov 2021
A leading Shropshire financial services company has arranged £50million of mortgages in just one year, its latest figures show. Q Mortgage and Protection – part of Q Financial Services – says it helped secure at least one mortgage every day of the year over the last 12 months as the property market across Shropshire and the West Midlands continued to grow. Simon Farenden, senior mortgage and...
21 Oct 2021
A leading Shropshire financial services company says more people are turning to property investment as a new income stream as a result of the pandemic. Q Commercial Finance says it has seen demand rise for its help in securing finance for clients to renovate and refurbish property both during and in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis. Director Steve Parry said a combination of the lockdown period,...
01 Jul 2021
A Shrewsbury mortgage broker has added a further two new faces to the growing team at its Shrewsbury Business Park home. Bally Kang and Katie Maddox join Mortgage Advice Bureau - Severn Mortgage and Protect just over a month after Matt Dudley and Dan Braithwaite arrived in protection and mortgage advice roles respectively. Bally was previously an adviser with NatWest and joins the growing team of...
16 Oct 2019
Craftsmen from Shrewsbury-based Morris Joinery have built and installed a huge lantern light feature as part of a major restoration scheme at a Grade II* listed Shropshire mansion. The team created the 3.3 metres wide octagonal lantern roof light, weighing 1,200 kilos, for the octagonal music room at Brogyntyn Hall in Oswestry. The Hall is to become a private country home again after falling into...
Rob Ellis of Welch and Co Accountants Oswestry
09 Jul 2018
EXTRA taxes are on the way for homeowners who let out their properties while they are on holiday, warns a Shropshire accountant. Tax expert, Rob Ellis, who runs Welch and Ellis, in Willow Street, Oswestry,  is warning homeowners to be aware of the new tax implications of schemes such as Airbnb as the Treasury cracks down on the use of tax breaks for lodgers. Currently, owners can earn up to £7,...
14 Sep 2017
Homeowners and landlords aiming to capitalise on Shrewbury’s growing student population are being urged to get planning advice before letting their properties. Although current law allows family homes to be adapted for small Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) without planning permission under Permitted Development rules, a number of local authorities have introduced new measures requiring...
10 Aug 2017
More than half of the homes have now been sold at Redrow’s Lime Tree Meadows in Shrewsbury. And, while the home builder may pause briefly to celebrate the success of this popular location, it is more concerned about encouraging other would-be home owners to move quickly rather than miss out on the opportunity to be one of its happy residents. “It is a little over a year since the first homes were...
14 Jun 2017
A select development of stylish family homes in one of Shrewsbury’s most sought-after residential locations will be unveiled at an open day on Saturday 17 June. The 11 four and five bedroom detached houses on The Mount, once the home of Charles Darwin, have been built by leading Shrewsbury developer Morris & Co Homes. The Beaufort Ridge development open day runs from 10am to 3pm and will...
Danvac Vanguard Plot 19
24 May 2017
Morris Properties, who has sold its last remaining unit at Vanguard Park’s Plot 19 development to family business, Danvac.  A family firm which manufactures vacuum lifting equipment, parts and components is to relocate to Shrewsbury’s Vanguard Park so it can expand and grow the business. Danvac has bought the last remaining unit of the Plot 19 development at the region’s premier trade park...
02 Feb 2017
  The National Association of Estate Agents has appointed a well-known Shropshire man as regional executive for the Midlands, covering Shropshire and all its neighbouring counties. Russell Griffin, aged 47, is a partner in the countywide firm of Samuel Wood & Company, who have offices in Shrewsbury, Church Stretton, Craven Arms and Ludlow, as well as an affiliation to a Mayfair Office in...
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