The Halifax has announced that having your house featured in locations used for TV and film may result in an increased price. Having analysed prices in places where British films have been made in the last five years, they have identified price rises of up to a quarter.

The winter is well and truly upon us as the weather turns damp and cold and the days remain gloomy. How might you best present your home for sale during these dark days? The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) has some suggestions:

Farr & Farr are extremely proud to be sponsoring The Rotary Club of Gloucester's Tree of Light.

The Rotary Club of Gloucester's Tree of Light is back for Christmas 2014 and is a splendid 30' high fir tree which resides outside the Guildhall. It makes a spectacular sight in the centre of our historic City and boasts over 5,000 lights.

You'll probably be aware by now of the changes in the Stamp Duty ... Great news at last.

You may want to know what this means to you when you're buying or selling your property ....

Good news on First Time Buyers!

Statistics from the Council of Mortgage Lenders show there were just 192,300 first-time buyers in 2008, against 580,300 in 1988. But encouragingly, the most recent statistics prove that first-time buyers are no longer holding back! Figures show that 269,000 took the first time buyer plunge in 2013.