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  • The Importance of a High Street Presence in Estate Agency

    24th Aug 2018

    I am so often asked how we differ from the online offering.

    My response is such that for tech savvy individuals the online option is attractive. Cost is a huge factor for many people however more often than not we see people who have paid and are having to pay again for a ‘true’ high street agent. The incentive for the online agent is building stock and their brand presence, their fees are paid up front so you question where is their motivation following taking your money to sell for you? They have been paid and listed your property – now what?

  • Site Granted Full Planning Permission for a Grain Storage Building

    20th Aug 2018

    McCartneys Planning and Survey department have obtained full planning permission for the erection of a new grain storage building to further develop and provide extra needed capacity on a local farm.

  • Come & Join Us At Berriew Show – Saturday 25th August 2018!

    20th Aug 2018

    We’re happy to announce that McCartneys will be having a stand at Berriew Show again this year. We thoroughly enjoyed last year’s show so we’re looking forward to attending again, especially as it is the 70th anniversary of Berriew Show.

  • McCartneys Scoop Welshpool Honours at British Property Awards

    17th Aug 2018

    McCartneys have been recognised as one of the best estate agents in Powys, having received a Gold Winner Award for their Welshpool branch from the British Property Awards.

  • More than £4,000 raised on Three Peaks 24 Hour Challenge

    17th Aug 2018

    McCartneys are very pleased to announce the successful completion of the Three Peaks 24 Hour Challenge by their team where during one of the hottest weekends recorded this year the three mountains of Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon were scaled within the set time limit of 24 hours. Whilst the challenge was no mean feat most importantly a fantastic £4,031 was raised for the British Heart Foundation, McCartneys’ chosen charity of the year.

  • Site Granted Full Planning Permission for an Agricultural Building

    13th Aug 2018

    McCartneys LLP Planning and Survey department have obtained full planning permission for the erection of an agricultural building to further develop and provide extra needed capacity on a local farm.

  • Honeybourne Sheep Sale Report - Wednesday 1st August 2018

    10th Aug 2018

    There cannot have been a year when the weather has played such an important factor leading up to the annual sale at Honeybourne. With very little grass (if any) in most parts, I must have had dozens of calls asking me what will the trade be like “will there be any buyers” and “will the lambs be in suitable condition”?

  • Get Involved - 24 Hours in Farming #Farm24

    7th Aug 2018

    From 5am on Thursday August 9th, farmers across Britain are being encouraged to take to social media to showcase the work they do within 24 hours using hashtag #Farm24. The social media campaign aims to provide an insight to consumers of the hard work and dedication which goes on behind the scenes in producing consumers food before it reaches the supermarket shelves. The event, which runs from 5am Thursday 9th August to 5am Friday 10th August, aims to reach over 112 million people and promote British agriculture.

  • Family Run Business Obtain a 15 Year Extension for Their Right to Quarry

    1st Aug 2018

    McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained planning permission to extend the duration of the existing permission through a variation of condition application.

  • Advice from Surveyors to Homeowners When a Survey Is Being Undertaken

    24th Jul 2018

    Whilst there is often information about what a surveyor will be looking at when undertaking a survey at a property, there is never really any advice for homeowners on how they can assist the surveyor to enable the survey to be carried out smoothly and in an acceptable amount of time. We felt that it would be well worth trying to set out a couple of basic points from our own experiences.