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Competition Time!

Tuesday 18th June 2019

Over on our Instagram page, we are giving away a £50 John Lewis voucher to spend on whatever you like – all you have to do is: Follow Lancaster Samms on Instagram Like the Freebie Friday/John Lewis post, uploaded on Friday 14th June Tag a friend who you would treat with your voucher Hurry and… Read More

Lancaster Samms on Instagram

Monday 20th May 2019

If you’re a lover of beautiful photography then you’ll love our Instagram page! Packed with our properties for sale as well as interior styling and lifestyle shots. We also love to showcase our favourite interior brands too.  To follow our feed and keep updated on all things interior, head over to https://www.instagram.com/lancastersamms/ Read More

A wonderful transformation

Wednesday 15th May 2019

We were delighted to be invited back to St Olaves Road earlier this month to see for ourselves the amazing transformation of a property which was sold in December 2018.  It had previously been a property which had various letting rooms and was in need of some TLC.  The transformation is almost unrecognisable and it… Read More

Tips for getting your home market and viewing ready

Wednesday 6th March 2019

Presenting your home ready for photography or a viewing is very important and can make or break the beginning of marketing or first impressions from buyers. It doesn’t have to be stressful however, or exhaustive.  We have put together some simple tips when it comes to decluttering and presenting your home in the best possible… Read More

2019 Property Market Predictions

Wednesday 2nd January 2019

The Christmas decorations have been packed away and the new year is now here.  Traditionally, this is a time when buyers and sellers alike contemplate their next move.  Surprisingly, the immediate days after Christmas show a rise in property views year on year according to Rightmove. In some cases buyer traffic can triple between Christmas… Read More

Christmas is here in York

Tuesday 27th November 2018

The festive season has well and truly begun in York with the start of the St Nicholas Fair and Christmas markets – a showcase of Yorkshire’s finest produce of food and drink, crafts and gifts.  Take a stroll through Parliament Street down to Thors Tipi and onto St Sampson’s Square where many of the food… Read More

Visit York

Thursday 25th October 2018

Whether you are a first time tourist, a returning visitor or a long standing resident, there is lots to discover in York this time of year. Follow the link to discover what’s on this Autumn, from Halloween Ghost tours, to Guy Fawkes night celebrations and all the run up to Christmas. https://www.visityork.org/whats-on   Read More

Online or Traditional?

Wednesday 19th September 2018

With many new online agents popping up throughout the internet, capitalising on their inexpensive sales service and hooking in sellers to use this route instead of the traditional high street agent, we have set out below the points and pitfalls many sellers don’t consider when appointing an online agent to sell their home.  Remember, for… Read More

How to make an offer

Saturday 7th July 2018

Once you have found the property of your dreams, the next step is to make an offer. If you are submitting your offer to Lancaster Samms (or any other agent) you can usually do so verbally, either in person or by phone, or on occasion we might request this in writing. We are then obliged to… Read More

Your home in our hands

Thursday 17th May 2018

We are delighted to be featured in the June edition of the Yorkshire Living magazine, showcasing our office and the team behind the success.  Click on the article link below to read more (page 48). https://bit.ly/2GrGoOv Read More