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New year, new home?

Thursday 4th January 2018

With a new year here and the Christmas decorations put away, many homeowners will be contemplating a house move.  January can be a great time of year giving everyone a ‘fresh start and new beginnings’ feeling. January is always a good time of year to start looking for your new home, with many homeowners asking… Read More

Christmas Greetings from all at Lancaster Samms

Thursday 21st December 2017

May this Christmas end the present year on a wonderful note and make way for a fresh and bright New Year. Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, from all the team at Lancaster Samms. Read More

Looking after your home over the winter months

Tuesday 5th December 2017

With the nights drawing darker and colder at this time of year, its very important to look after your home, especially if unoccupied. These tips should help to prevent the bitter cold causing you problems with your property. Insulate pipes The biggest step you can take to ensure your property doesn’t become damaged as the… Read More

Budget 2017 - Stamp duty abolished for all first time buyers up to £300,000

Wednesday 22nd November 2017

UK Chancellor, Philip Hammond, has confirmed “With effect from today for all first-time buyer purchases up to £300,000, I am abolishing stamp duty altogether.” The Chancellor’s announcement on stamp duty for some first-time buyers was part of his efforts to solve the housing crisis. The Budget said: “The government will permanently exempt first time buyers… Read More

Asking the right questions on viewings

Tuesday 10th October 2017

When you’re looking for a new home, getting swept up in the excitement of possibly finding your next happy home can mean you don’t ask all the sensible questions that you wanted to. To save you the job of having to dampen your excitement, here are some questions you may want to ask. Why is… Read More

The truth about best and final offers

Saturday 12th August 2017

So let me guess, you have found the perfect property and can afford the guide price so everything’s looking great, you have even shown friends and family pictures of your ‘new house’. You call the agent to put in your offer and then BAM; you’re hit with the line… ‘Due to popular demand this property has… Read More

Hungate - Contact us for more information and reservations on the latest phase.

Tuesday 2nd May 2017

Lancaster Samms are delighted to work alongside Lendlease in the sale of Phase III at Hungate – the striking new residential quarter in the centre of the city, offering a new collection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments ideal for those looking to move into the city centre to enjoy everything right on the… Read More

A new face at Lancaster Samms

Saturday 1st April 2017

Lancaster Samms are delighted to announce the arrival of Jo Hollins to the team. Jo has been with the company almost 2 months now and has already had a fantastic impact bringing her experience and fresh ideas to the office. Jo heralds from a background in property with 15 years experience working for a national high… Read More

Office Expansion & Renovations

Tuesday 28th March 2017

Office Expansion & Renovations For those of you who have visited our lovely office recently, you may have seen the on-going progress being made in our expansion upstairs. We are delighted that the works are now finished and that our new offices look fantastic, especially the front office looking directly onto the Minster. Read More

Story of 2016:Brexit and more

Monday 16th January 2017

There’s no doubt that 2016 was an eventful year for the property market. A number of predictions have come to fruition however, there were a number of surprise announcements along the way which nobody expected 12 months ago. With a new government in tow, an exit from the European Union and a higher demand for property… Read More