A Not-So-Festive History of Gingerbread Houses

Christmas Gingerbread Houses

This year’s festive blog post is inspired by Nostell Priory close to the Nostell Estate, which is where you’ll find the Newport Land and Law office. Along with all the usual Christmas fare you’d expect to find at a National Trust property, Nostell Priory is currently playing host to a miniature gingerbread village within the […]

Getting Help to Buy Without ‘Help to Buy’

We think it’s fair to say that there have been much better decades to be a first-time buyer than this one. Why? Well, mortgage interest rates are seriously on the up, as are property prices. According to the Office for National Statistics, the current average property price is £288,000. Most mortgage companies require at least […]