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Pension changes sees interest boom in the buy-to-let market

With pension regulation changes coming into effect this month, we are already seeing a boom in interest in the buy-to-let market across East Lancashire.  New regulation now allows people aged 55 and over to access part or all of their pension pot and as this comes at a time when stocks remain volatile and interest rates remain low, the prospect of owning a rental property becomes all the more appealing. […]

April 21st, 2015|Petty Residential|

Sellers Springing into Action

The spring weather has arrived and NOW is the time to get your house on the market. That’s according to a recent Relocation Agent Network survey taken amongst its estate agency members across England, Scotland and Wales. […]

April 21st, 2015|Petty Residential|

Stamp Duty Changes Already Having a Positive Impact

According to a recent estate agency survey, revised changes to the UK Stamp Duty Land Tax, as outlined by the Government in December, has already had a positive impact on the housing market. […]

February 23rd, 2015|Petty Residential|

Petty’s Joins New Property Website Onthemarket.Com

We are proud to announce we are featuring all of our properties at, a new property website which launched on Monday, January 26th 2015 as a direct competitor to Rightmove and Zoopla. […]

January 26th, 2015|Petty Residential|

Petty’s Expands into Barnoldswick

We are delighted to announced that we have expanded into Barnoldswick with the opening of our fifth office. As a business, we already have offices in Burnley, Nelson, Barrowford and Colne have been keen to move into the area for a while and when the opportunity arose to move into Station Chambers we snapped up the chance. […]

January 17th, 2015|Petty Residential|

Petty’s Launches 12 Days of Christmas High Street Campaign

Getting into the spirit of the festive season and as the Relocation Agent Expert for Burnley and Pendle we have launched a campaign in conjunction with local businesses in a bid to boost footfall to high streets over the busy Christmas period. […]

December 11th, 2014|Petty Residential|

Our Good Deed for December!

Our Good Deed for December! This Christmas at Petty we wanted to do something really special that would involve all our staff and the local community and get us all in the festive spirit. We decided that a video of Petty Estate Agents version of the 12 Days of Christmas would be perfect! We enlisted the help of CMS Live who agreed to produce the video but the next step was finding a great choir who could sing for us! […]

December 11th, 2014|Petty Residential|


Whilst we didn’t scoop the gong this time round, we were delighted to take our place alongside the crème de la crème in the industry at the Lancashire Business Awards 2014. […]

November 24th, 2014|Petty Commercial|


There are a number of positive signs in the housing market and we are certainly seeing an increase in activity and more properties coming on board. Some estate agents believe that along with a buoyant housing market can come rash purchasing decisions from buyers who feel that they need to view and offer on a property quickly in order to secure it. However, with the improvement in the property market we have actually seen a marked change in buyers’ attitudes but it is with an increase in savvy buyers who know how to get the property they want and quickly, which means that speedy viewings aren’t necessarily a bad thing. […]

November 24th, 2014|Petty Commercial|


The myriad of questions we get asked during the process of purchasing a commercial property is vast but there are a few which regularly crop up and so we have taken this opportunity to share those here. We hope these help anyone or any business who finds themselves in this situation and more importantly, be forewarned with the knowledge to be able to avoid any negative pitfalls. […]

November 24th, 2014|Petty Commercial|
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