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The best February half-term activities in East London

The best February half-term activities in East London

Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

A helpful guide for half-term activities in East London to keep your little ones occupied

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The Valuable Advantages of Property Management Services

The Valuable Advantages of Property Management Services

Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024

Understanding the property management services and their contribution to the success and profitability of property investments

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Fitness and Wellbeing in East London

Fitness and Wellbeing in East London

Posted on Friday, January 5, 2024

An in-depth guide for anyone in East London looking to improve their lifestyle

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Pie and Mash - An East End Icon

Pie and Mash - An East End Icon

Posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Discover the story behind The Noted Eel & Pie House, one of London's oldest surviving Pie and Mash shops, in our interview with Alfie, the great-grandson of the founder. 

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East London Christmas Market Guide 2023

East London Christmas Market Guide 2023

Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023

When? Where? Your comprehensive guide to the best Christmas Markets that East London has to offer

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Interiors AW23: The Estates East Edit

Interiors AW23: The Estates East Edit

Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023

Transform your home into a warm and inviting sanctuary with these five interior trends

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Sustainable Living in East London

Sustainable Living in East London

Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2023

In recognition of Sustainability Day 2023, we’ve set out some of our favourite local businesses in East London to help you make more conscious choices.

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Six Ways To Get Your Home Ready For The Autumn Season

Six Ways To Get Your Home Ready For The Autumn Season

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023

As the leaves change colours and the air turns crisp, it’s time to get your home ready for the season

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Five Tips To Help Reduce Stress When You Are Buying Or Selling Your Home

Five Tips To Help Reduce Stress When You Are Buying Or Selling Your Home

Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Explore five key ways to minimise stress if you are planning to buy or sell your home

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Six Years of Pause Yoga, Pilates and Barre Studio: In conversation with Founder Louise Jackson

Six Years of Pause Yoga, Pilates and Barre Studio: In conversation with Founder Louise Jackson

Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023

Founder Louise shares how her passion created a thriving and inclusive community in the heart of Leyton, East London 

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What's an EPC and Why Does It Matter To Me?

What's an EPC and Why Does It Matter To Me?

Posted on Friday, September 8, 2023

Understanding Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) in the Property Market

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Tropical Oasis in the Heart of Walthamstow Village

Tropical Oasis in the Heart of Walthamstow Village

Posted on Friday, September 1, 2023

How a passion for plants, raw materials & bargain antiques helped turn a 1950s ex-council house into an architect-designed home and shoot location

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The Tool House: An Open and Accessible Community Workshop

The Tool House: An Open and Accessible Community Workshop

Posted on Friday, August 25, 2023

Abdullah Seba, CEO of The Tool House, discusses the collaboration between Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum and The Fixatorium to create an affordable and accessible community workshop

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From Gravity-Driven Paintings to Design Innovations in London: An Inspiring Interview with Artist Sarah Emily Porter

From Gravity-Driven Paintings to Design Innovations in London: An Inspiring Interview with Artist Sarah Emily Porter

Posted on Thursday, August 17, 2023

Leyton-based artist Sarah Emily Porter discusses her creative process, inspiration and how art can make a house feel like a home.

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Everything You Need To Know About Soho Theatre Walthamstow

Everything You Need To Know About Soho Theatre Walthamstow

Posted on Friday, August 11, 2023

An Exclusive Interview with Waltham Forest resident Alessandro Babalola, Co-Chair and Artist-in-Residence, Soho Theatre Walthamstow

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Things to do in East London when it rains

Things to do in East London when it rains

Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Our handpicked selection of exciting indoor activities in East London, to make the most of your day, whatever the weather!

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Dopamine Decor: Infuse Your Home with Energy, Joy, and Vibrant Design

Dopamine Decor: Infuse Your Home with Energy, Joy, and Vibrant Design

Posted on Friday, July 28, 2023

Explore five key ways to incorporate ‘Dopamine Decor’ into your home

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Game, Set, Screen: Where to watch Wimbledon in East London

Game, Set, Screen: Where to watch Wimbledon in East London

Posted on Friday, July 7, 2023

Your guide to experiencing the magic of Wimbledon without stepping foot inside the All England Lawn Tennis Club

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Five Home Renovations Perfect for Summer

Five Home Renovations Perfect for Summer

Posted on Friday, June 30, 2023

Make the most of the summer season with these five home renovations that will enhance your living space

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Discover Leytonstone's Vibrant Art Trail

Discover Leytonstone's Vibrant Art Trail

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023

An Exclusive Interview with Leytonstone Arts Trail co-organiser Hilary Douse

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Pretty in Pink: Embrace the Trendiest Colour for Interiors and Homes

Pretty in Pink: Embrace the Trendiest Colour for Interiors and Homes

Posted on Friday, June 9, 2023

How to incorporate the colour taking the world by storm this summer!

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Cheers to East London's Vibrant Beer Gardens

Cheers to East London's Vibrant Beer Gardens

Posted on Friday, June 2, 2023

If you're looking for a beer garden in East London - we've got you sorted.

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Boost Your Property's Kerb Appeal: A Guide for Living and Selling

Boost Your Property's Kerb Appeal: A Guide for Living and Selling

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023

If you'd like to sell your home or simply improve its appearance, here are some ways to do it.

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What is a Garden Glow Up and What Benefits Can It Bring?

What is a Garden Glow Up and What Benefits Can It Bring?

Posted on Friday, April 28, 2023

5 Simple Ways To Give Your Garden The Makeover It Deserves!

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How to Gain Time, Cut Stress and Create Calm at Home

How to Gain Time, Cut Stress and Create Calm at Home

Posted on Friday, March 31, 2023

In conversation with The Organised Curator, the East London-based professional organiser

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Spring is in the air. What better time to honour an east London legend whose designs brought Spring into our homes?

Spring is in the air. What better time to honour an east London legend whose designs brought Spring into our homes?

Posted on Friday, March 24, 2023

Many happy returns William Morris

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5 Gardening Trends for 2023

5 Gardening Trends for 2023

Posted on Friday, March 17, 2023

Drop that grey filled paint brush and retire the sprinkler, it’s time to look at your space a little differently.

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Insider Tips on Getting Mortgage Ready

Insider Tips on Getting Mortgage Ready

Posted on Friday, March 10, 2023

And how you can tip things in your favour by getting sorted yourself.

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What Makes Some Rooms a Joy to  Walk Into?

What Makes Some Rooms a Joy to Walk Into?

Posted on Friday, March 3, 2023

In conversation with Cooper Deas Studio the London-based interior design studio.

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Spring Trends

Spring Trends

Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023

Think you don’t care right now because it’s still cold? You SO will. VERY soon. It’s coming.

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Selling Your Property This Spring?

Selling Your Property This Spring?

Posted on Friday, February 17, 2023

Get the best price and add a little momentum to the process with our Selling Checklist.

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Fall in Love With Your Home Again

Fall in Love With Your Home Again

Posted on Friday, February 10, 2023

But know when enough’s enough

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Does Your Home Fit Your Plans, Still?

Does Your Home Fit Your Plans, Still?

Posted on Friday, February 3, 2023

Seize the last of the new year momentum to improve your everyday.

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You’ve Detoxed Your Body, But Have You Detoxed Your Bedroom?

You’ve Detoxed Your Body, But Have You Detoxed Your Bedroom?

Posted on Friday, January 27, 2023

Set the scene for the best night’s sleep of your life.

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What is Sales Progression?

What is Sales Progression?

Posted on Friday, January 20, 2023

Know your searches from your sales memos, and the process that makes the magic happen.

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Banishing The Blues in January Starts at Home

Banishing The Blues in January Starts at Home

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2023

How to embrace where we live now, with a few simple shifts in behaviour.

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New outlook. New attitude. New home.

New outlook. New attitude. New home.

Posted on Friday, January 6, 2023

How to start the process of change in 2023.

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Thank you

Thank you

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2022

And now it’s time to party!

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The festive period can be a cracking time to sell property

The festive period can be a cracking time to sell property

Posted on Friday, December 9, 2022

With wishes coming true for sellers and buyers, how Christmassy is that?

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Hope and optimism are the ultimate trends for Christmas 2022

Hope and optimism are the ultimate trends for Christmas 2022

Posted on Friday, December 2, 2022

Let them inspire your best holiday decorations ever.

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The Bumper, East London Christmas Market Spectacular

The Bumper, East London Christmas Market Spectacular

Posted on Friday, November 25, 2022

Where are the markets? When shall we go? What will we find?

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How to Make Your Guests for the Holidays Feel Right at Home

How to Make Your Guests for the Holidays Feel Right at Home

Posted on Friday, November 18, 2022

And the secret of pre and post guest planning.

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The Good Tenant

The Good Tenant

Posted on Monday, November 14, 2022

How they live without stress, get their full deposits back, and walk around town with tip-top references.

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With darkening skies, seek the light indoors

With darkening skies, seek the light indoors

Posted on Thursday, November 3, 2022

How switching up the lighting in your home boosts your decor, mood and productivity

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From Walthamstow to Epping Forest

From Walthamstow to Epping Forest

Posted on Friday, October 28, 2022

Some spooky stories to stir the senses on All Hallows’ Eve.

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Inside Hucks: Your Neighbourhood Coffee Bar

Inside Hucks: Your Neighbourhood Coffee Bar

Posted on Tuesday, October 25, 2022

The perfect blend of coffee and community, we asked Hucks owners Ian & Mark a few questions about their business.

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Keep Cosy and Carry On

Keep Cosy and Carry On

Posted on Friday, October 21, 2022

The (non post-apocalyptic) guide to keeping warm this Winter.

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Are you seeing ‘Warner home’ on property listings and thinking Warner, what?

Are you seeing ‘Warner home’ on property listings and thinking Warner, what?

Posted on Friday, October 14, 2022

Step into Victorian Waltham Forest and a pioneering housing project that got all the neighbours talking.

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Interiors AW22: The Estates East Edit

Interiors AW22: The Estates East Edit

Posted on Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Cut through the noise and find the calmest style notes of the new season, with Ciara Price our Interior Designer.

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Is your home turning heads for the wrong reasons?

Is your home turning heads for the wrong reasons?

Posted on Friday, September 23, 2022

Up your property’s kerb appeal, up your property’s value.

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Have you noticed how everyone’s falling in love with Forest Gate?

Have you noticed how everyone’s falling in love with Forest Gate?

Posted on Friday, September 16, 2022

How the Elizabeth Line got buyers going gaga for E7.

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Kick Start The New Season

Kick Start The New Season

Posted on Friday, September 9, 2022

With these 5 easy home fixes

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Autumn garden magic

Autumn garden magic

Posted on Friday, September 2, 2022

As sure as a dog isn’t just for Christmas, a garden isn’t just for Summer.

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“Love my home, love my clutter”

“Love my home, love my clutter”

Posted on Friday, August 26, 2022

And 5 other mindsets to ditch when selling your home.

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How smart is your home?

How smart is your home?

Posted on Friday, August 19, 2022

Save time, money and energy with 4 easy-to-get-your-head-around home tech devices.

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The Estates East Guide to Local Parks

The Estates East Guide to Local Parks

Posted on Monday, August 15, 2022

There’s a big wide world of fun, right here on your doorstep.

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Buyers are more likely to offer on a property in September, than any other time of the year

Buyers are more likely to offer on a property in September, than any other time of the year

Posted on Friday, August 5, 2022

The hotter the market, the easier your sale.

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First-time buyers look great, sound great and everyone loves them

First-time buyers look great, sound great and everyone loves them

Posted on Friday, July 29, 2022

But they make mistakes. Here’s how to get it right first time.

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Maximise your outdoor space

Maximise your outdoor space

Posted on Friday, July 22, 2022

Popping a picnic table out there and thinking job done? Think bigger about your small space for enormous benefits.

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Is your rental home looking a bit ‘rental’?

Is your rental home looking a bit ‘rental’?

Posted on Friday, July 15, 2022

Raise the game on your ‘not forever’ home and you raise the game on your life.

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Are you a Minimalist? A Maximalist? Or a ‘Whatever I Feel Like-ist?’

Are you a Minimalist? A Maximalist? Or a ‘Whatever I Feel Like-ist?’

Posted on Friday, July 8, 2022

New trends in interiors reflect our feelings as much as our style.

 

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The nail-biting, hell-raising, 24 hour race against time that is mortgage brokering, would challenge even Jason Statham

The nail-biting, hell-raising, 24 hour race against time that is mortgage brokering, would challenge even Jason Statham

Posted on Friday, July 1, 2022

Prepare to meet a real-life action hero. And hear why you shouldn’t try any of what he does at home.

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Enter the Hallway

Enter the Hallway

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022

How to create an entrance, in one of the most neglected, yet powerful, areas of your home.

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How Does Your Garden Glow?

How Does Your Garden Glow?

Posted on Friday, June 17, 2022

The plants that elevate Summer evenings, to a sensory experience.

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Future Proof Your Victorian Home

Future Proof Your Victorian Home

Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2022

And cut your energy bills–pronto–with 7 simple environmental hacks.

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Property And Mental Health

Property And Mental Health

Posted on Monday, May 9, 2022

Like falling in love, deciding to buy a new home’s a blast. 

It reboots your life, so that every detail of your daily routine feels fresh and exciting once more. And from the moment you set eyes on ‘the one’, that new home fills your every spare moment with fantasy party plans, Pinterest pages and colour pallets, as you style out your new life from the comfort of your tub.

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5 Good Reasons to Add Colour to Your Home

5 Good Reasons to Add Colour to Your Home

Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2022

The colour that greets you when you get home, should make you feel good as soon as you walk through the door. Otherwise, your environment isn’t supporting you as well as it could. It’s a personal daily impact and all it takes to fix is paint.

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The Rented Garden

The Rented Garden

Posted on Wednesday, April 6, 2022

How to make it your own, without leaving all your hard work behind.

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How to Move House, Even When You’re Not Moving House

How to Move House, Even When You’re Not Moving House

Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2022

The change of scene, the fresh start, the new paint, the champagne.

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What are the right questions to ask at a viewing?

What are the right questions to ask at a viewing?

Posted on Monday, March 7, 2022

Feel tongue tied when viewing property?

Later plagued by questions you wished you’d asked?

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Move or improve in 2022?

Move or improve in 2022?

Posted on Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Is it a new home you need? Or just a new coat of paint? 

Estates East asks 3 revealing questions to help you with the answer.

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5 Steps: A view to a thrill

5 Steps: A view to a thrill

Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Buyers spend an average of 15 minutes at a first viewing of a property. 

Here are 5 Steps to help you make every moment count.

Everyone has their thing.

Some people go straight for the taps, is the water clear? How’s the pressure? 

Others walk in as if they own the place, in case one day they do.

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Being a good landlord is good for business. Could the way you deal with your tenants be costing you?

Being a good landlord is good for business. Could the way you deal with your tenants be costing you?

Posted on Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Managing your own property gives you control but it’s time-consuming and it means you’re out there without a map when it comes to your relationship with your tenants, leading potentially, to high turnover and loss of profit. 

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5 steps to preparing your home for sale

5 steps to preparing your home for sale

Posted on Monday, October 4, 2021

Freshly brewed coffee? Oven fresh buns? Who has time? Your property’s about to go on the market and the photographer’s booked to come in a few days to take the pictures that will inspire potential buyers to view your home.  So where do you start?

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Story of a Beginning

Story of a Beginning

Posted on Thursday, September 2, 2021

“So she’s left with no roof on her house and the estate agent’s saying it’s not his problem. Well, you don’t leave an elderly lady with no roof, you don’t leave anyone without a roof, not in east London”.

Neil Collins bristles at the memory that 20 years ago made him decide estate agents couldn’t be trusted and that he should do something about it.
We’re sitting in the Nag’s Head just off Orford Road in Walthamstow with Paul West and Paula Benson, founders of London design and branding studio Form, who first met Neil in 2019 to chat about a rebrand for his estate agency Estates 17.

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