Bank lending is at a 7 year high!


This is an article by Sam Barker, appearing in Mortgage Strategy's online publication on February 24th. Sam reports the banks’ gross mortgage lending in January hit £13.6bn, the highest since 2008 and up 38 per cent year-on-year, accor...

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Refer a friend and you’ll receive £100

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We appreciate that good reports and recommendations from friends are important factors to take into consideration when trusting an agency to help you buy or sell a property. We've been recommended by many happy clients and they've refer...

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Jim Boxing

On 9th April, Portsmouth Branch Manager, James (Jim) Derry will slip on his gloves and jump into the ring, to take part in his first Charity boxing match. Jim has decided to embark on this brave boxing bout to help raise funds for the y...

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February – Inflation and interest rate news

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On February 16th, the BBC posted this short report on their website. We think this is a handy overview of current inflation statistics and a valid opinion of how the Bank of England might respond. It's good news for those who have mortgage...

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We are recruiting new talent!

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Would you like to become a member of the Bernards 'Dream Team'? Due to expansion, we have new job opportunities across our busy estate agency offices. We are looking for keen and friendly individuals for the roles of: Senior Sa...

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Team Talk Tuesday – Meet Marie Dye


At Bernards, we're passionate about team work and strive to work together effectively to maximise our clients' satisfaction. We also know everyone's different and every team member brings unique skills and knowledge to the party! We're ...

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Fancy a free bottle of bubbly?


We're so confident that we can beat your current mortgage rate, we're willing to bet a bottle of Veuve Clicquot on it! We work with an independent, qualified financial adviser who can manage every aspect of your finances including mortgage...

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Two private landlords have launched a crowd-funding campaign to try and force a judicial review of the Clause 24 of the Finance Act 2015, reports Rosalind Renshaw, in an article written for Property Industry Eye this week. Here's a summary...

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