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Old Contacts & New Opportunities

With twenty three years experience in the property world it's easy to forget the people we once dealt with professionally and as the years roll by and business direction changes, the business you once did together can seem a distant memory and generally irrelevant to...

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Majority of Homeowners Expect House Price Growth

The press continue to bemuse, confuse and frustrate me by their negative headline obsession. Whilst our focus is on the UK property market a local paper was criticised only last week for not being interested in positive reporting and only dwelling on negative...

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Mortgage Lenders Must Embrace Change

Interesting to see that one of the lead stories on BBC News this morning is about the modular homes industry. This isn’t new news but it will undoubtedly promote its existence to the general public and remind many in the property industry of its benefits. The housing...

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The Slow Death of Estate Agency

With recently announced planned closures of countless corporate estate agents across the country and so many estate agents struggling or simply making a living I am still repeatedly amazed by the distinct lack of commercial awareness of the majority of high street...

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Bastion Sponsors The Big Sleep Out

On a cold windy and wet night in February 2018 Bastion sponsored and took part in The Big Sleep Out with fellow Huddersfield supporters, staff, Club partners sponsors. From a fund raising point of view the event was a huge success and taking part was humbling. Wind...

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Huddersfield 100 Charity Blues Ball

Joining a small team of just three to organise a sizable charity dinner is a challenge and some thought we were mad to even attempt it with our own busy business lives but we did it! James Beattie from See It Now Sports, Mark Young from John Walton (Machine Tools) Ltd...

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UK House Price GROWTH Slows

Nationwide recent statistics are a mildly interesting read and overall support the uncertainty in the housing market which of course is primarily fueled by the Brexit situation. We know that much of the media seems to revel in a negative headline House price growth...

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2018…What a Year for Bastion!

Where to begin? 2018 has been hard work, engaging, frustrating, exhausting and ultimately successful. The businesses core focus has continued aggressively and with considerable success in the assisted living housing sector. Our pipeline of agreed sales has grown and...

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