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Selling your home at Christmas

National property portals and local estate agents alike have seen massive spikes in online traffic on Boxing Day.

What to do with your utilities when moving home

Take the hassle out of changing utility providers when you move home...

Beware! Don't be a victim of Deposit Fraud!

Advice for homebuyers to combat conveyancing fraud.

October market snapshot

Competition for property for sale remains hot this autumn...

How to rainproof your garden

Here are some tips to add shelter and warmth, so you can enjoy alfresco evenings...whatever the weather.

September market snapshot

Buyer demand per property for sale more than double pre-pandemic levels...

Selling your home in winter

A few tips to help sell your home this autumn, winter...

August market snapshot

A quick look at the busiest market since 2007...

Which type of survey would you be most at home with?

Put your home move on firm foundations by choosing the right survey...

Why make a Will? and other such matters

We all know we should make a will. But somehow, it's one of those things we never quite get round to doing.

July market snapshot

A look at the hot property market in July...

How to grow your own edibles

There are countless reasons to grow your own food at home. Here are a few ideas to help you get started.

June market snapshot

How is the property market looking in June?

How to entertain in a small garden

Tips for a garden party this summer

Do we continue to work from home?

What is the real 'new normal' now?...

Is it time to consider downsizing?

We take a look at what needs to be considered and ask the experts for some advice and tips...

April market snapshot

A quick look at the April 2021 market so far...

Bonnington Walk by Legal & General

Ocean’s new homes team has been instructed by Legal & General Modular Homes

5 garden escape ideas

We all want a little space to call our own, here are a few ideas

Proposed new licencing 2021

Licensing schemes in Bedminster, Brislington West and Horfield

March market snapshot

A quick summary of property market reporting in early March.

Landlord regulations 2021

We look ahead to changes in landlord legislation

Buying a new build home

A look at the benefits and the process...

Mood boosting colour

Lift your spirits with confident patterns and colours in your home

February market snapshot

An update on the property market in February...

January market snapshot

A quick look at the January 2021 market so far...

Get ready for viewings...

We discuss how to get your home ready for the actual viewings!

Home trends for 2021

Pinterest and others have revealed the biggest home décor trends that will shape 2021...

Flexible home living

Redefining our home space in the new normal...

Protecting your family pets at home

We've put together some experts tips to help protect your pets at home

Market snapshot, November 2020

Sales agreed are up 50% on October 2019...

Creating a home cocktail bar...

a quick look at how to get started (if you haven't already...)

Autumn gardening

Put your coat on there's still lots to do...

Brooks Dye Works

An exciting transformation of former Brooks Dye works...

Sellers twice as likely to sell if priced right first time

1 in 6 properties have been reduced since May

Market snapshot, September 2020

1 in 7 properties sold within a week

Redland Court, The Old School

7 luxury apartments...

Redland Court, The Science building

17 design-led apartments...

Redland Court, The Townhouses

3 bespoke family homes...

4 ways to make a bathroom look bigger

Without making structural changes.

How to attract birds to your garden

The basics of life will bring birds to your garden...

Rightmove's market update August 17th

Rightmove's housing market analyst explains...

Plants for your home, health and well-being

For more than for decoration and scent...

Metal, MDF, and damp - our 3rd and final look at household paint...

We took expert advice on some specialist paints.

The Green Homes Grant 2020

Energy improvement vouchers for your home...

We talk paint! (again), walls, kitchen cabinets and more

We took expert advice on wall paint and more...

A Stamp Duty holiday!

What you need to know if you're thinking of moving home...

Fences & decking and the garage door, we talk paint!

We took expert advice on fence paint and more...

Heatwave...a fan?

Feeling the heat? Here's a few tips to keep cool at home...

Renting with Ocean

Covering you and your belongings, tenants home insurance

A water-efficient approach to gardening

Tips to save water when caring for your outside space...

Preparing your home for sale - Video marketing

Preparing for filming a video tour of your home.

5 reasons to choose Ocean lettings and management

Need a lettings agent? Here's why you should choose Ocean

A look at 'Help to Buy' and 'Shared ownership'.

Time to make a dream reality? Here's our quick guide to 'Help To Buy'

5 Reasons to choose Ocean estate agents

Need an estate agent? Here's why you should choose Ocean

Legal kerb appeal...

Preparing your property for sale legally will be more important than ever post Covid lockdown.

April 2020 local market reports

Our April 2020 Bristol & local area property market reporting.

Declutter, feel better, get ready to move home...

Moving soon, time to de-clutter, and fell good or it too...

New eclectics, Spring 2020

New Eclectic Spring 2020 from John Lewis

Spring renewal, Spring 2020

Spring Renewal 2020 from John Lewis

Urban Luxe, Spring 2020

Urban Luxe 2020 from John Lewis

Healthy at home...

6 Self-care strategies for staying healthy at home from John Lewis experts

Style your outside living space...

Style your outdoor living space with John Lewis

The tenant guide to moving out

Things to consider (& do) when ending a tenancy and moving out...

Deciding on the place for you...

Looking for the perfect place for you? Here are a few tips on how to search...

Sustainable Living: The Eco-Friendly Home

We consider what we could do at home to live more sustainably.

January 2020 local market snapshots

Our January 2020 Bristol & local area property market reporting.

January 2020 local lettings market snapshots

Our January 2020 Bristol & local area lettings market reporting.

Questions to ask on a viewing

A few things to consider when viewing a property.

Preparing your home for sale

A few tips on preparing your property to go on sale.

October 2019 lettings market snapshots

Our autumn 2019 local area lettings market reporting.

October 2019 local market snapshots

Our autumn 2019 Bristol & local area property market reporting.

Ocean First-Time Buyer

Insight from some members of our team who’ve bought recently.

Ocean Recommends

Sharing our favourite places to go

Your Home

Discussing home upkeep and sharing local contacts

Buying and Selling

Answering all your questions, big and small.

Market Updates

Stats and figures on the Bristol property market

Ocean News

Keeping you up to date on the important local news.

Letting and Renting

With our team behind you, we make sure everything runs smoothly.

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