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Lovely to see Stroud Life covering our forthcoming 20th birthday and Emma, our design competition winner, so proudly holding the very first board alongside Philippa Kenzie our Managing Director. We are all very excited to see these eye-catching signs popping up all over the Stroud Valleys, and proud of the significant milestone we are about to reach. […]

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Back in the autumn we hosted a design competition for local children to help us design a limited edition For Sale Board to commemorate our forthcoming 20th birthday; we received a brilliant response to the competition and saw lots of fabulous designs. Local Architects Millar Howard Workshop who assisted with judging the competition helped us select […]

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WE ARE RECRUITING and require an experienced Branch Manager to head up our Stroud office. Peter Joy are an independently owned company of Estate Agents specialising in residential property Sales and Lettings. Peter Joy has been operating since 1997 but many of the team have been in Estate Agency for far longer than that. With […]

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Many of you will have read my post back in October which shared our challenges of supply and demand, a true chicken and egg scenario. Well, I’m pleased to report that with surprisingly little pause in the property market for festivities (predominantly driven by the property shortage of 2016) we are experiencing a good level […]

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It’s been tough, we’ve seen lots and lots of beautiful trees and loved them all. In the end the one which won our vote is this one, a lovely looking tree and a beautiful story. The Goose family planted their 2ft potted tree in the garden following their first Christmas together and the tree has grown with […]

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So picture the scene. Winter has taken hold, the hanging basket that wouldn’t have looked out of place at Chelsea Flower Show is dead and the Christmas tree is shoved in the corner of the driveway as you forgot to put it out for recycling. Again! If you are thinking of marketing your property in […]

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Wishing all of our clients a merry and joyful Christmas, have a fabulous time and we look forward to working with you as we enter another year. Philippa, Jake and the Peter Joy team x

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Whether we want to admit it or not Christmas is just around the corner, why not have some fun? Enter our Best Christmas Tree 🎄competition and be in with a chance to win a delicious hamper from Fattoria La Villa, a brilliant Tuscan Biodynamic Farm which delivers divine produce. All you need to do is […]

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We had a brilliant evening on Friday, enjoying Nailsworth Noel (and meeting the reindeer!), welcoming our clients for chat and mulled wine and most importantly celebrating the winners and runners-up in our special 20th Birthday Drawing Competition. Well done to Emma our winner, and to Freya, Daniel and Hebe our worthy runners-up, and to everyone […]

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This our first blog interview with interesting local people finds us talking to Ellie McCombie, a local florist specialising in arrangements with a natural hedgerow style that we particularly love. We are always fascinated by people’s homes, can you describe your childhood home and any significant memories? I had a very unusual start in life […]

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