Articles about Sales

How to price your property to sell

Tue 27 Dec 2016

Deciding a price to put your property on the market for can be a bit daunting. You may find yourself bouncing from not wanting to lose out financially by setting the price too low to not wanting to put potential buyers off by pricing your property too high.

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Does Tesco have the answer to the housing crisis?

Tue 08 Nov 2016

Tesco has come up with an innovative to solution to the lack of affordable housing in the UK. It has pledged to build new homes and leisure facilities around huge new supermarkets around the country. Of course, the supermarket giant will be hoping that this will also help overcome some of the objections to the proposed new

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Dealing with noisy neighbours

Tue 25 Oct 2016

A recent Which? survey found that one in four people have had a problem with nuisance neighbours in the last year. The most common complaint among neighbours tends to be noise related to dogs barking, kids or adults screaming, and loud music.

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Tenants Falling Victim to Online Fraud

Thu 06 Oct 2016

Due to the increase in demand for rental properties over the last few years, prospective tenants are increasingly becoming victims of online fraudsters. Those looking for property in the capital are particularly targeted as they are often looking

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Do you live in a 'happy' place?

Tue 20 Sep 2016

Leigh-on-Sea has earned itself the title of the happiest place to live in Britain, according to Rightmove’s annual ‘Happy at Home’ Index, thanks to a strong community spirit and sense of belonging, good access to sports and arts activities.

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Housebuilding continues to fall short of demand

Wed 14 Sep 2016

Despite a rise in the number of housebuilding schemes, the actual number of houses being completed in the UK is actually falling, suggesting the government is not on track to hit its target of 1 million new homes by 2020.

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Britain needs 5 million new homes

Wed 03 Aug 2016

Projections produced by the Department of Communities and Local Government of the likely number of new homes needed in the UK have gone up since the last estimate produce two years ago.

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The 'Waitrose effect' on house prices is real

Mon 01 Aug 2016

Could it be that simply living close to a Waitrose could increase the value of your property by an average of almost £40,000? According to new research on the so called ‘Waitrose Effect’ by Lloyds Bank, the answer is yes!

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Downsizing to fund a pension not realistic

Wed 20 Jul 2016

Downsizing your home to fund an income in retirement is unrealistic, according to the former Pensions minister, Steve Webb.In a recent report from the insurer Royal London it was revealed that nearly 3 million working-age people

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Council of Mortgage Lenders warns of excessive restrictions on BTL

Thu 14 Jul 2016

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), has warned the Prudential Regulation Authority (part of the Bank of England) to beware of imposing too many restrictions on buy-to-let lending.

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