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A third of new lets are agreed before the existing tenant moves out

Rental PropertyResearch by the Countrywide plc, the UK’s largest property services group, has found that increasing numbers of landlords are able to re-let their property before the existing tenant moves out. Continue reading

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Industry News, Landlords Advice, Letting, Letting Agents, Uncategorized Tags: , , Leave a comment

Top property picks – Wimbledon

We can taste the strawberries and champagne already, Wimbledon 2015 is here! Whether you are a tennis fan or not it is hard to ignore the hysteria surrounding this famous tournament. To mark the occasion we thought we would have a look at some of the beautiful properties that are for sale in the area this week. Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Buying, Estate Agents, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , Leave a comment

Doing your bit for British wildlife

hedgehogAfter a weekend visit to a local wildlife park, I was saddened to hear that our garden friend the hedgehog is in rapid decline, not what I thought would be the main attraction for me on the day, but it did make me think about what it is we can do in our own back gardens to help them thrive. Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Environment, Uncategorized Tags: , , , Leave a comment

Join us for the UK’s largest viewing weekend this Saturday and Sunday!

aspirational-bannerIf you’re keen to buy a new home join us for our Time to Shine event and discover how working with an agent, who is part of the award winning Countrywide group* can deliver you results. Continue reading

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying, Estate Agents, For Sale, Interesting Properties, Property News, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , Leave a comment

Private sector input needed before UK smart meter roll-out

smart meterSmart Energy GB’s plan aims to install digital energy ‘smart meters’ in every home in the UK by the year 2020. However, worries about the government’s ability to run the program cause company in charge to call for private sector input before the nationwide roll-out of smart energy meters begins.
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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Energy, Latest News Tags: , , , 1 Comment

What to do with that spare room…

home improvementMost of us have one, and most of us are not sure what to do with it! A spare room, the smaller space in the house that is often used for ‘extra storage’. Having an extra room in the house is a really good way to boost the value of your home. Why waste space by dumping lots of clutter in it?

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Architecture and Design, Latest News, Uncategorized Tags: , Leave a comment

Only 1 week to go until the UK’s largest viewing weekend

aspirational-bannerIf you’re keen to buy a new home or sell your current property, join us for our Time to Shine event and discover how working with an agent, who is part of the award winning Countrywide group* can deliver results. Continue reading

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Estate Agents, For Sale, House Prices, Industry News, Property News, Selling, Selling Property, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , Leave a comment

Properties that Dad would love!

With Fathers Day approaching us this weekend, our property focus is on homes that we think our dads would love! Whether they are a new build full of the latest gadgets, a countryside retreat with plenty of greenery or even space for a ‘man cave’ where he can get away for a while and enjoy a hobby. Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Buying, Estate Agents, Uncategorized Tags: , , Comments Off