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Where is the best place to buy my dream second home?

Surveying_Blog_PostHave you been considering buying a second home but you are worried about the burden of the new stamp duty increase? Continue reading

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Buying vs Renting – Zoopla reveals cost effectiveness stats

family200According to Zoopla buying a property is now more cost effective than renting in 48% of UK cities. Continue reading

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Properties of the month

With a spring in our step, we have hand selected our favourite properties currently on the market this month. From glorious gardens, to brilliant bargains at auction there is something for everyone in this month’s round up. Continue reading

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New custodial deposit scheme for landlords

helptobuy-isaApril sees the launch of two additional deposit scheme options for landlords. This launch will allow landlords a choice of three schemes in total including two custodial schemes instead of just one as was previously the case. Continue reading

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Spring garden projects that will make you want to grab your spade!

Hill HouseNow is the perfect time to get back outside and start your garden preparations, doing a few jobs now will bring an abundance of benefits all year long. Making your outside space more enjoyable and relaxing. Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency Update

EnergyChanges implemented under the Energy Efficiency (England & Wales) Regulations 2015, mean that domestic landlords need to be prepared for the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES). These changes come into force on the 1st April 2016. Continue reading

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Bank of England suggests new lending limits for buy-to-let landlords

Property valueThe Bank of England has suggested that buy-to-let landlords should have limits placed on the amount of capital they can borrow to fund their investments. Continue reading

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April Property Auctions: the quick and efficient way to sell

Auctions_Blog_PostIf your looking to sell property, Countrywide Property Auctions could provide the ideal solution. As well as the potential to bypass the lengthy process of finding an interested buyer, your transaction will progress at speed, and there are no chains. Continue reading

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