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Does your credit score affect your home move?

Mortgage ImageMoving home means a big ‘to do’ list. With contracts to read through if you are renting, finding a solicitor if you are buying and organising your removals. However looking at your credit score should be on there. Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Buying Property, Property Advice, Uncategorized Tags: , , Leave a comment

First time buyers – how much do you really need?

Moving-out-boxesIt has been recorded that the average first time buyer will under budget by around £6,500 when buying their first home. A recent survey carried out by Aviva showed that almost three quarters of the 2,000 home owners surveyed, under estimated how much was needed to purchase their first property. Continue reading

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

8 reasons to buy a new-build home

The results of the tenth annual National New Homes Survey, carried out by NHBC and published earlier this year, revealed that new-home builders are achieving very high levels of customer satisfaction. Continue reading

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Land of Opportunity

Land ImageOne of the main barriers to building more houses, is having access to land, many investors are looking at their land assets to find out whether they can maximise their existing space. Old commercial units, brownfield sites and even listed buildings could all be turned into new build properties if local demand is high, and with the right professional advice. Continue reading

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Cycling from Ipswich to Southend!

Online Tour TeamBit of a personal one from me this week. Myself and my colleagues from Countrywide head office all signed up to do the 130km leg of The Countrywide Great Tour, from Ipswich to Southend. All in aid of charity, with all of us ignoring our sanity! Continue reading

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Can you beat the affordability gap?

CalculatorRecent findings from the Office of National Statistics has revealed that the price gap between the UK’s most expensive homes and the cheapest has increased. But is it still possible to find lower priced homes in the country’s most expensive locations? Continue reading

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The attainable property dream

Election Housing ManifestoNew research lifts the lid on the UK’s dream home….. Continue reading

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The school scramble for rental homes

family200We all know that getting our children into a good school isn’t easy, but how far would you go to get the ‘right’ address for the ‘right’ school? Continue reading

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