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Your House on Minecraft!

If you are familiar with the popular video game Minecraft, you could be in for a treat. A map featuring the UK, made entirely of Minecraft blocks has had an upgrade. Continue reading

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How could making mortgage overpayments affect your credit rating?

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For many with mortgages, interest rates remaining static lately has been rather helpful. Low interest rates have meant that the mortgage market has been very competitive, and for many on a long-term low tracker rate it’s been quite beneficial.

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Mortgages, Property Advice, Savings Tags: , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

Price of flats rise faster than any other property type in the last ten years

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Flat prices have surged by an estimated 32% over the last 10 years according to fresh data from Halifax, as heightened demand from first time buyers and rapidly escalating property prices in London, the majority of which are flats or apartments, are thought to have extensively contributed the swelling in cost.

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Economy, House Prices, Property Market Tags: , , , , , , Leave a comment

Property Live price reductions

property-live logoProperty Live month is drawing to a close with the big finale – The Big Viewing Weekend, taking place on 27th and 28th September (this weekend). So if you’re looking to buy a property then this is an opportunity not to be missed. Continue reading

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Buying, For Sale, Property Market, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , Leave a comment

Top tips to help you save on your energy bills

Cheaper gas and electricity - http://www.propertywide.co.uk/cheaper-gas-and-electricity/Although we’re led to believe that an ‘Indian summer’ may be in our sights for October (here’s hoping!) there’s no doubt that the early mornings are becoming fresher and the evenings are starting to cool down as the nights begin to draw in. The reality is the cooler weather that comes with the autumn and winter seasons will soon be upon us, which then comes that feeling of trepidation around our energy bills.

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Energy, Property Advice Tags: , , , , , , Leave a comment

Superior new builds to suit your style of living

bricks and windowHave you ever considered swapping your old for new in the property sense? Well many new home builders have made it possible – you can literally swap your old home for a brand new one with part-exchange incentives available on many of our new homes development sites.

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Buying, For Sale, New Builds Tags: , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

‘Welcome news for consumer spending power’ as UK inflation rate falls to 1.5%

Shopping trollyConsumers across the UK have seen the inflationary pressures on their wages softened over the past month, with the latest annual disclosure indicating that it fell to just 1.5% in the year to August.

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Record increase in number of first-time buyers in July

Help to BuyOver 30,000 first-time buyers took out mortgages in July, the highest monthly figure since the outbreak of the financial crisis, expending 20% of their incomes in lieu of housing costs.

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Economy, Industry News, Property News Tags: , , , , , , 1 Comment