Monthly Archives: May 2011

A Grand Design

Recognise this? This stunning property in Bath was featured in an episode of C4’s Grand Designs a few years ago. Since the show, the property has matured and really settled in to its surroundings, no longer looking so out of … Continue reading

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Techno homes

Homes are getting smarter. Not just more eco-friendly, but more intuitive, responsive and forward thinking. Like a work of science fiction, you can now purchase property that allows you to control temperature, windows, lights, and even your oven, not just … Continue reading

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A room with a view

With summer just around the corner those of us who are currently house hunting will no doubt be drawn to consider what outside attractions any prospective property can offer. A south facing garden, patio space for a barbeque, or attractive … Continue reading

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Growing Green

Although gardening is not usually a trigger for heated debate, this year’s Chelsea Flower Show has created somewhat of a divide among the horticultural community. With some critics citing that more emphasis has been placed on buildings and quirky gimmicks … Continue reading

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Landlords – don’t take buoyant rental market for granted

Although findings from a recent report show that average rents paid by tenants have now reached a record monthly high, only foolish landlords would consider this as a guaranteed license to print money. 

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Landlords Advice, Letting, Letting Agents, Property Advice, Uncategorized Tags: , , , Comments Off

Don’t let your energy costs spiral out of control

With the recent news about the increased cost of living in the UK, there has never been a better time to make sure that you are getting the most out of your current energy provider. At a time when everyone … Continue reading

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15,000 homes to view in our Open House Weekend!

As part of the National Property Showcase, we are hosting the UK’s largest Open House Weekend, giving you the opportunity to view all the properties you’re interested over the course of one weekend. There are over 15,000 properties taking part, … Continue reading

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Ask the experts at National Property Showcase

If you’re looking for some expert property advice, make sure you don’t miss the National Property Showcase today at the Millennium Mayfair, Grosvenor Square, London. From 12pm-8pm we’ll have experts on hand to offer help you whether you are buying, … Continue reading

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