Monthly Archives: June 2011

Paying Homage to Habitat

Characterised by modern design, smooth lines and colour, Habitat may have reached the end of the road, but we’re keen to celebrate its contribution to British dwellings with a look at some fantastic property interiors.

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Are you a ‘Positive Tenant’?

Yesterday’s press release from Countrywide entitled ‘UK rental market surges as buyers continue to face barriers’ is spot on with industry opinion. It is clear in its conclusion that today’s buoyant rental market is significantly bolstered by first time buyers’ … Continue reading

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Splash Out

Well, this weekend certainly was a scorcher and some pundits were even speculating that this Sunday was the hottest since records began. Quite frankly who cares, it was hot hot hot and if there’s one thing us Brits like to … Continue reading

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Pension Age Rises for Women

It has been announced MPs have voted to increase women’s state pension age to 66 years old by 2020. Find out what this means for you and your pension.

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BMW 1-Series named Tesco Cars’ best used buy

The BMW 1-Series has emerged as arguably the best buy in the UK’s £30bn second-hand market, according to new research by Tesco Cars. ‘Niche’ cars hit mainstream success Only one Japanese model in top-10

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The Great British Summer: Glastonbury

Since 1970, revellers have been drawn to the fields of Worthy Farm the weekend after summer solstice to soak up contemporary music and performing arts at the world renowned Glastonbury Festival. As the festival kicks off today, pundits are watching … Continue reading

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City Living v Suburban Comforts– Part 1: Urbanites Rule

With more than 20 towns across the UK having applied for “city” status this year, it is obvious that the ‘city’ label still holds great prominence in the UK. For some, the kudos having of a home situated within a … Continue reading

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The Great British Summer: Wimbledon

As the action kicks off on Centre Court this week, Wimbledon is taken over by tennis aficionados, tourists, and not forgetting, the all important strawberries and cream. The yearly Championships held at the All England Club in Wimbledon is one … Continue reading

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