Monthly Archives: July 2011

Secret Gardens

Quintessentially English, secret gardens have been a fascination for centuries, offering a romantic and idyllic view of the traditional English country home.

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Posted by: Matt Categories: Architecture and Design, Buying, Estate Agents, For Sale, Latest News Tags: , 1 Comment

Over 50% of Drivers Speed to Beat Predicted GPS Time

Thrill seeking drivers have started trying to beat the predicted arrival time on their GPS systems, according to a recent survey.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Finance Tags: , , 1 Comment

How can I keep costs down at the pumps?

The cost of living is soaring and the price of petrol is increasing on a regular basis. It can be difficult to keep costs down and many have changed their driving habits in order to save money.

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Self Build: Not for the faint hearted

According to research released this week one in three people in the UK would consider building their own home in the next five years.  A sizeable figure indeed, but is the idea of creating your dream home a lot more … Continue reading

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Architecture and Design, Buying, Buying Property, Interesting Properties Tags: , , , Comments Off

New Investor Hub opens in Manchester

Last week, Countrywide launched a new initiative in the iconic Hacienda building in central Manchester, aimed at providing a range of services for all levels of property investors. Nicknamed ‘The Investor Hub’, the latest Bridgfords branch was opened by Ian Simpson, one … Continue reading

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Posted by: Matt Categories: Buying, Estate Agents, Industry News, Landlords Advice, Letting, Letting Agents, Property News Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

How to stay on top of the financial precipice

If you’ve suddenly gone from being fairly laid back about money to struggling to make ends meet, you’re not alone. Legal & General’s latest MoneyMood survey shows that 12 million households now spend all their money on bills and debt … Continue reading

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Barclaycard Launch Longest Ever Balance Transfer Deal

Barclaycard has just announced the launch of a two year 0 per cent balance transfer rate card – the longest ever available to UK consumers. Find out more about the new credit card and see if you can apply.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Finance Tags: , , , 4 Comments

Power in numbers: Tenants can combat rogue landlords

With demand for rental accommodation having soared by 40% in the past five years, the number of private sector tenants is growing fast.  Renting is quickly becoming the norm for those in their 20s and 30s and, as the sector … Continue reading

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Industry News, Letting, Letting Agents, Renting, Tenants Advice Tags: , , Comments Off