Monthly Archives: January 2012

Don’t presume waterside living is an insurance black hole

With the news today that around 200,000 households could face problems insuring their properties due to flood risks, house hunters may be thinking that waterside living should be avoided at all costs.  Not so.  Insurance is assessed on a case … Continue reading

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying Property, Environment, For Sale, Industry News, Property Advice, Uncategorized Tags: , , , Comments Off

A property in tune with nature

Eco properties are nothing new, but it’s not often that we see them as in tune with their surroundings as this one.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Architecture and Design, Buying, Environment, Estate Agents, For Sale, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , Comments Off

Cost of raising children more expensive than ever

The cost of raising a child is more expensive now than ever before, as the rising cost of childcare, education and food takes its toll on parents.

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Are women better savers than men?

The volume of female savers across the UK is nearly a third higher than men, according to new research. However, the research also suggests that men save up to 40% more cash in total.

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Why car insurance premiums have shot up

Motorists all over the UK will be moaning as they discover their car insurance policies have rocketed.

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Showbiz-style show homes for sale

After purchasing a new build property, how long does it take most of us to achieve the perfectly presented, colour co-ordinated ambiance we imagined?  Six months down the line and many of us are still deciding what colour to paint the loo.  … Continue reading

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22 years to save for a mortgage

The Resolution Foundation have issued a report claiming that it now takes low to middle income households 22 years to save for a mortgage.

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Time to Nest the Countrywide Way

Getting on the property ladder may not be as difficult as it seems. At the end of the 2011, the Government announced a number of measures to help home movers move up the ladder, and first-time buyers to get a … Continue reading

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