Monthly Archives: September 2014

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.

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How could making mortgage overpayments affect your credit rating?

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

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 … Continue reading

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Property Live price reductions

Property 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 … Continue reading

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Top tips to help you save on your energy bills

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 … Continue reading

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Superior new builds to suit your style of living

Have 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 … Continue reading

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

Consumers 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

Over 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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