Monthly Archives: August 2015

First time buyers – how much do you really need?

It has been recorded that the average first time buyer will under budget by around £6,500 when buying their first home. A recent survey carried out by Aviva showed that almost three quarters of the 2,000 home owners surveyed, under estimated … Continue reading

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8 reasons to buy a new-build home

The results of the tenth annual National New Homes Survey, carried out by NHBC and published earlier this year, revealed that new-home builders are achieving very high levels of customer satisfaction.

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Land of Opportunity

One of the main barriers to building more houses, is having access to land, many investors are looking at their land assets to find out whether they can maximise their existing space. Old commercial units, brownfield sites and even listed … Continue reading

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Cycling from Ipswich to Southend!

Bit of a personal one from me this week. Myself and my colleagues from Countrywide head office all signed up to do the 130km leg of The Countrywide Great Tour, from Ipswich to Southend. All in aid of charity, with all … Continue reading

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Can you beat the affordability gap?

Recent findings from the Office of National Statistics has revealed that the price gap between the UK’s most expensive homes and the cheapest has increased. But is it still possible to find lower priced homes in the country’s most expensive … Continue reading

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The attainable property dream

New research lifts the lid on the UK’s dream home…..

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The school scramble for rental homes

We all know that getting our children into a good school isn’t easy, but how far would you go to get the ‘right’ address for the ‘right’ school?

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The Great British Bake Off is back!

Our favourite master bakers are back tonight, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood will be setting 12 hopeful participants an array of challenges that are sure to cause a host of drama and some epic bake off fails.

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