Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Great British bake off is back!

This year’s series returns to our screens on the 24th August with 12 hopeful amateur cooks battling it out to become the class of 2016’s bake off champion.      

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The best bits about moving house.

Moving house is a stressful experience. We all prepare ourselves for the worst, we make endless lists of things to do, and try to get ready for all the things that could go wrong!

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Think tank reveals a fall in home ownership in major cities

Finding from the think tank, Resolution Foundation, have revealed that some major cities, including Manchester, have seen a marked dip in home ownership since the early 2000s.

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Proportion of sales to landlords drops to a five-year low

The latest Countrywide Lettings Index shows that in the three months after the introduction of the new stamp duty surcharge (Q2 2016), landlord purchases accounted for only 8% of all homes bought, the lowest proportion since 2010 and 5 percentage points … Continue reading

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Finance, Landlords Advice, Letting, Letting Agents, Property Advice, Renting Tags: , , , Comments Off on Proportion of sales to landlords drops to a five-year low

Why NHBC is giving away free HUGS

The way we live has changed immeasurably. Eighty years ago, homeowners expected little more than four walls, some windows and a roof. Telephones, hard-wired into an exchange, were a luxury reserved for the very rich, most houses didn’t have indoor … Continue reading

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