Author Archives: Leanne Halsey

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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Private sector input needed before UK smart meter roll-out

Smart Energy GB’s plan aims to install digital energy ‘smart meters’ in every home in the UK by the year 2020. However, worries about the government’s ability to run the program cause company in charge to call for private sector … Continue reading

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Energy companies must be more open about tariffs

Many energy companies sell their power with various different names through satellite companies. These companies often offer a variety of different tariffs at a range of different prices.

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Location, location, location is the key to a new home

The familiar phrase ‘location, location, location’ still holds true when buying a new home according to research released by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks yesterday (Thursday 4 June).

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Mortgage rates continue to fall

Record low interest rates have already been seen in two and five year fixed rate mortgage plans, but recent figures show that it is four year fixed rate plans that have seen the starkest drop – with Chelsea Building Society’s … Continue reading

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UK house price increase rises by 2.6% in a month

This is up from the equivalent figure for last month, which stood at 7.4%, and is thought to be driven by, amongst other things, an increasing lack of houses available on the market – all of this when such acceleration … Continue reading

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There’s ‘lots’ to see this June…

Are you a landlord or a property investor looking to grow your property portfolio? Or perhaps you’re a first time buyer looking to take your first step onto the property ladder? Irrespective of your ownership status, if you’re looking to bag … Continue reading

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