Author Archives: Nicola Severn

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About Nicola Severn

Nicola Severn's career in marketing communications spans over 15 years, the last 10 of which have been spent in the property and finance industries. As Propertywide's Senior Online Editor, and a homeowner and landlord herself, Nicola's vast experience of the property market allows her to provide a unique insight into the challenges and benefits of buying, selling, renting and letting property. Connect on Google: + Nicola Severn .

Mum and Dad continue to bankroll their kids’ property purchases

Recent research from Legal & General has revealed that the ‘bank of mum and dad’ lends £5bn each year to help their children get a foot on the property ladder.

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Buying vs Renting – Zoopla reveals cost effectiveness stats

According to Zoopla buying a property is now more cost effective than renting in 48% of UK cities.

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Properties of the month

With a spring in our step, we have hand selected our favourite properties currently on the market this month. From glorious gardens, to brilliant bargains at auction there is something for everyone in this month’s round up.

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New custodial deposit scheme for landlords

April sees the launch of two additional deposit scheme options for landlords. This launch will allow landlords a choice of three schemes in total including two custodial schemes instead of just one as was previously the case.

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Bank of England suggests new lending limits for buy-to-let landlords

The Bank of England has suggested that buy-to-let landlords should have limits placed on the amount of capital they can borrow to fund their investments.

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April Property Auctions: the quick and efficient way to sell

If your looking to sell property, Countrywide Property Auctions could provide the ideal solution. As well as the potential to bypass the lengthy process of finding an interested buyer, your transaction will progress at speed, and there are no chains.

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Flipping Homes

How can we make better use of the homes we already have? Buying a home to do up and sell on, is of course, driven by the underlying desire to make a profit, but there are also big benefits for … Continue reading

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Frank Innes Community Housing Project

East Midlands based estate and lettings agency, Frank Innes, has announced a new partnership with housing charity Framework.

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