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 .

Wonderful homes with a definite wow factor!

With the election firmly behind us, and summer on the horizon, it’s time to take a look at some refreshing property that could take your breath away.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Architecture and Design, Buying, Interesting Properties, Selling, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , Leave a comment

Should the newly formed government take a more flexible approach to the Greenbelt?

The Greenbelt has been a long protected element of the British countryside, but with the current housing shortage is it time to consider relaxing the rules?

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Economy, House Prices, Industry News, Latest News, New Builds, Property Market, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , 6 Comments

Countrywide call for transparency and stability for landlords and tenants

As we are all aware when housing is in short supply, the private rental sector is extremely important. Countrywide’s Tonic for Tomorrow paper has called for measures to protect the private rental sector and make improvements to benefit both landlords and … Continue reading

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Environment, House Prices, Industry News, Landlords Advice, Latest News, Tenants Advice, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , 8 Comments

No mansion tax – the perfect time to buy ‘Prestige’

With the prospect of a mansion tax now firmly off of the political agenda, greater activity could be on the horizon for the £2 million plus housing market.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying, For Sale, Industry News, Interesting Properties, Uncategorized Tags: , , , 1 Comment

Properties fit for a Princess

With the UK welcoming its newest Royal into the world last Saturday, it’s only fitting that we celebrate the news by taking a look at pretty pink bedrooms in properties that would be perfect for any little princess.

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Reform proposals could impact the Private Rental Sector in Scotland

Scottish landlords could give up their portfolios or reduce the amount of properties they hold if new proposals come into force north of the boarder.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Industry News, Landlords Advice, Latest News, Letting, Property News, Uncategorized Tags: , , Comments Off

NHBC launches website for new home buyers

Using expertise gained from 80 years of providing warranty and insurance cover for new build homes, NHBC has recently launched a new website containing everything you need to know about buying and moving into a new home.

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Bids at the ready…Countrywide Property Auctions to take place at Sheffield and Exeter

Are you on the hunt for your next home? Or maybe you’d like to expand your property portfolio. Either way, you don’t want to miss a golden opportunity to scoop up your next property at auction.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Property Auctions, Uncategorized Tags: , , , Comments Off