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 .

Here comes the sun – it’s time to splash out!

If the recent warm weather has inspired you to splash out, what better way to celebrate  summer than to consider a property with its very own swimming pool! Here are a few to ‘wet’ your appetite.  

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A third of new lets are agreed before the existing tenant moves out

Research by the Countrywide plc, the UK’s largest property services group, has found that increasing numbers of landlords are able to re-let their property before the existing tenant moves out.

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Join us for the UK’s largest viewing weekend this Saturday and Sunday!

If you’re keen to buy a new home join us for our Time to Shine event and discover how working with an agent, who is part of the award winning Countrywide group* can deliver you results.

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Only 1 week to go until the UK’s largest viewing weekend

If you’re keen to buy a new home or sell your current property, join us for our Time to Shine event and discover how working with an agent, who is part of the award winning Countrywide group* can deliver results.

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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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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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