Author Archives: Samantha Turner-Meyern

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About Samantha Turner-Meyern

Online Content Editor at Countrywide

Should home sellers pay stamp duty?

Would changing the rules around stamp duty fees help younger people get onto the property ladder?

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Posted by: Samantha Turner-Meyern Categories: Economy, House Prices, Latest News, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , Comments Off on Should home sellers pay stamp duty?

First time buyers face more problems

There have been numerous reports out this week showing that first time buyers have seen a steep rise in property prices.

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Posted by: Samantha Turner-Meyern Categories: Buying, House Prices, Latest News, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , Comments Off on First time buyers face more problems

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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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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Posted by: Samantha Turner-Meyern Categories: Energy, Environment, Money Saving Tips, Uncategorized Tags: , , , Comments Off on Why NHBC is giving away free HUGS

Landlord Focus: What is fair ‘wear and tear’?

General ‘wear and tear’ is a fact of life when you are letting out properties. Things can sometimes become a little blurry when it comes to knowing what should be covered by you as a landlord, and what are the tenant’s responsibilities.

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Posted by: Samantha Turner-Meyern Categories: Landlords Advice, Letting, Rental Market, Uncategorized Tags: , , , Comments Off on Landlord Focus: What is fair ‘wear and tear’?

Being a Landlord…

Being a landlord is much more than just finding a tenant and collecting the rent. The perfect lettings strategy can deliver returns far beyond your expectations. What’s more, the right approach can also minimise issues, allowing you to enjoy your free time … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner-Meyern Categories: Landlords Advice, Letting, Letting Agents, Renting, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , Comments Off on Being a Landlord…

House hunters are taking on a DIY project, to make a home.

More home buyers are looking for a project property in need of renovation, rather than a ready-made home.      

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Posted by: Samantha Turner-Meyern Categories: Home Improvement, Property Advice, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , Comments Off on House hunters are taking on a DIY project, to make a home.

Make a newly built home your next home

Are you looking to make a move? Whether you are already a homeowner or a first time buyer, there are a number of benefits why buying a new build property could be the answer to your next move.

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Posted by: Samantha Turner-Meyern Categories: Buying, New Builds, Uncategorized Tags: , , , Comments Off on Make a newly built home your next home