Category: Buying

Ensure that your rental property is on a potential tenant’s radar

If you’re a landlord who is managing and / or growing a property portfolio, your rental strategy should not ignore the potential of acquiring property close to rental hubs. Here’s just the tool to help.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying, Environment, House Prices, Landlords Advice, Latest News, Letting, Property News, Technology, Uncategorized Tags: , , , Leave a comment

Properties of the week: Why take a leaf out of somebody else’s book when you can own your own library?

Anybody who has been paying attention to these blogs will recall that Marcus Tullius Cicero, the great Roman orator, is reputed to have written ’If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need’. This is the, … Continue reading

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More than half of UK first time buyers try before they buy

It may be one of life’s milestones, but new research from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks has revealed that more than half of the UK’s first time buyers now try before they buy when it comes to owning their first home.

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Buying, Mortgages, Property News Tags: , , , Leave a comment

Homes for Britain Rally

The ‘Homes for Britain’ campaign is calling on all political parties to commit to end the housing crisis within a generation.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying, Buying Property, House Prices, Industry News, Mortgages, Property Market, Property News, Uncategorized Tags: , , , Leave a comment

Properties of the week: It’s spring. It’s April. It’s time to think gardens.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, the great Roman orator, is reputed to have written ’If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need’. The meaning of what he actually wrote was ’if you have a garden in your library, … Continue reading

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Properties of the week: Interesting Interiors

Gerard Depardieu once said that ‘everyone has taste, even if they don’t realize it’. He was apparently speaking of food, but his theory may hold good for broader applications. We took a brief peek at his own home (see left) … Continue reading

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Properties of the week: Schools walls and halls of justice

As television programmes like Channel 4’s ‘Grand Designs’ perennially demonstrate, the British public are nothing if they aren’t inventive when it comes to converting properties into great living-spaces.

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Properties of the week: The Ultimate Water Features

Although the majority of properties are purpose-built, for those who have a little imagination and time on their hands the UK is teeming with structures that were never intended to be lived in, yet would make great homes.

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