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Affluent households paying an average of £21,000 more for houses near top state schools

A recent study carried out by Lloyds banking group has shown that affluent parents are prepared to pay on average £21,000 more than the average house price in bordering neighbourhoods for the privilege of living within the same postcode as … Continue reading

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Do you travel further than the average 8.8 miles to work? Maybe it’s time to cut your commute…

As the old saying goes, choosing a home is all about, ‘location, location, location’. Never is this more true than when you are considering your journey to work.  Propertywide’s innovative new Travel Time tool allows you to easily identify available properties … Continue reading

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Captivating Cornwall

The summer holidays are now in full swing and who doesn’t want a vacation at this time of year. Whilst many of us would opt to jump on a plane in search of a sun kissed beach or interesting city … Continue reading

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Is the housing market starting to cool in the capital?

Following the latest report from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ (RICS) we’re left wondering if the housing market in the capital is starting to lose its heat as findings from the report show that the number of buyer enquiries … Continue reading

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Property Paycheck

Yesterday, the Office for National Statistics revealed that (excluding bonuses) wages in the UK rose by just 0.6% in the year to June. This rise was the slowest since records began in 2001 and as such, it is no surprise … Continue reading

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Did you know that this week is National Allotment Week?

Whether you have a garden large enough to grow your own produce, or you are fortunate enough to have a local allotment space, the benefits of growing your own fresh fruit and vegetables are many.

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Is your house up for sale? Lets hope it has top notch mobile coverage

Young property buyers have highlighted that good mobile coverage is the most important factor when it comes to choosing a location to live. With a high percentage putting it before the proximity of schools, transport links and local crime rates.

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Spiralling Rental Costs inhibiting young people from climbing onto Property Ladder

There is growing public clamour for the government to tackle the overpriced rental sector, as fresh figures have shown that housing costs for tenants are eating up the majority of their incomes. As such, they are toiling in their efforts … Continue reading

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