Category: Environment

Doing your bit for British wildlife

After a weekend visit to a local wildlife park, I was saddened to hear that our garden friend the hedgehog is in rapid decline, not what I thought would be the main attraction for me on the day, but it … Continue reading

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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

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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Average speed of UK cable broadband outstrips fibre broadband

  The latest Ofcom report makes grim reading for fibre broadband users across the UK, as the watchdog declares cable broadband now provides a speedier service than fibre.

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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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Neighbours, friend or foe?

In celebration of International Friendship Day we thought we would look at the subject of neighbours, how friendly are you with yours? Are they an important part of your daily life, or do you prefer to keep yourself to yourself and … Continue reading

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New Guide for those trying to buy a home in a sellers’ market

A buoyant property market is great if you’ve got a property to sell, but it’s really tough for house hunters. We provided some statistics on the housing market for Foresters Friendly Society, who have produced a guide for house hunters. … Continue reading

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying, Environment, Estate Agents, Finance, Latest News, Mortgages Tags: , , , , 4 Comments

Rabbit Hutch Britain

Today’s Independent newspaper reports that millions of people are living in homes that are too small for them. The poorest households are said to be worst hit with resulting health problems for inhabitants including asthma, depression and insomnia.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Architecture and Design, Buying, Buying Property, Economy, Environment, Estate Agents, Latest News, New Builds, Property News, Tenants Advice, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , 3 Comments