Category: Environment

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

21 million Brits missing a trick on shopping for better energy bills.

33% of Brits are concerned about their energy bills, yet 43% don’t prioritise shopping around for a better deal. The new ‘Be An Energy Shopper’ campaign is set to get the nation bargain hunting for a better deal on their … Continue reading

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Energy, Environment, Industry News, Latest News, Savings Tags: , , , , , Comments Off

Learning about location

The term location, location, location has little more relevance than when you are trying to secure a school place for your child. Although the current school system claims you can choose which educational facility you would like your little Einstein … Continue reading

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Posted by: nicolasevern Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Environment, Estate Agents, House Prices, Industry News, Renting Comments Off

Will the winter floods affect the UK housing market?

The answer to this question is yes, in a number of ways. The recent Floods have had a devastating impact not only on people’s lives and homes but they will also affect the country’s real estate market. In the UK, … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Environment, Latest News, Uncategorized Tags: , , Comments Off

Living standards to remain low until at least 2018, says Office for Budget Responsibility

People in the UK will not see a return to a level of living standards anywhere near they enjoyed before the recession until at least 2018, the Office for Budget Responsibility has identified. In a study conducted by the OBS, … Continue reading

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Families will have to wait until summer to clear Christmas debts

The average household in the UK will take until this summer to pay off the debts they have recently acquired to afford the cost of this Christmas, a study from the Trades Union Congress had said.

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Saving into a pension: what do you need to know?

People can be put off the idea of starting a pension for many different reasons with less than a third of UK adults currently saving for their retirement. However, pensions aren’t just for older people. It doesn’t matter whether you’re … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Environment, Finance, Industry News, Latest News, Pensions, Savings, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , Comments Off