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The perfect way to promote prestigous property

prestige logoIf you have a prestigious home to sell, Countrywide’s new Prestige Homes offering will boost your property’s profile at no extra cost. Continue reading

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Posted by: nicolasevern Categories: Buying, For Sale, House Prices, Interesting Properties, Selling, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , Comments Off

Smart meters will save customers a max of 3% on their annual energy bill over the next 15 years

Cheaper gas and electricity - http://www.propertywide.co.uk/cheaper-gas-and-electricity/The state-backed installation of smart meters will save customers only 2% on the average annual energy bill, valued at £1328, until 2020 with savings expected to rise to 3% by 2030.

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Energy Tags: , , , , Comments Off

House prices stabilise over August

Property pricesUK house prices remained stable over August, suggesting the blistering pace at which they were shooting upwards could have eased over recent months, Britain’s biggest mortgage lender, Halifax, revealed in today’s freshly published data.

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Economy, House Prices Tags: , , , , , , , Comments Off

BoE governor indicates real wages will increase by mid-2015 – What does this mean for Interest Rates?

Personal financeMark Carney has indicated that wages will rise in line with inflation “around the middle of next year”, from when they are speculated to outstrip inflation, in a speech to delegates at the Trade Union Congress (TUC).
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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Economy, Industry News Tags: , , , , Comments Off

Marvellous Mayfair

Our property of the week feature is focusing on Mayfair, a much loved area of Central London, in the City of Westminster. The area is built up of a mixture commercial and residential properties, exclusive shops and restaurants, as well as some of London’s finest five star hotels. Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Buying, Estate Agents, For Sale, Uncategorized Tags: , , , Comments Off

Bank of England retains its base rate at 0.5% amid pressure due to the UK’s current period of economic growth

interest-ratesThe Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted to retain interest rates at 0.5% for the 66th consecutive month, reflecting its lack of conviction in the durability of the economic growth the UK is currently undergoing.
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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Economy, House Prices, Mortgages Tags: , , , , , 1 Comment

Help to Buy Loans most popular in South East & London – yet could data belie the true impact of the governments flagship housing policy?

 

Help to BuyA shade under 50, 000 homeowners have been assisted in their house purchase by the Coalition’s flagship Help to Buy scheme, with borrowers from London and the South East comprising the majority of those enlisted in the scheme.

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Economy, New Builds, Property Market, Property News Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments Off

Countrywide Property Auctions – Exeter, 9th September at Sandy Park Conference Centre

Fancy owning a property in Devon or Cornwall? Or maybe you are looking for that perfect holiday home, whatever it is you are looking for we are sure that you can find it at our auction. We kick off at 1pm and have a full catalogue of properties just waiting to be purchased at bargain prices. Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: For Sale, Property Auctions, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , Comments Off