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How much do we still rely on the bank of Mum and Dad?

Piggy Bank SavingsA recent survey of 1000 people who are actively looking to buy property, has highlighted that the ‘bank of Mum and Dad’ is more vital than ever as a foot onto the property ladder. Continue reading

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Manchester Auction: Miss it, miss out!

 

Property auctionsAre you on the hunt for your next home? Or maybe you’d like to expand your property portfolio. Either way, you don’t want to miss a golden opportunity to scoop up your next property at auction.

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: For Sale, Property Auctions, Property Market Tags: , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment

Average speed of UK cable broadband outstrips fibre broadband

 
BroadbandThe 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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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Environment, Latest News Tags: , , Comments Off

Average UK house growth expected to slow

MoneyThe average price of UK property rose marginally by 0.6% in September on the previous month to £187,188, nonetheless this represents a peak in annual house price growth with properties’ values expected to increase at a more temperate rate henceforth, according to new data from Halifax.
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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Economy, House Prices, Property Market Tags: , , , , Comments Off

Tories propose 20% discount on fresh supply of 100,000 houses if re-elected…

 

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Young families and callow individuals seeking to climb onto the property ladder, can seemingly take heart from David Cameron’s most recent pledge to erect 100,000 new homes whilst also slashing 20% of their sale price.
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Take the headache out of Inheritance Tax and save £1000s

logoIt’s a difficult time when a loved one dies. Besides the emotional grief, added strain of organising a funeral, closing accounts and getting the deceased’s affairs in order, there is also a legal requirement for the executor to calculate the inheritance tax due on any assets left in a will. Many will choose to employ a solicitor to do this, but there is a cheaper alternative. Continue reading

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Former childhood home of Beatles guitarist George Harrison goes to auction!

 

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Countrywide Property Auctions are delighted and honoured to once again be invited to offer at auction, another piece of Beatles history – 25 Upton Green was the childhood home of the youngest Beatle, George Harrison.  Continue reading

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Celebrity, For Sale, Interesting Properties, Property Auctions Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

Luckiest Lottery Towns in Britain

lottery-ballsEver wanted to increase your chance of a lottery win? Since the start of the National Lottery in 1994, over £40 billion pounds has been won across the UK. The National lottery, who operate via the Camelot Group have recently released a table highlighting the nation’s luckiest locations. Continue reading

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