Category: Property Advice

Act now to take advantage of new stamp duty rules

In his Autumn Statement George Osborne announced some welcome news for homebuyers. Revealing a new graduated approach to stamp duty, Osborne has ensured the British public that 98% of homebuyers will be pay less duty on property purchases from today.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying, Buying Property, House Prices, Industry News, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , 3 Comments

Snap up your perfect property project at auction

You may feel it’s a little early to start thinking about your new year’s resolutions and we’d have to agree with you, unless, you’re setting your sights on becoming the next Sarah Beeny, then an opportunity could await you at … Continue reading

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Property Auctions Tags: , , , , , , Comments Off

Could bad DIY decrease the value of your home?

The latest news suggests that poor DIY can lower the sale price of a property by an average 11%, which equates at a loss of £30k on the average home, rising to over £60k in London.

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Home Improvement, Property Market, Selling Property, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , 5 Comments

A helping hand for Landlords

Landlords who choose to let their property through Countrywide now have exclusive access to a dedicated Landlord portal. 

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Landlords Advice, Letting, Letting Agents, Renting Tags: , , , Comments Off

Winter time in Worcester

Winter is well and truly here, the dark nights and chilly mornings now mark the countdown to the festive season. If you are looking to find your perfect Winter warmer in Worcester, just in time to get your decorations up, then … Continue reading

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

How could making mortgage overpayments affect your credit rating?

For many with mortgages, interest rates remaining static lately has been rather helpful. Low interest rates have meant that the mortgage market has been very competitive, and for many on a long-term low tracker rate it’s been quite beneficial.

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Mortgages, Property Advice, Savings Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments Off

Top tips to help you save on your energy bills

Although we’re led to believe that an ‘Indian summer’ may be in our sights for October (here’s hoping!) there’s no doubt that the early mornings are becoming fresher and the evenings are starting to cool down as the nights begin … Continue reading

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

September is Property Live Month!

Let’s talk property! Welcome to Property Live, a month packed full of exclusive incentives, schemes and deals, all designed to help you fulfil your property ambitions.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Estate Agents, Landlords Advice, Letting, Mortgages, Selling, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , Comments Off