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Properties of the week: Schools walls and halls of justice

As television programmes like Channel 4’s ‘Grand Designs’ perennially demonstrate, the British public are nothing if they aren’t inventive when it comes to converting properties into great living-spaces.

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‘Help-to-Buy’ ISAs Budget announcement provides a boost for first time buyers

Chancellor George Osborne’s announcement on 18th March is designed to to tackle the two biggest challenges for first-time buyers. He sees these as, the low interest that banks pay to savers, and the large deposits required for property purchase. Always … Continue reading

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Properties of the week: The Ultimate Water Features

Although the majority of properties are purpose-built, for those who have a little imagination and time on their hands the UK is teeming with structures that were never intended to be lived in, yet would make great homes.

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Private renters make the most efficient use of UK housing

Households who rent their home privately make the most efficient use of housing stock in comparison to any other tenure, according to figures compiled by Countrywide plc, the UK’s largest estate and letting agent.

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Countrywide encourage government to go one step further in reaction to Budget statement

Following yesterdays’ Budget announcement, Countrywide have praised the Help to Buy ISA & new housing zone proposals but urge the government to go one step further in their approach to housing.

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Baby it’s cold outside, so why not stay in?!

Home entertainment gets a whole new perspective with these state of the art cinema rooms! Yes spring is just around the corner and thankfully the sun has blessed us with the odd appearance here and there, but the chill factor is … Continue reading

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Can Property Pay Your Wages?

Although we won’t attempt to answer the above question, we know a man who will! Tonight sees the launch of Channel 4’s latest property  offering giving advice to people whose housing investments are less than lucrative.

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Rental homes in the UK’s top job spots

According to the latest Cities Outlook report, a number of key locations have been highlighted for positive job growth. With more and more individuals choosing to relocate to boost their employment prospects, we take a look at a selection of top rental … Continue reading

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