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house-removals
Sep 19th 2017

Housing market firm Zoopla data reveals that people are not moving as often as they have done in the past. Back in the late 1980s we moved every nine years on average. However the meteoric rise in property prices has not been matched by salaries, making our ascent up the property ladder, more of a [...]

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Sep 9th 2017

A new survey from home builder Strata explores people’s attitudes to home buying. Forty two per cent of potential buyers will view 4-8 properties before making a decision. More than one third (31%) will see up to three properties and 10% are less decisive, viewing more than 16 homes before committing. Homeowners will look at more [...]

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Sep 9th 2017

Some of the most understated improvements that add value to property lie in one of the most important spaces – the bathroom. It’s usually the first port of call in the morning and the last before heading off to bed. With research from Nationwide showing that a second bathroom could add 5% to the value [...]

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Sep 3rd 2017

A leading Chiswick estate agent, Christian Harper, is lobbying Hounslow Council to outlaw ‘For Sale’ and ‘To Let’ boards from Chiswick. Harper Finn’s own signs would be banned under the new proposal. London Borough of Kensington & Chelsea has banned boards in conservation areas since 1995 using Regulation 7. Hammersmith & Fulham, Wandsworth, Westminster and Camden [...]

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Chiswick property
Aug 28th 2017

Transaction levels in residential property have continued to plummet. Currently less that a property a day is selling in the Chiswick area. Local news website ChiswickW4.com reveals that only 70 sales have been reported to the Land Registry for the second quarter of this year. With less than a home a day selling in W4 [...]

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Aug 22nd 2017

A new survey from TripAdvisor has unveiled the best staycation city breaks if you’re on a budget. Its TripIndex report compared prices for a three-night stay across 20 of the UK’s most popular cities, taking into account typical costs for two adults. These included prices for three-night stay in a four-star hotel, a visit to [...]

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Aug 22nd 2017

It seems costly flights, airport queues and devilish heatwaves are encouraging more of us to settle for short breaks, day trips within driving distance and sleeping in our own beds at night. New research confirms more than half of Brits are happy with a hassle-free ‘staycation’. VisitEngland reports that British residents took 44.7 million holiday [...]

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Aug 13th 2017

Health and wellbeing is no longer about what we eat and drink and how often we exercise. Today, Brits are turning their backs on disposable, desire-based buying in favour of more thoughtful purchases that offer a combination of personal and planetary benefits. A new report, ‘Window on the World’  reveals key trends that impact the [...]

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Aug 7th 2017

Chiswick currently has the ‘highest level of demand for residential property in prime London areas’. This is according to research by online estate agent emoov, as reported on local news website ChiswickW4.com. Emoov has calculated the demand by showing the number of properties sold as a percentage of the number of properties listed. Chiswick has [...]

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Aug 5th 2017

It seems that people are willing to sacrifice their happiness in an effort to own their own homes. New research by L&C Mortgages found that millions of UK adults are staying in relationships simply so that they can buy a house faster. • 1.8 million (3%) of UK adults have stayed in a relationship purely to [...]

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