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Aug 20th 2018

As much of London sees a collapse in the number of residential property sales particularly for new-build flats, Chiswick appears to be the one area still attracting buyers. The latest data release from the Land Registry shows a sharp drop in transactions from already historically low levels in areas such as Putney, Brentford, Ealing and […]

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Aug 4th 2018

Friday is the most popular day to move house, Thursday is the most expensive, and Sunday is the cheapest. Most of Britain prefer to move in the summer and on a Friday, though in Wales they favour Wednesday, and in Yorkshire and the Humber movers wait until December. These are just a few of the […]

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Jul 28th 2018

It is timely that during one of the UK’s hottest summers on record, homes with swimming pools are revealed to top the wish lists of children under 10. Property portal Share to Buy surveyed one thousand 6 – 10-year olds about their hopes for their future home, focusing on their must-have special features. Almost three-quarters […]

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Jul 23rd 2018

A new online tool reveals the market temperature of your W4  postcode.  PropCast is a property weather report showing levels of ‘buyer demand’ in UK housing markets. Is it a buyer’s or a seller’s market? The mistake that most people make, is thinking they already know. And that’s totally understandable. The housing market is rarely out of the […]

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Jul 20th 2018

A new tool, the Property Investment Calculator enables homeowners to calculate the potential profit from a range of home improvements by simply entering their property’s current value and renovation budget. Created by GoCompare and property expert Henry Pryor, the tool shows the home improvements that add value to a property and those that cost more than they’re […]

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Jul 18th 2018

In a city this big, it can be difficult to choose the best location, especially when there are multiple deciding factors. A new interactive guide to London’s best boroughs combines official data with unique survey results. Boroughs are ranked according to seven key factors: happiness, affordability, crime rate, quietness, ‘outstanding’ schools, green space and cool factor. Users can […]

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Jul 6th 2018

A recent government report found that almost 4 million UK employees worked remotely, choosing to make their home, their office. And increasingly, employers are giving workers the opportunity and flexibility to work from home. There are clearly many benefits. No commute, more adaptability and less stress. But in order to be at your most productive, […]

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May 26th 2018

More than 300,000 property transactions are falling through every year, in large part, due to buyers pulling out of the deal, costing sellers a total of £400 million. A survey exploring the experiences of home sellers conducted by HomeOwners Alliance and IMMO.co.uk,  and polled by YouGov, found a massive 20% of sellers have experienced a […]

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May 19th 2018

With Royal Wedding fever gripping the nation, new research by Emoov.co.uk looked at how the increasing cost of our wedding budget compares to another area of unaffordability, the UK housing market. How does the cost of your big day translate in terms of a bricks and mortar mortgage deposit? The research shows that our UK […]

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May 12th 2018

The wrong type of insurance is putting a quarter of landlord’s property investments at risk. In order to understand how landlords are mitigating their risk in new market conditions, Simple Landlords polled 500 landlords in the Emerging Landlord Report. Up to a third of landlords have insurance that doesn’t fully meet their needs and one in […]

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