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  • February 2015 Property Trends from Rightmove

    25 Feb 2015 in Property News by

    Rightmove have released their February 2015 house price index, which offers data and insights into the property market based on over 100,000 properties put up for sale over the last month. We’ve taken a closer look at the numbers to see the insights and learnings to be gained for any property sellers and potential buyers…. View Article

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  • Ten Top Tips On Preparing Your House For Viewings

    23 Feb 2015 in Guides by

    It is fascinating what we hear when we ask people how a viewing went – you do have to wonder if the owners were prepared or did they forget about the appointment? Viewings are best conducted by the property owner – they are the people that know the property best, can highlight its major selling… View Article

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  • OnTheMarket.com – all about high street estate agents maintaining their profits?

    19 Feb 2015 in Property News by

    Onthemarket.com was launched in January 2015 as a new property portal to challenge existing online property giants Rightmove and Zoopla – what does it mean for those buying and selling houses? Why has Onthemarket.com been launched? OTM has been set up by a group of bricks-and-mortar estate agents, ostensibly in response to the high charges… View Article

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  • UK Homeowners Could Save £3.5b A Year By Selling Online

    21 Jan 2015 in Press Releases by

    Estate agents’ fees increase by more than £550m in less than 2 years UK homeowners could have saved over £3.5b* in 2014 by ditching traditional high street estate agents and opting to sell their homes over the internet instead. The staggering saving, which has been calculated by My Online Estate Agent, is in part due… View Article

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  • Top Tips for Winter House Viewings

    20 Jan 2015 in Guides by

    House prices grew by 8.3% during 2014 and property market demand continues to look steady as 2015 begins to take shape. With Christmas being paid off, we’re heading into peak season for property sales as people look for a new home in the New Year. However, vendors can find it difficult to highlight their home’s… View Article

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  • Britain’s “ideal home” revealed by Rightmove

    16 Jan 2015 in Property News by

    The “ideal home” for Britons has been discovered, and it comes with no great surprise that it is a large detached house. Location, style and features are what people look for when choosing a property and this is evident in the findings of a recent Rightmove survey. A three-bedroom home on the south coast that… View Article

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  • Fixtures and fittings: what items can you take when you’ve sold your house

    7 Jan 2015 in Property News by

    Selling a house is a long process, where there are a number of hoops to jump through. Completing the sale and exchanging the contracts is the most difficult part and many feel that it is the final step. But, there is still the big move to plan and action. One of the big questions that… View Article

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  • Is lack of free time to blame for decline in DIY?

    7 Jan 2015 in Property News by

    DIY stores have been having a hard time of late. Even the mighty Homebase, one of Britian’s biggest DIY chains, has made the decision to close a quarter of its stores due to a massive fall in business. The reason given for this fall by the chief executive of the Home Retail Group, Homebase’s parent… View Article

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  • Is December a good time put your property up for sale?

    15 Dec 2014 in Property News by

    The winter months have always been the quietest when it comes to the property market. And, while 2014 will have been the most active year in real estate since 2007, the growth has slowed heading towards the festive period. There have been a couple of reasons for this but that isn’t to say that December… View Article

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  • Land Registry report reveals a 19% increase in properties sold for over £1Million

    30 Nov 2014 in Property News by

    There was good news for property millionaires in the latest Land Registry report as it revealed that there had been a 19% increase in sales for those valued at more than £1million. This equated to an increase by 232 completions from July 2013 as the same month this year saw 1,439 deals in England and… View Article

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