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Even in today’s heated house market there are still some private homes and rental houses that stubbornly won’t sell no matter how competitively they are priced.  This can be both inconvenient and very frustrating. Often a few small changes can dramatically transform this situation. To help you the team at PODS have put together some top tips to transform your underperforming tortoise to a desirable, speedy hare ensuring that a fast house sale is just a few viewings away. Sweat the small stu…
03.29 / 22:25
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Creating a luxury kitchen can be a hard task, especially if you are working on a budget. However, this should not deter you from achieving the dream look for the most important room in your house. Every expensive option has an economical counterpart that is sure to look just as impressive in your kitchen. While some areas and appliances will require significant spending, some small but still aesthetically beautiful touches can turn your kitchen into a luxurious space. 1. Remove the…
03.29 / 22:25
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The Affordable Warmth Scheme (AWS) is one of the lesser talked about initiatives of the UK Government, thought it’s been around since 2013. The scheme falls under the umbrella of the Energy Companies Obligation (ECO), an initiative that requires UK energy companies to pay into a fund that can be used to tackle fuel poverty in the UK. Importantly, the energy companies paid for this by adding a little extra onto consumer energy bills. The AWS primarily uses this money to help fuel poor p…
03.29 / 22:25
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There are probably just as many property investment tips and tricks as there are investment options, but to manage a successful property portfolio you really only have to do one thing: be a farmer and not a hunter. By saying this, we mean what you really need to do to succeed in Britain’s diverse property market is to buy the right assets, hold on to them in the long-term and finance them correctly. In other words, you’ll be a farmer. You’re experienced, sow your work’s seeds before you rea…
03.29 / 22:25
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Landlords buying new houses and flats with cash has hit a record level in the UK, with 61% of such purchases made in January, new figures reveal. The cash splurge, up from 59% the previous January and 41% in 2007, comes as rents around the UK are on the rise practically everywhere, except London. The mortgage-free buys snapped up at the start of the year by cash-rich landlords expanding their property portfolios were mostly in the north of England (70%),a report by property services firm…
03.29 / 22:25
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Sheffield's property market has defied falling prices in the north to make a strong start to…
03.29 / 22:23
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THE best value places to live in Britain’s priciest counties have been r…
03.29 / 13:15
express.co.uk
Because you know you want to wake up in a city that never sleeps... or the city of love... or the city on stilts in a lagoon. Cities that never…
03.29 / 12:06
countrylife.co.uk
The latest data from the Bank of England has revealed that mortgage approvals dipped during February - the first recorded decline in six…
A day for all the family. A day for all the…
03.29 / 09:46
countrylife.co.uk
THE continuing rise in house prices has left many older homeowners sitting on a small fortune, in the shape of their…
03.29 / 08:47
express.co.uk
According to the latest data from the Tenant Deposit Scheme, cleaning continues to take the lion's share of deposit disputes, while disputes over rent arrears soar by…
The latest analysis from e.surv has found that over a fifth of mortgages in February were taken out by borrowers with small deposits - a substantially higher figure than both the previous month and the same point last…
BREXIT has today been triggered with the signing of Article 50 by Prime Minister Theresa May - but how will the Lisbon Treaty affect house prices across the…
03.29 / 08:13
express.co.uk
IS YOUR property for sale? Then you may want to know just how much it will be worth after…
03.29 / 08:13
express.co.uk
According to the latest report from Allsop, buy-to-let investment in the long-term still has strong potential to beat savings rates by a significant margin over the coming years, despite tax…
Fun facts about this endearingly, bat-eared breed. Fun facts about this endearingly, bat-eared…
03.29 / 06:10
countrylife.co.uk
Anthea MaseyThe village of Ham and its neighbour, Petersham, are tucked into a great, sweeping curve on the south side of the Thames. Surrounded by green space, this slice of south-west London offers a semi-rural feel that families love, and boasts one of the UK’s most-haunted properties — Ham House, its very own stately home.   Many families moving to Ham have been priced out of more expensive Richmond, which lies to the north. They are also drawn by Grey Court School, Ham’s co-ed second…
03.28 / 23:02
homesandproperty.co.uk
coletteEaling (/ˈiːlɪŋ/) is a major suburban district of west London, England and the administrative centre of the London Borough of Ealing. It is one of the major metropolitan centres identified in the London Plan.[2] It was historically a rural village in the county of Middlesex and formed an ancient parish.[3] Improvement in communications with London, culminating with the opening of the railway station in 1838, shifted the local economy to market garden supply and eventually to suburban…
03.28 / 23:02
homesandproperty.co.uk
Anthea MaseyIn Zadie Smith’s novel NW, her two leading characters, Leah and Keisha — that latter of whom morphs into Natalie when she leaves her council estate and becomes a barrister — visit Our Lady of Willesden, the black Madonna in St Mary’s church on the corner of Neasden Lane and the High Road.    Willesden was once a place of pilgrimage until St Mary’s original black Madonna was taken to the Chelsea home of Henry VIII’s enforcer, Thomas Cromwell, and burned in a bonfire, along with…
03.28 / 23:02
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