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Over half of UK property owners don’t like their home, research suggests

Posted by on 07/02/2015 at 12:14 am

  Published by Property Wire on Wednesday, 28 January 2015   One in 10 home owners in the UK regret buying their home with the biggest reason being that they think they rushed into it and 57% actually dislike their homes, new research has found. Buying a house is the biggest purchase most people will […]

Shocking statistics about UK property market!

Posted by on 25/01/2015 at 5:19 pm

  Published by Property Forum on Saturday, 24 January 2015 by Mark Benson   While many investors look towards the UK property market as something of a “safe haven” it seems that investors are pricing first-time buyers out of the market. A report by the homeless charity Shelter has cast a very dark shadow across […]

Warning to UK home owners over invasive plant controls

Posted by on 07/01/2015 at 3:02 pm

  Published by Property Wire on Friday, 02 January 2015   Buyers and sellers in the UK are being advised to check for signs of the invasive Japanese knotweed plant in gardens, or else they could face criminal prosecution. The government has announced measures aimed at controlling the spread of non-native plants, including the invasive […]

Properties worth a total of £1bn will fall into the sea

Posted by on 30/12/2014 at 10:36 am

  Published by The Independent on Monday, 29 December 2014 by Jon Stone   Nearly 7,000 properties worth over £1bn will fall into the sea because of coastal erosion over the next century, according to an Environment Agency report. The properties will be allowed to fall into the sea because the cost of protecting them […]

A Home Is Not Capital

Posted by on 07/09/2012 at 5:22 pm

You often hear people talking the “capital” tied up in their home. But it’s wrong to think like that. A home isn’t capital in the economists’ sense of the word. Economists refer to the purchase of goods that are used in the production of other goods or services as an investment in capital. Capital isn’t […]

Choosing Between Furnished And Unfurnished Rental Properties

Posted by on 03/09/2012 at 5:22 pm
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When you are looking for a flat or house to rent, you’ll notice that you have to make one choice before starting to look in earnest – whether to rent somewhere that comes furnished or unfurnished. Renting a furnished place makes a lot of sense as it means that you don’t have to worry about […]

Make a House Home

Posted by on 20/04/2012 at 9:26 pm

If you yearn for a welcoming home environment, yet it doesn’t feel like it, there are ways you can make it more cosy, by changing the décor that you use in the rooms. Colour is really important; if you have white walls and white carpets the room can have a clean, cool feeling but it […]