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Choosing Between Furnished And Unfurnished Rental Properties

Published on 03/09/2012 By Tomas

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 […]

House prices rise unexpectedly

Published on 06/03/2011 By Tomas

Published by Reuters on Tuesday, 1 Mar 2011 by Peter Griffiths   House prices rose unexpectedly in February after a small fall at the start of the year, a survey showed on Tuesday, a sign that uncertainty in the property market is set to continue. Prices climbed by a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent month-on-month, defying […]

Who would live in a place like that?

Published on 03/02/2011 By Tomas

Published by Telegraph on Friday, 28 January 2011 by Christopher Middleton   Inconsiderate ghosts, swaying suspension bridges and glass walls that wobble in a storm – living in Britain’s most interesting houses may have its drawbacks, but, as a new book demonstrates, it’s never dull. Over the past three years the author, Robin Whitcomb, has […]

Halifax Supports First Time Buyers

Published on 08/01/2011 By Tomas

Published by Mortgage Rates on Thursday, 6 January 2011 by Mark Johnston   The UK’s biggest mortgage lender, the Halifax has launched a new two year fixed rate mortgage. The loan has a 5.79% rate for first time buyers looking to get onto the UK property market. The Halifax has designed the mortgage especially for […]

Alternatives to double glazing

Published on 04/11/2010 By Tomas

Nice solution if properly fitted. However, … there is one small flow; no day light if you want to keep warmth inside. Published by Telegraph Sarah Lonsdale on Tuesday, 02 Nov 2010   Katy Duke and her husband Richard Swann live in a converted Victorian school house in Frome, Somerset. A beautiful historic building made […]

Report Warns of a House Price Crash

Published on 22/09/2010 By Tomas

Published on Mortgage Rates By Mark Johnston, Saturday, 18th September 2010   The Bank of England has released figures that show a large drop in mortgage lending. The figures reveal that net lending has plummeted from %18 million in June to just £86 million in July. Net lending is the totally UK mortgage market with […]

Standard & Poor’s warns of wave of house repossessions

Published on 15/09/2010 By Tomas

“Standard & Poor’s ratings agency says planned spending cuts and tax rises may lead to many more house repossessions”   Published on Guardian By Larry Elliott, Monday 9th September 2010   The government’s planned spending cuts and tax rises could trigger a fresh wave of house repossessions as hard-pressed borrowers find it impossible to meet […]

House prices down 1.7%

Published on 19/08/2010 By Tomas

Would you bother much? This is temporary and want stay ‘down’ forever. The article below gives more details. By Lee Boyce 16 August 2010 UK property asking prices fell for the second month in succession as the market was hit by over-supply and subdued activity in the summer holidays. The research by property website Rightmove, […]

U.K. House Prices Decline

Published on 10/08/2010 By Tomas

By ILONA BILLINGTON   LONDON—U.K. house prices fell in July for the first time in a year as the number of new properties for sale outpaced demand from more cautious buyers and further price declines look likely over the coming three months, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors said Tuesday. A separate survey of retail […]

UK residential property prices still rising

Published on 15/07/2010 By Tomas

PropertyWire 14 July 2010 The latest property price index from the UK government shows that values were still rising in May and suggest the market, although slowing, is doing better than other reports suggest. The UK house price index produced by the department of Communities and Local Government includes data based on mortgage completions during […]