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10/08/2020

What is a south facing garden, and how do I know if my garden is south facing?

You’ve probably heard the term ‘south-facing garden’ before. You may have seen it in big, bold lettering on an estate agent’s marketing material, too, or you may have been constantly told a property you’re looking to buy has a south facing garden. But what’s all the fuss about so...

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06/08/2020

Property in Woolton: 5 Houses for Sale Right Now

One of Merseyside’s most affluent suburbs, Woolton was actually a village in its own right until 1913, when it was incorporated into the city of Liverpool. Located south east of Liverpool city centre, Woolton is home to several landmarks made famous by The Beatles, including John...

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30/07/2020

Stamp duty holiday: What does it mean for first-time buyers

Chancellor’s Rishi Sunak’s announcement that buyers in England and Northern Ireland would be given a stamp duty ‘holiday’ until March 31, 2021 was a huge boost to the UK property market. But what does the stamp duty ‘holiday’ mean for first-time buyers?

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15/07/2020

Everything you need to know about buying a property at auction

Explore our guide to buying a house at auction, with tips on how house auctions work and if you can get a mortgage on an auction property.

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08/07/2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces temporary increase to stamp duty threshold

Chancellor Rishi Sunak today confirmed an immediate rise in the stamp duty threshold to £500,000, in a fresh bid to stimulate the housing market following the coronavirus lockdown.

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07/07/2020

What to Consider when Buying a House Post-COVID

During lockdown you’ve had plenty of time to re-evaluate what you want from your new home. Here are five things to consider when buying a house post-COVID.

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21/05/2020

Covid-19 Guidance

On 13th May 2020, the government updated their guidance on home moving in England during the Covid-19 outbreak, allowing those who wish to move home to now able to do so.

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16/03/2020

First time buyers: How to save for a deposit

If you’re looking to buy your first home this year, here are five things you can do to help you save quicker and get you closer to that first property purchase…

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11/03/2020

Area Guide: Nottingham

An area guide of everything you need to know about living in Nottingham, from transport and shops to restaurants and nearby schools.

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09/03/2020

Three major property taxes all landlords need to be aware of

As a landlord with buy-to-let properties it's important to be aware of the taxes you need to pay. Here are the three major taxes all landlords should know about...

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03/03/2020

The best indoor plants for your home

Whether you’re a tenant, a landlord looking to decorate your rental property and add something different or you’re a homeowner looking to add something fresh to your property, our run down of the best indoor plants will help.

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02/03/2020

Five things to consider when looking for the perfect fixer-upper

While there are many pros to taking on a property project, there are also many pitfalls, too. Here are five things you’ll need to consider when looking for the perfect fixer-upper.

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