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Wayne Hemingway is turning his talents to a development

The the 1980s, fashion designer, Wayne Hemingway and his wife, Gerardine revamped old Dr Marten boots at Camden Market, then made them popular around the world with their fashion label Red or Dead. More recently, they helped revive Dreamland, the 1920s Margate...

Homebuyers most swayed by kitchen

In an article on Zoopla: 'According to a survey by home services marketplace Plentific, almost half (47%) of would-be buyers are most influenced by a new kitchen. And more than a quarter (28%) would be prepared to relax the purse strings and offer a higher price as a...

White Paper: Housing key points

The long-awaited housing White Paper published this week ran into 104 pages. Here is a round up of the main points to takeaway from it, from Zoopla. Firstly, what is White Paper? 'A White Paper is a detailed policy document published by the Government that outlines...

House prices edged ahead by 0.2% in January

In an article online at Zoopla: ‘House prices edged ahead by just 0.2% in January, leaving the typical UK home costing £205,240, says Nationwide.’ Nationwide said the outlook for the housing market remains ‘clouded’ reflecting broader economic uncertainty. The...

Savills residential themes for 2017

Savills estate agents have put together a report outlining the key themes in UK real estate for 2017 and beyond pharmacie en ligne viagra.  The full report can be read online...

House prices to increase by three per cent in 2017

‘House prices in the UK will see an average increase of three per cent over the course of next year as the number of transactions stabilises, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) housing forecast for 2017,’ according to an article from...

Number of house buyers falls for first time in 5 years

In an article online at The Mirror, 'the number of existing homeowners moving house fell last year, marking the first annual fall in five years, a report has found.' 'Whilst higher prices will have lifted equity levels for many current owners, the low availability of...

Darwen Highfiled Working Mens Club makes way for eight new homes

Former Highfield Working Men's Club site on Radcliffe Street in Darwen is set to make way for eight new houses if planning is granted by the council. Jennings & Gilchreate Ltd have used local agents - Ainsworth Lord Estates to explore the site's potential and...

Housing crisis in the UK

An article online at Money Week gives some interesting figures in favour of renting, explaining that there is not a housing crisis in the UK. In a housing supply crisis, it would be expected that the cost of renting would rise quickly, however, the rate at which rents...