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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...

Universal Credit explained

Universal Credit is a new type of benefit designed to support people who are on a low income or out of work. It will replace six existing benefits and is currently being rolled out across the UK. The new system is based on a single monthly payment, transferred...

Energy efficiency of a new home

An article on Zoopla, lists things you should know about energy efficiency. Understanding the energy efficiency of a new home might not be exciting. But with the average energy bill now more than £1,000 a year, it’s worth taking some time over. If you’re planning a...

Property jargon buster

When dealing with all aspects of property, there may sometimes be words and phrases that are unfamiliar to anyone who isn't involved in buying, selling or renting on a regular basis. A property jargon guide from OnTheMarket.com explains some of the most common terms...

UK commercial property capital values fall 2.4% in 2016

An article online at Reuters today says: 'British commercial property capital values fell 2.4 percent in 2016, hurt by changes to stamp duty tax and Britain's vote to leave the European Union, real estate firm CBRE said on Tuesday. Retail property capital values saw...