Property

Your guide to a beautiful bathroom

The bathroom has long since ceased to be a purely functional room in the house. Current trends are to create a more luxurious room that every member of the family is happy to relax in. …

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Is investing in land abroad a viable financial option?

Investing in land, in any location, can be extremely profitable. However, it can also be catastrophic if not done properly. Here’s some advice. …

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New housing for Mevagissey

Cornwall Council agreed that the development can go ahead as it will provide “truly affordable homes” to the historic village. Three acres of land will deliver much needed housing for local people. …

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Daily Mail: The Exeter Factor

Exeter’s “highly prized way of life” is lauded in the Daily Mail. The paper’s property page publishes a detailed and well-researched article on Exeter, its people and the surrounding area. The piece also reviews property prices in an arc around the City …

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Buy to sell property

If you’re fortunate enough to be able to move house in this challenging climate, you only have to look at the difficult market that many house owners have endured recently to know that you need to select your new home for its re-sale potential as much as for the fact that it ticks your own personal boxes …

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House or home?

Registered Social Landlords (formerly known as Housing Associations) are at the centre of the Government’s recovery programme for house building. This is recognised as an important sector for addressing our declining economy. So it comes as a bit of a surprise that they are unlikely to be able to deliver …

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What do tenants want?

A contented tenant is likely to pay their rent on time, take good care of their property and co-operate with their landlord when needed. The first survey conducted by the Tenants’ Services Authority indicated that 40pc of tenants most want their landlord to get repairs on their homes right …

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Buy a home at auction

Although the average house price in the South West fell by 5.4% in the first quarter of 2009, the average cost of a home in the region is still just over £200,000, continuing to make home ownership a distant dream for many first time buyers and local people …

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