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Family convert school bus into a seriously stunning modern home

Written by : News | Wed 11th Apr 2018

A British woman packed up her life with her family and moved into a stunning converted school bus to travel around the country.

UK property market:  February chills didn’t impact on sales 

Written by : News | Sun 08th Apr 2018

The figures show that, on a seasonally adjusted basis, 101,010 residential properties were sold last month, which is only a very slight reduction of 0.3 per cent on January when 101,350 homes were sold.  

Cherie Blair and her son Euan are raking in £200,000 a year from their buy-to-let property empire consisting of 31 properties valued at £3million

Written by : News | Tue 03rd Apr 2018

Cherie Blair has denied that she and Tony are the richest former occupants of 10 Downing Street, but they certainly aren’t doing badly

This is how your house should smell if you want to sell it: Smells buyers love and hate

Written by : News | Sun 01st Apr 2018

If you’re selling your house, the smell could be as important as how it looks. 

Remortgage figures hit nine-year HIGH in January

Written by : News | Wed 28th Mar 2018

UK Finance, the national trade body for mortgage lenders, released its January report this morning which indicated that remortgaging figures in January were at their highest for nine years, with 49,800 new remortgages completed in the first month of this year.

Measures to tackle Britain's housing crisis sees 60k first-time buyers avoid stamp duty- but the move could cost taxbuyers £1BILLION in the first year

Written by : News | Wed 21st Mar 2018

Britain's housing crisis is being tackled with a string of measures and financial support, the Chancellor claimed in his Spring Statement today.

Stamp duty swells to £9.5bn as second homes are hit: Average house buyer paid £7,161 to move last year

Written by : News | Sat 17th Mar 2018

House-buyers shelled out a record £9.5billion in stamp duty last year amid sky-high prices and a rise in rates.

Rich Russians: The wealthiest oligarchs who call London home

Written by : News | Sun 11th Mar 2018

Alisher Usmanov and Roman Abramovich are joined in the capital by a host of lesser-known wealthy compatriots

Giant rebound in house prices sees biggest rise in six months

Written by : News | Fri 09th Mar 2018

And mortgages are at their most affordable for a decade, according to the Halifax.

Howzat! Cricket star Freddie Flintoff makes £3million profit selling home he has never lived in for £4.8m to Man City footballer Benjamin Mendy

Written by : News | Sun 18th Feb 2018

Cricket legend Freddie Flintoff has made a £3million profit selling a home he has never even lived in.

Property boom drives 15 PER CENT rise in wealth with average British household worth £259,000 - but the South East is SIX TIMES richer than the North East

Written by : News | Tue 06th Feb 2018

The property boom has driven a 15 per cent rise in wealth, with the average British household worth £259,000, it was revealed today.

Help cover your mortgage with a holiday home rental

Written by : News | Tue 06th Feb 2018

They offer the opportunity to cover costs – even mortgages – or provide an income while still having several breaks yourself.

How to plot your escape: Posh lodges are a good source of rental income

Written by : News | Tue 06th Feb 2018

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But what could be more exciting than having your own holiday hideaway that earns you money?

2018 for consumers: price rises, volatile pound and interest rate hikes

Written by : News | Wed 10th Jan 2018

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Looking back over the year that is gone, there were few signs of relief for the average household.

Property tips: Keep your hallways bright and welcoming all year round

Written by : News | Wed 10th Jan 2018

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Not with fairy lights but with a new look for the walls and floors or even a new balustrade to create a real wow factor.

Porsche could ban out-of-hour emails – but what other companies already have these policies in place?

Written by : News | Wed 10th Jan 2018

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German carmaker Porsche may soon follow in the footsteps of rivals Daimler and Volkswagen by banning out-of-hours emails for its employees.

I owned a home briefly years ago, do I qualify as a first-time buyer to avoid stamp duty - and how would I get caught out?

Written by : News | Wed 10th Jan 2018

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I am buying my first home and was delighted when the Budget revealed a stamp duty cut for first-time buyers up to £300,000.

House prices rose £28 a DAY on average in 2017, with Clevedon, Ashbourne and Tewkesbury being the biggest winners

Written by : News | Wed 10th Jan 2018

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Homeowners have been 'earning' almost £30 a day by doing little more than sitting still on the property ladder, it has been revealed.

Slash £2k off your mortgage bills AND beat rate hikes: Our ingenious New Year trick to ensure your family budget doesn't feel the pinch

Written by : News | Wed 10th Jan 2018

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Homeowners could slash thousands of pounds from their mortgage costs by preparing now for the looming interest rate hikes.

The twelve days of Christmas ... the big trends of 2017 from stamp duty cuts to loft conversions

Written by : News | Wed 10th Jan 2018

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On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me . . .