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    Online Estate Agents Take UK by Storm

    The UK is seeing a surge of online estate agents taking on the traditional high street agencies that still dominate the UK property market. Recently online estate agencies such as Emoove HouseSimple Tepilo and Purple Bricks all received funding from various sources. Investors are seemingly convinced that the British will want to conduct their future sales […]

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    Top tips when you’re moving home

    Most people will have heard the comment that moving home is one of the most stressful things you can do in life, and that’s definitely true. Good planning and organisation helps you to reduce the stress levels as much as possible. This starts as soon as you decide that you may want to move. So what sort […]

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    Qualities to Look for in a Real Estate Agent

    There are many things you will need to be aware of when you work on real estate, especially that you can’t handle all of it alone regardless of being a buyer or seller of properties. Before you can deal with purchasing or selling your chosen property, you will need to be ready for the market […]

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    Securing Your Home This Summer

    The thought of having our homes broken into or being burgled is one that, wherever and however a person lives, is deeply traumatising. Hence, securing your home against being robbed is paramount, not just to protect any valuables you may have, but to protect your own well being and that of your family. As professionals […]

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    Tuscany Italy a Property Market Forecast

    The European Commission has recently forecasted Italy’s economic growth at 0.6% for this year, increasing further in 2016 to 1.4%. This positive progression has been prompted mostly by external demand and investment, with foreign tourism becoming a key element within Italy’s phoenix-like economic rise. The Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2015, constructed by the World […]

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    Bespoke Furniture to Suit Every Home and Owner

    As reported via the Mirror Newspaper website, houses are shrinking. In fact, the average UK household is now half the size it was ninety years ago. Couple the decline in the size of our (increasingly) humble abodes with the swelling amount of ‘stuff’ we fill them with, and it is no wonder that bespoke furniture is […]

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    Three Reasons First Time Buyers Should Use A Mortgage Broker

    Knowledge vs. Wisdom If wisdom is said to be knowledge coupled with experience then first time buyers who do not seek the advice of a mortgage broker, by definition, enter into mortgage agreements with no wisdom what-so-ever. I am not meaning to insult any first time buyers out there. Rather, I am attempting to make […]

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    Spanish Property Market Records Growth

    Growing stability in the Spanish property market – with some areas now recording price growth – combined with a weak euro are attracting a rising number of British buyers back to the Spanish Costas in 2015, said SpainBuyingGuide.com in May. “Statistics from the widely recognised TINSA index in Spain show that average property prices in the Mediterranean […]

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    Why Istanbul Attracts International Buyers

    Recent figures released by the Turkish Statistics Institute (TurkStat) have revealed that there has been a huge surge in property sales to foreign buyers in the past twelve months in Istanbul – but why such a momentous increase? Comparing March 2015 figures with those of the same month in 2014 shows an impressive 14.6% growth […]

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    Why Barcelona Attracts Luxury Property Buyers

    Barcelona’s reputation as the ‘ultimate lifestyle destination’ is being further enhanced following an influx of super rich real estate investors looking to expand their portfolios beyond traditional property hotspots such as New York, Paris and London. In the last few years, Lucas Fox International Properties has seen increasing numbers of clients with budgets over 10 million Euros, keen […]

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    60% of English Postcode Areas are Help to Buy “Blackspots”

    More than half of England’s postcode areas are yet to see a single mortgage completion under the Conservative’s flagship Help to Buy scheme It was a scheme developed to help British first time buyers get onto the property ladder, but 2 years after the launch of the Conservative government’s flagship Help to Buy initiative, more […]

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    Offgrid – A Cheaper Way of Life

    The economy right now is a bit wavy, especially in the big cities where the price of living is going up each year, the only thing that isn’t is our salaries. A lot of people are now looking for somewhere that is cheap and “off grid”. To live off grid you need to buy some […]

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    What Are The Advantages Of Choosing Luxury Home Builders?

    After making the decision to build, you need to decide whether you will use a project or a luxury home builder. Whilst the latter will certainly cost more, you will also receive a number of benefits that are just not available when working with a project builder (who only work from a handful of designs […]

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    Make your move to Naples organised

    In order to achieve a smooth and simple move from London to Naples, you need to plan – and you need to plan well. An organised move equals a smooth move. So unless you want your move to be a disaster, it would be a great idea to get organised. You do not need superb […]

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    The House Shop Neighbour Survey Finds The Most Popular Party Political Leaders

    UK Property website TheHouseShop.com have conducted a survey of over 900 homeowners in Great Britain to find out which political party leader homeowners would most like to have as a neighbour when asked to choose from a list. Survey question “If you had to choose, which one of the following party leaders would you most like to […]

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