Saturday, 18 August 2018

‘Part exchange’ scheme makes it easier to move

‘Part exchange’ scheme makes it easier to move

PROPERTY developer Crest Nicholson hosted a “part exchange” event at Highlands Park last Saturday, writes Alison Stodolnic. Under the ...

 

Interest rates rise to help dampen inflation

INTEREST rates have been increased by the Bank of England to their highest level since 2009. The change, from 0.5 to 0.75 per cent, is ...

 

Historic thatched cottage makes most of outdoors

Historic thatched cottage makes most of outdoors

THE ancient craft of thatching — the use of reeds, straw or other natural vegetation — is one of the oldest methods of roof ...

 

Most households are living beyond means

HOUSEHOLDS in the UK are living beyond their means, according to the Office of National Statistics. It reports that in July, outgoings ...

 

Protect yourself from rogue letting agents

LETTING agents are facing increasing pressure to put more and more time and resource into remaining compliant. In the face of this ...

 

Warm weather boost for property market

THE heatwave is said to be having a positive effect on some parts of the retail sector — barbecues, drinks, fans and sun cream are ...

 

Find out more about Help to Buy scheme

OVER a period of four years, a Help to Buy equity loan has assisted with the purchase of almost 280,000 homes in England. But many ...

 

Knowledge of the area will provide true value

HOW much is my home worth? It’s a question that those who work in the property industry are asked time and time again and there are ...

 

Four top tips to make sure bid is accepted

CONGRATULATIONS — you’ve finally found the ideal property and a new place to call home. The next step is to make an offer that’s ...

 

Estate agents raise £7,000 for cancer research charity

Estate agents raise £7,000 for cancer research charity

AN estate agents have raised more than £7,000 for Cancer Research UK. Thirty employees at Hamptons International took part in the ...

 

Get your home looking its best to move quickly

Get your home looking its best to move quickly

ONCE your house is on the market you know it won’t be long before people will be coming to look around and imagine themselves living ...

 

Live like a king in terrace with American heritage

Live like a king in terrace with American heritage

THE influence of America is everywhere, even on the streets of Henley. During the Victorian era in the late 19th century, there was a ...

 

Home movers are now only half the market

Home movers are now only half the market

THE number of people moving home has dipped in the first half of the year and now accounts for only around half of the housing market ...

 

Housing sales ‘flat’ in London

Housing sales ‘flat’ in London

DEMAND for property in London flattened out in June, following two months of marginal increases in the capital. Figures from the Royal ...

 

Show homes are ideally set up for modern family living

Show homes are ideally set up for modern family living

CREST Nicholson’s new show homes at Highlands Park are now open for viewings. The new development is situated on the western edge of ...

 

UK house prices ‘slip’

UK house prices were down 0.2 per cent in May, with annual growth slowing to 2.4 per cent — compared with 2.6 per cent in April — ...

 

Apartment offers a grand window on to times past

Apartment offers a grand window on to times past

JUST outside Henley, on the way to Stoke Row, is a fairytale Victorian Gothic mansion set deep within 170 acres of wooded parkland. ...

 

Townhouse a stone's throw from Market Place

Townhouse a stone's throw from Market Place

WEST Street is a quirky little one-way road that runs parallel to Gravel Hill and connects Hop Gardens to Kings Road. Although it is ...

 

Selling at auction can be a problem-solver

Selling at auction can be a problem-solver

SOME properties can be challenging to sell, but Romans auctioneer SIMON CLAYTON (pictured) explains how selling at auction can provide ...

 

Report calls for new approach to housing

Report calls for new approach to housing

A REPORT on the housing market by the recently founded Conservative think tank Onward has called for a new approach to both the supply ...

 

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