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Tenth Time In A Row

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How old are people when they buy their first home in our area?

How old are people when they buy their first home in our area? Our friends in the U.S have been chasing the ‘American Dream’ for some time now, yet we Brits don’t really have a moniker for ‘making it’ in the UK. If we were to coin our version of the ‘British Dream’, we imagine […]

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How many new homes have been built in the local area?

New housing is a hotly debated subject in the UK. Despite the recent uptick in building rates, demand continues to outstrip supply and more affordable homes need to be built. The situation has improved over the last few years; the number of new homes started and finished in the UK is at a nine-year high. […]

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How to Pick the Perfect Estate Agent

Summary: •Make sure the agent is part of the NAEA Propertymark Protected scheme. •Make a shortlist of agents to carry out a valuation on your property. •Question their advice and choose an agent who explains their decisions well and has lots of information about comparable sales in your area. •Check the price and details of […]

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Cycling to work can cut cancer and heart disease, says study

Want to live longer? Reduce your risk of cancer? And heart disease? Then cycle to work, say scientists. The biggest study into the issue linked using two wheels with a halving of the risk of cancer and heart disease. The five-year study of 250,000 UK commuters also showed walking had some benefits over sitting on […]

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Be first to see ‘New & exclusive’ properties when searching for your new home

Many agents advertising at OnTheMarket.com are launching their new-to-market properties exclusively here first.* Find out how to be first to see these homes. Thousands of estate and letting agents have moved their properties from other websites to advertise at OnTheMarket.com and many are choosing to launch their new-to-market properties exclusively here first: 24 hours or […]

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New £1 coin: What do you need to know about the end of the round pound?

The new £1 coin comes into circulation this month, signalling the beginning of the end for the round pound, which will be completely phased out by 15 October. If you’re struggling to make heads or tails of the change, here’s what you need to know, including what to do with your old coins and what […]

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House Price Index

The average price of newly marketed property has jumped up by 1.3% (+£3,877) this month. A larger monthly rise at this time of year has only been recorded once since 2007, an indicator of the continuing resilience of the market. Furthermore, it matches the monthly increase recorded in last year’s buy-to-let-boosted period. There are signs […]