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The Bojo Home Makeover - You could add a swimming pool and a wine cellar for less than his Downing Street renovation

Boris Johnson has described the row over his Downing Street refurbishment, a “farrago of nonsense”. However, research from Ascend Properties has revealed that for the average UK homeowner, £58,000 could make some significant home improvements.

With the majority of us having been cooped up over this last year, it is no surprise that home improvements have been hugely popular, especially as our...

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Hong Kong homebuyer activity up in London since BNO visa offer

Research by lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves , has shown that the announcement of the BNO visa offer in July of last year has seen transactions from Hong Kong homebuyers climb by 144% in the capital.

Benham and Reeves analysed London property market activity since July of last year, when Boris Johnson announced that up to three million Hong Kong residents are to be...

Hotels near nudist beaches could see UK holidaymakers caught with their pants down

Research by hotel booking platform, Hoo , has revealed that hotel room rates surrounding Britain’s nudist beaches cost 57% more than the UK average.

Hoo looked at the average room rate of hotels surrounding 41 of the best beaches to bare all in the UK. The research shows that when booking a seven week stay the cost of a hotel room per night came in at £115 on average, 57% more than...

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Long-Awaited Former Aerodrome Redevelopment Underway

WORK to prepare a long-term vacant site, once home to the Brockworth Aerodrome and Gloucestershire Aircraft Company, for new homes is underway.

Around 30 years since outline permission to redevelop the site was first granted to another developer, Bluebell Homes, part of the Edenstone Group, has been given full planning consent to build 166 new homes off Whittle Square, Brockworth, on...

BELLWAY LAUNCHES FABULOUS APARTMENTS IN FARNBOROUGH

Perfectly positioned in a desirable central location, buyers can take full advantage of Farnborough’s thriving town centre living at Bellway Homes’ new development, Sky Plaza. Launching this weekend, Sky Plaza will offer a contemporary collection of 173 one and two-bedroom apartments and three-bedroom homes appealing to first time buyers, commuters and families.

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The most affordable housing markets for a digital detox

Gwent, Ayrshire and County Durham rank amongst some of the most affordable areas to get on the UK property ladder with the lowest level of internet usage, according to the latest research by GetAgent.co.uk .

For many, good internet connectivity is a vital commodity in this day and age and one that has grown even more important having spent months working from home under lockdown...

UK cities with BEST and WORST neighbours

- Southampton tops UK’s list of nicest neighbours

- 78% of the country said those living nearby had carried out acts of kindness

- Liverpool top city for neighbourly kindness

The UK’s top neighbours have been revealed with Southampton taking the crown as the nation’s nicest.

A nationwide survey has found that Southampton has the nicest neighbours with more...

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London property prices have stuttered under Sadiq

Research by the leading mortgage broker for global high-net-worths, Enness Global Mortgages , has revealed how house prices have performed under the last three London Mayors, ahead of Thursday’s mayoral election.

Enness analysed house price growth from the start and end of each term running back over the last five terms and three individuals to have held the position.

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Reasons Why Some Properties Are More Expensive Than Others

When you're planning to buy a new house, you might wonder why some are way more expensive than others. Despite having a similar appearance and size, some properties are still pricier. While it doesn't mean they're perfect for you, it pays to know how properties get their price tag.

Law of supply and demand

It’s basic economics. When there’s more demand for the property in the area,...

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UK cities with nicest neighbours revealed

- Southampton tops UK’s list of nicest neighbours - 78% of the country said those living nearby had carried out acts of kindness - Liverpool top city for neighbourly kindness

The UK’s top neighbours have been revealed with Southampton taking the crown as the nation’s nicest.

A nationwide survey has found that Southampton has the nicest neighbours with more than half of...

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BIG DEMAND FOR OLD COLWYN HOMES AS CASTLE GREEN PLANS SECOND LAUNCH

WITH new homes in Old Colwyn in great demand, Castle Green Homes is preparing to launch a second venture.

Even before the sales office opened at the existing Parc Elian , 80% of the 42 homes had already been reserved “off plan” and now just three remain at the Dolwen Road development.

Buoyed by the near sell-out success, the HBF five-star rated homebuilder is planning to...