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How much have asking prices risen?

For the past few months we’ve seen asking prices continue to rise across Britain, as more people than ever look to find a home that suits how our lives are now, more than a year on from the first lockdown period.

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A third of properties sold for more than asking price

One in three properties sold for more than the original asking price in May, according to the latest data released by NAEA Propertymark.

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Homebuyers rush to complete before stamp duty holiday deadline

Buyers who miss 30 June cutoff may have to pull out of purchases, putting chains of sales at risk.

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The top home improvements revealed

If successive lockdowns have had you reassessing your home and lifestyle, you’re not alone. We look at the home improvements that are in hot demand.

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54% Confused about UK Green Home Targets

As the UK government looks to transition to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, a number of green deadlines are approaching. 

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UK property market activity continues at record - breaking levels

New reports are further painting the picture of the strong activity being seen in the UK property market. But will the sector rebalance after the stamp duty holiday ends?

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15 garden design ideas to make the best of your outdoor space

These garden design ideas are key to creating a scheme you'll love for years to come. Whether you're looking for garden landscaping ideas to overhaul your outdoor space, or more tailored garden design inspiration such as garden furniture, paving, lights, plants, borders, decking and more.

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10 things you need to know if you're looking to buy your first home

Whether you are looking for your first home, somewhere to settle down and start a family, or wish to retire, there are many factors that need to be taken into consideration to ensure your new property has everything you need.

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36 Moving Hacks for a Faster, Easier, and Less Stressful Move

Moving is a part of life. And whether you move often or are packing up your bags for the first time in a long time, it’s a notoriously stressful process that can take its toll on even the best of planners. 

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What is a ‘green mortgage’ and which homes qualify?

If you’re looking for a mortgage deal right now, you may have noticed that more banks and building societies are offering loans they are referring to as ‘green mortgages’.

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