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The price of living beside the seaside

The price of living beside the seaside will make your eyes water As the song goes, “Oh how I do love to live beside the seaside” it turns out you must really love it. Because the cost of properties in Seaside towns are vastly more expensive than their inland counterparts. Halifax bank conducted the study which revealed the not-so-shocking findings. […]

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Hove crowned England and Wales most sought after postcode

The Hove BN3 postcode has been awarded the accolade of, most sought-after postcode in England and Wales, for home buyers aged between 25 and 44. The research conducted by Lloyds Bank revealed that for the third year in a row Hove has come top of the annual ranking. We’re sure the weekend’s premiership promotion for the towns’ beloved football team […]

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Good Schools increase local property prices

Government research confirms that properties located close to good Primary and Secondary schools adds considerable value to house prices.   The department for education research found property prices are 8% higher within the catchment area of the best performing primary schools, and 6.8% higher near the best secondary schools. The average house price in Sussex is £352,335 so at the […]

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BREXIT: The proof is in the pudding

Since the BREXIT announcement there has been a lot of uncertainty among industry experts about the future of the UK housing market. Many warned of severe downturns and buyer confidence dwindling with a leave vote. The RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) noted that buyer demand rose for the first time in 7 months during September. There are still a […]

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Remortgaging for Home Improvements

There’s never been a better time to consider making some home improvements. They’ll not only enhance your living space and give your home a new lease of life but if considered correctly they could also add value to your home. With the new low interest rate, there will be even more savings to be made by remortgaging so here’s some ideas of […]

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New wave of foreign property buyers in the UK

The post BREXIT weak pound is drawing in foreign property buyers. As reported in The i newspaper this week, foreign property moguls are expected to cash in on the post BREXIT weak pound. It is expected that foreign money will pour into London and the British Property market in the coming weeks and months before the pound goes back up in value. […]

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How much could your home be worth in 2030?

How much could your home be worth in 2030?   Online estate agents Emoov have constructed a map containing their predictions for the UK property market in 2030 and it’s quite staggering. Their predictions are based upon the 84% rise in house prices that occurred between 2000 and 2015 and how that could transform the property landscape in the UK […]

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Property and Mortgage Market Predictions 2016

It’s hard to believe we’re well in to Spring, it seems like only last week we were toasting in the New Year. They say time flies when you’re having fun and it’s been an extremely busy first quarter to the year here at Number One Mortgages. This is usually a good indication of some significant changes in the property and […]

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House Price Rise in Sussex

Good news for homeowners, the average house price in September rose 5.3% year-on-year, a 1% rise from October. This means existing homeowners can benefit from improved housing equity by having access to the most competitive remortgage deals. Plus the more obvious benefit of being able to sell their property for a greater profit. Mortgage affordability is helping to counter concerns over rising house prices […]

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