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Preparing To Sell - A Quick Guide To Speeding Up The Process

In the current economic climate, it's helpful to do everything you can to make it easier to sell your home. There are various steps that you can take to facilitate the process and make your home even more attractive to a potential buyer. Firstly, consider your reason for selling. It might be because you wish to dispose of a property...

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The Many Attractions of Earls Court

Earls Court is a popular area of central London which is within close walking distance of Holland Park, Kensington High Street, Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, the Imperial College, the Royal Albert Hall and the Science Museum, Natural History Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum. Many thousands of visitors head to the area each year and the primary draw is...

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Offset Mortgage Holders Warned About Overpayments

Borrowers with flexible offset mortgages are being warned not to make overpayments, as lenders are tightening up their rules and preventing them from borrowing the money back in the future. Before the credit crunch, these offset mortgages became extremely popular as exciting new products that paved the way for greater flexibility and lower costs for those borrowers who wished to...

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Chelsea's Creative Past - A Colony of Artists

Today, Chelsea is largely known for its high-value and hugely desirable properties and wealthy residents as well as Chelsea Football Club and Chelsea Flower Show. But another thing that it has always been known for is its creative past and associations with bohemia and artists. Chelsea was once London's famed bohemian quarter and a hugely popular haunt for radicals, artists,...

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London House Prices Soar by 7pc in One Year

 The Land Registry's most recent figures have shown just how patchy the state of the UK property market currently is by revealing that prices in London grew by 7pc year on year, but dropped by nearly 6pc in the North West of England. The national picture showed that property prices in England and Wales had edged down by an average...

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Making Your House Attractive to the Right Tenants

For prime properties in central London, rental prices are soaring as demand exceeds supply, particularly amongst the best-quality stocks of high-end properties. Many of these renters are the parents of wealthy international students, who would have purchased properties for their children to live in whilst studying in the past, but who now prefer to rent whilst the taxation and economic...

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