Building up to 10 new homes in every village in the UK over the next five years would help solve the current housing crisis and provide much needed properties for rural communities, according to a new report from land brokers Aston Mead Land and Planning.
Private renters go on fewer holidays, save less money and are more likely to make forced cutbacks than those with a mortgage, according to the latest Financial Wellness Index from financial management app Momentum UK.
Investing in property near a good primary school adds £18,600 to the average price of a home in England, while property near one of the best secondary schools commands an extra £15,800 on average, new research shows.
London startup Plentific.com, a rapidly growing home services marketplace, claims that hiring someone for a repair, maintenance or home improvement project in the capital is now as easy as ‘ordering food for delivery’.
There’s been another flurry of publicity for Purplebricks following the posting of photographs and statements online by a blogger whose property was visited by one of the agency’s Local Property Experts.