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Mortgage blog: Your buy-to-let choices – fixed or variable rate?

Friday 27 April 2012
Tagged: buy-to-let, Mortgage Introducer, mortgages, property investment, TBMC

One of the bright spots for mortgage lenders over recent months has been the continued demand for buy-to-let mortgages. Both first-time and experienced landlords have remained prevalent in the market over the last year and figures from TBMC recently showed that the average size of buy-to-let...

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First new residents at Lindenwood development make their move with part exchange

Friday 27 April 2012
Tagged: case study, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hull, Linden Homes, new homes, Part Exchange

As the first phase of homes is completed and their new owners prepare to move in, one family is celebrating being the very first to move into the Lindenwood development on the outskirts of Hull - and they did so thanks to...

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Taylor Wimpey asks “Why rent?” at homebuyer event in Soham

Friday 27 April 2012
Tagged: affordable homes, Cambridgeshire, FirstBuy, new homes, NewBuy, shared equity, Soham, Taylor Wimpey

National housebuilder Taylor Wimpey is asking people currently looking for property to rent in Cambridgeshire why they don't buy a home instead at an event at its...

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Just one home left for sale in Betsham from Hillreed Homes

Thursday 26 April 2012
Tagged: Betsham, Hillreed Homes, Kent, new homes, Part Exchange

House-hunters in Kent looking for a rural location close to major transport links have just one opportunity left to buy a brand new home from Hillreed Homes at Colyer's Place in Betsham,...

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Decorating your new home – Energy-efficient lighting and bulbs

Thursday 26 April 2012
Tagged: City Electrical Factors, Edmundson Electrical, Elizabeth Bishop Interior Design, interior design, lighting, new homes

New-build homes benefit from the latest standards of insulation and energy-efficient appliances, reducing running costs, and it is advisable to remain frugal when it comes to choosing your lighting. Choosing the right bulbs could potentially save you a fortune.

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Mortgage bulletin – New FTB mortgages from Santander

Wednesday 25 April 2012
Tagged: First-time buyers, MoneySupermarket, mortgages, Santander

Major mortgage lender Santander has introduced a range of home loans aimed at first-time buyers. This will be welcome news for those trying to get onto the property...

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More affordable homes desperately needed in London

Wednesday 25 April 2012
Tagged: affordable homes, Boris Johnson, Jack Dromey, London, new homes

Up to 40,000 families living in London could be forced to move up to 200 miles away from the capital as a consequence of the lack of...

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New homes plans approved for scheme near Edinburgh

Wednesday 25 April 2012
Tagged: Barratt Homes, Edinburgh, Miller Homes, new homes, Scotland, Sigma

Initial planning consent has been given for Barratt Homes and Miller Homes to build a wide selection of new homes in Winchburgh near Edinburgh, as part of a major mixed-use project.

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Seddon to develop 700 affordable homes

Wednesday 25 April 2012
Tagged: affordable homes, Cherwell, Herefordshire, new homes, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Seddon, Shropshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Telford, Worcester, Wrekin

Property developer Seddon has been appointed by Worcester-based Sanctuary Housing to build up to 700 new affordable homes across the Midlands and North West of England as part of a £60m...

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CALA opens new show home at exclusive North Lanarkshire scheme

Wednesday 25 April 2012
Tagged: Cala Homes, Chryston, new homes, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, show home

A brand new show home has been unveiled at the CALA Homes (West) Belleview development in the village of Chryston in North Lanarkshire....

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Mortgage blog: Three ways to beat your mortgage company’s SVR rise

Wednesday 25 April 2012
Tagged: Barclays, mortgages

Over recent weeks, several lenders have announced that they are raising their standard variable rate (SVR). Despite interest rates remaining at a record low of 0.5% for over three years, millions of borrowers are set to be affected by rising SVRs and increased...

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Decorating your new home – Carpet choices in your new home

Wednesday 25 April 2012
Tagged: Carpetright, carpets, Elizabeth Bishop Interior Design, interior design, new homes, Tulip Interiors

Carpeting your new home is always a difficult decision as there are so many variations of pile and compositions available today. Carpets allow almost unlimited possibilities due to their sheer diversity...

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Mortgage bulletin – Rate cuts from Coventry Building Society

Tuesday 24 April 2012
Tagged: buy-to-let, Coventry Building Society, mortgages

Coventry Building Society has announced a reduction in the interest rate of several of its residential and buy-to-let mortgages, effective today. The lowering of these fixed rates is contrary to...

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UK’s first NewBuy customer registered in Cambridgeshire

Tuesday 24 April 2012
Tagged: Bovis Homes, Cambridgeshire, David Ritchie, government, Grant Shapps, mortgages, new homes

A homebuyer in Cambridgeshire has become the first person to buy a new home under the NewBuy initiative.

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Bett Homes offer buyers ‘More Plus’ until 31st May 2012

Tuesday 24 April 2012
Tagged: Bett Homes, More Plus, new homes, Scotland

Housebuilder Bett Homes is offering new homebuyers across Scotland a range of money-saving opportunities with its newly launched ‘More Plus' scheme. Only available at selected developments of...

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