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Decorating your new home – The benefits of wooden blinds

Friday 13 April 2012
Tagged: blinds and curtains, Budget Blinds, Elizabeth Bishop Interior Design, interior design, Long Island Shutters, new homes

Wooden blinds can sometimes be dismissed as the older fashioned models can sometimes be associated with an office environment. Or the thought of venetians can combine with a messy outcome of knots in the pulley system and unevenly aligned slats. Well, not any more. There are some beautiful...

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Elegant new show home open to visitors at Kip Village

Friday 13 April 2012
Tagged: Inverkip, Manor Kingdom, new homes, Scotland

A visit to the newly opened, three-bedroom ‘Earl' show home at Manor Kingdom's Kip Village in Inverkip confirms this developer...

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Lancashire residents invited to have their say on new homes plans

Thursday 12 April 2012
Tagged: affordable homes, Garstang, Lancashire, new homes, Wyre

Residents living in Garstang and Wyre have been invited to offer their comments on plans to develop up to 1000 new homes in the area.

The initial proposal is for 550 new homes in Garstang and Catterall,...

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Linden Homes receives praise from Woking MP for new homes

Thursday 12 April 2012
Tagged: Governemnt, Linden Homes, NewBuy, Woking

New homes developer Linden Homes has been commended by Woking MP Jonathan Lord for its "magnificent" transformation of an old industrial building on the edge of the town.

Mr Lord...

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What House? Awards - an essential guide to buying a new home

Thursday 12 April 2012
Tagged: affordable homes, Housebuilders, new homes, What House Awards

From best starter and affordable homes to luxury houses, there is a great range of What House? Award winning properties to suit every taste and budget.

The...

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Moving to a new home? Do you need legal advice?

Thursday 12 April 2012
Tagged: 1st Property Lawyers, conveyancing

Conveyancing is the transfer of the legal title of a property from one person to another, and is one of the most important aspects for anyone moving to a new home. This process is usually taken care of by a solicitor or conveyancer. Caroline Gardner, a qualified conveyancing solicitor at 1st...

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Work starts on site of new homes development near Taunton

Thursday 12 April 2012
Tagged: affordable homes, Monkton Heathfield, new homes, Persimmon, Redrow, Somerset, Taunton

Two of the country's best-known housebuilders are collaborating on a new homes development in Somerset, where infrastructure works have just got underway.

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Last chance to buy a luxury new home at Orchard Chase in Leicestershire

Thursday 12 April 2012
Tagged: Cala Homes, Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire, luxury homes, new homes, Part Exchange

House-hunters in the market for a luxury new-build home in a village setting in Leicestershire have just one opportunity remaining to buy at...

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Mortgage blog: Are long-term fixed rates a thing of the past?

Thursday 12 April 2012
Tagged: Daily Mail, Defaqto, mortgages, The Daily Telegraph

Long-term fixed-rate mortgages are designed to ensure your payments remain stable for ten years or longer. As Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown championed the idea of long-term fixed-rate ...

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New-build apartments in Glasgow attract first-time buyers and investors

Thursday 12 April 2012
Tagged: First-time buyers, Glasgow, investment property, new homes, property investment, Renfrew, Scotland, shared equity, Taylor Wimpey

Taylor Wimpey's impressive Ferry Village development sits at the heart of what has been established as one...

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Buyers invited to view newly completed luxury Cowes waterside apartments

Thursday 12 April 2012
Tagged: Banner Homes, Cowes, Isle of Wight, luxury homes, new homes

Homebuyers were given an exclusive viewing of the newly completed waterside apartments at Banner Homes' prestigious Vantage Point...

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Luxury living on show from AMA Homes in Edinburgh

Wednesday 11 April 2012
Tagged: AMA Homes, Edinburgh, luxury homes show home, new homes, Scotland

The sought-after area of Cramond on Edinburgh's western edge is the delightful location for the latest phase of Caer Amon, AMA Homes' luxurious development of striking Arts and Crafts-style...

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Hike in demand for homes as stamp duty holiday ends

Wednesday 11 April 2012
Tagged: government, new homes, RICS, Simon Rubinsohn, stamp duty

Homebuyers rushed to beat the end of the stamp duty holiday in March pushing new buyer enquires higher, with 9% more surveyors reporting increases rather than decreases in demand. This is the highest reading in almost two years.

The end of the stamp duty holiday for first-time house...

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A great selection of new homes for sale in North Yorkshire right now

Wednesday 11 April 2012
Tagged: Bovis Homes, David Wilson Homes, FirstBuy, Middlesbrough, new homes, NewBuy, North Yorkshire, Part Exchange, Persimmon Homes, Pickering, Selby, Taylor Wimpey, York

North Yorkshire is one of the UK's prettiest counties, featuring miles of gorgeous countryside, attractive market towns and national parks, including the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors. Well connected in terms of transport links, the county is an ideal settling point for...

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HCA funding to help construct 987 affordable homes in London

Wednesday 11 April 2012
Tagged: affordable homes, HCA, Intermediate rents, London, new homes

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and the London Borough of Hillingdon have secured £21.6m funding under the Affordable Homes Programme (AHP) from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) to help build 987...

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