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June 2013 - England & Wales Buy to Let Index

by Your Move

LSL’s projections show that, by mid-2015, average rents in England & Wales will reach £800 per month. By May 2014, rents will already average £765 per month.

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Guide to Living in Durham
Guide to Living in Durham

by Your Move Chris Stonock

 

Durham is a very attractive city situated on the banks of the river Wear in County Durham, it is known largely for its Norman Cathedral and Castle, both designated a World Heritage Site in 1986. The Cathedral  was built on the most central position high above the Wear and it still dominates the skyline today. The steep riverbanks are densely wooded, adding to the beauty of ...

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Guide to Living in Newcastle
Guide to Living in Newcastle

by YOUR MOVE Careers

Newcastle is a 'canny' fun filled city, with a heritage dating back over 2,000 years. Situated in the North East of England, Newcastle is famous for many things including the iconic image of the many bridges across the River Tyne.

Easy to Get AroundTyne and Wear Metro connects the city centre with Jesmond, Gateshead, Sunderland and the coast in under 30 minutes.Newcastle Cent...

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15 Jobs for the Garden in May
15 Jobs for the Garden in May

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Believe it or not summer is fast approaching, and May is always a busy time for gardeners.  Here are some top tips for jobs to be getting on with this month.

Start planting out tender plants such as cannas, and dahlias.May is also a good time to start sowing outdoor vegetable and salad such as carrots, swedes, spinach, beans and lettuce.Keep an eye on the weather forecast th...

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4 Simple Ways to Update Your Interior
4 Simple Ways to Update Your Interior

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1 Add an accent colour

Using accessories, you can easily and cheaply add an accent colour to any room. You don’t have to spend much – sometimes less is more.  A cushion or two, a vase, candles ... you get the idea.

... to ensure a successful mix, I treat cushions, trimming, lampshades and other accessories as the shoes and handbags of the home. The right shoes can really make...

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9 of the Best Gardening Tips for April
9 of the Best Gardening Tips for April

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April is an exciting month in the garden as everything is growing, and the weather is improving.Here's some jobs to do in the garden this month:

1. Start to prepare and plant hanging baskets with your favourite summer annuals from the end of the month.

2. Carry on removing moss and weeds from your borders, paths and  terraces

3. Keep vulnerable plants and new shoots covered at...

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How to Gazunder Proof Your Property

by Your Move Chris Stonock

It’s the phone call that sellers dread - just days from exchanging contracts the buyer rings to ask for a price reduction or ‘they’ll walk’.  The timing of this demand is usually intended to prevent the seller from rejecting the lower price, as the sale could collapse if they did.  In the current soft market, buyers are more likely to chance their luck.  

So, what steps can y...

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Private Rented Property Licensing
Private Rented Property Licensing

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Newham Council have recently introduced the Licensing of all privately rented properties. This means that if you rent out a residential property in Newham you will need to apply for a license for every property you own.

The leaflet below provides details of how to apply, what information you will need to give, how long it will take, and how much it will cost. Please note you ...

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How to let your property

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Renting out your home is a great way to retain your property if you're relocating as a result of a change of circumstance for a period of time.  It allows you to keep your original property as an investment and of course you benefit from the mortgage being paid by the tenants while you wait for house prices to start rising again.  Here are a few top tips to get your property...

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10 questions you need to ask when viewing a property

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Sometimes, the process of viewing another person’s home can be daunting, and perhaps a little bit awkward. After all, this is the only time when it’s perfectly acceptable to run a strangers taps and showers, have a look in their cupboards and cellars and even try flushing the toilet! May people will leave a viewing with a number of unanswered questions. But remember, this is...

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