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05 Dec Boxing Day Bonanza

Get your skates on! And know that you are in safe hands You may think the property market is frozen at this time of year but did you know that Boxing Day will see the highest peak of searches for houses online? Do you want your house launched to the market on Boxing Day? Is it time to look for your new home now the year ends and another one starts? Be ready for...

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16 Nov Market sees biggest price reductions since 2012 – reports Rightmove

More than a third of home owners trying to sell have been forced to reduce their asking price. The number of reductions has reached its highest level since 2012, according to Rightmove. Amongst our local agents in areas such as Chalfont St Giles, Chalfont St Peter and Seer Green, there have been 18 reductions in the past 7 days. In some cases agents have reduced 100% of their stock. It is...

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15 Nov Homebuyers refunded £160m in over-paid stamp duty

According to the latest figures from HMRC, stamp duty rules designed to clamp down on buy-to-let landlords have landed ordinary homebuyers with unexpected tax bills totalling over £160m which have then had to be refunded. To find out more please visit. .http://www.propertyreporter.co.uk/finance/homebuyers-refunded-160m-in-over-paid-stamp-duty.html...

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26 Apr SATAYATA HOME – Bringing Harmony to You, Your Home and Your Life

  Satayata Home is a new unique global brand: a derivative of Satyata, pronounced -  Sa-tay-a-ta - Hindi for 'truth', 'authenticity'.  Invite Jo and Lesley into your home and create both a space and an image in your property that reflects the true you.  Together,  as exceptional stylists and de-cluttering coaches they offer a truly TRANSFORMATIONAL EXPERIENCE. When people start to pack the first of the many boxes to move home they...

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20 Jan capitalise on panic investment buyers

There are two sectors of people with different dilemmas, following the Government’s recent statement about a 3% surcharge on buy-to-let and second homes. Those investors looking for their next property will need to complete before 31st March if they want to avoid paying a premium tax. For those considering selling their property, which is a prime buy-to-let investment, should seriously think about selling this half of the year to scoop...

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17 Dec MILLIONS WILL HOUSE HUNT ONLINE OVER THE FESTIVE SEASON

Do you know millions of people search for property as soon as the last mouthful of Christmas pud has been eaten? Last year and every year Rightmove have over a million visitors on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Perhaps partly due to house hunting online being made easier by all the mobile devices. Who would guess that during the traditional family gathering for Only Fools and Horses, Jonny appears to be...

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buyingwithfriend

25 Jun Buying a house with a friend

For today's first time buyer the prospect of buying a home can seem a dim and distant dream. There are the new mortgage rules, for a start, making it tougher to get a mortgage. In addition, rising house prices and the likelihood that interest rates will follow, can add up to a daunting prospect. One solution to the problem is to buy a house with a friend. And it's a great idea....

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energyefficienthome

16 Jun How can I make my home more energy-efficient?

Buildings in the UK are among the least efficient in the world, according to the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Millions of homes do not have full double-glazing. More than half do not have enough insulation or an efficient condensing boiler. Most do not even have proper heating controls. There's no need to panic, though. There are a myriad of ways in which you can make your home more energy-efficient. Change...

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onthemarket

12 Jun If your agent is on onthemarket – you could be losing out

When onthemarket.com (OTM) was launched a few months ago – a brand new property portal to take on the duopoly of Zoopla and Rightmove – we decided not to join, because we believed our clients would lose out. As it turns out, we were right! The problem with OTM is that those signing up are only allowed to use one other portal for advertising – either Rightmove OR Zoopla. We use...

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estas

05 May ESTAS: We are top estate agents in Buckinghamshire!

We are delighted to tell you that Place Estate Agents has WON its county category at the Estate Agent and Letting Agent awards! And we are absolutely over the moon! The Estate Agent and Letting Agent awards – or ESTAS as they are more commonly known – are the Oscars of the estate agenting world. To even be nominated for an ESTA is a huge honour, but to win one speaks...

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