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Homeowners undeterred by uncertainty

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Homeowners undeterred by uncertainty

More than two-thirds of homeowners looking to buy or sell in the next six months say the decision to leave the EU and ongoing uncertainty have had no impact on their plans. Research from Legal & General...

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Enhancing lives

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Enhancing lives

Great Yarmouth in Norfolk is among five places across England to be announced as participants of a new programme to recognise and support high quality placemaking. The Future Place programme is an initiative...

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Considering an extension

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Considering an extension

Whether you are thinking about extending up, down, to the side or front, there are a number of points to consider before embarking on your project. Firstly, think about why you want to extend your home...

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Prize for new homes

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Prize for new homes

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched a new prize – the Neave Brown Award for Housing. The late Neave Brown (1929 to 2018) was a socially-motivated, modernist architect,...

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Why use an architect?

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Why use an architect?

When considering an extension, renovation or other home improvement project people often wonder whether there is a need to use a professional architect. Certainly there are others out there, such as architectural...

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Increase in of build-to-rent homes

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Increase in of build-to-rent homes

The total number of build-to-rent homes under construction across the UK has increased by nearly 40 percent, according to the British Property Federation (BPF). Research carried out for the organisation...

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Interior design trends for 2019

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Interior design trends for 2019

A new year brings new fashions in interior design – and those thinking about carrying work on their homes might like consider the latest looks. Pantone, provider of professional colour standards...

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Good news for first-time buyers

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Good news for first-time buyers

First-time buyer mortgage figures have hit their highest levels in over a decade, according to recent research. A Yorkshire Building Society analysis has indicated some 367,038 first-time UK buyers secured...

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