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Duples apartments

What is a Duplex apartment? Are duplexes popular in the UK?

This article delves into the world of duplex apartments, exploring what they are, how they differ from other types of properties, and why they might just be the ideal living solution you're looking for.

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Link detached house

What is a Link detached house in the UK?

This article aims to demystify the concept, exploring link detached houses in the UK, their benefits, potential drawbacks, and how they compare to other types of residential homes.

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Mews Houses

What is a Mews House? Your Guide to Mews Properties

This guide delves into the essence of mews properties, exploring their origins, characteristics, benefits and considerations for potential owners and investors.

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Lifetime Mortgage vs Home Reversion Plan Visual Representation

Home Reversion Plan vs Lifetime Mortgage

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Platinum Property Prices

As the nation prepares to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, we’ve looked back at changes in the housing market during the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Buyer demand swells

The property market continues to ride the wave as we head into autumn.

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Energy boost

Homes sold with an EPC rating A or B over the past years achieved a 10% price premium over properties with an EPC energy efficient rating of D.

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Record number of first-time buyers benefit from Help-to-Buy

A record 45,965 Help-to-Buy equity loans were issued to first-time buyers in the year to the end of March 2021.

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6.6% annual increate in UK rents

The average monthly rent in the UK in now at a record high of £1,029. In the twelve months to July 2021, UK monthly rent increased by 6.6%, rising from £965 to £1,029.

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1 in 8 plan to move

1 in 8 plan to move within 5 years

One in every eight home movers across the UK expects to be in their new home for less than 5 years, over one third for a decade or less.

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Sticking with it!

Research by Rightmove indicates the vast majority of sales will continue if buyers miss the June or September SDLT deadlines.

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On the move...

Since the pandemic housing market demand has increased significantly, with people making lifestyle decisions, balancing distance to work, family and hobbies.

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