Monthly Archives: August 2012

Our local property guru Chris Hall gives us an update on what’s going on with his businesses in and around the city.

 Written by Chris Hall. While the holiday period has been quiet, on the event front things are building for a spectacular run-up to the year end with numerous shows and awards ceremonies for home buyers and sellers both home and … Continue reading

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As summer holidays come to an end, Keith Hood discusses the inevitable subject of household finances.

Written by Keith Hood. September looms, when older children ‘fly the nest’ to enrol in universities and younger children’s parents are wincing at the sound of the shoe shop till. This is just at the time when the holiday credit … Continue reading

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Indian summer or more rain? Peter French discusses

Written by Peter French. While this is being written we are experiencing our hottest temperatures of the year. But perhaps stating the obvious, this summer we have seen more rain than most years with June being the wettest on record and … Continue reading

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Why are sales on the go slow? Tim Hayward discusses

Written by Tim Hayward. We were all hypnotised by the Olympics and most of us were fixed on the TV for the whole fortnight. This, coupled with the appalling weather and the uncertainty of the economy has made for a … Continue reading

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Downsizing can be a moving experience

Paul Norton, partner and head of residential sales at Carter Jonas inPeterborough, looks at the challenges of downsizing to a smaller property The majority of people who downsize from a large residence to a smaller home are usually well-established on … Continue reading

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New landlords need to look into the real costs of renting

Sarah Rushbrook of Rushbrook & Rathbone urges new landlords to look at the real costs of renting… As well as financial restrictions that are perhaps forcing people to rent, many are actually opting not to buy and this decision is … Continue reading

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The Olympics… Inspiring the London Property Market?

James Rawes, London property consultant at Garrington shares his thoughts on the Olympics and the London property market. Across London the public opinion seems united; “what an amazing couple of weeks that was”. Whether you were there or simply glued … Continue reading

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