Monthly Archives: November 2012

Secure Your Home For Winter with Our Guide To Property Security

It’s such a shame that we have to dampen this joyous time but last winter Halifax Home Insurance recorded an incredible 9,000 burglary claims, totalling £14.5million in value. The huge surge in burglaries is attributed to the increased cover of … Continue reading

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Estate agents Harrison Murray asks: have you made a will?

NONE of us like to think about death but it happens to us all, and if we don’t leave a valid will, we could be leaving a mess for our loved ones to sort out.  Many people put off making … Continue reading

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Savills’ Richard Aldous offers a view on key housing market trends

 Written by Richard Aldous. Today I shall focus on what it is that tempts house hunters to buy new.  Just as there are house hunters out there for whom only new will do, I imagine there must be purchasers who … Continue reading

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Interior designer Paula Gundry answers a reader’s question on fabric choices.

Written by Paula Gundry. Question: I’m refurbishing my living room, and have been searching for a fabric to use for curtains and upholstery. I want an understated look that will last a long time, can you offer any advice? Answer: … Continue reading

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Stewart Wright begins in positive mode but soon falls foul of a census…

 Written by Stuart Wright City constipation?  Progress is being made at Sackville Place and the owners have seen fit to send the cavalry in. They take the form of a couple of painters who are furiously running around painting and … Continue reading

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Jonathan Rush, a senior associate at Brown and Co talks AOC

Written by Jonathan Rush. It is fairly widely understood that under the current planning law you can’t build a new house in the open countryside unless it falls under one of very few exception policies, one of which is for … Continue reading

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What does getting ready to sell really mean? Frank Davey tells us

Written by Frank Davey. If you bought or sold a car you’d expect it to be clean and polished, so why not your house?  The truth is that we don’t really notice the slow deterioration that goes on around us, … Continue reading

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