Monthly Archives: July 2013

The charge of the spire brigade as we ‘escape to the city’

Stuart Harris, head of residential sales at the Cambridge office of national property consultancy Carter Jonas, notes the beginning of a new trend There’s a new trend when it comes to a tier of housebuyers looking for property in the … Continue reading

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Strike the property pose this summer

It’s time to capture picture perfect property says Stuart Harris partner and head of residential sales at Carter Jonas in Cambridge While image isn’t everything, there’s no denying that first impressions count when it comes to marketing and selling property … Continue reading

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When schools are more important than pools

Stuart Harris, partner and head of residential sales, Carter Jonas Cambridge Location, location, location is the estate agent’s mantra and while it’s key to any house purchase, those looking for a holiday home have criteria which contrast well with where … Continue reading

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Help to Buy: threat or boost to the economy?

The Help to Buy initiative was only launched on April 1, but some pessimists have been quick to criticise the scheme. I want to fight back on behalf of Help to Buy. Launched by George Osborne in his last Budget, … Continue reading

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Residential property sales hit ‘three-year high’

Home sales have hit a three-year high following four consecutive months of increased buyer interest, the latest RICS survey reveals. The number of homes sold in the three months to May reached its highest level since January 2010. Surveyors in … Continue reading

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Homes24 is now on Facebook and Google+

We’re happy to announce that homes24 has just launched a new Facebook page and Google+ account for property lovers. Follow our property market news and advice, enter competitions and join in the conversation with your own tips, stories and photos. … Continue reading

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Are private-house-sale websites now the way to sell your home?

Some 99 per cent of home-buyers look online when searching for a house. So why not use a fixed-fee nationwide home sales website? Your particulars will be prepared and advertised online, and offers can be submitted to you through the … Continue reading

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