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National Park properties still command a price premium

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Many home owners in the UK are still searching for a property in an idyllic green setting, according to new research. The average sale price for a detached house within a National Park or Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) is £450,000, analysis from Savills has revealed. On the other hand, the value of a property in the same county but not in the park or AONB is an average of £347,000.

How to Keep Your Property Safe This Summer

Do you plan on going away on holiday this summer? If so, it will be important to think about how you will keep your home secure while you are gone. Burglary is one of the most common crimes and if you do not make sure that your property is secure, you could return home to a very nasty surprise and a lot fewer possessions. You might have contents insurance that will compensate you for the worth of your possessions, but …

How Government Property Schemes Have Helped People onto the Property Ladder

These days it can be difficult for young people to get on the property ladder, with the rising cost of house prices in the UK. However, due to a number of government schemes, the process of getting on the property ladder is becoming a lot easier. Over 100,000 households in the UK have been helped to buy their first property, according to a recent announcement. Home Buyers on the Increase Latest figures suggest, there are many different people becoming home …

Everything that First Time Buyers should know about ‘Help to Buy’

These days property prices are very high and many first time home buyers find it intimidating to imagine saving up a 20% deposit. Fortunately, the government recognises this and has created a special scheme that will help first time home buyers to purchase their first property – called the Help to Buy Scheme. Who Qualifies for Help to Buy? In order to be eligible for the Help to Buy scheme, you must have deposit for your home of at least …