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Agents’ delight as mortgage lending bounces back

According to Bank of England figures, mortgage approvals in the month July have beaten their expectations. The number of mortgages approved by UK banks rose to 40,000 last month after May’s record crash to just 9,300. This June figure was well above the 34,000 anticipated by analysts. In reality, even this much-improved figure is still […]

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Construction projects full steam ahead before potential second wave

Construction projects across the UK are working at full capacity as homeowners, developers and builders try to maximise production before the next covid-19 wave occurs. Whilst currently not under lockdown, the risk of a potential second wave lingers with some parts of Britain such as Oldham and Leicester already classified as high-risk areas. With this […]

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“Market is Springing Back to Life” says Magnet Capital Co-Founder

The Managing Director of one of the UK’s growing development finance companies has expressed his optimism that the property market is springing back to life, following the covid-19 break. Sam Howard of Magnet Capital, wrote in an article on their website, “There will undoubtedly be far-reaching economic ramifications but at the moment there is plenty […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Styling a Grade 2 Listed Property [Guest Post]

  Grade 2 listed buildings are one of those rare property types that people either yearn for, or avoid like the plague. The character seeking house hunters in the first camp love the idea of a home steeped in history and period features, while the cynics run a mile when they think their hands will […]