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Conservatives May Lose Votes Due To Relaxation Of Planning Laws

David Cameron may come to regret ever relaxing the planning laws to stimulate house building due to a potential revolt in more than thirty different Conservative constituencies. People feel that the Prime Minister has reneged on his promise to give ordinary people the ability to halt housing developments that are unwanted in their own “back yards”. Cameron along with Jeremy Hunt,… Read More

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The Transformation Of The Property Market Begins

Who would have thought just a year ago that the property market would come out of the doldrums and emerge as triumphantly as it did towards the end of 2013. It was all down to a scheme implemented by the government to try and drag the housing market out of the mire and kick start it to the levels that we… Read More

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Welcome To The Most Expensive Wasteland In The World!

The housing market is finally starting to get back on its feet after a turbulent few years and many people are moving home, requiring the services of removals experts such as us. However there is one street in London where we doubt we will be helping many people move in the near future, as the street is virtually derelict. What makes… Read More

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Is It Cheaper To Buy Or Rent In 2014?

If you are a first time buyer hoping to get onto the property ladder in 2014 it may be cheaper to rent than to purchase your first home. Research has shown that first time buyers will need a deposit of £32,000 in order to make the cost of owning their first property lower than it would be to rent a similar… Read More

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A Million Families Cannot Afford To Buy, Just Privately Rent.

A record number of middle class families are finding themselves caught in a rental trap due to a severe shortage of new home seeing built and a resurgence in the property market. Also with savings at rock bottom, soaring rents and tough new mortgage rules, many are finding it near impossible to get onto the property ladder. These middle class families… Read More

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Kensington and Chelsea Council Set Precedent For Tax On The Super-Wealthy.

A millionaire hedge fund manager who has submitted plans to create a palatial basement underneath his London home has been hit with a £825,000 Section 106 Agreement, which is normally administered for large commercial developments. Although they have been used for domestic properties in the past, councils have never asked for such an exorbitant fee before. The planners would not allow… Read More

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“Ross Is Not Cool” David Schwimmer Is No Longer Friends With His New Neighbours!

Neighbours of the Friends actor David Schwimmer, who played Dr Ross Gellor in the huge American sitcom, are left disgruntled due to the major renovation that the star is carrying out to his New York townhouse. Some went as far as daubing “Ross Is Not Cool” in graffiti outside the property on boarding which has surrounding it for the past three… Read More

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Top Ten Things That Devalue Your Home When You Move.

Recently in the media there was an article about a seller who had £20,000 wiped off the asking price of his home because the buyer’s surveyor had found Japanese Knotweed on council land opposite his home. If this can wipe off £20,000 off his asking price, imagine what is inside and outside your home that can also devalue it substantially. When… Read More

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Are You Cool Enough To Move Into These New Apartments?

Fox Moving & Storage have learnt that a new apartment block being constructed in the West End of London consists of a roof deck for yoga, a subterranean party room and an in-house deli. Sounds amazing doesn’t it? But you can only move into this new apartment block if you are deemed cool enough by the owner. Nick House is the… Read More

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