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Building an environmentally friendly home

Aug 3, 2011
What is an Environmentally Friendly House? An eco-friendly home, or an environmentally friendly home, is a property which has a reduced impact on the environment. The most successful......

Building surveys

Aug 3, 2011
A Building Survey is a comprehensive inspection of a property and is suitable for all properties. Buyers who are seeking to purchase listed buildings, older properties, unusually constructed......

Buy to let

Aug 3, 2011
A ‘Buy to Let’ purchase is when property investors or private individuals buy property with the specific intention of renting it out to tenants. Buy to Let has become increasingly popular over......

Buying a property abroad

Aug 3, 2011
Contributed by Adam Samuel who writes for the Foreign Investment Property Blog. Introducion and Podcasting Endless media attention on the subject of second homes abroad and property......

Buying an ex-local authority property

Aug 3, 2011
What is Local Authority Property? Local Authority Property is property that was built by Local Councils, to provide residents of the area with low rental, good quality housing. To apply for......

Buying and selling a property at auction

Aug 3, 2011
The Procedure Properties are usually to be found at auction because circumstances have necessitated a sale, rather than because the vendor has chosen this route. Therefore, speed of sale often......

Guide to spread betting on the property market

Aug 3, 2011
What is a Spread Betting? Spread Betting differs from our traditional view of betting. Betting is traditionally associated with supporting one player in a wider market. For example, when betting......

Joint ownership

Aug 3, 2011
Joint ownership, also known as co-ownership or shared ownership refers to a way of owning property which involves multiple owners. There is no limit to the number of people who may appear on the......

Moving home

Aug 3, 2011
Moving to a new area Relocating can be an exciting fresh start, but that also means there is more to take into consideration and more research to do. Before viewing the Mouseprice To Do List,......

Property asking prices

Aug 3, 2011
What is an asking price? Each property is individual. For this reason individual properties do not have a fixed price, but the price of a property is dependent upon supply and demand. High......

Property selling times

Aug 3, 2011
How long does it take to find a buyer? Finding a buyer for a property will depend primarily on two factors: Current market conditions The effectiveness of your property marketing and......

The truth about being gazumped

Aug 3, 2011
What is 'gazumping'? After months and months of trawling the property websites, harassing and being harassed by estate agents, visiting properties that did not meet your requirements, visiting......
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