Author: Eleanor Harvey

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Eleanor Harvey

Are city centre new-builds the best value for money?

There’s been a shake-up among some city centre dwellers since the outbreak of Covid, with some migrating to the commuter belt, but where’s the best place to look for a new-build? Towns and villages within

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Buy-to-let Landlords
Eleanor Harvey

Renting tips for landlords: how to deal with tricky tenants

An online letting agent has released a list of some vital tips for landlords, from dealing with disagreements to rent arrears and eviction.  UK landlords often get a bad rap in the media, but it

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Buy-to-let Landlords
Eleanor Harvey

Landlords now avoiding older properties in favour of top EPCs

While the deadline on new minimum EPC ratings for landlords is still unclear, some are already changing their behaviour in preparation for what’s to come. Newer homes are generally more energy-efficient, and with that comes

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Trending News
Eleanor Harvey

Stamp duty rumours: is a tax shake-up on the cards?

The government could be set to pin more focus on retirement living, while a stamp duty cut for downsizers could free up under-occupied homes. The stamp duty that the majority of buyers must pay when

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Eleanor Harvey

Boost for housebuilding target as new home registrations rise

The government’s housebuilding target of 300,000 new homes a year by the mid-2020s has faced plenty of obstacles, but the latest figures show positive progress. The latest figures from the National House Building Council (NHBC)

Manchester house prices
Eleanor Harvey

Manchester house prices have soared by 330% in 20 years

Manchester house prices have risen by a higher percentage than anywhere else in the UK over the past two decades, and it’s not the only northern city with dramatic growth. It’s widely recognised that UK


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Are city centre new-builds the best value for money?


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