When you are looking to sell your house, bright vibrant colours and the smell of freshly brewed coffee may make your home more attractive to potential buyers, but is that enough if your rooms are filled with scratched furniture and your upholstery is worn and threadbare?
Now that we are heading into a double-dip recession, with few signs that the credit crunch is ending at any time soon, the Bank of England is predicting tighter credit scoring and a probable decrease in consumer lending in the coming months -despite a projected increase in demand.
The average premium for a car insurance policy fell slightly in the first three months of 2012, research has revealed.
The UK economy shrank by 0.2% in the first three months of this year, plunging the country back into recession.
First time buyers are becoming more optimistic about the future, with some hoping to make their first property purchase in the next five years.
According to the first rental yield announcement for 2012, landlords are enjoying increasing rental yields, with the North of England leading the way in this uplift. Investors wishing to take advantage of this favourable climate are invited to the National Property Showcase to view exhibited properties and attend seminars on buy to let investment.
With its trendy bars, boutique shops, good schools and executive homes, Jesmond could be termed the ‘Chelsea’ of the North. Located just north of Newcastle, the area has been home to famous residents including Catherine Cookson, Bryan Ferry, Sting and numerous footballers.
Do you want to sell your property? Are you struggling to find a buyer? Are you itching to move but finding it hard to secure a decent offer for your home? If the answer is yes to any of the above, the National Property Showcase could provide the answer.
UK unemployment has fallen for the first time in almost a year, according to figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
The number of mums forced to look for work rather than stay at home to raise the children is on the increase, new research has found.
The five month trend for falling inflation in the UK came to an end last month, as figures show inflation rose to 3.5% in March.