If you are familiar with the popular video game Minecraft, you could be in for a treat. A map featuring the UK, made entirely of Minecraft blocks has had an upgrade.
For many with mortgages, interest rates remaining static lately has been rather helpful. Low interest rates have meant that the mortgage market has been very competitive, and for many on a long-term low tracker rate it’s been quite beneficial.
Flat prices have surged by an estimated 32% over the last 10 years according to fresh data from Halifax, as heightened demand from first time buyers and rapidly escalating property prices in London, the majority of which are flats or apartments, are thought to have extensively contributed the swelling in cost.
Property Live month is drawing to a close with the big finale – The Big Viewing Weekend, taking place on 27th and 28th September (this weekend). So if you’re looking to buy a property then this is an opportunity not to be missed.
Although we’re led to believe that an ‘Indian summer’ may be in our sights for October (here’s hoping!) there’s no doubt that the early mornings are becoming fresher and the evenings are starting to cool down as the nights begin to draw in. The reality is the cooler weather that comes with the autumn and winter seasons will soon be upon us, which then comes that feeling of trepidation around our energy bills.
Have you ever considered swapping your old for new in the property sense? Well many new home builders have made it possible – you can literally swap your old home for a brand new one with part-exchange incentives available on many of our new homes development sites.
If you have a prestigious home to sell, Countrywide’s new Prestige Homes offering will boost your property’s profile at no extra cost.
UK house prices remained stable over August, suggesting the blistering pace at which they were shooting upwards could have eased over recent months, Britain’s biggest mortgage lender, Halifax, revealed in today’s freshly published data.