‘Tis the season to be jolly in Bath

imagesCASNAGZCIf you’re a fan of the festive season, Bath could be the perfect location for you to put down roots. Bath boasts one of the best Christmas Markets in the UK, with more than 170 wooden chalets selling original crafts and goods, which is open well after dark for 11 days over the Christmas period. With its Christmas lights, the aroma of mulled wine and pine needles, the annual Christmas Market really gives beautiful Bath a fairy-tale atmosphere.

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1 in 10 of us will get a second job to cover the cost of Christmas

Piggy bank with christmas hat isolated on white backgroundNew research shows that 21.2 million people are looking at other ways to help them raise funds to pay for Christmas. According to a survey from Scottish Friendly, 1 in 5 Londoners will be looking for a second job to fund the holidays. Whilst 2 million of us across the UK have planned to ignore Christmas altogether and work to cash in on the extra rewards.

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Interest rate rise on the cards

interest-ratesMark Carney, talking to Birmingham Post, had claimed that inflation is likely to drop below 1% over the next few months, not rising again until late 2015. “…for this economy to have balance and inflation to get back to 2% [the Bank of England’s target] over the next few years…in all likelihood…interest rates are going to have to increase”. Mr Carney emphasised the probability of a gradual hike in interest rates, while expressing uncertainty about the exact time frame.

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Feeling Festive in Faversham

favershamThis week at Propertywide we are looking at some of the properties we have for sale in the beautiful market town of Faversham, Kent. With easy links to London, and only 10 miles from Canterbury, it’s home to some great festivals, walks, attractions and music. Famous for its thriving markets which run three times a week. You can browse through lots of antiques and vintage items. Bulging with history dating back to late prehistoric times, Faversham is a fascinating place to live.

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