It has been recorded that the average first time buyer will under budget by around £6,500 when buying their first home. A recent survey carried out by Aviva showed that almost three quarters of the 2,000 home owners surveyed, under estimated how much was needed to purchase their first property.
One of the main barriers to building more houses, is having access to land, many investors are looking at their land assets to find out whether they can maximise their existing space. Old commercial units, brownfield sites and even listed buildings could all be turned into new build properties if local demand is high, and with the right professional advice.
Bit of a personal one from me this week. Myself and my colleagues from Countrywide head office all signed up to do the 130km leg of The Countrywide Great Tour, from Ipswich to Southend. All in aid of charity, with all of us ignoring our sanity!
Recent findings from the Office of National Statistics has revealed that the price gap between the UK’s most expensive homes and the cheapest has increased. But is it still possible to find lower priced homes in the country’s most expensive locations?
Our favourite master bakers are back tonight, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood will be setting 12 hopeful participants an array of challenges that are sure to cause a host of drama and some epic bake off fails.
What a day for a bike ride! Our Midlands team were out in force to complete stage 31 of The Countrywide Great Tour.
Our Frank Innes branch in Nottingham have recently listed two beautiful properties. They definitely have the wow factor, steeped in history they are your dream forever home, in a vibrant city location.
With The Countrywide Great Tour hitting Scarborough over the weekend, we are all set to make our way round some of England’s finest seaside towns. Day 31 sets off from Kingston upon Hull and will finish this evening in Skegness.