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House Tree list all our properties on Facebook and Twitter as soon as they come to market. The post´s on both websites list all the property details and pictures that you will normally find on the major property portals. The social networks are the fastest way to be kept in touch of our properties. To more

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UK house prices rise 2.3%

UK house prices rose by 2.3 per cent in the 12 months to June 2012, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). This is unchanged from the 12 months to May this year and shows that house prices continue to remain relatively stable across most of the UK, the report more

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Wooden homes increasingly popular in the UK

The UK is falling in love with wooden homes, with 75% of self build projects now constructed with a timber frame, according to a survey commissioned by the UK Timber Frame Association. It also shows that 74% of architects and developers saying they would choose timber frame construction in the future. While timber has traditionally more

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Parents help children on to the property ladder

It is getting easier for parents to help their children on to the housing ladder with a number of schemes that don´t involve having to hand over vast sums for a deposit. But read the small print carefully. The latest, Barclays Family Affordability Plan, enables parent and child to pool their resources to secure a more

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Enhance your outside space

Up your kerb appeal with some serious style tips that will add more than a dollop of luxury. You´ve got a kitchen that would make Gordon Ramsey green with envy, and a bathroom full of five-star chic … but what about the front of the house? Don´t worry, it´s easy to raise the style bar more

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Govt policies ´will improve market´

New policies being introduced by the government will help improve the UK housing market, particularly when it comes to mortgages, it has been claimed. Ray Boulger, senior technical manager at John Charcol, said it looks "quite likely" that the coming months will see gross lending at a similar level to last year, when it was more

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Buy-to-let property: How to choose the right property

With the rental market continue to hot up as more people rent rather than buy, so buy-to-let is enjoying a strong revival and, despite the recession, rents remain marginally higher than a year ago, helped by a strong London performance. But is becoming a professional landlord for you? The first thing to consider is, where more

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House Tree MD appeals to Grant Shapps

The governments´ NewBuy Guarantee scheme is aimed at kick-starting the housing market by underwriting 95% mortgages, available to people spending up to £500,000 on a new-build property. This allows lenders to offer large mortgages on new-build homes without taking on all of the risk. Purchasers will be guaranteed not to lose money if the property more

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Is your home too small?

Is your home too small? Recent research shows that nearly one in three parents think their home is too small, according to a study carried out by property website FindaProperty.com. In London, this figure rises to 35 per cent of households. Among young couples in Britain, the proportion is 38 per cent. Research also found more

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2012s interior design trends revealed

People thinking of preparing their home for sale or simply looking to spruce up their existing property have been advised about the key property design trends for 2012. Adrienne Chinn, director of AdrienneChinn.co.uk, said she is starting to see more bright colours coming in, as people are tired of taupe, grey and beige. Although grey more

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