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Renovation: How to Flip, not Flop

09 February 2018

How often have you said the following phrase? Ooh, we should buy that super run-down place that's just come on the market, do it up and then sell it on. We'd make a fortune!

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Moving Home: Why You Need to Start Selling Before You Start Buying

02 February 2018

Picture this - you’ve found your dream home. The one house to rule them all. It ticks all the right boxes. Room for development? Tick. Beautiful garden for summer BBQs? Tick. High ceilings and.

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11 Killer Tips to Help You Sell Your Home Faster

21 January 2018

11 Killer Tips to Help You Sell Your Home Faster You love your home. It’s full of memories you created, alterations you made and personal touches you thought of. Basically, it’s got your stamp. But.

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Budget boost for First Time Buyers

23 November 2017

Great news for hard-pressed young people trying to get on the housing ladder! In his Autumn Budget, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond announced the immediate scrapping of Stamp Duty.

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Help us keep the homeless warm this winter

16 November 2017

Now that the cold winter nights are upon us, we felt that we wanted to do something to help those who are not so fortunate as to have a roof over their head this festive period.

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Don't miss out on those January sales!

15 November 2017

It is widely believed that the property market simply goes into hibernation over the festive season. But here at Douglas Allen, we know that nothing could be further from the truth!

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BASE RATE RISE UNLIKELY TO HAVE MUCH IMPACT

14 November 2017

Last week’s long-awaited 0.25% rise in interest rates is unlikely to impact heavily on the housing market, according to the Financial Services Director of Douglas Allen's mortgage arm.

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Our landlords see rise in rent in midst of market downturn

02 November 2017

For the first time Rightmove Rental Market Trend Tracker has reported a Quarterly drop in rental asking prices across the South East of England excluding Greater London.  This now takes the annual.

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Re: SPOOKY NAMES

31 October 2017

There cannot be a more frightening, sorry, FITTING time to think about some of the nation’s creepier street names than Halloween!

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ON THE STREET (OR CRESCENT) WHERE YOU LIVE

24 October 2017

Some areas are more expensive than others. No surprise there – after all, some places are simply more desirable to live in than others. Rather more intriguing, though, is the fact that there seem to.

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