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Easter opening hours at Fridaysmove

Thu 18 Apr 2019

Easter opening hours at Fridaysmove

Fridaysmove has home buyers and sellers covered this bank holiday weekend.

Our friendly team will be standing by to take your calls on all conveyancing services queries right across Easter weekend.

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Pod living an innovative addition to city dwelling

Tue 16 Apr 2019

Pod living an innovative addition to city dwelling

Necessity is said to be the mother of invention. And certainly the idea of LIVING inside an empty shopping mall is an inventive one.

But it might also be an innovative, short-term solution to a shortage of suitable housing.

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How to decipher house price trackers

Wed 10 Apr 2019

How to decipher house price trackers

Home sellers and buyers could be forgiven for being confused over conflicting reports on property prices.

With a variety of trackers all offering different and often contradictory evidence of whether prices are going up or down, it's easy to be perplexed by prices.

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Solicitor watchdog criticises hidden pricing but Fridaysmove offers transparency on conveyancing

Tue 09 Apr 2019

Solicitor watchdog criticises hidden pricing but Fridaysmove offers transparency on conveyancing

Price transparency is a concern in a third of all property transactions, according to a review by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

Clients were given an unrealistically low initial quote by conveyancing solicitors, then hit with additional fees and charges further down the line.

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Transport incentives for London home buyers as new low emission zone takes effect

Thu 04 Apr 2019

Transport incentives for London home buyers as new low emission zone takes effect

Developers in London are offering buyers transport incentives as new rules on driving in the city are introduced. From April 8, a new Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be put in place in central London, covering the congestion charge area and aimed at improving the capital's air quality.

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New financial funds could eliminate negative equity for homeowners

Tue 02 Apr 2019

New financial funds could eliminate negative equity for homeowners

Major new research by academics has suggested that new models of investment could remove the risk of a crash in house prices and eliminate negative equity for good.

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£6m backing for jobs and homes in the Thames Estuary

Tue 26 Mar 2019

£6m backing for jobs and homes in the Thames Estuary

The Government is backing a project to create new jobs and homes in the Thames Estuary.

Almost £6 million is to be invested in two projects that could create 1.3 million new jobs locally by 2050 and generate £190 billion for the local economy.

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600 affordable homes promised on London's Holloway prison site

Tue 19 Mar 2019

600 affordable homes promised on London's Holloway prison site

London's Holloway Prison is to be transformed into a new housing estate featuring affordable homes for Londoners.

The Peabody housing association will receive a loan of £42 million from City Hall to pay towards the £80 million cost of buying the 10-acre site in Islington, north London.

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Community, transport links and good wifi the key to where we choose to live

Fri 08 Mar 2019

Community, transport links and good wifi the key to where we choose to live

We all have our own ideas of what matters when we're looking for a place to buy. Price is obviously key, but it seems even more important is the local community and amenities.

New research carried out by Opinium for online mortgage broker L&C Mortgages reveals that many of us consider the community feel the most important factor in where they choose to live.

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