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UK's fastest places to sell a home revealed

Tue 14 May 2019

UK's fastest places to sell a home revealed

Location, location, location is everything in property. And that's never more apparent than in the latest research revealing where homes are selling fastest across the UK.

Sellers north of the border - in particular Edinburgh and Falkirk - find their properties flying out of the estate agent in just 27 days.

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UK's regional cities register strong house price growth

Tue 30 Apr 2019

UK's regional cities register strong house price growth

House prices in the UK's most affordable cities are outgrowing those of other areas.

Hometrack's UK Cities House Price Index has revealed that the highest price growth is happening in those urban areas most weakened by the 2008 financial crash.

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Cheapest places for London commuters revealed

Wed 24 Apr 2019

Cheapest places for London commuters revealed

London's expensive housing market means many of those working in the capital are looking ever further afield for the most affordable and do-able commute.

According to Zoopla, the average price of a home in London is £659,897 with those in the wider south-east standing at £401,883.

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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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