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Crabbies Grand National 2014 - History Of The Biggest Horse Race In The World

Crabbies Grand National 2014 - History Of The Biggest Horse Race In The World

Resident graphic designer Lucy Djevdet has made this lovely infographic detailing the history of one of the biggest horse racing events in the world - Obviously I'm talking about the 2014 Grand National. If you want to follow the event live, check out the Aintree Facebook and their Twitter....

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Can I get a mortgage if I'm a student?

Can I get a mortgage if I'm a student?

Jonathan answers a question from a university student, is it possible to get a mortgage while you're studying? Find out in the video below. If you have any further questions, please use the comments below and we will get back to you. Can I get a mortgage if I'm a student? Can You...

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First Time Buyers Are Struggling To Save Deposits [Infographic]

First Time Buyers Are Struggling To Save Deposits [Infographic]

We've produced an infographic about how first time buyers are struggling to save deposits. With thanks to PropertyWire.com for the research that they carried out. A Quick Overview 36% feel they have no prospect of buying in the next 10 years 73% do not expect to buy before phase two o...

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Budget 2014 - Eyes Down For A Full House

Budget 2014 - Eyes Down For A Full House

The budget has been delivered and with the headline grabber of a 50% reduction in bingo duty meaning some of the other items may quickly become yesterday's news. From a property point of view though, there were some things that will have long lasting repercussions on us all - far more than a pe...

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Ten Things A Buyer May Not Like About Your Home

Ten Things A Buyer May Not Like About Your Home

We've found this brilliant infographic from the lovely people over at Go Compare. A neat visual design showcasing what buyers will not like about your home.

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En-Suite Bathroom VS Additional Storage Space To Increase House Value

En-Suite Bathroom VS Additional Storage Space To Increase House Value

Jonathan talks about increasing the value of your home with storage space or an en-suite bathroom. Which would be better to increase the value of my home and the saleability, adding extra storage space or an en-suite bathroom? En-Suite Bathroom VS Additional Storage Space To Increase House...

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History of Subsidence On A Property

History of Subsidence On A Property

We talk about what checks you need to make when purchasing a property with a history of subsidence. This question was from Zoopla User neelp. I am a first time buyer who is about to complete on a 3 bed semi-detached property. I have major concerns as the survey identified that in 2006 a tree...

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Can't Afford Traditional Housing? - Alternative Housing Ideas

Can't Afford Traditional Housing? - Alternative Housing Ideas

With the average property price increasing out of the reach of many people in the UK, we've complied a list to appeal to your 'hippie' side and show you that some benefits of so called 'alternative housing'. Houseboats A most common alternative housing solution, it is estimated that up...

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Are There Any Hidden Costs When Buying A Property Without A Mortgage?

Are There Any Hidden Costs When Buying A Property Without A Mortgage?

This question was from Zoopla User si4241. Are there hidden costs when buying a property without a mortgage? If I buy a flat outright with no mortgage do I have to pay any extras? i.e. roof, lifts, gardens, etc. Are There Any Hidden Costs When Buying A Home Without A Mortgage? Actu...

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Will My Estate Agent Name The Person Making An Offer On My House?

Will My Estate Agent Name The Person Making An Offer On My House?

Today's question is from Zoopla user chilledascanbe. Will my estate agent tell me the name of the person who has made an offer, or will they just confirm it in writing? Will The Estate Agent Name The Person Making An Offer On My House Will my estate agent tell me the name of the person...

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