- NetMovers Welcome Tesco and Google Into UK Property Market
The UK’s leading commission free property portal, NetMovers is welcomes the proposal by Tesco and Google to enter the UK property market. They see this as a ‘step in the right direction’ and predict it will provide benefits in the ‘For Sale By Owner’ (FSBO) market.
(Filed: Wed Mar 03 2010)
- ASKTOBI ONLINE IS JUST THE BUILDING JOB
A free e-tendering and online networking service for the construction industry is launching with the aim of saving contractors valuable time and money.
(Filed: Mon Mar 01 2010)
- SilverDoor Chosen To Find Serviced Apartments For “So You Think You Can Dance” Finalists
The popular show “So You Think You Can Dance” searched for unique talent throughout the UK culminating in a group of 14 finalists. This group competed against each other on a weekly live show, for Ł100,000 in prize money and a trip to Hollywood to dance in the US version of the show, with one person being voted off each week. Behind the scenes however, where does a group of talented individuals live for the six weeks in which the competition is taking place? Step in SilverDoor the UK’s leading serviced apartment agency.
(Filed: Mon Mar 01 2010)
- TENANT EVICTIONS DROP BY 11%
For most in the housing market, the recession brought nothing but bad news. But over 6,000 tenants in England and Wales have benefitted from the downturn according to the latest research by easyroommate.co.uk.
(Filed: Fri Feb 12 2010)
- Independent Property Company Seeks Haunted Houses To Buy
Homeowners in the UK are having problems selling their property because of supernatural manifestations. But for one UK property investor with an exorcist as well as a surveyor on its payroll, this is not a problem...
(Filed: Tue Feb 09 2010)
- Young London Nominated for Another National Award
Hot on the heels of being crowned The Sunday Time’s Best Small Lettings Agent in the UK, London based estate agency Young London (www.younglondon.co.uk) has been nominated for the ESTA National Estate Agency Awards; recognising the best estate & letting agents in the country.
(Filed: Sat Feb 06 2010)
- Holiday home owners may have to do a “Basil”
With the favourable tax regime which has helped encourage the growth in holiday home letting about to end, legal experts Oxley & Coward Solicitors of Rotherham are warning property owners against delivering “Basil Fawlty” style serviced accommodation to try and overcome the new rules.
(Filed: Fri Feb 05 2010)
- Good architecture for the fringes
Most of us now live in urban or semi urban areas. For decades the fringes of our cities have been sprawling out into industrial estates characterised by functional, often cheap and ‘one way’ architecture. The transportation of goods and the use of cars have been the key denominators in the development of these areas: accessibility and functionality define a transitory aesthetic. Brightly coloured and illuminated petrol stations are a key element.
(Filed: Tue Feb 02 2010)