Viewing entries posted in January 2012

2012 & the Country House Market

27th January, 2012
These are not normal times for the UK Country House. Usually a mirror effect is seen within the market of what happened 12 months earlier in London. However, over the past few years, whilst London has seen strong performance, the country house market has, at best, been pretty flat.

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Open House Day's. What are the benefits?

17th January, 2012
On the back of their previous success Strutt and Parker have released the dates for their next National Open House Day, the last they claim led to £50 million pounds worth of offers being made. Read more

Confused Market

17th January, 2012
Yesterday, RightMove released their first market analysis of the year, the contents of which sparked two very different headlines. Read more

Cotswolds the UK's Beverley Hills

13th January, 2012
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It is reported that more celebrities live in the Cotswolds per acre than anywhere else in the country giving it the title the "Beverley Hills" of the UK. Read more

Planning passed...

11th January, 2012
The decision relating to Sharon Davies high profile dispute with Wiltshire Council Planning Department about the amendment to a planning application to increase the size of a neighbouring development to her new grade 2 listed million pound home was made this week... Read more

Whats the HS2???

10th January, 2012
With the news today by Transport Secretary Justine Greening MP that the proposed plan for the HS2 is to go ahead what exactly is the HS2?

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High Speed 2 gets the go ahead

10th January, 2012
Today the Government signalled the go-ahead for the £32 billion HS2 high-speed rail project,.The decision will impact many, creating homeowner winners, but also creating homeowner losers. Read more