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Buyers and sellers play ‘wait and see’

Buyers and sellers play ‘wait and see’

New sellers in November cut their average asking prices by 3.2%, the biggest monthly fall recorded since December 2007. Rightmove has now seen falls in four out of the last five months, and with continuing as we move into the tougher winter selling season, anyone who is serious about selling will have to ensure their property stands out as a bargain buy.

Property news   |   November 17, 2010
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London bucks price fall national trend this month

London bucks price fall national trend this month

New-to-the-market sellers in London slightly reduced their average asking prices by 0.4% this month, retaining most of last month’s large gains when Rightmove recorded prices going up by 5%. London continues to buck the national trend as generally the UK saw a much larger average price fall of -3.2%.

Property news   |   November 17, 2010
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Anthea Turner sells her dream horsey home!

Anthea Turner sells her dream horsey home!

Anthea Turner is selling her £6.5million Surrey home. The TV personality had decided to keep the property through her husband’s bankruptcy in which they were forced to sell their dream ski chalet in France, but it seems the former GMTV presenter has chosen to move on.

Celebrity homes   |   November 12, 2010
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Win £100 with Rightmove’s Christmas Tree Competition!

Win £100 with Rightmove’s Christmas Tree Competition!

Please note: The Christmas tree competition is now closed and winners will be published in our Festive newsletter. Thank you for your entries!

Property news   |   November 12, 2010
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Hope of lower prices encourages tentative first-time buyer recovery

Hope of lower prices encourages tentative first-time buyer recovery

The proportion of first-time buyers set to enter the property market has seen a recovery from the record low seen last quarter.

Property news   |   November 9, 2010
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Welsh tourist attraction up for grabs

Welsh tourist attraction up for grabs

Boasting breath-taking views of the crystal clear sea and flanked by acres of woodland, Waterwynch house is a cash-rich buyers paradise. And the stunning estate in Pembrokeshire that has played a major role in Welsh tourism for the past 200 years is now officially on the market!

Dream properties   |   October 19, 2010
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The world’s smallest apartment

The world’s smallest apartment

This month saw what’s said to be ‘the world’s smallest apartment’ come onto the market. Once a former porter’s closet, the studio property measures just 5m2!

Dream properties   |   October 19, 2010
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October asking prices increase despite market conditions

October asking prices increase despite market conditions

The Rightmove House Price Index has seen an increase in average asking prices every October for the past 10 years, so it was perhaps not surprising to see a 3.1% rise over the past month.

Property news   |   October 19, 2010
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