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The UK Stamp Duty Holiday Explained: Is now really the best time to buy?

First-time buyers could be tempted to buy their first property after the UK Government announced that Stamp Duty would not be applied to any first-time home purchase until the end of March next year.

If you are considering taking your first step onto the property ladder, it could be the perfect time to buy? Or is it…

What Is Stamp Duty?

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Everything You Need to Know About Packing for Your Move

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After securing a new home there is a lot to look forward to, but packing is not usually one of them. Packing can be a monotonous task and often includes family arguments, difficult decisions and stress. It’s like a real-life game of Monopoly.

In fact, research has found that moving home is more stressful than divorce and any other significant life event....

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Could an Increase in Remote Working Change Bristols Property Demands?

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COVID-19 has been a nationwide - if not a global - trial period for remote working. Businesses that never considered allowing employees to work from home have had their hands forced, and it may just influence the way businesses operate in the future.

Both Facebook and Google have already declared that remote working is here to stay. Their employees...

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New 8-storey Business Centre to Rise in Temple Quay

The Temple Quay area of Bristol stands on a triangle of land between Bristol Floating Harbour, Temple Way (A4044) and Temple Meads train station, and forms an important gateway into the city. The area used to be home to a goods shed designed by Bristol’s most famous architect Isambard Kingdom Brunel, but this was rebuilt several times and eventually closed and demolished in 1982. (more…)...
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Reimagining Homes in Bristol

Soaring house prices, rising rents and an influx of people moving to the city from London are putting the squeeze on those trying to find an affordable place to live in Bristol. Due to demand for housing far outstripping supply, developers and Bristol City Council are being challenged to come up with innovative approaches to finding a solution to the housing crisis. Here are five ways homes in Bristol are being cleverly reimagined. (more…)...
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Just how many Londoners are Leaving the Big Smoke for Bristol?

According to recent research, 5,220 people moved from London to Bristol last year, whilst 4,190 travelled the other way up the M4 to find a new home. So London is losing 1,030 people to Bristol per year, which is the equivalent of three people per day. But what is it about our comparatively bijou city that is attracting Londoners away from the Big Smoke? (more…)...
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Housing Work on Old Filton Airfield Begins

Work is soon to begin close to Cribbs Causeway to make way for a huge new housing development at Filton Airfield. The former airfield will become a thriving new neighbourhood on the edge of Bristol city and work is scheduled to begin within the next couple of months. The planning application for the work was submitted by YTL Developments, a Malaysian building firm, at the end of 2018. The application was made to regenerate Filton Airfield and use it to build a set of 2,675...
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