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Architecture From Around the World

Architecture from around the world By Aaron Bell From ancient temples to the tallest skyscrapers, the variety of architectural styles the world has to offer is hard to get your head around. Some cities attempt to break world records and … Continue reading

2014-10-17 14:37:54

House Prices Higher than 2007 Peak.

Data released by the ONS (Office for National Statistics), revealed valuable data on average house prices and growth rates for all regions of the UK. According to their findings, August saw average property values in the UK increase to a … Continue reading

2014-10-15 14:06:14

Living in London vs Birmingham

We all know of the extortionate cost of living in London.  Even visiting the city can have a surprising affect on your pockets especially when you are in the more sought after areas such as Knightsbridge and Chelsea. Whether it … Continue reading

2014-10-13 10:44:21

House Prices fall for First Time in 17 Months

In the past year, increasing house prices have been a regular talking point, especially for Londoners. With prices hitting new records, many are becoming concerned over a potential property bubble, but according to Nationwide, September saw the first decrease in … Continue reading

2014-10-01 11:06:21

Helping You Sell Your Home.

Selling your most valuable asset can be a long and complicated process. With the number of things to consider before you even put your home on the market, getting everything in line to make the move can be easier said … Continue reading

2014-09-26 10:33:03

House Prices Drag Thousands Into Tax Trap

According to the ‘Office for National Statistics’, house prices have increased by nearly 12% since last July last year putting the average UK home at a price of £272,000. With prices at new highs, homebuyers of average wealth are becoming … Continue reading

2014-09-20 14:00:26

Rewarding Renovation

Renovation is the art of updating or upgrading your home for the better, increasing its value or improving the appearance. Have you ever thought about renovating your home? It is quite likely that you have, but concluded that it would … Continue reading

2014-09-12 15:08:05

Win a JOYOU Bathroom!

Throughout September you have the opportunity to win a free bathroom courtesy of Joyou Bathrooms! All you have to do is like our facebook page and answer the question (you can easily find the answer on any page of the Joyou … Continue reading

2014-09-09 10:24:48

The Help-to-Buy Scheme So Far

The Help-to-Buy scheme was introduced in April 2013 with the goal of making new build homes available to everyone and not just first time buyers. With protection provided to both buyers and lenders being granted, a mortgage seemed like a … Continue reading

2014-09-08 10:00:00

Renting a Property with a Pet.

When looking for properties to rent, owning a pet can become more of a complication than some may think. Landlords today often state that they do not allow pets in any capacity, leaving those in need of rental accommodation with … Continue reading

2014-09-04 15:05:58

The top 10 worst estate agents photos

If you are reading this it is safe to say that at some point you have browsed the web for properties, whether it is for your own search or for a quick look at your towns most expensive houses. Therefore … Continue reading

2014-08-26 10:12:12

Expensive cars boost property prices

According to a recent survey by car rental company Avis, having a posh car can increase the price of your house. Up to a third of all people believe that having a new car on the drive way can increase … Continue reading

2014-08-21 19:30:10

Top 10 Treehouses

At some point through out most people childhoods they want a tree house, an adventurous escape for you and your friends. Even if it was as simple as a square wooden box in the tree at the back of the … Continue reading

2014-08-19 10:59:24

Top 10 Stately Homes

With exceptions such as Buckingham Palace, Stately homes are arguably the most impressive buildings of residence in the country. They were typically built by those in a degree of power and wealth from the Tudor period onwards when fortified castles … Continue reading

2014-08-12 10:55:28

How to get your property off the market.

Homeowners in the current market are spending weeks, even months discussing the future prospects and possibilities of their current home. With the range of options available to people lucky enough to get on the property ladder, homeowners are jumping at … Continue reading

2014-08-01 12:00:58

Labour plans to house the nation.

Shadow housing minister Emma Reynolds will give a speech in Nottingham today, stating that the severe lack of affordable housing could force average house prices to soar to 13 times of the national average wage by the year 2020. According … Continue reading

2014-07-31 11:50:54

10 stylish Fireplaces

Fireplaces are installed to warm your home and create atmosphere in the communal space. Check out these 10 extremely stylish fireplaces… . . . . . 10 STYLISH FIREPLACES 10) This funnel design provides a great centre point for the … Continue reading

2014-07-03 13:00:21

Tips For Buying A Summer Home

The Buying Agents offers five top tips for those looking to buy a holiday home this Summer. 1. Establish what you want from your second home When buying your second home, whether at home or abroad, you need to first … Continue reading

2014-06-11 13:30:46

10 Environmentally Friendly EcoHomes

Energy efficient and environmentally friendly homes are becoming more and more popular. This collection of 10 stunning property’s prove that you can have a highly stylish EcoHome! . . . . . 10 ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY ECO HOMES 10) The builder … Continue reading

2014-05-28 14:15:29

Area Guide: Hammersmith

Enjoy a Life by the River in Hammersmith The cult stand-up comedy series ‘Live at the Apollo’ has put Hammersmith on the map. This West London suburb has long been a popular place to live and work in but its … Continue reading

2014-05-13 11:27:47

How Letting Agents Can Satisfy Students

Utilities provider Glide has released a report detailing what students want from their accommodation to help lettings agents meet their needs. The report follows research by the National Union of Students (NUS), which highlighted that three-quarters of students are living in poor … Continue reading

2014-05-07 12:19:11

10 Amazing Kitchens

Whether you’re in a student flat or a family home, the kitchen will often be the focal point. Many hours a day will often be spent in there, so ensuring that you love your kitchen is key to any happy … Continue reading

2014-04-10 14:30:13

Area Guide: Baker Street

Living Alongside Britain’s Most Famous Fictional Detective It’s one of London’s most famous streets and sought out by visitors from all over the world, yet the man who made its reputation is a work of fiction. Baker Street is, of … Continue reading

2014-03-27 12:37:40

Area Guide: Primrose Hill

Be Inspired by the View from Primrose Hill Primrose Hill is a beautiful hill rising 256 feet or 78 metres above North London. From the top, stunning views across Regent’s Park and Central London can be seen. Look in the … Continue reading

2014-03-21 12:13:22

10 Beautiful Basements

Basements are often seen as cold, damp rooms which were made for storing years’ worth of toys and furniture.  We want to change that perception, so have a look at this list of conversions and gain some inspiration for that … Continue reading

2014-03-21 11:05:54

10 Great Ways To Space Save

Take a look at some of the best space saving feats of engineering for the home. From foldable furniture to amazing interior design builds, here’s a collection of our favourites.   . . . . 10 GREAT WAYS TO SAVE SPACE … Continue reading

2014-03-17 16:26:13

The Top 10 Ultimate Bathtubs

Whilst we all enjoy a good soak in the tub, it’s very rare that we are actually afforded the time to do so. From the quirky to the extravagant, here we give you some of the world’s most interesting bathtubs. Sit … Continue reading

2014-03-11 14:33:26

9 Exquisite Rooftops

The rooftop is a place where you can relax and take in the stunning views of the urban landscape you live in. In congested cities rooftops often play home to garden’s for homeowners who find themselves closer to the clouds … Continue reading

2014-03-04 14:22:03

9 Beautiful Bathrooms

Bathrooms allure a sense of privacy in any house. A room for peace and serenity. These bathrooms are examples of beautiful design which perfectly cater for one’s need to ‘get away’ from reality. . . . . . 9 BEAUTIFUL … Continue reading

2014-02-27 13:49:57

What’s In A Street Name? £84,000!

Fancy a house bargain? Find a property on Minge Lane! We commissioned expert statistician Dr Geoff Ellis to conduct a study to find out the effect of embarrassing street names on property prices. . . . . . PROPERTIES ON RUDELY-NAMED STREETS … Continue reading

2014-02-24 22:03:20

Prepare your property for flooding

It’s impossible to completely flood-proof a property but there are lots of things you can do to reduce flood damage. Source: Environment Agency If you’re imminently at risk of flooding, read What to do when it floods. Keep flood water out … Continue reading

2014-02-14 10:48:27

8 Creative Sheds

The garden shed; an icon of the British garden. Whatever they’re used for, be it storing tools or as an office space, they are adored throughout the United Kingdom. Here are some of our favourites . . . .   … Continue reading

2014-02-10 17:48:44

Area Guide: Kingsbury

A Quiet Suburb Offering Great Value for Money The north-west London suburb of Kingsbury has historical roots from before Saxon times. Meaning ‘the king’s manor’, Kingsbury sat on an important route north. While the district’s transport routes established the original … Continue reading

2014-02-10 16:14:39

Area Guide: West Hampstead

A Chic London Suburb Some might describe West Hampstead as the poor relation of Hampstead, as it only came into existence properly in the early 19th century. Two hundred years on and West Hampstead is one of London’s most thriving … Continue reading

2014-02-04 10:35:40

Area Guide: Stanmore

The Suburb in the Countryside Stanmore is one of London’s hidden gems. It’s off the tourist trail yet well known enough for Londoners to enjoy spending time there in the town’s numerous eating establishments. Stanmore has a diverse population, which … Continue reading

2014-01-30 12:27:34

Area Guide: Edgware

A Town with Everything to Offer the City Dweller Edgware dates back to Saxon times. Its name refers to a local pond where people would come to catch fish. In the 21st century it couldn’t be more different. As one … Continue reading

2014-01-27 11:37:26

Top 10 Staircases

Stairs, friend to Slinkies and enemy to Daleks. They’re not usually the most exciting feature of a house, but here we give you a rundown of some of the more exciting sets we’ve found from around the world.   . … Continue reading

2014-01-21 15:54:37

Area Guide: Mill Hill

A Village in the Heart of London It’s many years since Mill Hill was a village, yet its charm has remained despite bordering some of London’s most built-up suburbs. Just 20 minutes from Central London on the train, Mill Hill … Continue reading

2014-01-20 12:19:37

Top 10 Man Caves

 Gentleman’s Grotto, Male Retreat, Man Space, whatever you call it, every man needs one. Check out our rundown of the best Man Caves on the planet. . . . .  . . Top 10 Man Caves  10)   The Console Cave … Continue reading

2014-01-16 14:48:51

NeedAProperty’s Clutter Story In The Press

NeedAProperty have been a hot topic in the press this week with our clutter news story. The findings of our survey on 2,000 adults were quickly shared and published in top tabloid newspapers and online magazines. NeedAProperty had fully credited … Continue reading

2014-01-15 11:53:40

5 Common Myths About Help To Buy

Research published in the past week has shown that a third of first time buyers are confused about Help To Buy and don’t understand how the scheme works. There are two very different parts to Help To Buy. Unhelpfully, the … Continue reading

2013-12-16 12:57:57

NeedAProperty in The Negotiator

Need A Property is proud to be featured in The UK’s longest-established trade magazine for estate and letting agents – The Negotiator. We are in the December 2013 Issue, alongside a few other online property portal competitors. The Negotiator highlighted … Continue reading

2013-11-26 15:33:31

Inflation Reports and Mortgage Rates

At first sight yesterday’s Quarterly Inflation Report from the Bank of England might suggest Bank Rate will start rising earlier than previously expected. However, the best guide to whether the report has changed market perceptions is to look at gilts … Continue reading

2013-11-14 11:28:05

How much is the House Price Increase?

The recurring news of price increase in the UK housing market is a focal topic for all those in the industry, most especially, buyers who would like to get onto the property ladder. News of a 10% price increase since last … Continue reading

2013-10-21 09:26:54

Help to Buy

The government’s recent announcement to launch the Second Phase of the ‘Help to Buy’ scheme means that for first time buyers, and existing home owners it is even more accessible to get on, or move up the property ladder. Some of … Continue reading

2013-10-11 14:54:18

Need a Property 6 Months Free Trial

NeedAProperty.com, the UK’s fourth largest property portal, has seen a huge rise in traffic and enquiries sent to agents over the last six months. Visits to NeedAProperty.com have more than doubled in the last 6 months since the beginning of … Continue reading

2013-10-08 10:46:29

Finding The Right Property

Here at needproperty.com we realise how exciting the whole moving process is for house hunters. Yes it can be quite stressful packing your life away into boxes, but when you finally get to your house and open them up, its a … Continue reading

2013-08-28 12:39:41

Buy-To-Let Property Guide

As with all other aspects of the UK housing and property market, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to the question of whether buy-to-let mortgages are a good idea. What is universally true, however, is that the devil is in the … Continue reading

2013-08-05 13:50:11

First Time Buyers Guide

The profile of first-time buyers has changed. No longer just people in their early twenties or young professionals looking for a first home, many are older people with settled work commitments and possibly families of their own. ‘Generation Rent‘  - … Continue reading

2013-08-05 11:56:18

Finding the Right Mortgage Deal

Once you have worked out your budget and how much you can afford to borrow, getting the right mortgage is about more than just seeking out the lowest mortgage rate. Some of the lowest rates can carry a big arrangement … Continue reading

2013-08-04 13:45:59

Rent or Buy? A Guide

Working out whether you are better off renting or buying can be a challenge. It is a complex question without a simple answer and there are many factors involved. Are you in the “rental trap” and feeling excluded from the … Continue reading

2013-08-04 12:24:42

House Prices Guide

House price trends have become something of a national obsession and little wonder, as whether you are a buyer or a seller, house price trends and the factors that influence them are crucial and can often make or break the … Continue reading

2013-08-04 12:06:34

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