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Slow Broadband in the Countryside
Purely from personal experience, broadband speeds in the countryside seem not only to depend on how rural your location is but also on luck or lack of it! Luck as to which BT cabinet you are connected to (you may find your next door neighbour is connected to a different one) and luck as to how ...
To accompany or not to accompany?
As far as viewings are concerned, some sellers would rather show people around themselves while others cannot imagine anything worse than having to watch strangers trample through their house while not being sure what they should be saying to them. Viewers generally prefer it to be the agent wh...
Look behind the headlines for the real picture!
I've seen a few worrying headlines over the past few days in relation to the current state of the UK property market. If you actually look at the articles in detail, what the writers are referring to is the state of the market in London and the south east of England but headlines like Propert...
Q and A's about financing a 'New Build'
Want to build your own home in the country and wondering about how to finance it?
We have put some questions to Tim Leonard of Mortgage and Financial Guidance Ltd
Q: Can you borrow from a bank to purchase the initial site?
A: It may be possible to borrow up to 60% of the land purchase price. H...
Thinking of selling a country property? 10 top tips on how to prepare for a smooth sale
1) Engage your solicitor early. Have them check the title deeds and advise if any of the following need looked into.
2) Does your septic tank have 'Consent to discharge' into the waterway? If there is no consent, you will need to apply to NI Water. We can arrange this for you but the process can...
Here we share some of the stunning views from properties marketed by Pooler Country
Looking back over the last year or so, we really have been marketing properties in lovely situations with stunning views. Here we share a few of them which are a mixture of sea and mountain views with a few simple panoramic landscapes. Click on the image for more views. Enjoy!