Property prices in London have risen higher and faster than anywhere else in the country, making it more challenging than ever for aspiring homeowners in the capital to buy a home of their own. For many people living in London, rising prices have made home ownership seem unattainable.Read more
Increasing the biodiversity of your garden doesn't have to be hard, or compromise the way it looks. Whether its bees, bugs or birds, we all know that wildlife has a positive effect on our gardens.Read more
Commentators have long speculated about an imminent rise in bank base rates only to see their predicted date come and go without change.Read more
The Prime Minister’s announcement on Sunday of a new initiative to transform 100 of the country’s most run-down local authority housing estates gave a further boost to estate regeneration following the Autumn Spending Review announcement of £2.3 billion of loans to help regenerate large council estates and will further assist with affordability.Read more
The limited supply of new homes in Cambridge versus high levels of demand has been the main factor in driving house price growth in the city. There are numerous reasons why the city’s property market is a safe bet and we predict that growth will continue in 2016.Read more
The housing market has enjoyed a vibrant few years and I see no reason why 2016 will change that.Read more
The Christmas tree has been taken down, the decorations packed away until next year and the last traces of the festive season have been cleared up. Your home might be feeling just a little bit bare and gloomy, which is why it’s the ideal time to give it a refresh to help you embrace the New Year in style.Read more
Here you’ll find property related blog articles from the team at Countryside as well as independent experts. Expect regular tips and advice on topics such as buying a new home, interior and landscape design, setting up home, mortgages and finance, plus articles on architecture, the property market, regeneration and more.