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Best Easter DIY Projects: 5 Jobs to Tackle in a Long Weekend

Looking for the best Easter DIY projects? Bank holiday weekends are traditionally the busiest times of the year for garden centres and DIY stores as the nation eschews the chance for a relaxing break and, instead, turns to home improvement. Easter…
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Shopping Local: A Guide to Independent Traders in the Thames Valley

Reading has the Oracle, Bracknell has the Lexicon and Basingstoke has Festival Place. They are all great places to shop and offer the convenience of centralised mall parking with access to popular retail chains like Next, HMV and Waterstones. However,…
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Should You Sell Your House Fast For Cash?

Looking to sell your house fast for cash? Whether you have been trying to sell your home for a while or need to shift a property fast, it can be tempting to consider a quick cash sale. There are plenty of companies on the market that offer…
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Wokingham: The Happiest Place to Live?

Want to know where the happiest place to live in England is? According to recent results from the Thriving Places Index, Wokingham scores second as the happiest place to live in the country. The assessment is based on three key areas; equality,…

Interviewing your Letting Agent

If you are choosing a letting agent then it is important that you find the right partner both to maximise rental returns as well as to make the tenancy run as smooth as possible. Finding an agent is easy but ensuring they are the right one takes…
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Slash the Risk of House Sales Falling Through

Buying and selling a home in England and Wales currently offers a potential pit of problems with up to 38% of house sales falling through. The legal system is drawn out and both buyers and sellers can walk out on an agreement at any time up…
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Homes on Safari: A Guide to House Hunting in 2018

So, you’re in the market for a new property and want to start house hunting. Looking for the perfect property can be an exciting time, but it can also be a frustrating process. Fortunately, we’ve put together a guide to help you out in…
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A Guide to Homebuyers Surveys

Want to know more about homebuyers surveys? When you place an offer on a house, the term ‘subject to survey’ is often used, but what exactly does this stipulation mean and what kind or survey should you commission on your intended new…
Wokingham secondary Schools

Education Focus: Wokingham Secondary Schools

Wokingham secondary schools have some of the best reputations in the UK with three performing well above average and ranked in the top 12% of schools nationally. Allocation of placements for secondary schools for the 2018/2019 academic year…
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Personalising Your Rented Home

Anyone who has ever rented will know that making your temporary accommodation feel like home can sometimes be tricky. Whether your lease is furnished or unfurnished, much of the property is already decorated and personalising your rented home…