UK house prices display an encouraging rise at Nationwide releases a report based on mortgage approvals. This ties in with a new record high for UK property prices as demonstrated by the Office for National Statistics. Observers welcome the latest improvements in the UK property market.
Buying a cottage in the country is a pipe dream for many people, but have you stopped to consider the realities of rural life? Living in the country is not for everyone and investigating your own preferences before you invest in a rural property may be a wise idea. Here are five things to consider before buying rural properties.
Unclaimed properties can range from country cottages and houses right through to derelict barns, water mills, windmills, churches and even abandoned agricultural buildings. However, its worth noting that claiming an abandoned property can be somewhat of a rigmarole and may involve many months, if not even years of paperwork.
Rural properties such as country cottages for sale continue to enjoy a steady recovery, with prices increasing by an average of 5% in England over the past quarter. Is now the right time to finally begin your search for that ideal country cottage for sale? Find out if now is the time to escape to the country.
2013 has seen a substantial increase in both the number of smallholdings for sale and the number of potential buyers for small farms, crofts and other agricultural land for sale. Buyers also seemed to be more interested in moving to remote parts of the country that would not have been considered just ten years ago, such as rural Wales and the Highland of Scotland.
The UK has been experiencing a slow but steady recovery in the housing market, which is the kind of property news many people want to hear after enduring a long period of stagnant property prices.
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If you can arrange time off from work and want to know where to visit within the United Kingdom, why not visit Cumbria and try holiday cottages in the Lake District. There is nothing more beautiful than the evening sun over the Cumbrian waters and you would be well advised to investigate in this area.
If you want to experience magnificent landscapes and have memories which will last a lifetime, you may like to think about booking cottages in Cornwall. Everyone deserves a holiday at some point and even if you can only manage a short break, it can work wonders when it comes to recharging your batteries.
The very next time you want to enjoy freedom without any hassle you may like to consider looking at holiday rental properties. Taking children and pets on holiday can be difficult at times and if you book yourselves into a holiday rental, you will be free to come and go as you please. Self catering cottages are becoming more and more popular for this very reason.
If you are looking to plan a summer trip and want to stay inside the United Kingdom, there are plenty of holiday cottages in Dorset which can be rented. Many rental properties have great facilities and some offer gardens and parking. Find out more about available holiday cottages in Dorset, England.