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The smallest homes in Bristol? Garages are being converted into one-bed flats in popular area

Horror stories about tiny spaces being converted into flats are usually reserved for the capital, but it seems Bristol’s housing crisis could also be …

Housing

Shrinking homes: the average British house size is the lowest it’s been in 90 years

<b>New homes being built in the current decade are smaller than ever before, with the average house size now below the low of the 1930s.</b><p>UK homes built …

Housing

How expensive are Bristol’s taxis compared to other cities?

Bristol’s blue cabs are as quintessentially Bristolian as the black cab is British. For uncountable numbers of tourists a taxi is the first thing to …

Transportation

Kingswood residents take ABC Estates and Floorweald Limited to court over ‘skyrocketing’ management fees

People living in a Kingswood apartment block have taken the building’s owners and managers to court over “skyrocketing” and “extortionate” management …

Housing

The property 'scam' you NEED to know about if you own a home in Bristol or Bath

Unsuspecting Bristol and Bath homeowners are at risk of falling foul of a property ‘scam’ which could render their property unsellable, a local …

Housing

Work begins on new development of 136 homes in Speedwell

Work is now underway on a new housing development of 136 homes in Speedwell. Persimmon Homes Severn Valley has been given the green light by Bristol …

Housing

Is this apartment in Bristol’s booming Glass Wharf the dream city centre pad?

Looking for a stylish contemporary city centre pad? This could be just the ticket.<p>Architecturally commanding, ‘The Eye’ occupies a prominent position …

Commuting

Opinion: Don't underestimate short term lets – they're an untapped goldmine in the London property market

There is a view that estate agents’ short lets departments are simply a vehicle to rent out properties that the sales department can’t sell. In fact, …

Housing

As property buyers sue over £50,000 Japanese knotweed problem, what all homeowners need to know about the plant

A couple who bought a seaside property in Cornwall 15 years ago are suing the pensioner who sold it to them over a Japanese knotweed problem that has reduced the value of the property by £50,000.<p>Adam and Eleanor Smith, both 43, bought the three-bedroom detached home near Falmouth for £200,000 in …

13 affordable passive homes completed in Crawley, West Sussex

This article was originally published in issue 21 of Passive House Plus magazine. Want immediate access to all back issues and exclusive extra …

Real Estate

How To Do Investment Property Analysis

Buying an investment property and joining the world of real estate is exciting! Finding the best property is the catch. There are two types of data …

How to Value an Investment Property

The most important thing you should do before deciding to invest in a certain income property is to value this property. So, you wonder HOW TO VALUE …

Mortgage basics: fees, jargon and rates explained

In total, there is a little more than £1.3 trillion of outstanding mortgage debt in the UK, according to the Bank of England.<p>That equates to more than £20,000 for every person in the country. But for many, the intricacies of mortgages remain a challenge, and they are frequently misunderstood.<p>Here,</i> …

Finance