Weekly Property Speedbites | 10th – 14th, August, 2015

Welcome to our brand new weekly series covering topics from interior design to architecture. The aptly named series, Weekly Property Speedbites, will be released every Friday.

Monday, 10th of August

Move This, Not That: 10 Items to Get Rid of Before Your Next Move

A brilliant piece from zillow.com about what items you should trash before moving to your next property. Neatly laid out in a bullet point list, you should have no problems moving with these tips.

10 Screening Tips to Help Avoid Profit-Tanking, Time-Consuming Tenants

If you’re an aspiring landlord or already an established landlord this 10 tips list from biggerpockets.com has everything you need to pick the perfect tenants for your property.

Number of People Moving Home In UK Falls In First Half of 2015

Propertywire.com have released research that is bad news for sellers. It seems that people moving in the UK has dropped in 2015, according to new research.

Tuesday, 11th of August

7 Inky Colors to Use Instead of Black

Brilliant article from houzz.co.uk about using the right colour palette for your home instead of the traditional bland black colour.

Japanese Minimalism Blends With Classic New Orleans Style

Another superb article from houzz.co.uk about a families renovation project on their home.

HomeLet Rental Index

A long winded but necessary read from HomeLet.co.uk. Details on the rental market from the three months leading to July.

Wednesday, 12th of August

UK Properties With An Address In A Lane Are Much More Expensive

Research has thrown out a surprising statistic this week. Home owners in a street with the name ‘lane’ have a property that costs over £100,000 more than those on a ‘street’.

If George Osborne Doesn’t Kill Buy-to-Let, Jeremy Corbyn Will

The Labour leadership debate continues, meanwhile Moneyweek.com take a look at Jeremy Corbyn’s opinion on the Buy-to-Let scheme.

Elderly Couple to Lose Home After Being Advised to ‘Borrow to Invest’

The telegraph.co.uk have interviewed a couple in their late 60s who are about to lose their home due to bad investment advice. A rising trend.

Thursday, 13th of August

House Price Rises Accelerate As Demand Spikes Amid Shortage of Homes For Sale

theguardian.com has been warned by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors that property stock has dropped for a 6th month in a row, while demand increases.

Clearing: How to Arrange Your Accommodation

rightmove.co.uk have released their own guide to organising your university accommodation with little time!

Repossessions Fall to Historic Low as Home Owners Keep on Top of Their Mortgages

This article from the telegraph.co.uk has shown that UK property is now at it’s lowest rate of repossession EVER.

Friday, 14th of August

Asking Prices up Slightly In UK With London Forging Ahead

From propertywire.com. Average asking prices in England and Wales increased by 0.6% in England and Wales in July while in Scotland there was no change month on month, the latest index shows.

Hold Your Very Own Galactic Senate in This Copenhagen Apartment Building

A bit of fun from curbed.com, if you’re a Star Wars fan you will love this Galactic Senate looking apartment building.

13 Stylish Ways to Accent a Bedroom Wall

houzz.co.uk once again delivering great tips to the general public on how to style your bedroom walls.

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About the author

Starting his career in Estate Agency, Jeff quickly moved up the ranks to manage his own office for Halifax Property Services. Co-founding Speed Property Buyers in 2008, he has applied this knowledge and overseen rapid expansion of the business.