Weekly Property Speedbites | 17th – 21st, August, 2015

Weekly Property Speedbites | 17th – 21st, August, 2015

Speed Property Buyers weekly series covering topics from interior design to architecture. The aptly named series, Weekly Property Speedbites, is released every Friday.

Don’t be afraid to comment below and have a great weekend!

Monday, 17th of August

Nixon’s ‘Western White House’ Hits Market for $75M

A great insight into Richard Nixon’s ‘Western White House’ from zillow.com, as the property has just been put onto the market for a staggering $75 million!

Let’s All Go Live in the New ‘Star Wars’ Theme Park

Amazing news for all you Star Wars fans from curbed.com. Disney have announced an Star Wars themed park.

Seasonal Summer Dip Fails to Impact UK Property Market as Demand Remains High

propertywire.com report seasonal summer dip fails to impact UK property market as demand remains high

Tuesday, 18th of August

July Sees Subdued Valuation and Survey Activity in UK Housing Market

More from propertywire.com as the July property market sees the number of valuations and surveys activity down.

August Property Trends Infographic

The August property trends from rightmove.com has been released. Average property asking price is down.

You Can Rent Out Your Spare Office Desk for the Same Price as a Bedroom

Stunning figures from the telegraph.co.uk as you can rent out your spare office desk for as much as a bedroom in London.

Wednesday, 19th of August

Owner Who ‘Ripped out Layers of History’ From Listed House Must Pay £300,000

A property developer has illegally modernised a historic building, report theguardian.com. Kim Gregory Davies has been told to pay £300,000 or face jail time.

Inspiration Wednesday – Richmond

The latest from rightmove.co.uk and their inspiration wednesday. This week it’s in Richmond, London.

Mapped: The Price of Living Near the Best Schools

More from the telegraph.co.uk mapping out the price of living near the best schools in England.

Thursday, 20th of August

Keep Summer Alive With These 10 Mediterranean Homes for Sale

zillow.com have released a list of 10 amazing Mediterranean homes for Summer.

Former England Defender Sells his Home for New Job in Spain

rightmove.co.uk have released the listing of Phil Neville’s home, the pictures are absolutely stunning. Take a quick peak!

Katharine Hepburn’s Haunted Hacienda in Coldwater Canyon

Great content from hookedonhouses.net, with an inside look at Katharine Hepburn’s ‘haunted’ house in Coldwater Canyon.

Friday, 21st of August

The Popsicle Test: What Makes A City Good For Children?

Content from theguardian.com analyses what makes a city food for raising children.

New Home Building In The UK Up By 15% Year On Year

According to propertywire.com there was a huge surge in new homes built in the UK. A total of 131,000 new homes were built in the last 12 months, 15% higher than last year.

‘Silence Of The Lambs’ Torture House For Sale

A piece of cinematic history is on sale, according to the telegraph.co.uk. Buffalo Bill’s house from Silence of the Lambs is on the market.

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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.