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Useful site

https://app.nimbusmaps.co.uk/Lookup needs you to register to start using it but this initial level is free. It’s one of those sites that you’ll love if you’re nosey. In it’s free format it allows you to see the land by titles. It … Continue reading

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Crash map

Wondering how safe somewhere is? I’m watching the planning meeting of my local council on youtube and they’re talking about a development and problems potentially with road accidents – Which reminded me of this web site https://www.crashmap.co.uk/Search It’s not cheery … Continue reading

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Reporting Japanese Knotweed

https://www.planttracker.org.uk/ is a website where once you’ve registered you can report Japanese knotweed. The Environment Agency, Scottish Natural Heritage, Natural Resources Wales and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency have joined forces to help combat the spread of the UK’s most problematic … Continue reading

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Sold prices map on Rightmove

I suspect this is a fairly new feature, but I haven’t spent a lot of time recently looking at sold prices. The colour code relates to price. It’s a nice feature, which in some areas will perhaps really highlight cheap … Continue reading

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Useful to know

I’ve not really used ‘On the Market‘ much, but today I have had a play. I put in a postcode and did a search. It extended the postcode to within 1/4 mile which wasn’t a problem at all. I assume … Continue reading

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Houseweb – sell your house without an estate agent

Did you know that over 5% of homeowners sell their property without an estate agent? Selling your home using the Internet is now as effective as using an estate agent, with one major difference… You don’t pay the agent’s commission. … Continue reading

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Rightmove main page changed!

It was normal this morning but I’ve just done a search and it’s changed! Massively! [Yes I really do use rightmove several times a day] Here’s a screengrab. You can now filter by newest listed (used to be most recent) … Continue reading

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Appraised

New app called Appraised http://getappraised.net/ – Instant house price appraisals as you browse the market Appraised! helps you identify properties where the seller’s price expectations are or are not in line with data the Land Registry holds. Not tried it … Continue reading

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Autumn Statement BTL stamp duty surprise

Stamp Duty for Buy to let and second homes will now be +3% – supports families buying their own home through a 3 percentage point surcharge on rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax on purchases of additional properties like buy … Continue reading

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Appraised add on for chrome

I’ve installed this and had a mooch through some of my local rightmove property listings. The button shows up in the address bar and reveals interesting info – including the previous prices sold! It’s interesting! http://getappraised.net/#whatitdoes

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