July 24, 2021

Wallpaper as a feature on a wall in your home

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By James Lockett Manor Interiors, the experts in build-to-rent furnishing solutions, has revealed how to maximise the space in your home by utilising one simple trick – wallpaper and how you use it on a feature wall, in particular.   Wallpaper itself originated in the 16th century and was initially used to decorate the insides of cupboards […]

UK homebuyer demand continues to boom in Q2

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The latest Homebuyer Hotspots Demand Index by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, has revealed that homebuyer demand across the UK has continued to climb during Q2 2021. GetAgent’s Hotspots Demand Index monitors homebuyer demand across the UK on a quarterly basis, using market data from the major property portals. Current demand is based on the […]

Where can British first-time buyers get the best deals?

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By James Lockett Research from the national estate agent, Keller Williams UK, has revealed where the most and least affordable British locations are for first-time buyers in each region of the British property market. First-time buyers are in a tricky situation at the moment. The pandemic and the government’s subsequent intervention in the British housing market, […]

Britain’s historic and seaside towns enjoy the highest house price growth during pandemic year

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Research by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, has revealed that Great Britain’s historic towns have become the most in-demand buying locations in the country, with higher annual price rises than any other type of British town. In the past year, the average house price in Britain has increased 8.2%, from £234,540 in January 2020, to £253,702 in […]

UK: Homebuyers face 5.6 month wait to complete due to current market backlog

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As the first phase of the stamp duty deadline approaches, homebuyers across the nation remain stuck in transaction limbo due to long delays at the back end of the selling timeline caused by heightened levels of buyer demand. Research by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, has revealed just how long these current market delays are […]

Cayman: YMCA hires new CEO

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he YMCA of the Cayman Islands welcomes Eric Ellsworth as its new Chief Executive Officer. Selected by the Y’s Board of Directors following a multi-month search, Ellsworth succeeds Gillian Smith who stepped down as Executive Director at the end of 2020. In his new role Ellsworth will be responsible for YMCA’s operational growth through programme […]

UK: The property market pockets driving price growth in each county

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By James Lockett Research from national UK estate agent, Keller Williams UK, has revealed which areas of the property market in England are currently Best in Show, when it comes to price appreciation across each county since the start of the stamp duty holiday. Keller Williams analysed house price growth since last July across all local […]

Cryptocurrencies: Are Some Banks on the Wrong Side of History?

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By Nigel Green From Newsmax Banks and other financial institutions who still refuse to recognize major cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, as a legitimate asset class are putting themselves on the wrong side of history. The cryptocurrency market shedding more than $1 trillion in a week after all-time highs, which have prompted some financial institutions to speak […]

Daimler Trucks begins rigorous testing of its fuel−cell truck

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First enhanced prototype of the Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Truck on the test track since late April Wide range of tests are a further milestone on the path to series production Tests on public roads to take place this year, customer trials planned for 2023 Martin Daum, CEO of Daimler Truck AG: “We are consistently pursuing our […]

London property prices have stuttered under Sadiq

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From James Lockett Research by the leading mortgage broker for global high-net-worths, Enness Global Mortgages, has revealed how house prices have performed under the last three London Mayors, ahead of Thursday’s mayoral election. Enness analysed house price growth from the start and end of each term running back over the last five terms and three individuals […]