Buying a new home? Replacing your old appliances? You probably haven’t given it much thought, but a home warranty might be a good investment for you and your family. Sure, the extended warranty for your appliances will cover manufacturing defects, but what about if something major breaks – and it isn’t covered by your manufacturer’s warranty?
The student accommodation specialist Knight Knox International has just launched its new Manchester project in the Chapel Street area. It will be the third boutique student development the global property firm has launched this year, and the launch follows the major successes experienced by the firm in the student accommodation markets during the past 12 to 18 months.
The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) thinks making Britain’s homes more energy efficient should be supported with measures included in the UK’s upcoming budget. By adopting such measures, the British government would boost the construction industry and help householders deal with the issue of rising fuel bills. Brian Berry, chief executive of the FMB, warns that over nine million British households might be in fuel poverty by 2016 some nine million British households could be in fuel poverty.
Home buying activity is finally beginning to pick up, and so builders are naturally interested in finding out the latest trends among buyers in order to better understand their wants and needs. With that in mind, the NAHB recently carried out a large survey of buyers to ascertain how the recession has affected their thinking when it comes to consumer’s home buying wish lists.
InterRent Real Estate Investment Trust has announced its intention to invest in the Canadian property market as it agreed to acquire two properties in Ottawa’s west end. The value of this deal involving two ideally located properties is of $18,350,000. The acquisitions are to be financed through CMHC insured first mortgages. Situated in the Crystal Beach neighborhood, [...]