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An aerial view of Wantage
December 22nd 2023
In this area guide we’ll be taking a closer look at what Wantage has to offer and why you should consider it being your next move.
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The bank of the river Thames in Sonning Common
December 13th 2023
Our area guide on the village of Sonning Common in Oxfordshire and whether it is a nice place to live for families looking to buy a property.
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Dinton Pastures Country Park
November 23rd 2023
A picturesque civil parish in the county of Berkshire, Shinfield is a village just south of Reading in Wokingham Borough. If you’re looking for a rural village to settle down in that’s still well-connected to a major city, Shinfield could be the perfect place for you.
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Theale Lakes in Berkshire
November 22nd 2023
With good connections to nearby towns and cities, as well as a gorgeous surrounding countryside, Burghfield Common is the perfect village of families looking to settle down in a lovely, rural area.
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It only takes one accident to start a fire
November 20th 2023
We’ve put together a list of safety checks and risks you should look out for to make sure your home is as safe from fire as it can be.
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Two people sitting on the floor in front of paint cans
November 15th 2023
Whether you’re a first-time buyer, a homeowner looking to size up without too much of a price tag, or an investor looking to generate profit, there are lots of reasons you might want to buy a renovation property.
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A church on the river Thames in the town of Abingdon
November 13th 2023
Nestled between Oxford and Didcot in Oxfordshire’s Thames Valley, this vibrant market town boasts a rich history and array of attractions that’s perfect for young families and people looking to move away from the fast pace of the city.
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The hills in Didcot
September 14th 2023
Located in the gorgeous county of Oxfordshire, Didcot is a railway town that’s the best of both worlds in terms of urban and rural living.
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Two older people sitting on a sofa
April 25th 2023
As people near retirement age, many begin to consider the prospect of downsizing to a smaller, more manageable property. If you’re approaching this stage of life, you might want to consider looking at retirement properties.
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A couple being shown around a packed-up living room
April 13th 2023
To help make the downsizing process easier, we’ve collected a list of things to think about before making the decision to downsize your home.
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A couple packing up a cardboard box
April 10th 2023
As life changes and evolves, so does our living space. What was right for you ten or twenty years ago may not be the right fit now as you get older and your lifestyle shifts. If you’re reaching this point, you might want to consider downsizing your property.
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Someone holding a calculator over a contract with a small house in the background
March 10th 2023
Buying a house is a big commitment, one you will probably spend years saving for. To help you be prepared, we’ve compiled a quick list of costs you might encounter when buying your new home.
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