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Northern Ireland. Home of Thrones

The smallest country of the United Kingdom was seen at its best in Game of Thrones. Northern Ireland provided many of the locations, technical expertise and even the actors. We’ve always known that Northern Ireland is a bit special, but where should you be considering buying a home here?
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Where are the best places to live in the UK?

Are you wondering about the best places to live in the UK? Whether for a permanent move or a holiday home? The United Kingdom has changed in the past few years, whether for better or worse (we would say very largely for the better). So this week we’re sifting the data and various reports to find the best places to live in the UK.
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Buying in the UK, part six: legalities

The UK property market is quite idiosyncratic, and can be confusing for those buying from abroad. What is freehold, and what is leasehold, and how do these impact ownership rights? This week, in part six of Buying in the UK, we’re looking at these key legal elements of the process of buying a house in Britain, whether as a permanent residence or an investment.
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What should I look out for when buying a new home?

We’ve all heard stories of people buying new homes that later turn out to have any number of faults in them – but it’s an easily preventable problem. Including a thorough check, known as ‘snagging’, in your process, helps to avoid problems down the line. So what should you, or a professional ‘snagger’, be looking out for?
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Buying in the UK, part five: viewing trips

With so much tech at our fingertips, we can practically view a property from the comfort of our own living room. But, like internet dating, seeing it online and in person can be quite different – which is where your viewing trip comes in. So, if you’re planning on seeing your shortlist of homes, what do you need to know to make it a success?
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Where are the best places to buy a house in the Cotswolds?

If you imagined a picture-postcard scene of England, you’d probably come up with something similar to the Cotswolds. Its myriad of historic villages, with their quaint cottages in the beautiful, honey-coloured local stone and its rolling countryside make it a favourite among property buyers. So where are the best places to buy a house in the Cotswolds?
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Buying in the UK, part four: money matters

So, you’ve worked out what you want from your ideal home or investment property – and you’ve maybe decided on the perfect area, too. But now it’s time to talk money: what are the buying costs of a UK house and ongoing costs to take into consideration? Once you’ve got a firmer idea of your budget, your purchase will be much smoother and hassle-free.
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Making a viewing trip to the UK

When you’re ready to make a trip to the United Kingdom to view property, Britain’s hard-working estate agents will be ready to welcome you and viewing property in the UK is super-easy. Read our tips on making the most of a viewing trip, including when to come, how to get around and what to bring with you. 
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Buying in the UK, part two: area guide

The UK property market has something for everyone and all price ranges, whether you want a swish flat in central London, a picturesque cottage in the Cotswolds, perhaps a semi-detached family home in a quiet suburb or a landed period property in the countryside. So, where are the best areas in the UK to buy property?
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What will happen to UK property prices in 2019

After years of solid growth, the British property market faces an uncertain year. But although some buyers will be holding off to see what happens with Brexit, others are seeing it as an opportunity. So what do the leading analysts and specialists predict for UK property prices in 2019, including Rightmove, RICS and the Bank of England?
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