Bracknell Forest house prices compared to the rest of the country

House prices rose 2.1% – more than the South East average – in Bracknell Forest in January, new figures show. This momentum is contributing to the longer-term trend, which has seen house prices in the region reach annual growth of 4.8%. The average house price in Bracknell Forest in January …

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Buyer demand grows 34% to record high: Rightmove

“As we live in such a low interest rate environment, the market should remain bullish for some time.” The number of potential buyers inquiring about every available property has seen an annual increase of 34% to a new record, according to Rightmove’s latest home price index. Rightmove claims that “the …

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Knife crime on the rise in the Thames Valley

Thames Valley has seen knife crime skyrocket in just seven years, figures show. Anti-knife charity, the Ben Kinsella Trust, warns that soaring knife crime rates are no longer confined to the major cities of England and Wales, and that “every village, town and town” should be aware of the scale …

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Activate Accident Repair chooses Solera to streamline end-to-end bodywork management

Solera Audatex PlanManager increases technician utilization by 10%; dramatically reduces administrative time by 60 minutes per complaint BRACKNEL, UK, January 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Solera, a Global Leader in Data, Risk and Asset Management Software Solutions for the Insurance and Automotive Industries, Today Announces Partnership with Leading Provider …

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9 of Berkshire’s most gruesome buildings

Downtowns across the country tend to be a mishmash of architectural styles. Unless they look like downtown Bracknell, which has now been built twice in its history in one go, there is a range of styles. Ancient churches and pubs can be found among the 1970s office buildings that stand …

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McKay purchases logistics property from Bracknell

McKay buys logistics property in Bracknell – McKay Securities bought 1-4 Willoughby Road, a logistics asset fully leased to Bracknell, for £ 10million, which represents a net initial return 5.6%. The property was purchased off-market from a UK institutional supplier. The 2.7 acre freehold estate consists of two modern, self-contained …

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UK estate agents fined £600,000 for price fixing | Property

A network of estate agents who colluded to set commissions at high levels in Berkshire have been busted and collectively fined over £600,000. Estate agents, who have handled most property sales in Wokingham and other parts of Berkshire, conspired to keep commissions at rates above 1.8% on each home sale, …

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