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Brighton average house prices and salary needed to afford it


A new study has revealed the average price of a home in Brighton and what you would need to earn to buy one.

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Home sellers must disclose ‘nasty surprises’ to stop deal...


New rules hoped to save would-be buyers from wasting money on surveys and legal fees

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Ikea is coming to Churchill Square


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One in four home insurance claims rejected


Home insurance premiums aren't cheap, so when things go wrong you'd expect them to be put right without delay.

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England’s homes are lowest quality yet among the most exp...


An aging housing stock and a drought of new supply forces Britons to pay more for less

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Annual house price growth slows amid record jumps in rent...


Property values increased by 0.6% annually in July 2023, compared with a 13.8% annual rise in July 2022.

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Britain's High Streets are Dying


Retailers face a toxic mix of post-lockdown pressures, but ministers shelved the idea of an online sales tax

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Leasehold Changes Take Effect


The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 takes effect on 30 June 2022, ending ground rent for most new long residential leases granted for prope...

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Interest rates increase


Bank of England raises interest rates to 0.25%

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Leasehold Reform


Leasehold reform to save households up to tens of thousands of pounds

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Councils face ban on property investment


Jeremy Pocklington, permanent secretary at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, said that a consultation had been launched by...

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Ban on most polluting household fires


House coal and wet wood to be phased out by 2023 to cut pollution

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Exceptional three bedroom penthouse for sale


Exceptional and spacious luxury penthouse with outstanding views from its own private sun terrace. Both modern and stylish throughout and with two ...

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Stanmer House Closing


Stanmer House to close as company goes into liquidation. Weddings are cancelled and jobs are lost

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800 New Homes Planned


Residents fear impact of development at brownfield site in Brighton and Hove

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2020 forecast of 2% price rise as election gives window o...


The majority government result could pave the way for pent-up demand to be released in the spring market.

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University of Sussex rises in Ranking of World’s Greenest...


​​​​​​​The University of Sussex has been ranked 13th in the world and 5th in the UK for its efforts towards campus sustainability and an environmen...

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Thinking of Investing in a Buy-to-Let


Is Brighton the place to invest your money?

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UK House Prices Rise


UK house prices rise despite uncertainty over Brexit and election

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Great Place for Start-Ups


Brighton and Hove Ranks Amongst 21 Best Cities in Britain for Business

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Big Plans for Brighton


​​​​​​​NEW plans for a leisure complex have been unveiled.

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Noughty 90s Festival


A NEW festival is launching in Brighton

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Christmas price war sees mortgage rates hit 1.05%


Record lows for mortgage borrowing. Could now be the time to strike to get an unbelievable mortgage deal to buy in and around Brighton and Hove?

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John Hoole Estate Agents predictions for the future


Market trends in 2019, along with expectations for 2020 and beyond

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Royal Pavilion Gardens handed £214,000 grant


Brighton's Royal Pavilion Gardens has been handed £214,000 by the National Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Sad end of ancient elm in Brighton


Deadly disease strikes seaside town tree planted in 1613 - now it faces axe

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Katie Price declared bankrupt


Katie Price who at one time had a fortune of £45 million was finally declared bankrupt last week

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Find your next property with OnTheMarket


One of the fastest ways to find Brighton and Hove property

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i360 bosses say the future is bright


The attraction has contributed £89.6 million to the local economy and supported 447 jobs since opening three years ago.

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Biggest increase in number of new houses for 30 years


Housing supply in England increased at a higher rate last year than at any time in the past 30 years. There were 241,130 homes added to the country...

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The Dyke Pub is saved


The Dyke Pub is now open for business under new ownership and serving a great selection of food and drink.

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Lewes Fireworks go off with a bang!


Thousands of people attend the largest 5th November celebrations in the world.

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Rolling in the cash! Adele makes £350,000 profit by selli...


Superstar singer Adele is rolling in the cash after making a £350,000 profit on her luxury villa on a beachfront resort known as Millionaire's Row....

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