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Brighton named in the Sunday Times Best Place to Live list

The Sussex city made it into the 2022 edition of the Sunday Times Best Places to Live list. In particular its areas of Fiveways and Preston Park were highlighted as being worthy of commendation. In its profile the newspaper wrote: “Brighton is Britain’s best city by the sea, and quieter areas such as Fiveways and Preston Park …

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13 reasons why Brighton is a better place to live than London

Brighton is often compared to London – it has even developed the nickname London-on-Sea. But there really is no debate when it comes to the question of ‘which city is better?’ It’s fair to say London has its benefits – but Brighton’s location on the coast trumps them all. And while living by the beach …

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OakNorth Bank provides Martin Homes, with a £13.6M loan for scheme in Hove

Founded in 2008, Martin Homes specialises in new build and conversion developments within the prime locations of London, Sussex, Surrey, and Kent; The capital from OakNorth Bank will be used to develop a new major-mixed use scheme in Hove, compromising of 52 apartments, a large office space and 25 private parking spaces; Situated on Davigdor Road …

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Historic and seaside towns seeing the biggest rise in house prices

During the past year, average house prices in Britain have increased 8.2%, from £234,540 in January 2020 to £253,702 in April 2021, but nowhere have prices increased more than in Britain’s most historic towns.  In Britain’s beloved seaside towns prices have experienced annual growth of 10%, rising from £281,397 in 2019, to £309,539 in 2020. …

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Little Torch Auction Raises Funds for Cancervive in Hurstpierpoint

Martin Homes raised money for Cancervive on Friday and Saturday (April 9-10) by auctioning items from Little Torch holiday and retreat centre in Hurstpierpoint. The developer was granted planning permission last month to change the centre into eight luxury flats and two houses. The auction offered tables, chairs, cabinets and other items. Members of the …

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COVID-19 – No Match for Property Market as House Prices Hit Record High

One of the few sectors to have come through the pandemic in positive territory, property values were 6.5% higher than a year ago. Across the UK, property values were 6.5% higher than in March 2020, Halifax said. This means the average price is around £15,000 higher than it was since the start of the national coronavirus …

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