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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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Martin Homes given permission to change Little Torch into new homes

The plans to change Little Torch, a former holiday and retreat centre, into the new homes were approved unanimously by Mid Sussex District Council on March 11. A spokesman for Developer Martin Homes Hurstpierpoint Ltd said: “We believe that the future residents of this development will enjoy the stunning views of the South Downs and …

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