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One third* of the county’s homeowners moving into their second home are unaware of the help available for selling their existing properties.
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Bright, open-plan living is a top priority for UK house hunters, as recent statistics show that buyers are looking for homes that offer modern, family-friendly layouts.

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Five minutes with Andy Clarke, Associate Design Director

A lot of work goes on behind the scenes here at Countryside and this month we’ve been speaking to Andy Clarke from our Design Department to give you a taste of the creative thinking behind our homes…


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House hunters are snapping up new Gee Cross homes, with one family trading in their 18-month-old property in favour of a Countryside home at the housebuilder’s Clarendon Place development. Prices start at £439,950.


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Five minutes with Steve Hughes, Associate Director Planning at Countryside

A lot of work goes on behind the scenes here at Countryside and this month we’ve been speaking to Steve Hughes from our planning department to give you a taste of what goes on before we even start on site.


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Do you have a spare room that you don’t know what to do with? Or perhaps the kids have just moved out and you’ve found yourself with extra space?


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Manchester homeowners have been dubbed the region’s most home sick holidaymakers following our recent survey*, which revealed that Mancunians are more likely to miss ‘home comforts’ than citizens of any other city in the North West.


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Gee Cross families are snapping up new luxury homes at Countryside’s Clarendon Place development since its recent launch, with six homes already reserved off-plan. Prices start at £424,950.

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Celebrate the New Year in style with a mini makeover for your home! Staying on top of the latest interior trends can be both easy and affordable with just a few simple changes. Clearing out the clutter and updating your cushions can go a long way in making your home feel brand new again.

To help you revive your home for the new season, we’ve pulled together the top three trends to look out for in 2016.


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The housing market is looking strong for 2016, with more and more renters hoping to take those exciting first steps towards home ownership. In fact, Rightmove.com has reported record web traffic over the Christmas and New Year period for both sales and lettings!

For many, purchasing their first home is on the top of their New Year’s resolutions list and, with the aid of Help-to-Buy, new build homes have become a very affordable option. However, the government-backed scheme is only one element to consider when purchasing a first home. Why? Because lenders have their own criteria to adhere to when it comes to mortgage applications.


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