‘Demand for bigger homes’ pushes up UK house prices

“If you’re thinking about buying a property in this fast-changing environment, one of the best things you can do is to detach from the emotional dimension, so that you are able to analyse whether you are getting a good price and value for money,” said Anna Clare Harper, author of Strategic Property Investing.

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