Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer reveal smart meters can save Britons £560 million a year | Property | Life & Style

According to television duo Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer, Smart Meters are the way forward when it comes to tracking spending and saving money on your energy bills. The duo appeared on Sky News this morning to announce their tour, which will focus on the national rollout of smart meters. The Smart Energy tour will visit 10 cities in the UK to encourage homeowners to use smart meters. According to the duo, smart meters can save Briton’s £560 million a year as a nation. Savings per household can differ, but on average…

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Selling your home: The top UK cities for selling a £1 million property fast | Property | Life & Style

With taxes, stamp duty, uncertain buyers and agency fees, it can be difficult to sell your home, especially when it falls into the price bracket of £1 million or more. A recent report by Rightmove has revealed the top places in the UK for shifting homes quickly on the market for £1 million. The Office of National Statistics reported that the average selling price of a home in the UK is £224,000, a much lower amount than those with a £1 million asking price. These homes sell in an average…

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Westbury Castle bought at auction for £1.5 million | Property | Life & Style

The glamorous Westbury Castle had its price tag slashed from £5m after its owners failed to shift the 200-year-old property. The Grade II listed building in Flintshire, North Wales, was snapped up by a mystery businessman who plans to rent it out as luxury residential apartments. The property failed to sell five years ago when it was valued at £5 million and included a three bedroomed lodge and eight acres of land on its estate. Three parties bid for it at the auction on Thursday at The Intercontinental Hotel in…

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