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20 best food spots in Bethnal Green and Whitechapel

Posted: 18 September 2018 by Higgins Homes

London is a foodie heaven and, if you’re lucky enough to be in Bethnal Green and Whitechapel, then you’re in the heart of the action. Here are 20 food spots to try.

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Chelmsford family days out

Posted: 13 September 2018 by Higgins Homes

Part of the London commuter belt, Chelmsford in Essex is a fantastic family-friendly location with a wealth of activities on offer. Whether you have small children or teenagers, the range of family days will keep everyone entertained.

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Area Spotlight- London Borough of Newham

Posted: 30 August 2018 by Higgins Homes

Five miles east of the City of London and located in one of the most vibrant parts of the Capital, the London Borough of Newham has a lot to offer those looking for a location to live.

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Chelmsford School Guide

Posted: 22 August 2018 by Higgins Homes

Schools are always a major consideration when it comes to moving. If you’re looking at the Chelmsford area – and, in particular, the Higgins Homes Parva Green development – then you’ll have plenty of options in the near vicinity when it comes to schools. These are some of the best schools in the area for children of both primary and secondary school age.

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Hackney School Guide

Posted: 30 July 2018 by Higgins Homes

Are you considering relocating to or within London, but aren’t sure which area will offer your children the best start in life? We’ve compiled this guide to 14 of the very best primary and secondary schools this vibrant part of the Capital has to offer.

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Summer In Stoke Newington

Posted: 17 July 2018 by Higgins Homes

London really comes into its own in the summer months, and with a range of facilities offering activities and entertainment to suit all tastes, Stoke Newington is a popular spot for summer fun.

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9 Summer spots you need to try in Waltham Cross this year

Posted: 22 June 2018 by Higgins Homes

Positioned in a prime location within the metropolitan area of London, Waltham Cross is a Hertfordshire town with a lot to offer. Well connected by two London Overground stations and multiple bus routes, it is a great place to discover, both for local residents and those looking for somewhere new to live. These are the top places to explore in Waltham Cross this summer.

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How to make the most of Bow in the summer

Posted: 21 May 2018 by Higgins Homes

British Summer Time is nearly upon us and for those planning a summer in the city, this means making the most of the weather with al-fresco dining, weekends in the park and beer gardens a plenty.

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6 reasons why Hoxton is an up and coming area to live

Posted: 23 April 2018 by Higgins Homes

Hoxton is without a doubt one of London’s coolest areas. It has a vibrant local community, drawn from a mix of backgrounds and demographics, and is home to some of the most exciting new openings in terms of restaurants and bars. But what really makes Hoxton such an up and coming part of London to live in?

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What you need to know about Chelmsford living

Posted: 18 April 2018 by Higgins Homes

Chelmsford sits just 32 miles north east of London, a vibrant and lively urban hub that also benefits from the green spaces in and around Essex. Whether you’re looking for a family home somewhere with a great community feel, or a base close to London life, Chelmsford is an ideal choice.

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7 reasons why Londoners choose Whitechapel and Bethnal Green to live

Posted: 19 March 2018 by Higgins Homes

Whitechapel and Bethnal Green are quintessential London East End and have recently risen up the league tables as attractive property investments for London buyers. Easy proximity to the centre of the city, as well as thriving cultural local hot spots, have made this part of London a contemporary hub with a lot to offer.

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Everything you need to know about living in Chigwell

Posted: 15 March 2018 by Higgins Homes

Chigwell sits within the Greater London Urban Area, once a rural farming location and today one of the most sought after addresses in this part of the world. Chigwell has become popular due to it’s proximity to London, as well as for local amenities and landmarks, such as the iconic Epping Forest.

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9 Things Bow in East London has to offer residents

Posted: 12 February 2018 by Higgins Homes

East London has been up and coming for some time. However, Bow – formerly known as Stratford – has a lot more to offer than your average hipster hangout.

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6 Reasons to Consider Moving to Waltham Cross in 2018

Posted: 30 January 2018 by Higgins Homes

Located in Hertfordshire, 20km north of London, Waltham Cross is home to 7,407 residents and part of the Greater London Urban Area. Waltham Cross takes its name from The Eleanor Cross (located at the centre of the town) – one of only three medieval crosses that survive today dating back to the late 1200s.

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How to Secure a First Time Buyer Mortgage For Our Developments

Posted: 22 January 2018 by Higgins Homes

For a first time buyer, obtaining a mortgage can seem like a huge wall to scale. The housing market is a difficult place to navigate for those without a lot of capital or income and is changing all the time.

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6 Reasons Aspiring Londoners Should Consider Willesden

Posted: 3 January 2018 by Higgins Homes

London remains the most popular spot in the country for living, whether you’re beginning a job for the first time or starting a family. It’s a wonderful melting pot of culture, history, opportunity and entertainment with a wide range of fantastic areas to live.

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5 Reasons Loughton is One of the Most Sought-after Locations in Essex

Posted: 20 December 2017 by Higgins Homes

Location, location, location – for many people, when it comes to buying property, that’s what it’s all about.

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7 things you can do to freshen up your home

Posted: 19 June 2016 by Higgins Homes

Does your home need a spring clean? Follow our top home hacks here:

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Understanding Help to Buy

Posted: 12 May 2016 by Higgins Homes

Thinking of using the Help to buy scheme? You might want to read this...

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The house hunters guide to London

Posted: 28 April 2016 by Higgins Homes

Are you on the hunt for a new home in London?

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Area Guide: Kennington

Posted: 21 February 2016 by Higgins Homes

Sitting pretty between the London boroughs of Southwark and Lambeth, Kennington is one of London’s hidden gems.

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Decluttering tips for busy families

Posted: 14 February 2016 by Higgins Homes

‘Decluttering’ is a word that is often met with an eye roll of the ‘as if I have time for that’ variety. However, rather than adding another thing to your To Do list, decluttering can be easily incorporated into your daily routines and can have a great impact...

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Florals in February - Flowers for your home.

Posted: 1 February 2016 by Higgins Homes

Flowers are the ultimate interiors accessory – available in an enormously broad range of colours, shapes and themes and changing with the seasons.

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Christmas Home Accessory Wish List

Posted: 7 December 2015 by Higgins Homes

Decking the halls comes once a year, so make sure you tick off all these Christmas accessory must haves!

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What's on in London until 2016

Posted: 28 November 2015 by Higgins Homes

The festive season has begun and the calendar of events now on in London will take us joyfully through right to the start of 2016.

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The Autumnal Edit - Home Accessories Review

Posted: 19 November 2015 by Higgins Homes

Autumn is a wonderful season for aesthetics and so here's a round up of our favourite autumnal accessories.

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What’s on in London this Autumn

Posted: 2 October 2015 by Higgins Homes

The leaves are turning and the nights are drawing in. Autumn is on its way along with a whole host of things to see and do around the nation’s capital...

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10 Reasons why living in London is incredible.

Posted: 26 August 2015 by Higgins Homes

London is amazing and that's a fact. Don't believe us? Here's 10 reasons why...

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7 Unique Home Office Solution Ideas

Posted: 19 August 2015 by Higgins Homes

Looking to convert a room into an office? Take a look at our top tips for a unique working space.

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How to Make the Most Out of a Spare Room

Posted: 7 August 2015 by Higgins Homes

A spare room can host many opportunities, but which one is right for you?

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Top Home Accessories - The Summer Edition

Posted: 31 July 2015 by Higgins Homes

Maybe it's time to add a few summer touches to your home

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Popular Kitchen Styles of 2015

Posted: 24 July 2015 by Higgins Homes

Thinking of revamping your kitchen? Find out which styles are in trend for 2015

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Big City or Outer Suburb – Which is right for you?

Posted: 17 July 2015 by Higgins Homes

Unsure if you should be living in the heart of it all or in the relaxed suburbs?

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The Ultimate Moving Checklist

Posted: 10 July 2015 by Higgins Homes

Moving house can be stressful, make sure you follow our ultimate moving guide!

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5 Signs You’re Ready To Move Home

Posted: 6 July 2015 by Higgins Homes

Moving home

Wondering if it's the right time to move house? Take a look at our top tips to help you decide...

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What’s on in London this summer?

Posted: 30 June 2015 by Higgins Homes

Summer London

Whether you're new to the city or just looking for something fun to do this weekend, we've got your summer fun covered!

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How To Transform Your Small Outdoor Space For Summer

Posted: 24 June 2015 by Higgins Homes

Outdoor space

Small spaces don't have to feel claustrophobic. Make the most of your outdoor space with our top tips!

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7 Ways To Make Your Home Feel Brighter And Lighter

Posted: 19 June 2015 by Higgins Homes

Brightening

Why waste a beautiful space with dull tones? Here's seven ways to make your home feel brighter and lighter

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Guide to Islington

Posted: 3 June 2015 by Higgins Homes

Islington

Thinking about moving to Islington? Check out our guide to the area...

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Energy Saving Tips

Posted: 1 June 2015 by Higgins Homes

Saving energy

With the cost of living on the up, here's some quick and easy ways to save money on your energy outgoings.

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