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Rob Stoyle

What’s the Difference Between a Flat and an Apartment?

In this article, I want to look at the apartment/flat in Crediton and how it could solve the county’s housing crisis. The word comes from Roman times when housing costs were so expensive within the city walls in Rome. Savvy property owners split (or separated) their houses into what we know as apartments or flats today.

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Rob Stoyle

How to Attract Birds to your Garden

One of the beautiful things about Devon is the abundance of wildlife, including the songbirds that we have in our gardens. Schemes like #NoMowMay have helped in recent years to give our native birds a chance to thrive on the insects that untouched grass and meadowland supplies.

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Rob Stoyle

8 Devon Gardens to Inspire this Spring

Devon is home to countless beautiful gardens check out our top 8 Devon Gardens from Shobrooke Park, Sherwood House, Knightshayes to Fursdon, we hope you enjoying visiting these gardens

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Rob Stoyle

Fewer Crediton Homes ‘For Sale’ in Last 4 Months

With most Crediton families home schooling their children in lockdown and the forthcoming Stamp Duty Holiday deadline on the 31st March 2021, less Crediton properties have been coming onto the property market since the new year. This has prompted about a 10% drop in the supply of Crediton homes for sale compared to October 2020.

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Rob Stoyle

Is Your Home in Crediton Gas Safe?

Here’s a question for you – When was the last time you had your gas appliances checked? If it’s been over 12 months, you need

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Rob Stoyle

Crediton Millennials Moving Back in with Mum & Dad?

Roll the clock back 20 years and any self-respecting late 20/early 30 something would never say on their first date that they lived with their mum and dad. It was seen as a sign of immaturity being tied to your mother’s apron strings with as a failure to leave the family home. Yet over these last two decades, the age of leaving home has been increasing steadily from 20 years and 11 months in the late 1990’s to 22 years and 7 months today.

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