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  1. Villa holiday !

    Just returned from Quesada in Spain,the villa we rented was utterly superb. Anyone interested go onto "owners direct" This place had the following 5 bedrooms 6 bathrooms Outside bar with booze on tap Snooker room Pool room Darts Hot tub Pool Table tennis TV room with surround sound Sleeps...
  2. davewebbsbrain

    Any Solicitors on SZ

    I need some advice from a Solicitor regarding damage to my property. Basically there is a flat in my Cul de Sac that is owned but rented out and managed by a property company. Some work was done at the property over xmas to the fence and the front garden, which was concreted over. The concrete...
  3. Tommy2holes

    Housing market

    Great if your a seller and awful if your a buyer. I'm getting married this month and looking to move out of our two bed rented flat into a 3 bed house. Can't afford to buy with most places like £250k+ and saving 25k is beyond us at the moment and rentals are just crazy. 3 bed houses in dumpy...
  4. Ron Manager

    Home Loan questions

    Been 8 years since I had any involvement in the UK mortgage industry and I know the whole industry has changed quite a bit since then, so wonder if anyone working in it (maybe as a broker) could answer my questions? We still own our home in Westcliff which is rented out, I figure about 50-60%...
  5. tice_18

    Club's Assets

    I'd appreciate a bit of help here, I'm doing A level Business coursework and using Southend Utd as they business, its a report on external influences (legal, economic, technical, environmental etc), basically, to introduce the report, I need some facts and information on the club. I was...
  6. DTS

    American style fridges.

    Ladies and Gentleman, The better half and I have recently brought a new place. We now need to get a new fridge as we left out old one in the old house which we have rented out. I have decided to open the wallet and let the moths out and were getting an American Style Fridge. The trousers had...
  7. Tangled up in Blue

    Rush for rented property outstrips supply

    http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/8a1f82c0-c599-11df-ab48-00144feab49a,_i_email=y.html I'm aware that this might be old news(for some)but it's just been sent to me as a subscriber to the Market Leader lessons website and IMO it's of some current interest.
  8. Parking help required...

    If anyone could give me some advise on the following matter I would very much appreciate it... Basically, I moved into a flat a while ago (renting), and we were told we had use of Both parking spaces on the drive out the front (Landlord owns the freehold or something). Now when we moved in a...
  9. pickledseal

    Bed Advice

    Just buying my first bed - always lived somewhere which provided one (either rented places or my parents!) - and now find myself in this great expansive market! Ideally can't spend much more than £300 all up, and going for pine framed jobby. Any things I should check? Look out for? Thinking...
  10. Tangled up in Blue

    Question What are you reading?

    Perhaps not quite as Facebook friendly as what music are you listening to but I imagine a few Zoners might be interested to know what their fellow Shrimpers are currently reading. To get the ball rolling I'm presently enjoying Ian Sinclair's mammoth "Hackney,That Rose-Red Empire". It's an...
  11. who knew?

    I have been driving for over 50 years. I would think I should have noticed the little secret on my dashboard that was staring me in the face the whole time...I didn't...and I bet you didn't either... Have you ever rented or borrowed a car and when arriving at the petrol station wondered...mmm...
  12. DTS

    Why did I open my mates parcel......My dilema

    This saturday I for the first time in ages had a day at home and did nothing. My only real aim for the day was to nip into Brighton centre and gets Mrs Dts's Xmas presents. I was meant to go at 10am but as my Hereenven side are doing well on Football Manager I didnt actaully leave till gone...
  13. lee_sufc

    Moving help?

    Looking for a bit of advice... We recently moved and we rented a van to move ourselves. However, on the day we moved, I did my shoulder in and couldn 't manage moving a washing machine - as it involved carrying it down 2 flights of stairs at our old flat and up 1 flight of stairs at our new...
  14. Napster

    Latest from Lewis Hunt

    Our first game of the new season was against Cheltenham and we lost it 2-0. We went down to two early goals which is always difficult to come back from, especially as they sat back after that and put 11 behind the ball. Also it was boiling and the heat takes so much out of you, I managed to lose...