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Listen: TV presenter Martin Roberts on a new app to help house buyers

13th August 2021
Posted by Aston Avery

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House hunters hoping to relocate will be able to get a local’s opinion on life in different parts of the UK simply by asking them what they think of the area.

Nationwide Building Society has teamed up with Amazon to provide the pioneering new service after the Covid pandemic caused a surge in people leaving London for a new life in a quieter part of the UK.

A survey by the lender revealed three in 10 struggled to find information about which area to move to – with 71 per cent believing it’s important to get recommendations or advice from local residents when buying a home.

Aston spoke to TV presenter Martin Roberts.

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