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1. To separate or unfasten; disconnect.
2. To remove from association or union with something.
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5 St Helens Road, Rainford, St Helens, WA11 7QX, which is a detached house, sold for [pounds sterling]1,100,000 on February 28
96 Brand Hill, Woodhouse Eaves, LE12 8SS, which is a detached house, sold for PS1,600,000 on May 23.
17 Old Mill Avenue, Coventry, Coventry, West Midlands, CV4 7DY, which is a detached house, sold for [pounds sterling]530,000 on October 9th.
The three-bedroom Hawthorne (plot 107) has been reduced by PS3,000 to PS169,950, the four-bedroom detached Tressell (plot 53) has been reduced by PS10,000 to PS269,950, the four-bedroom detached Stevenson (plot 56) has been reduced by PS10,000 to PS279,950, and the four-bedroom detached Seeger (plot 68) has been reduced by PS3,000 to PS249,950.
VICTORIA ROAD, PENARTH: PS940,000 This five-bedroom detached home sold on August 11.
URFORD CLOSE, YARM Detached house on the outskirts of the always popular town sold for PS315,000 on August 11.
58 St Pauls Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV6 5Df, which is a detached house, sold for PS370,000 on June 20.
Among the featured properties are the three-bedroom semi-detached Arrochar villa with master bedroom en-suite and the four-bedroom detached Lomond villa with master en-suite shower room.
PS700,000 - Five-bed detached house in Choppington, This home, just over a mile north of Bedlington, comes with its own 18-acre estate, separate three-bedroom property and even an Equestrian Centre.
Detached home properties remain the worst performer (19%) on this basis.
Kinleith Mill will feature four and five-bedroom detached, and three and four-bedroom semi-detached homes as well as three-bedroom townhouses and a collection of apartments.
Sub-markets may be defined by structure type (e.g., single-family detached, row house, town home, and condominium), by structural characteristics (property age housing consumers may have strong preferences for newly constructed properties or for historic properties), or by neighbourhood characteristics (e.g., public education and public safety).