-- the 11th Canadian soldier killed this year by an IED -- was airlifted by helicopter to the ISAF hospital at the Kandahar Airfield, where he was pronounced dead.
Meanwhile, within 24 hours of Stephanie's disappearance, Shipways
had a letter from the kidnapper outlining his ransom demands - pounds 175,000 was to be paid for her safe return.
However, Ian Simmonds, area director at Shipways
estate agent, part of the 300-branch Sequence group, said home-owners would be pleased to see activity and prices rising.
Joseph Hussain, branch manager for Shipways
in Harborne, said: "All you need to do is call into your local branch and we to buying your dream home in the sun."
BIRMINGHAM ROAD Guide price: pounds 450,000 Agent: Shipways
Tel: 01562 886633 An extended detached property which has been tastefully upgraded to provide a family home in the Hagley school catchment area.
are having an open day at Apartment 3, Umberslade Hall, B94 5DF, this Saturday (July 31) between 11am and 12 noon.
Ian Simmonds, area director at Shipways
, part of the 300 branch Sequence group, said: "The number of people registering to buy a property in the West Midlands is continuing to increase dramatically, with registrations up 54 per cent from last year.
recently sold one of these reasonably generous houses for around pounds 175,000.
Details of similar instructions from Shipways
, 01386 5 55444.
HOW MUCH: PS75,000 WHO: Shipways
0121 427 3264 WHERE: Stanmore Road, Edgbaston WHAT: Superbly appointed three storey terraced property comprising a reception hallway, lounge, dining room, fitted breakfast kitchen, five bedrooms, family bathroom, en suite to master, delightful back garden HOW MUCH: PS350,000 WHO: Connells 0121 426 2800 WHERE: Mashie Gardens, Kings Norton WHAT: Well presented mid-terraced property set in a quiet cul-de-sac location.
, Martin set up his own practice in Stratford-upon-Avon and is now a consultant with long established Warwickshire name, Sheldon Bosley.
has opened a new lettings department at its office in Harborne, headed up by new lettings manager, Angela Parton.