A shock survey has revealed that 25% of househunters take less than a week to find a new home. The findings from Ocean Finance will be a shock to many homeowners, who have endured months and even years waiting for a buyer when it comes time to sell. The finance company revealed that 17% of… Read More 25% of buyers take a week to find their new property
Save time and money with our guide to the best value property regions in the UK. Unless you’re keen on living in a damp, dripping houseboat, the London property market is hugely unaffordable to most first-time buyers – and it may not even be the safest place to invest if you’re looking to become a… Read More The four best places to buy property in the U.K.
Whether you’re taking your first step onto the property ladder or you’re a seasoned owner, buying a new house is a major commitment and, unless you’ve won the lottery, it’s probably the biggest purchase you’ll ever make. As the stakes are so high, it’s important to use the best mortgage adviser you can. This may… Read More The importance of mortgage advice
When you’re selling your home on the open market, you need to have trust and confidence in your estate agent to do everything in their power to sell your property for the best possible price. Unfortunately, estate agents are often accused of being far from transparent, guided only by their desire to achieve unrealistic prices… Read More Create a positive relationship with your estate agent
Buying your first home is an experience like no other – it’s daunting and stressful, but it may well be one of the most exciting things you ever do. However you feel about being a first-time buyer, you will face challenges and it’s important to be savvy when it comes to finding the right property… Read More 5 tips for first-time home buyers
Buying a new house is an important step in anyone’s life, whether it’s to be your new home or merely an investment. In order to minimise unforeseen problems and therefore reduce stress and hassle for your future self, there are several easy steps a savvy buyer can take. 1. Can you afford it? This might… Read More 5 things to think about when buying a property
Property sales are surging again, with the most recent figures indicating an increase of nearly one quarter, but 99% of all homes are still marketed through traditional high street estate agencies – despite anecdotal evidence suggesting that property vendors are often unhappy with the service offered. In truth, dissatisfaction with estate agents is only one… Read More How the stresses of selling your home can be eliminated
Summer is in full swing, which is good news for house hunters. Long days and light evenings mean now is an ideal time to view properties. Homes and gardens boast verdant views, blossoming flowers and sun-soaked rooms, helping people picture how they would spend summer days at home – an important factor for many prospective… Read More Top tips to find a new home in the summer