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Mortgages guide

Which type of mortgage is best for you? We take you though the various mortgage options to help you decide.

Buying to Let

We look at three key areas to consider when buying to let: cost, location, and property type.

What To Avoid In Your New House

When it comes to buying property, there are key things you need to look out for and avoid. I have listed below common maintenance issues which are inside and outside of the property that you need to be aware of and the average cost to fix them. Japanese Knotweed Japanese Knotweed is an invasive weed read more

A Guide For First Time Buyers

If you’re a first-time buyer and are wanting to know the requirements of buying a house or flat, then you’ve come to the best place to find out!  This guide will talk you through the process of buying your first home, including saving your deposit and applying for a mortgage.   How much deposit do read more

What You Need To Know about Home Surveys

If you are selling a home, one thing you are going to have to familiarise yourself with is home surveys. While these are typically done at the buyer’s expense, as a way of officially evaluating the property they are considering purchasing, you should still be familiar with the different kinds of surveys available, in order read more

The Importance of First Time Buyers and the Property Market

According to recent studies its first time buyers that are currently driving the UK property market with borrowers taking out mortgages totalling £18.9 billion in January. Last year an estimate of 339,000 first time buyers joined the property ladder with the Council of Mortgage Lenders predicting this is a trend that will persist well into read more

Tiny House, Massive Cave!

We look at a small mid-terrace in Shropshire that has more to it than meets the eye.

Pros and Cons of New Builds vs. Period Properties

Some of us absolutely adore the idea of residing in a period property, whilst others would much rather live in a new build. Both of these options have a number of plus and minus points, but some of these are far more significant than you may think. In fact, it’s only once you actually make read more

What Will £200,000 Buy In the UK Right Now?

According to a recent report, first time buyers here in the UK only need an £8,000 deposit in order to obtain a mortgage for a £200,000 home. This is great news, especially considering the fact that prices will be rising in the near future. But this does rather beg the question: What property can you read more

5 Tips For Buying To Let

Buying a property to let is more common than ever before, and it’s proving to be a very shrewd investment indeed. If you are thinking of moving into this arena, or even if you’ve already tested the waters, this article may be able to help you to get the most bang for your investment buck. read more