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7 Tips for Attending Your First Property Auction

September 2, 2019 12:18 pm

Have you ever considered purchasing a property at auction? Property auctions are fun experience and are also an ideal way to avoid the lengthy buying process. The most appealing reason to attend an auction is to grab yourself a property bargain! To help you prepare for a potential purchase, here are our top tips for…

How to Find A Home Near Good Schools

August 2, 2019 11:46 am

Of course, every parent wants the best for their children, especially where their education is concerned. Sending them to a great school isn’t as easy as it may seem; competition is tough and you have to live in the appropriate catchment area if you want your child to stand a chance at being accepted. As…

What is the New Tenant Fees Act?

June 3, 2019 2:08 pm

As part of the Government’s bid to limit hidden costs for tenants, the new Tenant Fees Act is now in place in England. Essentially, the act caps the amount that renters can be charged for things like deposit fees. Letting fees have even been completely banned. In the past, many landlords have overcharged renters for…

Our Top 3 Property Investment Tips

May 10, 2019 4:29 pm

If you are considering your first property investment and you are looking for some expert advice, you have come to the right place! Follow our top three property investment tips below, to help you secure your ideal property and maximise your return on investment. Tip 1 – Do your research Look at potential property hot…

Help to Buy Loans Have Exceeded £10 Billion in Six Years

March 12, 2019 3:57 pm

Since the 2013 Budget when the Government’s Help to Buy scheme was first launched, nearly 200,000 purchasers have used it to get on or move up the property ladder. The majority of these purchasers have been first-time buyers. The scheme is essentially an equity loan of up to 20% of the value of a new…

Our Guide to Informing Buyers of a Neighbour Dispute

February 1, 2019 1:21 pm

If you’ve put your property on the market, it’s important to make your buyers aware of any problems you may have had with your neighbours, whether in the past or present. The rules on what you should or shouldn’t declare to a prospective buyer are slightly cloudy. However, there have actually been cases where new…

Top Tips For Renting Your House

January 4, 2019 4:57 pm

When you decide to rent out your home you will become a ‘landlord’ and with this new status comes great responsibility. There are a number of important factors you will need to consider before you put your home up for rent, such as how to prepare your property and your legal responsibilities. To help you…

What is Property Fraud?

December 4, 2018 12:59 pm

Property fraud is when a criminal pretends to be the owner of a property and attempts to sell/mortgage it without the permission or knowledge of the real owner. This is done by means of a forged document to transfer the property into the fraudster’s own name, or by impersonating the registered owner. After obtaining money…

What You Need to Know Before Renting

August 7, 2018 3:47 pm

The amount of people renting in the UK is at a record high. The costs of rent are also increasing every year so follow this guide to help you save when you rent a home. Research the area First things first, you need to decide where you want to live and then if you can…

5 Things to Consider When Investing in a Buy-to-Let Property

June 1, 2018 10:55 am

Considering investing in a property portfolio? Or are you a landlord looking to make the most of your investment? We’ve put together these top tips to help you navigate the ever-changing Buy-to-Let (BTL) market. Do your homework Doing your homework is critical. You’ll need to be able to adapt to the constant BTL regulatory and…