Good News, Animal Lovers – it’s Getting Easier to Rent with Pets

Monday, September 27th, 2021

It can be tough to find a suitable rental property in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Finding a pet-friendly rental is even more challenging. Countless home seekers are frustrated by the dreaded words, “Sorry, no pets” in the small print of an advertisement. A mere 7% of private rental properties are advertised as pet friendly. Others […]

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How to Decorate Property for Rent

Friday, September 3rd, 2021

It’s no secret that buy-to-let property is an amazing investment. It’s not quite as simple as buying a property, finding a tenant and kicking back to count your money, though. To attract – and, more importantly, maintain – a tenancy, you’ll need to do some decorating. This is a different approach to decorating your own […]

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Moving Home with an Adverse Credit History

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Life in the 21st Century can be complicated – and expensive. No matter how careful you are with your money, it can be easy to run into trouble. Unfortunately, when it comes to financial matters, the property industry can be quite unforgiving. Adverse incidents on your credit report can make moving home difficult. Difficult is […]

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How COVID Has Changed Housing Priorities

Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

COVID-19 is still sending ripples throughout the world in 2021, impacting every industry throughout the world. The housing market is no exception – though, unlike many, this sector has enjoyed an uptake in business during these unprecedented times. More and more people all around the nation are seeking to move onto pastures new. Some of […]

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New Builds vs. Older Properties – Which is Best for You?

Friday, July 2nd, 2021

Record numbers of people in the UK are on the move at the moment. Many of them are choosing to move into new builds. This is hardly surprising, as such developments are cropping up all over the nation. On paper, a new build is an ideal home. After all, a new house hasn’t had the […]

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Property Prices – How Much is Too Much?

Sunday, June 20th, 2021

When considering buying a home, cost will be a major deciding factor. It’s important to ensure you are getting a fair deal. Oscar Wilde, no stranger to a witty quip that contains truth within the humour, stated in Lady Windemere’s Fan that, “a cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.” When […]

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Starting a Business from Your Home

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

People all over the world have had their lives turned upside-down by the Coronavirus pandemic. This had led to a knock-on effect on the housing market, with huge numbers of people choosing to move house. One of the biggest reasons for this is the impact that COVID-19 has had on our working lives. Put bluntly, […]

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Property Websites – How to Choose the Right Portal for You

Saturday, May 15th, 2021

Looking for property is a very different experience to the days of yore. Before the dawn of the internet, finding a property to buy or rent involved perusing the windows of a high street estate agent, popping inside if something caught your eye. Of course, that’s an approach doomed to fail into the 21st Century. […]

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Starting a Business from Your Home

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

People all over the world have had their lives turned upside-down by the Coronavirus pandemic. This had led to a knock-on effect on the housing market, with huge numbers of people choosing to move house. One of the biggest reasons for this is the impact that COVID-19 has had on our working lives. Put bluntly, […]

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The Best Restaurants in York

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Part of the excitement of moving to a new territory is learning about your surroundings. There is so much to see and do in York and the surrounding areas that you’ll never grow bored. Perhaps most important is learning where to eat though, especially if you’re looking for the perfect end to a romantic date. […]

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Small but Perfectly Formed – The Beauty of Downsizing

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

Do you ever look around your home and note that it feels cavernous? This is a common issue for owners and renters of larger properties. Lifestyles change, people move on, and a house that was once a hub of activity can now appear to echo with every footstep. If a large, empty home is starting […]

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Shared Ownership – A Cheap Way to Get on the Ladder, or the Worst of Both Worlds?

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021

As the price of property has risen exponentially over the years, many people have been forced to look for creative ways to finance homeownership. One industry that has gained traction in recent years is shared ownership, aka part buy, part rent. The idea of shared ownership is simple. Rather than purchasing a property outright, you […]

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