Finance & Mortgages

Equity Release – an Option for the Older Homeowner

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Retirement is supposed to be a golden age. It’s time to put your feet up and reap the rewards of everything you worked so hard for over the previous decades. That is assuming that you do not run into financial difficulty, though. Life can become expensive when you’re no longer bringing home a regular wage. […]

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Domestic Bliss – How to Manage Moving in with a Partner

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

So, you’ve been dating for a while and you’re ready to make the next step. You have agreed to live with your partner – congratulations! You’re about to embark on a great new journey. Just ensure that you give your relationship the greatest chance to surviving the experience. Accept That Life is About to Change […]

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Brick by brick – New homes on the increase

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

It’s been touted as the number one reason why so many young first-time home buyers have struggled to purchase a property – decade on decade of governments that have failed to build enough new homes. But could times finally be changing (and could first-time buyers finally have something to smile about?). Let’s find out… The […]

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Property market update: More people are on the move

Thursday, October 1st, 2020

Take a read of the average British newspaper and you’ll likely feel nothing but negative about the UK property market. From first-time buyers being unable to get their foot on the ladder, to concerned economists outlining what could be in store for homeowners come Brexit.  Let’s balance this out a little bit, because there’s been […]

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Cash in the Attic? Valuable Items That Could be Uncovered in a House Move

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

When you are packing up your boxes for a house move, you’ll invariably have some choices to make. Some items will make the transition to a new home. Others will have outlived their usefulness and be tossed away or donated to charity. Hold your horses before making any rash decisions, though. You’ll invariably label particular […]

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Happy (first time) homeowner – The top cities for first time buyers

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

(spoiler: the north runs away with it) We recently wrote about how the north is an amazing place to be for singles looking for love and businesses hoping to flourish. And as it turns out, the north is also a promising place for first-time buyers taking their fledgling step onto the property ladder. Five of […]

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Cant’ Pay, Won’t Pay? What Happens if You Fail to Pay Your Rent

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Shelter is at the very bottom of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Put bluntly, we all need to maintain a roof over our heads. This can make it feel like your world is caving in if you’re unable to pay your rent. This can be a tough problem to resolve, especially as pride will likely get […]

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What Estate Agent Lingo Really Means

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

Realtors do not always enjoy the finest reputation, especially among renters. Rightly or wrongly, members of this trade have a reputation for … let’s say using creative expressions of language when describing a property. If you’re looking for a new place to live, there is every chance you’ll need to work with an estate agent. […]

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The Housing Market Post-Corona-virus

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

The Housing Market Post-Corona-virus

We are all adjusting to a Brave New World since the dawn of Corona virus. The UK’s economy has taken a substantial dip, with talk of recession

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Homebuyer – 36 Questions to ask your seller

Friday, March 1st, 2019

Buying a home is probably the biggest decision you’ll make in your lifetime, and BOY, is it complicated. Between reading every single line of that contract and researching local areas online, the seller themselves can be a pivotal source of information as to whether you should make an offer, or walk on by. Here are […]

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The UK Housing Market: Key Stats, Facts and Figures

Friday, August 24th, 2018

Buying? Selling? Whatever your side of the home buying table, and regardless whether you already have your foot on the ladder, it pays to know just where the UK housing market is heading. Here we take a look at the key stats, facts and figures that reflect the current UK housing market, as according to […]

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