Assessing the value of something is crucial when selling. It prevents you from making excessive losses and ensures you walk away with an appropriate amount of money – and this is no different when it comes to putting your house on the market.
It’s hard enough finding a new home to rent, without then being ruled out of renting it due to the fact you have a pet. Today 40 per cent of UK households have pets, so it’s a common issue that many of us face.
It might have seemed unlikely six years ago, but with the assistance of Help To Buy and other discount schemes the number of first-time property buyers is on the up.
What’s good news for some is bad news for others. While young Brits struggle to save up the money for a deposit due to rising house prices, property owners and investors are in a prime position due to a shortage of new homes.
What seemed to be a remote possibility at the beginning of 2015 – Britain leaving the European Union, or ‘Brexit’ – now has a very real chance of happening.
Buying a house is always an exciting process, but usually the sale takes months to go through. When you purchase a property at auction, it’s yours as soon as you hear the bang of the gavel – what could be more thrilling than that?
The phrase ‘location, location, location’ was coined by Harold Samuel to describe the three most important factors homebuyers look for in a new property. Apparently, it first appeared in print some 90 years ago and while, of course, the property market has changed a lot in that time, is location still just as vital? We examine the evidence. Continue reading →
While a two-bed maisonette is more than enough for most homeowners, others crave something a little bit different. Only the ones brave enough (or rich enough) manage to make their dreams come true. There are a huge number of unusual homes across the globe – we take a look at some of the weirdest.
If you want to sell your home quickly and for the highest price possible, then preparation is vital. You’ve likely already thought about clearing out the clutter, smartening up the front of your property, and getting it valued, but do you know when you’re going to sell?
Knowing the age of your home, or a property you’re about to buy, can be important for a number of reasons. You may need to make repairs on your home and therefore want to check you use the right materials; you could be purchasing house insurance for the first time, or you might simply just be curious.
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