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Renting and buying

Aug 3, 2011
We will use the example of a young married couple, Mr and Mrs Smith, who have been renting in their area for some years. The Smiths are having a dilemma over whether they should buy or continue......

First Time Home Buyers Guide, Checklist and Essential Information

Aug 4, 2022
First Time Buyer Information Buying your first home is an exciting time. There's nothing quite like the feeling of getting something of your own that you can finally make your own mark on. In......

What's My House Worth and Getting a Home Valuation

Aug 4, 2022
How much is my house worth? We all like to think we're armchair property enthusiasts because we've watched a bit of Location, Location, Location and Homes Under The Hammer! But valuing......

Moving Home Checklist - Things To Do When Moving House

Aug 4, 2022
Whether you're up-sizing, down-sizing, moving to a new job, or simply moving on, this guide will help you with the basics of getting on with your move. Getting started with your home move......

Land Registry Sold House Prices Index

Aug 4, 2022
Since 1980 it has been a requirement to register all property in England, Scotland and Wales centrally with HM Land Registry. As each plot of land sells it is given a unique reference or "Title"......

The Types of Home / House Surveys

May 17, 2018
Buying a house is probably the single most expensive purchase of your life… so it’s worth getting right. Surveys are a way in which you can get qualified and accredited information about the......

A guide to the Mouseprice Pro Prospect Mailer

Aug 2, 2022
Introduction The prospect mailer is a Mouseprice Pro tool which allows you to send physical letters out to any number of properties matching your search parameters. For example - you could send......

Property valuation for home buyers

Jun 29, 2011
Introduction If you are looking to buy a house, assessing the value of property is one of the central tasks you will have to perform. Home buyers need to decide whether the price of a property......

The cost approach

Jul 22, 2011
The cost approach estimates the replacement value of property by analysing the costs of its components. It lies somewhere between the inferred and the intrinsic method, and is generally not......

The income approach

Jul 22, 2011
The Income Approach is also termed the “fundamental”, or “intrinsic method” of property valuation. In this method the present worth of property is estimated on the grounds of projected future net......

Will the world of property portals be turned upside down?

Aug 2, 2011
The existing property portal business model of charging estate agents to list property details is being aggressively challenged by a new generation of websites who allow Estate Agents to list......

Affordable housing

Aug 3, 2011
Getting on the property ladder is difficult, as most first time buyers would undoubtedly tell you. To purchase a property, a buyer will typically need a substantial deposit, funds to cover......
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