Making the decision to put your house on the market can be a difficult one. There can be a number of factors to weigh up, including both lifestyle and financial, which may be encouraging you to sell your home.
Despite the fact that so much of our world is now online - and often all the better for it - most people recognise that this does not generally apply to effective estate agency. With fewer than 4% of properties now being marketed by an internet-only estate agency, we take a look at the internet agency vs the high street agency.
If you’re thinking of buying a second home, Buy-to-Let, or an investment property, were you aware that there is an additional 3% Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on top of the standard SDLT amount payable?
There are many mixed messages being sent out by the press regarding the property market, especially in view of the numerous issues surrounding Brexit. Is the market going to fall? Will it rise? Is it a good time or a bad time to move house?
When you're trying to budget to move house, there are lots of different costs involved - some of which you may not be expecting if you haven't been through the process before.
For most people, buying a house is the single biggest financial decision they'll ever make. And yet, because of the emotion involved, it's not something you can treat as just an investment. In the back of your mind, a property is always a home too.
If you have been anywhere near the High Street lately you'll have heard the Christmas music, spotted the Christmas lights and seen all the sparkly window displays tempting you into the shops. Can you believe we are just a month away from the big day? Christmas will all be over in less than five weeks now! So if you're wondering whether to market your property now or wait until the new year, we've done the research and the answer may surprise you.
These days, there is a lot to think about when moving house, whether renting or buying.
If you're changing address, here is our house move checklist to help you remember everything you'll need to consider at every step of the process.
Some sellers feel that if they have 'missed' the spring market, they should wait until September before selling their property; but there are solid reasons for marketing your home during the summer.
If you're a cash buyer, a first time buyer or are buying a new build, probate or repossession