Making a great first impression

Making a great first impression Most buyers make a decision about a property within the first few seconds of viewing it, so if you’re selling your home, it’s vitally important that you make a positive first impression. If you don’t, you could be losing out. If your home is already on the market but you’re…

Our Guide to Landlord Insurance

If you rent out a residential property to tenants, then you should look at getting landlord insurance. It’s not a legal requirement but it’s worth serious consideration. Many people are unaware that in the event of a problem with your rental property, standard buildings and contents insurance won’t cover you. If you rent out a…

Buying at auction – Our step-by-step guide

Buying at auction – Our step-by-step guide Buying a property at auction can be a great way to bag a bargain. The key is to be fully prepared. Check out our step-by-step guide to the basics. Get your finances in place It may seem a little early to be talking mortgages, but unless you intend to…

Guiding you through your remortgage

Your Remortgage – guiding you through the process. Confused about how a remortgage works? We know moving to a new mortgage lender can be a daunting prospect, especially if you’ve not done it for a while or in fact ever! We understand that and want to help reassure you that it needn’t be as scary…

What is a conveyancer?

What is a conveyancer? Confused about what is meant by the term ‘Conveyancer’? “Conveyancing” is the term used to describe the area of law which deals with the legal process of the transfer of property. Put simply then, a “Conveyancer” is a legal representative who carries out this service on behalf of customers who are…

Right to buy: Am I eligible?

The Right to Buy scheme is a fantastic way to purchase your first home. However, if you are new to the property ladder, you may not be aware of what makes you eligible to qualify for Right to Buy discounts. In May 2015, the eligibility rules for Right to Buy changed; occupants now only need…

Remortgaging – how long does it take?

Are you unsure about the remortgage process? Do you have questions about how quickly things happen? This article will clear up any confusion, answer some of the most frequently asked questions about remortgage timescales and provide advice about how you can help speed up the process. How long does the process take? Some of the…

Explaining exchange and completion

In any house sale or purchase, everyone is usually focused on two key events, the first being “exchange of contracts” and the other being “completion”. This article will aim to explain more about this process. At any point up to exchange of contracts, the agreement to buy or sell a property is not legally binding….