Help to Buy ISA – The Final Countdown

Many first time buyers would benefit from the Government’s Help to Buy ISA. But with the deadline for applications fast approaching, you’ll need to get a move on! What is the Help to Buy ISA? The Help to Buy ISA is a savings account specifically designed to help first time buyers get on the property ladder. You can save…

The History of Your Home

The History of Your Home Have you been inspired by TV shows like Who Do You Think You Are? and A House Through Time? Researching your family tree has long been a favoured pastime in this country, and it’s no longer just the prerogative of people of a certain age! But have you ever wondered…

Build to Rent

Build to Rent High deposits, affordability issues and rising house prices have made home ownership a pipe dream for those looking to get on the property ladder, and as a result, many people are opting for long-term rentals instead. Over the past 10 years, the number of renters in the UK has doubled, with around…

Conveyancing myths busted

Buying or selling a house? Wondering whether you need a solicitor? The property law experts let the cat out of the bag. Watch the video and turn myth to truth.

Guide to buying a family home

Buying a family home is an exciting milestone, but there’s an awful lot you need to think about. Whether you’re moving to a bigger property to accommodate a growing family, or choosing your forever family home, there are certain things you’ll want to look out for as you make your decision. Layout With young children…

Our Top 5 Tips for Moving Day

For months now, you’ve been planning, anticipating and working hard for this very day, and now it’s finally here. It’s Moving Day! So how do you feel? Excited, eager and in control? Or apprehensive, stressed and worried? If you’re the kind of person that thrives on a tight deadline and tends to leave tasks until…

Selling in summer?

When is the best time to sell a house? Ask the average person on the street and they’ll no doubt say spring, or perhaps even autumn. It’s a commonly held belief that selling your home at any other time of year is a grave error that’s sure to see your property sitting on the shelf…

Things to do before you move house

Moving house can be a stressful time for all involved, from managing viewings and placing offers on a new place, right through to packing your belongings and picking up your keys. With so much to do and so many things to remember, it can be all too easy to forget those small, seemingly trivial yet…

Renters’ guide to the new Tenant Fees Act

The law regarding charges for new tenants has changed. Are you up to speed? If you rent a property, you’ll need to know the ins and outs of the new Tenant Fees Act, which came into force on June 1st 2019. The new legislation applies to new tenancies as well as renewals of tenancies and…