How the Government’s Help to Buy scheme can help you onto the property ladder

Help to Buy has helped over 500,000 people get on the property ladder since 2013. Here's how it could help you do the same....

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Alex Hartley 11th March, 2019
Why UK estate agents are struggling, and can you benefit from this?

Falling property sales driven by the economy and tax changes allied to a big push by efficient online estate agents are crippling traditional players....

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Amanda Gillam 6th September, 2018
The rise of rented property licencing – How it works and who it affects

Around the UK councils are introducing private landlord licencing schemes to raise standards. But to drive this process tenants will also need to take part....

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Alex Hartley 3rd September, 2018
All you need to know about acting as a rental property guarantor

As rents rise ahead of incomes landlords of rental property seeing growing risk. So they are asking for rental guarantors to protect them from missed payments....

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Alex Hartley 19th July, 2018
How to protect yourself from rogue traders when doing home improvements

Citizens' Advice get 40,000 calls each year about rogue tradesmen! It can feel like a major challenge to find a trustworthy person to do your home improvements....

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Amanda Gillam 25th May, 2018
Financial tips for Millennials who want to get on the housing ladder

If you're aged 20 to 35 then as a so-called Millennial you're faced with the challenge of getting on the housing ladder. How do you confront this and the prospe...

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Amanda Gillam 21st May, 2018
Act now! The era of the very low mortgage rate is coming to an end

Those in debt have enjoyed the lowest ever interest rates for the last decade. We've become attuned to living and budgeting based on these low rates and in part...

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Alex Hartley 4th May, 2018
How to save for a deposit for your first home

Getting on the property ladder is tough, very tough. But worthwhile if you can do it. Getting a big enough deposit together is the first hurdle. This article co...

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Alex Hartley 28th March, 2018
Equity Release reaches record levels in 2017

A growing proportion of homeowners are using equity release to give themselves the comfortable retirement they deserve. But before you sign on the dotted line y...

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Alex Hartley 28th February, 2018
How’s 2018 looking for house price movements in your area?

We look at the current movements in the UK housing market and try to predict how 2018 will shape up. Are you intending to move home in 2018? If so read on....

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Alex Hartley 31st January, 2018
Could your favourite soap & sitcom characters really afford to live where they do?

With property prices and rent growing all the time could our favourite sitcom and soap characters afford to live where we're told they do? Where could they go?...

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Amanda Gillam 4th December, 2017
New ways to sell your house – you don’t have to use an estate agent!

The web is turning the staid world of estate agency upside down - now you simply don't need to pay £000s to sell your home. Here's how to save #loadsofmoney...

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Amanda Gillam 6th November, 2017


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