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Buy to let - Is the market really dead?

Buy to Let - Is the Market Really Dead?

Buy-to-let has traditionally been a very good investment for property buyers. Along with the rent earned, the property price also appreciates and generates amazing ROI for investors. However, some policy changes along with the broader market sentiment is spoiling the party and pushing the growth cur...

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The evolution of property

The evolution of property

“If history could teach us anything, it would be that private property is inextricably linked with civilization.” - Ludwig von MisesOver the last two centuries, Britain has gone through enormous changes in society, culture, politics, and technology and these changes had their effect on the housi...

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5 ways to make your home more secure

5 ways to make your home more secure

Help yourself or they will help themselves!With burglary sadly being a part of modern life, security should be the upmost priority. However, sometimes we tend to ignore the importance of security and that is when the problem begins.Here we have listed some ways to make your home saferTo keep your ho...

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Just why is Brighton so popular with buyers?

Just Why Is Brighton so Popular with Buyers?

Brighton, East Sussex. Regency getaway and still a place to disappear into the crowds for rat race leavers, dirty weekenders and those who don’t feel they can be themselves anywhere else. Brighton has been a top destination for thrill seekers and property seekers for 200 years and when you look at...

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Why stamp duty is the fairest tax of them all

Why stamp duty is the fairest tax of them all

If the leaks are to be believed, it seems that today will see more tinkering with stamp duty in the Budget due this afternoon.The only problem is that it looks likely that the tax will be waived, at least in part for first time buyers with other rumours rife that investors may get a partial reprieve...

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Is moving abroad all it's cracked up to be?

Is moving abroad all it’s cracked up to be?

The colder weather, shorter days and depressingly high house prices have many of us dreaming of foreign shores at this time of year.If that’s you, you aren’t alone. Over 70%* of Brits would move abroad if they were given the opportunity, a House Buy Fast survey has revealed.The destinations of A...

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Want to sell your house fast? THIS is the room you need to spend money on

Want to sell your house fast? THIS is the room you need to spend money on

You need to sell your property quickly, but it’s a bit tired. You know you need to update it to attract the best price, but with limited time and money, where do you focus your efforts?According to numerous surveys, the kitchen and bathroom are the two rooms that can make or break a property...

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Ways to Make a Rental Your Own Without Losing Your Deposit

Ways to Make a Rental Your Own Without Losing Your Deposit

Heard the horror stories about landlords unreasonably withholding a deposit at the end of a tenancy? Unfortunately in spite of the various protection schemes for tenants, it is still common for, shall we say more ‘creative’ landlords to hold back some of the deposit against semi-legitimate b...

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Stop! Before You Sell, Read This

Stop! Before You Sell, Read This

Despite what you might hear about the property market slowing down and buyers disappearing from the face of the earth, there are in fact still many people who want to buy property in every area of the UK. Unfortunately there are also many people out there who want to buy but for whatever...

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The Top 4 Causes of Damp Problems in Houses

Top 4 Causes of Damp Problems in Houses and How to Treat It

Damp in houses is one of the most common problems we come across, one of the most serious risks to an owners health and yet is usually very easy to rectify. The first thing to do is to establish what is causing it. Use the list below to establish where it's coming from and what you can...

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