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Worthing Elf Record Event - Pictures & Videos

Worthing Elf Record Event - Pictures & Videos

On the 7th December we held our attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most elves in one place, all in aid of the two Worthing charities St Barnabas and Chestnut Tree House. We've managed to break the record with an estimated number of 1276 and raised an estimated £1500+ for our char...

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Taking The Bath Out And Replacing With A Two Person Shower

Taking The Bath Out And Replacing With A Two Person Shower

This question is from Zoopla user tinaass who asking about replacing a bath with a shower and how this could effect saleability. Taking the bath out replacing with a two person shower. We rent a one bedroom flat and have just been asked if they could replace the bath with a shower. My husband an...

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Buying Direct From Owner - What To Watch Out For

Buying Direct From Owner - What To Watch Out For

Many see a direct sale from an owner as property's Holy Grail. No estate agents to interfere with the process or charge fees, so it normally means that the house is going to be a pretty good buy, doesn't it? Quite possibly, but there are a few things to look out for first. Establ...

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Finding An Estate Agent That Doesn't Do Credit Checks

Finding An Estate Agent That Doesn't Do Credit Checks

This question is from Zoopla user louisehanna and asks about finding an estate agent that doesn't do any credit checks. Where do I find an estate agency that doesn't do credit checks as I've been and emailed everyone that I know of and all I've got back is 'we don't accept housing benefit and you...

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Not From London And Not Sure Where To Buy A Property

Not From London And Not Sure Where To Buy A Property

This question was from Zoopla user maggie1961. Not from London, not sure where to buy. Having to try and buy a 3 bed house somewhere (anywhere!) in London on budget of £425K max. Can anyone recommend areas to look in? South East looks the most promising. Worried as I keep seeing nice Victo...

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The Top 5 Invisible Things Buyers Hate

The Top 5 Invisible Things Buyers Hate

We all know that cluttered or badly presented houses do not sell as fast as their tidy equivalent. So we decided to survey some estate agents to find out what less obvious things they have encountered that buyers simply can't stand. So that we didn't get the usual old list of things such as cl...

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The Bank Of Mum And Dad - What Can Go Wrong?

The Bank Of Mum And Dad - What Can Go Wrong?

With the average age of a first time buyer now getting into the high 30s, family help to take the first step on the property ladder has never been more vital. Whilst interest rates are lower than they have ever been, banks and building societies have been so hesitant in lending money to potenti...

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You're Speaking - We're Listening

You're Speaking - We're Listening

We have just had the results of a survey back that we commissioned to find out what our website, House Buy Fast is doing well and what it's doing badly, and the results have been really interesting. When people come to our site they generally are looking to sell a property quickly so the si...

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Do You Need An Estate Agent To Get Onto A Property Portal?

Do You Need An Estate Agent To Get Onto A Property Portal?

In this weeks video Jonathan Rolande is answering a question about needing an estate agent to advertise your property on a property portal. Do I Need An Estate Agent To Advertise My Property On Zoopla? Jonathan Rolande talks about getting your property on a property portal without an estate...

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Footing The Bill For A Broken Chain

Footing The Bill For A Broken Chain

This question was from Zoopla user james51111 about property chains. Hi all. I have a question for any knowledgeable people. I'm currently in the middle of a chain due to complete in 2 weeks and received a call from the estate agents yesterday about the house that's at the top of the chain. F...

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