You have reached the decision to look and buy a property/home, but how do you buy a house in the UK?
Where do you start? What do you need to do first?
Aside from choosing how many bedrooms you would ideally like there is a maze of legal paperwork, negotiations with Estate Agents, Solic...
Press Release Following The Decision By The OFT (Office Of Fair Trading) To Study The 'Quick House Sales' Industry
The OFT (Office Of Fair Trading) informed us on 17th April 2013 that they will be conducting a market study on the industry as a whole.
We welcome this and hope that it leads to a...
I took a call on Wednesday afternoon from the OFT (The Office Of Fair Trading) asking if I would assist them in a study into the Quick House Sales market.
I was genuinely pleased to hear that such a study will take place, the market has increasingly felt like a 'free for all' especially n...
Jonathan answers a question about how much rent you should charge, emailed in by one of our website visitors.
How Much Should You Charge For Rent
Jonathan Rolande talks about renting your property without using an estate agent or letting agent.
If you're looking to...
Possibly, the recent death of our former PM has reignited many of the old arguments surrounding policies that are decades old, in many cases because the repercussions are still being felt today.
Loved or loathed in unequal measure Mrs T still has the power to divide opinion be it about...
I'm an animal lover, a huge animal lover. From pets to nature programs, I can't get enough.
But I am also an estate agent and as such I know that animals can cost their owners dearly.
I am not talking about food, vet's pills or vacuum tokens at your local petrol station that have to be fed in...
Despite a much improved property market, the number of property buyers particularly those willing to pay cash for property is still at a low level, especially in certain pockets of the UK where the number of property buyers is at an all-time low.
This isn't because of an unwillingness to buy, bu...
According to research carried out by AOL Money, there have been four in 10 homes sold for a loss in England and Wales since 2007, with an average loss of £24,430.
Homes Sold For A Loss
Why Sell For Less?
House being too cramped
No longer being able to affo...
From April 2013, the bedroom tax will introduce new rules for people claiming housing benefit for their council or housing association homes.
There will be a limit on the number of bedrooms housing benefit will help pay for.
Shelter have some great advice about the new bedroom tax...
What Is Cash?
Cash is the money in our pocket, in our change bowl, our bank accounts and savings.
But When Is Cash Not Cash?
When people go to buy a property, unfortunately.
The Estate Agents Dream Buyer
I have lost count of the number of times I have...