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...
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...
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...
This article will help you understand:
How Estate Agent contracts work
What to watch for and;
How to negotiate for a better deal
Estate Agents are salespeople keen to get your house on the market.
In times gone by, agents woul...
If you are selling your property then this article will help you understand:
How to increase the number of potential buyers your property is marketed to
How you can potentially sell your property without having to pay any estate agency fees
Common mistakes to avoid and how...
This question is from Zoopla user kclarke64015 about property chains and what they are and mean.
If you have any further questions, ask in the comments below and we'll get back to you.
What does the term chain or no upward chain mean?
What Does Chain or No Upwa...
A quick house sale is something many people dream of but not something many people get.
When we were told by one of our clients they needed the sale to go through within a day we rose to the challenge and completed the purchase in just four hours.
It sounds impossible, right? Wrong.
As a professi...
Jonathan Rolande talks about what an estate agent means when they say a property is under offer or sold subject to contact (STC). This question was emailed in.
What does under offer mean on an estate agents board? (or what is the meaning of sold subject to contract?)
What Does Un...
You might choose to sell your home on the open market rather than to a professional buyer such as House Buy Fast, but there are still things you can do to speed up the transaction and wipe weeks off the sale time - as well as making a fall through much less likely (remember around 30% of normal sale...
Air quality in the UK is getting worse and worse year on year, could it potentially impact your home value and desirability.
What Exactly Is Air Pollution?
A mix of dangerous gases and particles that rise into the atmosphere, mostly by man-made influences. UK air pollution is becoming a big issue...