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Top 10 most important questions you must ask when buying a flat

Top 10 most important questions you must ask when buying a flat

We've put together our top 10 questions to ask when buying a flat, to help you avoid any mistakes and save you money. Don't leap into the unknown and get stuck with a very costly purchase! Find Out How Long The Lease Is A majority of leases are for a period of 99 to 125 years, sometimes...

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7 Pictures Of Homes In England That Will Blow Your Mind

7 Pictures Of Homes In England That Will Blow Your Mind

If money was no object, which property from our list would you choose?"Bring the Royce to the front, would you Alfred." A property in Virginia Water, for sale via Knight Frank. You might bump into Her Majesty the Queen here. A property in the Bishops Avenue area of London, for sale via Knight...

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Berlin's East Side Gallery - Graffiti From The Street

Berlin's East Side Gallery - Graffiti From The Street

A little while back we wrote about the graffiti and street art in Brighton. This time the House Buy Fast office has been on holiday to Berlin! We have some great images from the remaining Berlin Wall, known as the East Side Gallery. Graffiti artists from across the world co...

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What Is Conveyancing And What Does A Solicitor Do?

What Is Conveyancing And What Does A Solicitor Do?

If you're thinking about using a conveyancing service for purchasing a property then this article will show you: What Conveyancing Is Who Does The Conveyancing? How Your Solicitor/Conveyancer Helps You What Is Found In The Legal Contract? If You Can You Do Your Own Conveyancing How Much It...

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What Exactly Is A Mortgage?

What Exactly Is A Mortgage?

If you're thinking about taking a mortgage for purchasing a home then this article will show you: What a mortgage is, how it relates to property and what happens if you don't keep up with your payments. Mortgage calculators, revising your income and mortgage advisers. Bank, building society or mor...

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How to Avoid Inheritance Tax

How to Avoid Inheritance Tax

Inheritance tax can cost your loved ones hundreds of thousands in the event of your death, yet it's possible to legally avoid huge amounts of it, or possibly pay nothing at all. This quick guide will help you understand, calculate and avoid inheritance tax. In This Guide What is inheritance ta...

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85% Of Landlords Unaware Of Law Change Say Agents

85% Of Landlords Unaware Of Law Change Say Agents

By October 2015, landlords of non-HMO properties will be required to supply and fit (as a minimum) battery operated smoke alarms within each landing/escape route of rental property. Owners of HMO's are already required to provide adequate fire precautions. New Fire & Safety Regs For Landlo...

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The 7 Most Influential Property Experts On Social Media

The 7 Most Influential Property Experts On Social Media

Lets dive into the world of social media - the who's who of people you have probably seen around the social media-sphere, while demonstrating their expertise in property and others who you might just be hearing about for the first time. This list is in no particular order! Sam Ashdown Samant...

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England, Northern Ireland And Scotland Rental Index

England, Northern Ireland And Scotland Rental Index

HomeLet have released their Rental Index for Britain and Northern Ireland. Similar to Rightmove's House Price Index, the report covers recent rental increases and decreases. Lets cover some key points: Rents rose across 11 of 12 regions in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland...

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Can You Pull Out Of A Property Sale?

Can You Pull Out Of A Property Sale?

Jonathan answers a question emailed in regarding pulling out of a property sale and if it's possible. Can you pull out of a property sale if you have already made an offer? Can I Pull Out Of A Property Sale? In England and Wales it's perfectly possible to pull out of a property sale,...

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