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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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Land Registry UK Repossessions Data - The Numbers Might Just Surprise You!

Land Registry UK Repossessions Data - The Numbers Might Just Surprise You!

On the 30th of April we saw the Land Registry publish their house price index. They have released encouraging news for UK home owners. Repossessions are down across the board! Monthly Repossession Volume The above graphic shows the monthly repossession volume in England and Wa...

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Estate Agent's Nightmare? Seller's Save Over £600,000 And Counting...

Estate Agent's Nightmare? Seller's Save Over £600,000 And Counting...

From April 2014 to April 2015 sellers using House Buy Fast's (HBF) unique quick sale method have saved themselves a staggering £619,000 - and that's just the start. The research makes depressing reading for the Nation's Estate Agents who have lost an estimated £312,000 in commission...

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How To Work Out The Cost Of Moving Home

How To Work Out The Cost Of Moving Home

The cost of selling and moving home is going to take a large portion out of your total budget for buying another home. The more accurately you can estimate this figure, the better. Within this guide we'll cover all the costs you could encounter and give you some hints and tips to keep the cost do...

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House Buy Fast Website Survey - The Results Are In

House Buy Fast Website Survey - The Results Are In

Since our last website survey in 2014, we have carried on collecting data about how easy our website is to use and how you find our service. In the last year there have been many updates, tweaks and changes to make the site more user friendly across different internet browsers and devices....

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