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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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Energy Performance Certificates Explained

Energy Performance Certificates Explained

You need to apply for an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) before you put your home on the market and you can be fined if you don't get an EPC when you need one. Frequently Asked Questions What is an energy performance certificate? When do I need an energy performance certifica...

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Top Tips For Home Sellers [Infographic]

Top Tips For Home Sellers [Infographic]

Released originally by The Property Ombudsman, we've taken their top tips for house sellers and organised it in a neat graphic for you! In a quick house sale, a business (provider) offers to buy the property or find a third party buyer very quickly. In return, the seller usually accepts a 'below...

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The 10 Pillars Of Buying To Let

The 10 Pillars Of Buying To Let

On average seven tenants now battle it out for every new rental property that comes to market, according to a recent report from Sequence estate agents. This upsurge in demand has in turn pushed up rent across the country, with average London prices increasing by 6% to £1,515 over the last 12...

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What Is The Difference Between Freehold And Leasehold?

What Is The Difference Between Freehold And Leasehold?

When looking to purchase property you should be aware of the two forms of legal ownership; freehold and leasehold. There are essentially two fundamental types of property possession. It is important to know the difference between the two before a purchase is made. What Does Freeho...

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How Will The General Election Affect The UK Property Market?

How Will The General Election Affect The UK Property Market?

As housing policies feature heavily in each party's manifesto, there is hot debate over several housing topics. Here we've explored the main issues that are currently affecting the market due to the election, as well as policies that will affect it if/when they come into practice. Redu...

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Congratulations Kayleigh!

Congratulations Kayleigh!

The Kindle Amazon Kindle Fire HD6 Tablet Competition has now ended! A big thank you to all the 16,400+ entrants, and all our new followers. We'd have loved to have given everyone a Kindle, but there can only be one winner. So congratulations go to Kayleigh Watkins! The winner of a brand ne...

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Government Help To Buy Scheme Explained

Government Help To Buy Scheme Explained

In January of 2013 we released an infographic about the Government help to buy scheme. We've now updated our infographic (below) and added some further information about the help to buy scheme.   Help To Buy Explained Infographic   The Help To Buy Scheme Explaine...

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