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The Top 4 Causes of Damp Problems in Houses

Top 4 Causes of Damp Problems in Houses and How to Treat It

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...

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What Does Under Offer or Sold STC Mean?

What Does Under Offer or Sold STC Mean?

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...

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A Quick Property Sale - In Just Four Hours!

A Quick Property Sale - In Just Four Hours!

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...

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What Does the Term Chain or No Upward Chain Mean?

What Does Chain or No Upward Chain Mean?

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...

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How to Help Your Buyer Help You

How to Sell Your House Fast Without Using a Professional Property Buyer

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...

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Most Polluted Cities in the UK

Most Polluted Cities in the UK

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...

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2017 Property Market - Our Predictions

2017 Property Market - Our Predictions

So, here we go, we are about to break every rule in property and try to predict what the future holds for the market. But before we put our collective necks on the block there is just one caveat. If the election of Mr Trump, Brexit and Leicester City winning the league proves anything, it's th...

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Is This the Worst Property on Rightmove EVER?

Is This the Worst Property on Rightmove EVER?

It must be. 10 Crosfield Close in Liverpool is boarded up, needs a complete redecoration including new kitchen, bathroom and carpets. But so do a lot of the thousands of homes currently for sale on the UK's biggest property portal. But not many have the same price tag. Just £1 may bag you t...

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Moving Home Checklist

Moving Home Checklist

Our house moving checklist will help you: Figure out what to look for when on a property viewing Avoid costly mistakes and help you negotiate a better price for the property Save you time and hassle If you would just like to print out our moving checklist for when you attend a viewing, then...

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Top Tips For Viewing A Property

Top Tips For Viewing A Property

Plenty is written about how sellers can improve their properties to increase the price they get or the speed of sale. Not so much is written for the buyers' point of view, and under current market conditions there are many people really struggling to find something that suits them. Because...

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