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...
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.
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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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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This guide will help you choose the best removal company and break down the removal process for you.
We will explain:
How much removals cost
How to avoid dodgy removal companies
BAR - The British Association of Removers
When choosing a house removal company or movers...
It is a sad fact that from time to time landlord's must take action to recover their property from tenants be it due arrears, bad behaviour or just because they want to do something else with it such as move in themselves or sell.
Evicting a tenant is a process that needs to be carefully undert...
Sustainable housing allows us to reduce the use of the earth's natural resources, preserving them for future generations.
Sustainable housing, more specifically, looks to reduce carbon emissions and promote a higher standard of sustainable design - above the current minimum standards set ou...
Mr Osborne's reforms to Stamp Duty (SDLT) offers buyers, and indeed sellers, two reasons to celebrate at midnight when the new rules come in to force.
The removal of distinct bands will end the ridiculous system that meant a purchase of £124,999 was free of tax but £2 more on th...