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Can't Afford Traditional Housing? - Alternative Housing Ideas

Can't Afford Traditional Housing? - Alternative Housing Ideas

With the average property price increasing out of the reach of many people in the UK, we've complied a list to appeal to your 'hippie' side and show you that some benefits of so called 'alternative housing'. Houseboats A most common alternative housing solution, it is estimated that up...

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Are There Any Hidden Costs When Buying A Property Without A Mortgage?

Are There Any Hidden Costs When Buying A Property Without A Mortgage?

This question was from Zoopla User si4241. Are there hidden costs when buying a property without a mortgage? If I buy a flat outright with no mortgage do I have to pay any extras? i.e. roof, lifts, gardens, etc. Are There Any Hidden Costs When Buying A Home Without A Mortgage? Actu...

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Will My Estate Agent Name The Person Making An Offer On My House?

Will My Estate Agent Name The Person Making An Offer On My House?

Today's question is from Zoopla user chilledascanbe. Will my estate agent tell me the name of the person who has made an offer, or will they just confirm it in writing? Will The Estate Agent Name The Person Making An Offer On My House Will my estate agent tell me the name of the person...

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Selling A Tenanted Property

Selling A Tenanted Property

Jonathan answers a question from Zoopla user lancio1978 about selling a rented property. Selling a tenanted property I have one property in Manchester which is tenanted and I would like to so sell it but keep the tenants renting. How do I go about this? Selling A Tenanted Property Without L...

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Part Exchange Process Explained

Part Exchange Process Explained

Jonathan talks about the part exchange process, how it works and things to be aware of when deciding if it's the right route for you to sell your house. What is part exchange when selling your house and how does it work? Part Exchange Process Explained What is part exchange when selling...

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Claiming Housing Benefit When Renting From Family

Claiming Housing Benefit When Renting From Family

This question was from Zoopla User tam519. Housing benefit, renting from family. If my parents purchase my house as I cannot afford the mortgage. Would I be able to claim housing benefit? Or any type of help with the rent? Claiming Housing Benefit When Renting From Family If my pare...

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Renting A Home While Bankrupt And After Repossession

Renting A Home While Bankrupt And After Repossession

Jonathan answers a question from Zoopla user lizzi07 about renting after repossession and bankruptcy. Renting a home while bankrupt and after repossession. What are the chances of being able to find rented accommodation after home repossessed and during bankruptcy? Renting A Home While Ban...

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Young, Employed, Single Parent With A Guarantor. Can I Rent?

Young, Employed, Single Parent With A Guarantor. Can I Rent?

Jonathan answers a question asked by Zoopla user demijones. about renting as a single, young parent. 17, single parent, have a job and have a guarantor. Can I rent? Looking for a house/apartment but was just wondering if I will be able to rent because I am 17, I have a job and a guarantor....

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Tenancy Qualifications For Renting

Tenancy Qualifications For Renting

Jonathan answers a question from Zoopla user Luicia2010, regarding tenancy qualifications for renting. Can a landlord specify that they don't want anybody who is on housing benefit when they do not know that they may be over a time and age and have always paid rent on time and are more likely to...

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How To Avoid Flood Risk Areas When Moving Home

How To Avoid Flood Risk Areas When Moving Home

Jonathan gives you his tips on avoiding flood risk areas in UK when moving house or purchasing a new home.How To Avoid Flood Risk Areas When Buying A PropertyJonathan gives you his tips on avoiding flood risk areas in UK when moving house or purchasing a new home.Checking Flood Risk AreasIf you are...

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