Guest Blog: Top Tips for Selling

Guest Blog: Top Tips for Selling
It might be slightly too early to make judgements but following the rush in property purchases prior to the April Stamp Duty deadline for second homes, we are expecting a tougher few months with the number of potential buyers likely to fall. That is why it is essential if you are selling your home that you make sure it is looking at its’ very best. Here we are going to provide you with our 5 top tips, these are all straight forward but are going to mean...

Guest Blog: A conveyancer is a conveyancer is a conveyancer – aren’t they all the same?

Guest Blog: A conveyancer is a conveyancer is a conveyancer – aren’t they all the same?
Our friends over at Get The Keys have provided us with this informative blog all about conveyancing. Understandably choosing the right Estate Agent for you to sell with is paramount, or, if buying, the agents you choose to ‘stalk’ and build relationships with, as well as the property portals you choose to wake up with and drop off to sleep with, are essential! Choosing a solicitor to handle your conveyancing is however often an overlooked element of buy

Sell your home this Spring

Sell your home this Spring
This is not a typically busy time for the property market but as Spring is nearly upon us, it is a good time to get things in order. There are certain steps which you can take to ensure that your property successfully sells. Valuation Firstly, you should get a Valuation carried out on your property. You can do this either by getting an Estate Agent to do this, or instructing a Surveyor to carry out an independent Valuation. Whichever way you choose it is

Guest Blog – Ten Simple Space Savers For Your Home

Guest Blog – Ten Simple Space Savers For Your Home
If there’s one thing the guys over at Martin & Co Estate & Letting Agents know, it’s how to make the most of any real estate. They’ve distilled ten space saving techniques from their years in the industry to help you maximise what you’ve got… We’d all like a property of palatial proportions. Unfortunately, the reality for most of us is that we must make the best of what we’ve got. But there are some simple and cost effective hacks you can imp

A property guide for first time buyers

A property guide for first time buyers
Are you finally taking the steps to buy your first home? I know it seems scary now but if you follow our guide, securing your first home will be a breeze. Keep the faith There is no escaping the fact that the chill of austerity has discouraged first time buyers from stepping onto the property ladder. Things are changing though and finally people are able to take that all important that step. This time last year, first time buyers took out 26,800 m

What do I ask when viewing a property I want to buy?

What do I ask when viewing a property I want to buy?
Taking the next step and purchasing a property can be a very overwhelming and stressful time. With so many thoughts about if you’re making the right decision and what it would be like to live there it can sometimes feel like you’re under pressure. So to ensure your viewing process runs smoothly, we have put together some useful questions to ask your estate agent: What date do the current owners move out? You may already have this date before you arri

The quick guide to buying your first home

The quick guide to buying your first home
Buying your first home is a huge step in your life. As house prices continue to rise and mortgage lending is getting tighter, it has never been so hard to step onto the property ladder, especially being a first time buyer! You will feel the sense of freedom and self-achievement when you buy your first home. It is the best feeling to finally get your own space and a place to call your own. No more rules from your landlord or parents. You can design your ...

Do you want to become a successful Landlord?

Do you want to become a successful Landlord?
If you are contemplating becoming a landlord or a property manager, now would be a good time to build up a portfolio. Property prices are all over the place at the moment and it’s the perfect time to potentially snap up a bargain.  Building a great portfolio can take time and resources, but often mortgage lenders are happier to lend to a landlord because the rental income pays off the loan. London When looking for an investment you need to take into

Top 10 hacks to simplify your house move

Top 10 hacks to simplify your house move
Are you thinking of moving house but cannot deal with the hassle? Instead of thinking of it as a ‘big pack up’, think positive. We have some great tips to make sure your new adventure goes as smoothly as possible… Wrap up your wardrobe Let’s be honest, most of us women have enough clothes to dress the whole family for the foreseeable future, there is just something about clothes that make them so addictive! But if you’re looking at your wardrobe and

Home improvement on a shoestring budget

Home improvement on a shoestring budget
We all know that finding money to improve your home is hard to come by and there is nothing wrong with being a bit frugal. I’m sure a lot of us have a couple of rooms in our homes which we would love to spruce up but never seem to have any money to put into it. Take a look at our tips below on how to get the most for your money. Paint Paint is the quickest and easiest way to spruce up a room without breaking the bank. Paint can really change a roo