How can you tell if a buyer is serious?

How can you tell if a buyer is serious?

Selling your home? Want it to be as stress-free as possible? Here’s how to tell if someone is genuine about buying your property. The property market can be unpredictable at the best of times. We’re not necessarily talking about fluctuating house prices or...
The truth about stress-testing

The truth about stress-testing

The need for stress testing has been withdrawn, which means it should be easier to get a mortgage, right? Unfortunately, this is not necessarily the case. Find out why removing stress testing may not make a difference to homebuyers. The media recently reported some...
House prices fall slightly in July

House prices fall slightly in July

The housing market has generally remained buoyant despite the increased cost of living and interest rate rises. However, prices have dipped very slightly in July, according to Halifax. House prices fell slightly by 0.1% in July, which marks the first decrease since...
The Bank of England increases the base rate

The Bank of England increases the base rate

The latest announcement from the Bank of England to increase the base rate to 1.75% marks the sixth consecutive rate rise. The Bank of England has just announced that the base rate is increasing to 1.75% in a bid to combat rising inflation. The Bank has just announced...
Housing price rises make affordability a challenge

Housing price rises make affordability a challenge

A new report has shown that house prices have never been higher when compared with household income, and this could make life more difficult for homebuyers. Seeking expert mortgage advice and perhaps having a flexible approach to where you live can improve your...