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‘Plan ahead to save money on your mortgage’

‘Plan ahead to save money on your mortgage’

Our founder and Managing Director, Monica Bradley, explains why it may be worth having a discussion about your mortgage. During these challenging times, with the cost of living and interest rates going up, it’s natural to worry about money. You may be concerned about...

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‘It wasn’t my dream home after all’

‘It wasn’t my dream home after all’

Looking to buy a property? Make sure you’re objective when you view places and don’t let your heart rule your head. Christina Neal explains why. Years ago, I almost bought a property that I would have found frustrating to live in. In fact, it would have been...

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‘First viewings bring first home into view’

‘First viewings bring first home into view’

After finally viewing some properties, prospective buyer Isaac Williams is optimistic that 2022 is the year he secures a first-time home Last year I mentioned, with a degree of confidence, that spring/summer 2022 was going to be flat-buying time. By now, past me hoped...

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‘Working from home could mean more disputes’

‘Working from home could mean more disputes’

Arguments among neighbours over noisy extensions have risen recently. With more of us working from home, getting on with our neighbours is crucial says Christina Neal. How do you get along with your neighbours? If you get on well, you’re in a fortunate position. I ask...

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‘I want a clutter-free house’

‘I want a clutter-free house’

Our content manager Christina Neal talks about how she and her partner have filled up their house and why 2022 is the year to declutter… When I first agreed to live with my better half, we talked about getting a two-bedroom flat. Then we talked some more and decided...

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‘Three things I did last year for financial freedom’

‘Three things I did last year for financial freedom’

Not everyone wants to be rich but most of us would like to avoid money worries. Our content manager Christina Neal talks about how she dealt with her financial fears… It’s best to face your fears. Some psychology experts believe that facing up to things that scare you...

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‘2021 was the year I became a homeowner again’

‘2021 was the year I became a homeowner again’

Our content manager Christina Neal talks about how lucky she feels to have bought her own property this year. I feel very fortunate to look back on 2021 as the year I became a homeowner again. I had been renting the house I now own for almost four years, and I didn’t...

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‘I want to make my move onto the property ladder’

‘I want to make my move onto the property ladder’

Despite friends in the pub arguing about what’s happening in the property market, prospective first-time buyer Isaac Williams is keen to stop renting and buy his first home… Nobody really knows what the housing market is doing, do they? For every expert (Dave at the...

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‘I’d rather be patient than do DIY’

‘I’d rather be patient than do DIY’

About to buy a property or in the market for some home renovations? Our content manager, Christina Neal, has noticed that tradespeople seem to be busier than ever, but would still rather wait than attempt anything herself. A valuable nugget of info for first-time...

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‘I plan to pay off my mortgage early’

‘I plan to pay off my mortgage early’

Our content manager Christina Neal talks about her goal to clear her mortgage sooner rather than later. It’s been almost six months since I went from renting to owning the house I have lived in for over four years. I’ve been thinking about how fortunate I am to become...

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