PROPERTY

5 things to consider before becoming a landlord

5 things to consider before becoming a landlord

Becoming a landlord can be a great way to earn some extra income. But it's not for everyone. There are a lot of things to consider before taking on the responsibility. Here are 5 things to think about before you go to down the path of renting out your property… 1. Can...

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6 key things to think about when moving in with someone

6 key things to think about when moving in with someone

More people are choosing to live together, but it’s a big decision and not to be taken lightly. Here’s some key things to think about if you are planning to cohabit with a friend or a loved one. The number of people cohabiting has gone up. According to the website UK...

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Is now a good time to move house?

Is now a good time to move house?

There’s pros and cons to moving house right now. Rental costs have gone up, but so have mortgage interest rates, although there are still some good deals available. There's no easy answer when it comes to deciding whether or not now is a good time to move house. A lot...

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How to find the right property for you

How to find the right property for you

If you’re looking to move, you’ll need to consider the type of property you need and can afford and the type of area that would suit your lifestyle. Here’s how to make the right choice… When it comes to finding the right property, there are a number of key factors to...

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Don’t suffer from homebuyer’s remorse

Don’t suffer from homebuyer’s remorse

Looking to buy a property? Make sure you visit your desired place during different times of the day, and don’t be tempted to act in haste after a quick first viewing. The property market is currently busy, with more buyers than properties, and this might tempt you to...

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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...

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Will high inflation affect mortgage affordability?

Will high inflation affect mortgage affordability?

High inflation levels and a dip in real wages could mean it’s tougher for some borrowers to afford a mortgage, according to the media. Find out what’s going on… Rising inflation and a dip in real wages could make it more challenging for borrowers to afford a property,...

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Why locations still matters when buying a property

Why locations still matters when buying a property

The pandemic saw a rise in people moving out of urban areas to the countryside. Despite this, living in a convenient location still matters to many. When it comes to buying a property, location is hugely important – not just for you but for the potential future...

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The pros and cons of buying a new build home

The pros and cons of buying a new build home

The idea of owning a brand-new property can be very appealing, but is it likely to be suitable for your needs? We look at the pros and cons of buying a new home… There were almost 50,000 new homes built in the first quarter of 2021 according to the HomeOwners...

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