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...
What you need to know about gazumping

What you need to know about gazumping

Unfortunately, gazumping is a fairly common occurrence, especially when property prices are rising, and there are more buyers than properties. We explain why it happens and what you can do to reduce the risk of it happening to you. Asking someone if they’ve ever been...
‘My mortgage payments could be less than my rent’

‘My mortgage payments could be less than my rent’

Prospective first-time buyer Isaac Williams talks about having his first consultation with one of our mortgage advisers, James Watson, and reveals what he learned… (hint: it was good news). After months of guesswork and questionable calculations, it turns out my...