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  • November 14, 2019

    Should I take my house off the market in December?

    As we hurtle towards Christmas, is it just a waste of everyone's time keeping your home on the market during December - especially with a general election to contend with? Or could you be missing a trick if you take it off the market until the New Year? Let's take a look.

  • November 13, 2019

    In the news this week, the latest UK property news

    This week's news reveals the return of the sub-1% mortgage, how Vote Leave areas are recording the highest house price growth and Brits warned to review their wills to ensure they are inheritance tax efficient.

  • November 13, 2019

    Parents spend £5,300 on kids’ bedrooms

    A new survey reveals what parents spend most time and effort on when preparing the nursery, the most popular trends and how the spending doesn't stop there.

  • November 13, 2019

    Wood-burning stoves: What do the new rules mean for your fireplace?

    More than one million British families warm their homes with a wood-burning stove during the winter months. If you're thinking of joining them with a new stove of your own, then you'll want to be aware of changes coming in 2022 to future proof your stove.

  • November 11, 2019

    Flood warnings continue impacting homeowners across country

    With heavy rain and flood warnings across the country continuing this week, check if your property is at risk of flooding, sign up to alerts and read what you should do if affected

  • November 7, 2019

    In the news the latest round up

    The news this week reveals homeowners trapped unable to remortgage their flats following Grenfell, families who feel unable to move due to Brexit, why savers should avoid using their pension pots to purchase property, and more

  • November 7, 2019

    No homes built under Government Starter Homes Initiative

    A programme welcomed by first time buyers to build 60,000 discounted starter homes for first-time buyers has not delivered a single one, four years after it was launched with a £2.3 billion commitment. The scheme had public support, so why not and where did the money go?

  • November 6, 2019

    First time buyers could cash in as mortgage rates continue to fall

    As retailers turn to mid-season sales, lenders are also pushing to hit year-end targets and attract new customers. So if you're a first time buyer you could get a really good deal now on a mortgage.

  • October 31, 2019

    A 35 year mortgage could cost you an extra £75,000

    As first time buyers struggle to afford to buy, the number of 35 year mortgage are increasing. But what do they really cost?

  • October 31, 2019

    Homes taking longer to sell, while buyers bagging discounts

    Homes are taking longer to sell, while buyers are negotiating hard according to recent Zoopla research. We look at the regions where homes are selling fastest and the discounts buyers are getting...and what you can do to speed up your home move.