When you are in the middle of buying a house, it can feel like everything needs to be have been done yesterday. No-one wants the process held up by a delay. So, how long does it take to have a survey done on a property? And how can you speed things up?
Being chain free means you’re in a financial position to be able to buy a home without waiting to sell your home, and your seller sell their home, and so on and so on. We’ve asked online estate agents SOLD.co.uk to explain all.
New build homebuyers may feel let down with the New Homes Quality Board's draft new Code of Practice for housebuilders. We take a look at what is being proposed and encourage homeowners to respond to the four-week public consultation.
As a new study reveals the pandemic has hit first time buyers with mortgage approvals and with house prices rising at their fastest rate in years, we look at what options are available to get on the property ladder in 2021.
The current property market is seeing a surge in activity with many reporting it as “frenzied” or “turbo-charged” -- a seller’s market. But what does that mean if you are trying to buy or sell a home now? We explain what to consider and offer you our top tips to help you navigate the property market now..
We all know you pay more for a new build home. It's the same principle as when buy a new car. But latest research shows first-time buyers using a Help to Buy can pay up to 22% more. We take a look at this research and how you can avoid paying over the odds...
Workers on zero hours contracts will find it easier to get a mortgage thanks to new changes made by a major lender
We’re living in turbulent times politically and it’s tempting to choose a fixed-rate mortgage deal to get financial security for the years ahead. But could you save money by taking out a tracker instead?
If you've got a child moving away to university, investing in student property will be tempting. Here's what you need to know
Think having a high credit score is enough to get a mortgage? Think again. Just one missed payment on your credit report could be enough for a lender to reject your application