September 9th 2019
The most important factors for homebuyers looking for a property
A new survey from Broadband Choices has discovered the five key reasons as to why people select a location for their new home, which could form a useful list for current house-hunters.
September 4th 2019
House prices forecast to increase 1.2% over the next three months
A new study from reallymoving.com has found that current market conditions are indicating a 1.2% increase in property prices over the next three months of summer, which bodes well for a strong season. To that end, the average price for a property in the UK now stands at £237,110.
August 27th 2019
Landlords - how to avoid those dreaded void periods
All landlords at some point will experience the unfortunate situation of having void periods, hopefully not for any protracted periods. Read a few our tips which could help you to avoid these situations, or at least reduce them to a minimum.
August 21st 2019
What are the most common reasons for moving home?
Whether you’re looking to upgrade, downsize, start a family or start a new career, a new survey has found that we Brits move home for a wide variety of reasons, but which is most common?
August 14th 2019
The best design ideas for your home in 2019
Whether you want to add value to your home in preparation for sale or you just want to make your property a more appealing place to live, redecorating and incorporating the latest trends is a worthwhile endeavour. Take a look through some of our picks of the best home design ideas emerging through 2019…
August 6th 2019
Victorious Victorian cottage in the historic town of Great Dunmow
Radiating both elegance and beauty with its spectacular frontage, adorned with a veil of white Wisteria and enclosed with wrought iron railings, this two/three bedroom Victorian cottage is only a short walk into Great Dunmow town centre. If you love properties oozing with character this could be the property for you.
August 4th 2019
How to purchase a home if you're self-employed
With 4.8 million people across the UK who are registered as self-employed, it may come as a surprise that many who run their own business or work freelance still view their chances of obtaining a mortgage as overly difficult. However, if you’re thinking of buying this year and you are self-employed, then there are a few things that you can do to maximise your chances of being approved for a mortgage.
July 31st 2019
Buy to Let remains a great investment opportunity
Since 2016, there have been several changes to the property market across the United Kingdom – predominantly to the lettings sector. Despite these alterations to taxation, stamp duty and bureaucracy around rental properties, most buy-to-let investors are still finding the market to be lucrative, with stable returns.
July 23rd 2019
Demand from buyers and sellers has increased
In what appears to be a reaction to the most recent Brexit delay, the housing market is experiencing a pronounced period of activity, according to figures provided by NAEA Propertymark.
July 16th 2019
Country charm within reach of London
Thatched cottages have become increasingly popular with buyers over the past few years, those house hunters looking to have a slice of charm and comfort. These type of cottages are also often adorned with other historical features such as exposed beams, inglenook fireplaces, stripped floorboards and topped off with country gardens and that all essential ingredient a picket fence.
July 10th 2019
How to make your containers blossom this summer….
If your containers are not looking at their best then it might be time to have a rethink. Many of us work on a try and trial basis, which can often end in a bit of a lacklustre display. However, if you are looking to maximise your containers this year then House and Garden have some great tips on which plants to use to give both form and long-lasting flowering pots, from May to October.
July 3rd 2019
Why a move to Sawbridgeworth?
Fast communication links into London and excellent schooling makes Sawbridgeworth a very attractive village for property buyers. This thriving community packed full stunning character buildings, including timber framed and Georgian properties, offers a fantastic choice for both family and professional house hunters.