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 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 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.
June 25th 2019
Simple ways to enhance your garden this summer
Summer has arrived and it’s great to escape into the garden for some relaxation. However, if your garden isn’t looking at it’s best and you would like to give it a quick spruce up then there are some really easy ways in which you can improve it.
June 10th 2019
Relaxed property laws make it easier for homeowners to extend
If you are looking to add some extra space to your home then you will be pleased to know that the Government has recently relaxed planning laws to make it easier to add a single-storey extension to your home.
June 9th 2019
Tips on how to add value to your home….
We all like to add a bit of value to our homes so which are the best ways in which you can add a bit of equity to your property?