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SHARING OWNERSHIP WITH A HOUSING ASSOCIATION

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Buying a house can present all sorts of problems and difficulties to overcome for many people, especially those who don’t have as much capital to play with. Recently, however there have been measures taken to help those who can afford to pay a mortgage once it’s all set up but might struggle to gather the initial deposit together in order to secure it in the first place. The Help-to-Buy schemes are a welcome addition to the UK housing market, but they are not the only way that those with less financial clout can get themselves onto the property ladder.

 



THREE QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER WHEN IMPROVING YOUR HOME

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Have you ever sat in a room in your home and felt not quite right, that there’s something a little off about how it’s arranged and decorated? It happens a lot more often than you might think and there are usually good reasons for it. Sometimes rooms end up being ‘designed’ by happenstance, whereby the furniture gets put where it seems to fit without a lot of thought into how it effects the flow and efficiency of a room.

 



THE WHAT, WHY AND WHICH OF SURVEYING A HOME BEFORE YOU BUY

Friday, April 7, 2017

A survey is an evaluation of the property with a view to discovering any potential problems. People sometimes confuse it with a mortgage valuation, which provides no information on the property except for its expected value.

 



INTERIOR DESIGN TIPS FOR TENANTS

Monday, April 3, 2017

Being a tenant and renting your home has plenty of advantages, but one of the main disadvantages is the fact that you’re always living in somebody’s property and thus are subject to their whims when it comes to interior design. As a tenant, there is little you can do to alter the main style of the home without the risk of losing your deposit. However, there are plenty of tweaks and tips you can take to personalise each rented home you live in.

 



The Brexit effect: Are sellers and buyers really being put off because of Article 50?

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

One in six adults have put off plans to move home because of Brexit, research claims.

 



11 BUYERS FOR EVERY HOUSE IN THE UK

Monday, March 27, 2017

Recent research has revealed that there are eleven buyers for every available property on an estate agent’s books. This rather large number is primarily due to a surge in demand coupled with a slight decrease in available properties.