Government extends mortgage guarantee scheme for 18 months
The government scheme, introduced in March 2021, mainly helps first-time buyers with smaller 5% deposits to buy a home worth up to £600,000 . The government gives a partial guarantee to the mortgage lender of up to 15 per cent if the borrower...Read More
The 10 most in-demand property features for buyers – Rightmove survey of 600k homes
Times and tastes change but demand for property remains constant, and yet certain types of properties and features in those properties wax and wane in popularity much like fashion trends as our lifestyles and needs move with the times. In...Read More
Generation Guppie – are you giving up on owning property?
Zoopla uses the term Guppie to refer to “young people, many of whom have professional careers and big salaries, who have ‘Given Up on Property’ a nd in a recent Zoopla survey 42% of adults aged 18-39...Read More
How to Buy a Home - a step-by-step detailed guide.
How to Buy a Home Buying a home is one of the biggest things you’ll ever buy (well unless you really had to have that gold-plated unicorn garden fountain) and it can be stressful, time-consuming and very hard to understand who, what, where,...Read More
The Spring 2023 Budget - what does it mean for the housing market and households?
This recent Spring budget did not have many announcements relating to the housing market but instead focused on the economy and jobs primarily, with help with childcare, encouragement for people to keep working and some pension reform. ...Read More
Common Roof Repair Mistakes & How To Avoid Them
As Spring approaches with better weather, many of us begin to consider home improvements. Whether to improve the kerb appeal, increase property value or make a big visual impact change, Roof repairs are a great way to go. According...Read More
Top 10 Tips for Keeping Moving Costs Down
Moving house is an exciting time. A chance for a fresh start, often a new location and a new home to make your own. It can, however, also be expensive. With moving costs, potentially needing storage, redirecting your mail, packing supplies and so on,...Read More