Why Open House Events are Most Likely to Sell Your Home
05 November 2018
Open house events are an increasingly popular way to sell your home and if carried out effectively, can contribute to a smooth and stress-free selling process.Read article
Budget 2018: How will it affect you?
02 November 2018
Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s 2018 Budget was announced earlier this week and with it came some positive changes to housing and planning. In addition to the expected extension of Help to Buy, Mr Hammond introduced a number of new initiatives which should stimulate the housing market.Read article
What could the 2018 Budget mean for homeowners?
26 October 2018
The chancellor will outline the government's plans for tax and spending for the new financial year this Monday – so what could this mean for homeowners? It's predicted that buy-to-let landlords may be the most affected by this Autumn's Budget, with possible changes to stamp duty, tenancy agreements and capital gains tax. It's hoped that whatever's suggested will help to stimulate the housing market, rather than hinder it.Read article
How to Avoid Becoming a 'Mortgage Prisoner'
16 October 2018
Buying your first property can be a struggle, so when you finally conquer the first rung on the ladder you’ll undoubtedly relax (and rightly so!) The problem that many homeowners are encountering, is that when their current fixed-rate mortgage deal comes to the end of its fixed term, they are finding themselves trapped in expensive variable-rate mortgages with nowhere to turn.Read article
5 Tips to Help Prevent Your Sale Falling Through
08 October 2018
Your offer is accepted, you go through the lengthy legal process and you’re ready to exchange contracts. But then you get the phone call you’ve been dreading… the sale has fallen through. Not only have you racked up a huge legal bill but you also have to endure the emotional and practical implications.Read article
Can Saving Pennies Lead to Your Dream Home?
03 October 2018
We all know that a big deposit will go a long way in helping you to buy your dream home. The common belief is that we have to obtain a lump sum of money to get us there, although small savings along the way can help too.Read article
Let’s help people beat cancer at our Macmillan Coffee Morning
18 September 2018
Once again, your local branch of Ward and Partners is taking part in The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 28th September, to help raise funds for MacMillan Cancer Support.Read article
How might the latest interest rate rise affect me?
03 August 2018
After years of speculation about interest rates, the Bank of England have announced that interest rates are rising from 0.5% to 0.75%.Read article
The Pros and Cons of Remortgaging: What you Need to Consider
26 July 2018
Are you the type of person who shops around for the best phone contract? Do you compare prices for gadgets to make sure you’re getting the best deal before you buy? It makes sense to apply these skills to what’s likely to be your biggest financial commitment: your mortgage. If done correctly, you could potentially save thousands per year, but there are some definite negatives if you rush into it without considering all the angles.Read article
Welcome to our first Market Review Report
24 July 2018
So, how is the property market in the south-east? It’s looking like another busy summer in the south-east, so we thought you might find it useful to read our market overview for the first 6 months of 2018 and take advantage of some insight from experts the length and breadth of our company, including those in residential sales and lettings to new homes and mortgages.Read article