Top 8 Survey Tips for Homebuyers
19 July 2018
If you don’t want to end up in the house that Jack built, you’re going to want a property survey conducted before you sign on the dotted line You need to be certain what you’re investing in, and that any potential issues with the structure, building work or the interior are highlighted. The result of the survey could lead you to back out of a property purchase before you make a mistake that could cost you a small fortune.Read article
10 Quick Gardening Tips That Will Impress Your Viewers
19 July 2018
Are you easily swayed by a beautiful garden when you’re viewing a property? You’re not alone. According to Rightmove, a whopping 87.5% of buyers believe that a garden can add up to £15,000 to the value of a property. Before you rush to call in the gardener with an SOS, we’ve got some quick tips to help you prepare your garden without becoming a botanist.Read article
High Street Mortgage VS Mortgage Brokers: What's the Difference?
12 July 2018
“What can a mortgage broker do that I can’t do myself?” “Why should I pay for services when there are so many extra costs already involved?” These may be questions you’re asking yourself when considering going direct to a high street lender for a mortgage, or using a mortgage broker.Read article
WANTED! Small superheroes being sought for super special ceremony.
13 June 2018
That's right, our annual Ward and Partners Children's Awards are back for another year - and the nomination period to find this year's tribe of brave and inspiring youngsters has now opened. Enter details by following the link below - form closes July 20.Read article
What should you look for in a letting agent?
08 June 2018
If you are a landlord and are considering using a letting agent, you are not alone. In less than two decades the UK’s private rental market has undergone a transformation, with housing stock more than doubling, from just under 10% in 2000 to 20% (the equivalent of 4.7 million households) in 2017. With 92% of private landlords letting less than five properties and 59% letting only a single property that is a significant number of landlords with property to let.Read article
8 Things to Consider When Buying a Family Home
31 May 2018
If you have a family, you’ll be used to thinking about the bigger picture and putting your children first. Whether you have kids now or are planning a family, you’re going to have to consider whether a property will be suitable for a crawling baby, a tottering toddler or teenagers that need their own space. We’ve listed eight warning signs to look out for when deciding whether a property is family-friendly.Read article
Longer tenancies VS short-term: what's more profitable?
18 April 2018
As a landlord, you have multiple responsibilities on your remit. When it comes to deciding which tenancy length to offer tenants things can get a bit confusing. Tenancies can run anywhere from 6 months up to 3 years. We’re going to break it down for you.Read article
9 Things to Check on a Property Viewing
16 April 2018
Would you spend a mere 15 minutes looking around a property before you make an offer? Many people do and it can be a big mistake. This place is going to be your home for years to come and there are important pieces of the puzzle to consider. The most in-depth way to make sure you’re not in for any nasty surprises in the long run is to get a decent survey. But there are some key points to tick off your checklist before you get that far…Read article
How to Get MORE Money When Selling Your Home
11 April 2018
When you’ve made the decision to sell your home, how much you are going to sell it for will be at the forefront of your mind. Sellers can often make the mistake of believing the sale value is out of their control, but in fact, there are some solid steps you can take to achieve the best price.Read article