All you need to know about Japanese knotweed
January 17, 2022
There are a couple of phrases that strike fear into the hearts of property sellers – ‘serious subsidence’ and ‘negative equity’ being two of them. Another phrase you never want to hear is ‘Japanese knotweed’, but is having this invasive plant among your borders really a property death sentence?
Interest rate & mortgages update
December 27, 2021
After staying the same for the last three years, the Bank of England decided to use its December 2021 meeting to start raising the interest rate from its record low of 0.10%. The widely predicted move comes as inflation continues to rise – something monetary policy makers hope to stop.
First-time buyer? 6 top tips when saving for a deposit
December 20, 2021
If you’re a first-time buyer, putting down a deposit is part and parcel of purchasing your first home. We all know the bigger the deposit the better but how can buying novices save effectively in 2022?
9 tips for becoming a power buyer
December 6, 2021
With sellers set to enjoy multiple viewings and offers on their properties, being a ‘power buyer’ in 2022 will be crucial. This means presenting yourself as the stand-out, most bank-able purchaser…
Supercharge your sale with storage
November 15, 2021
When looking at houses and flats for sale, today’s buyers are craving good storage and they’re willing to pay extra for the privilege. Of those questioned, 84% said adequate storage space was a must when looking for a new home.
Extinguishing the gas boiler flame: home heating latest
November 1, 2021
Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled more details of his Net Zero green agenda in October, with a focus on the future of domestic heating. Responding to the statistic that residential property is currently responsible for 16% of the UK’s total carbon emissions, gas boilers will eventually be replaced with greener ways of heating our homes.
Boost your home’s value via the bathroom
October 18, 2021
If you’re thinking of selling, the smallest room in your home can have the biggest impact on potential buyers – and it can lead to higher offers and increased desirability.
Houses in high demand
September 20, 2021
New analysis has shown houses are still in high demand and are predicted to remain hot property well into 2022. Property portal Zoopla reported that demand for houses in July this year was twice as high as typically seen at the same point between 2017 and 2019.
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