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Buying Property

Buying Property

How to furnish your home on a budget (2021)

Covid-19 may have had an impact on the property market, but now that a coronavirus vaccine is on the horizon, more buyers are investing in their ideal property. If you’re about to move into your dream home, you’re almost certainly excited about choosing your home décor and picking out furniture.…
Mick Silver
24th February 2021
Buying Property

Living in Stratford: Area guide, amenities & more

Once a rather run-down district of East London, Stratford has undergone a truly impressive transformation over the past few years. Once an area where only the disadvantaged came to live, Stratford London is now a thriving hub within easy reach of the heart of the city. Who would have thought…
Mick Silver
18th February 2021
Buying Property

When to instruct a solicitor when buying a house

If you're ready to move, you may be wondering when to instruct a solicitor when buying a house and the conveyancing process. Having a licensed conveyancer on board throughout the purchasing process couldn't be more critical, but when would be the perfect time to contact a legal professional? Read on…
Mick Silver
10th February 2021
Buying Property

Shared ownership pros and cons explained

Shared ownership represents an excellent way of getting onto the property ladder.  If you're first-time buyers unable to borrow enough or cannot afford to purchase a home outright on the property market, it's potentially a good solution. Here, we look at shared ownership pros and cons to help you understand…
Mick Silver
9th February 2021
Buying Property

Questions to ask when viewing a house (2021)

Whether you are first-time buyers, searching for a suitable rental property, are selling property for money-saving purposes so you can downsize into a smaller home, or need to move house to relocate, you need to know the best question to ask when viewing a house. After all, there's a lot…
Mick Silver
7th February 2021
Buying Property

New build snagging list: all you need to know

If you’re moving home into a new build property, it’s an exciting time for you and everything should be perfect. Your conveyancing quotes and removals quotes from local removal companies are all in hand, and your housebuilder has just finished working on the property prior to your completion date. It’s…
Mick Silver
6th February 2021
Buying Property

Moving into a new build: process and checklist

Your new build property has finally been completed and moving day is just around the corner! It’s an exciting time, but before you start moving into a new build, there are some things that all homeowners must do to ensure that everything runs smoothly when it’s time to move house.…
Mick Silver
5th February 2021
Buying Property

What is a guarantor mortgage? Can it help?

A guarantor mortgage is a home loan; however, a guarantor's presence distinguishes it from a typical mortgage.  When moving home, mortgages are taken out to buy a property. When you buy mortgages, you are essentially borrowing money from a bank or building society to invest in buying a home, and…
Mick Silver
3rd February 2021
Buying Property

Buying Off-Plan: Full Details, Tips & Guide

If you're looking to purchase property in the UK, buying off-plan is an option you should consider. As opposed to other viable investment options, such as refurbishment properties, it is a significantly cheaper route as property developers often give out discounts on off-plan sales and don't ask for a full…
Mick Silver
1st February 2021