Should you sell your home without an estate agent?

Find out whether you should sell your home without using an estate agent. More Info

What are the types of mortgage and what type is best for you?

Read on to find out about types of mortgages and how each works. Further, we also discuss some top tips to choose best mortgage for you. More Info

How long will it take to get a mortgage?

How long it takes to get a mortgage offer, how you can help speed up the process, and the impact of coronavirus on the mortgage industry. More Info

Do you need a mortgage Agreement in Principle?

Find out what is mortgage Agreement in Principle, why you should get a mortgage Agreement in Principle, and what you can do if your mortgage Agreement in Principle is rejected. More Info

Do you need a mortgage broker?

Find out why mortgage brokers are helpful, what to watch out for when hiring a mortgage broker, and whether you should get the mortgage your estate agent is offering. More Info

How To Make A Successful Mortgage Application

Find out how you can make a successful mortgage application More Info

What is an offset mortgage?

Find out what is an offset mortgage, whether offset mortgage is for you, and what are the advantages and disadvantages of an offset mortgage. More Info

Mortgages for first-time buyers

Find out about mortgages for first time buyers, how much you can borrow, what the interest rates will be, and about government schemes to help first-time buyers. More Info

Obtaining A Mortgage On Leasehold Properties

Find out how you can get a mortgage on leasehold property and how you can make your chances better of getting a mortgage. More Info

What you need to know before you sign an estate agent contract

Find out about the various types of contractual arrangements that estate agents offer and how you can avoid paying more to the estate agent than you have to. More Info

What documents are needed when selling your home?

Find out which documents you will need when you sell your home and how to avoid delays in the conveyancing process. More Info

How much will it cost if you sell your home?

Find out what is the cost of selling your home and how you can reduce it. More Info

What to do when inheriting a property?

Find out what you need to do if you are inheriting a property More Info

Should you be buying or renting?

We compare the advantages and disadvantages of buying and renting your next or new home. More Info

Should you sell your existing home before you move into a new one?

We take a look at how long it takes to buy a home or property, what issues can come up in conveyancing, what you can do to avoid delays in conveyancing process and speed it up. More Info

Should you be buying a new built property or an existing one?

We take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of buying new built properties and existing properties. More Info

How to buy a house at auction?

Find out how to buy a house at auction, how property auctions work, what you can do to prepare to buy a house at auction, and how to handle the auction day. More Info

What is home insurance and do you need it?

We take a look at what home insurance is, when do you need home insurance, the types of insurances in the market, what do home insurances cover, and what does it cost to insure your home. More Info

Neighbour's rights - what you need to know before you make an offer?

We take a look at what property rights your potential neighbours have, which can affect your enjoyment of the property. More Info

Buying your next home and selling the existing one at the same time

We take a look at the risks associated with buying your next or new home and selling the existing one at the same time. More Info

The steps of buying a property

We take a look at the steps of the conveyancing process when you are buying a property More Info

How to remortgage

Find out why you should remortgage, when you should remortgage, how long it takes to remortgage and the cost of remortgaging. More Info

Buy to let mortgages explained

Find out what is buy to let and learn about buy to let mortgages, how do buy to let mortgages work, how to choose the right property and remortgaging on a buy to let mortgage. More Info

Can you get a mortgage if you have bad credit?

Find out what causes a low credit rating, how you can get a mortgage if you have bad credit, how you can improve your credit rating. More Info

Government Schemes - Rent To Buy

Find out what the Rent to Buy scheme is, how Rent to Buy works, and what the eligibility criteria is. More Info

Government Schemes - Shared ownership

Find out what the Shared Ownership scheme is, how shared ownership works, and the disadvantages of shared ownership. More Info

Government schemes - New-Build HomeBuy Shared Ownership

Find out what the New-Build HomeBuy Shared Ownership scheme is, how the scheme works, and how to apply under the scheme. More Info

Government schemes -- Resale HomeBuy Shared Ownership

Find out what the Resale HomeBuy Shared Ownership scheme is, how the scheme works, and how to apply under the scheme. More Info

Government Schemes - Right to Buy

Find out what the Right to Buy scheme is, it's eligibility criteria, how the scheme works, and how to apply under the scheme. More Info

What Sort Of Survey Do You Need?

Find out what a home survey is and the various types of home surveys. More Info

HomeBuyers Survey Explained

Find out what a HomeBuyers Survey is, how much does it cost to get a HomeBuyers Survey, what information does the HomeBuyers Survey provide and which information it does not provide. More Info

What should you do after a bad survey?

Find out what you should do after a bad home survey. More Info

How Long Does It Take To Get A Survey?

Find out how long it takes to get a survey and what you should do once the report comes back. More Info

Government Schemes - Help To Buy Equity Loan

Find out what the Help to Buy equity loan scheme is and how you can benefit from it. More Info

Affordable home ownership government schemes

Find out about the various affordable home ownership government schemes to help you buy a home. More Info

How To Save Money For A Deposit

Find out how to save up for a deposit for buying a home especially if you are currently renting. More Info

Mortgages For Shared Ownership

Find out what shared ownership scheme is, what shared ownership mortgage is, how shared ownership mortgages work and how to remortgage when you are on shared ownership mortgage. More Info

Porting Your Mortgage

Find out what does porting your mortgage mean, why you might port your mortgage, how porting your mortgage works, and what you can do if your lender refused to allow you to port your mortgage. More Info

Mortgages for the self-employed

Find out how you can get a mortgage if you are self-employed and which documents will you need to apply for a self-employed mortgage. More Info

Getting a mortgage for new build homes

Find out which issues commonly arise when arranging a mortgage for new build home and the solutions to these issues. More Info

Do you need mortgage protection insurance?

Find out what is income protection, the types of income protection policies, and how much it will cost to get income protection. More Info

Do you need life insurance?

Find out what life insurance is, what the types of life insurance policies are, and what to watch out for when buying a life insurance policy. More Info

Lifetime ISAs

Find out what are Lifetime ISA, Help to Buy ISA, what are the advantages and disadvantages of Lifetime ISA, and if you can transfer from Help to Buy ISA to Lifetime ISA. More Info

Keeping on top of inheritance tax

Find out what is inheritance tax, when is inheritance tax payable, and ways you can reduce you inheritance tax bill. More Info

Mortgage Declined - What To Do Next?

Find out the most common reasons why mortgage applications are declined, and what you can do if your mortgage application has been declined. More Info

Complaining Against Your Surveyor

Find out what you can do if you have a complaint against your surveyor. More Info

How much does it cost to sell a house?

Find out how much it costs to sell your house or flat, what the components of the cost are, and how to reduce expenses. More Info

How to speed up the conveyancing process

Find out how to decrease the time conveyancing takes when you're buying or selling a property. More Info

How to value your home

Find out how professionals value residential property so that you can work out how much your home might be worth yourself. More Info

How disputes with neighbours can affect selling your home

Find out how an ongoing dispute with a neighbour might affect the value and the saleability of your home. More Info

Conveyancing process explained for buyers

Read our step by step guide to the conveyancing process if you are the buyer. We'll tell you what happens and what you'll need to do. More Info

Transfer of equity

Find out what a transfer of equity is, and the process by which it takes place. More Info

Sold STC - what does it mean in practice?

Find out what Sold STC means and what the implications are for the seller, the buyer and other prospective buyers. More Info

Stamp Duty mitigation

Read about Stamp Duty mitigation, what it is and some examples of mitigation that are no longer effective. More Info

How long does conveyancing take?

Find out how long it takes to complete the conveyancing for the sale and purchase of a property. More Info

What is the conveyancing process when remortgaging your property?

Read a step by step guide as to what happens when you remortgage your home. More Info

Using a Licensed Conveyancer instead of a solicitor

Read about licensed conveyancers - how they differ from solicitors and whether they are cheaper and better to use. More Info

What happens on completion day

Find out happens on the day of completion of the sale or purchase of your home. More Info

Shared Ownership scheme - advantages and disadvantages

Read about the Shared Ownership scheme and the benefits and downsides to using it. More Info

DIY conveyancing - can you really do your own?

Find out whether it is possible to carry out your own conveyancing - whether you are the buyer or the seller of the property. More Info

What is gazundering and what sellers can do to avoid it?

Find out what gazundering is, why it happens, whether it is ethical and how you can prevent your buyer from doing it to you. More Info

Avoiding being gazumped

Find out what gazumping is, and how as a property buyer you can avoid being gazumped. More Info

Documents to have handy before selling your property

Find out which documents you'll need when selling your house or flat so that you can avoid delays. More Info

Covenants over property

Find out what a covenant is, how they are enforced, and if you are buying a house or flat, whether restrictive covenants are a deal breaker. More Info

Stamp Duty Land Tax on property purchases

Find out what Stamp Duty is and when it becomes payable. More Info

What is a conveyancer?

Find out what a conveyancing solicitor is and what he or she does during the sale or purchase of your home. More Info

Requirement to provide electrical installation certificates when selling your home

Read about the requirement to have electrical work certified before selling your property, and what to do if it hasn't been. More Info

What should you do when buying a home without Building Regulations?

Read about what to do if the property you've found has had work done to it that hasn't been certified as complying with building regulations. More Info

Selling your house at auction

We take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of selling your home at auction, how much it costs to sell your home at auction, and how long does it take to sell your home at auction. More Info

Selling your home with a flying freehold

We take a look at what is a flying freehold, what issues can come up when selling a property with flying, and what are the solutions to the problems relating to flying freeholds. More Info

Do you have to pay capital gains tax?

Find out what Capital Gains Tax is, when you have to pay it, when you don't have to pay it, and how you can reduce the amount of Capital Gains Tax you have to pay. More Info

What Is Online Conveyancing?

Find out what is online conveyancing and learn its advantages and disadvantages More Info

Do you need a solicitor or a licensed conveyancer?

We take a look at the similarities and differences between solicitors and licensed conveyancer and which you should go with if you are planning on buying or selling a property. More Info

The difference between freehold and leasehold property

Find out what are freehold and leasehold properties and the differences between freehold and leasehold. We also discuss eight things you should know about leaseholds. More Info

What is stamp duty?

We take a look at what stamp duty is, how much stamp duty is, when it is applicable, and when is stamp duty not applicable. More Info

Local authority search explained

We take a look at what local authority searches are, why they are important, which information they cover, which information they do not cover, and what to do if no local authority search has been done. More Info

Conveyancing fees explained

Read to find out what are conveyancing fees, the elements of conveyancing fees, how to save on conveyancing fees, and whether you need a conveyancer when buying or selling property. More Info

No sale no fee conveyancing guide

Find out what is no sale no fee conveyancing, how no sale no fee conveyancing works, why you would want to hire a no sale no fee conveyancer. More Info

What is Buy to Let?

Find out what is Buy to Let Conveyancing, whether you need a solicitor or licensed conveyancer, and how much Buy to Let Conveyancing will cost. More Info

Are you selling your home which is a leasehold property?

We take a look at what leaseholds are, how to sell leasehold, which issues can arise when selling a leasehold property, and discuss possible solutions to the problems. More Info

Can you sell your home if it does not have an electrical installation certificate?

We take a look at what electrical completion certificates are, why are electrical completion certificates necessary, can you sell your home if it does not have an electrical completion certificate, and what are the possible solutions if you do not have an electrical completion certificate. More Info

Conveyancing process explained for sellers

Read our step by step guide to the conveyancing process if you are the seller. We'll tell you what happens and what you'll need to do. More Info

Can you sell your home bought with help to buy equity loan?

We take a look at what Help to Buy Equity Loans are, how you can sell your home bought with a Help to Buy Equity Loan, the steps that you have to follow when selling your home purchased with Help to Buy Equity Loan, and the cost you will incur when selling your home bought with Help to Buy Equity Loan. More Info

Are you selling your home which has neighbourly disputes?

We take a look at what are neighbourly disputes, what you can do if you are selling your home which has an ongoing boundary dispute with your neighbour, what kind of information regarding neighbourly disputes you will have to provide to your buyer in the TA6 form. More Info

What is indemnity insurance and why you may need it?

We take a look at what indemnity insurances are and go through the commonly sought indemnity insurance policies. More Info

What is exchange of contracts?

Read about what 'exchange of contracts' means, at which stage during the conveyancing process it happens, and what the steps afterward are. More Info

What is Conveyancing?

We take a look at the process of conveyancing, conveyancing cost, and how long does conveyancing take. More Info

Should you sell your home through online auction?

We take a look at how you can sell your home through an online auction and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of selling your home through an online auction. More Info

Can you sell your home if it lacks planning permission?

We take a look at what are permitted developments, which alterations require planning permission, how can lack of planning permission affect saleability of your home, and what can you do if you are selling your home which does not have planning permission. More Info

What is a property ombudsman?

We take a look at what property ombudsman are and how they can help you if you have a complaint against your estate agent, managing agent, or letting agent. More Info

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Energy Performance Certificates

Find out what an Energy Performance Certificate is, and whether you need to obtain one in advance of the sale of your home. More Info

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