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21 Fail Safe Tips To Ensure You Are Dealing With A Genuine Cash Property Buying Company

24 April 2019

The National Association of Property Buyers (NAPB) was specifically set up to protect homeowners looking to sell their houses for cash to a property buying company; however...

How Slow is Your Local House Market? (FREE Tool)

18 April 2019

Property Solvers has recently launched its local house market insights tool which tracks the following...

‘Gazundering’ in the Sell House Fast Industry

22 March 2019

Back in 2013, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) criticised those operating in the quick house sale industry that take advantage of vendors in vulnerable circumstances. Amongst a range of activities that came under fire, the practice of gazundering...

Schools Put Pressure on Home Buyers

6 March 2019

The average price of a house in England where schools have an Ofsted rating one is £331,605, a shocking £40,000 more than...

A First-Time Sellers Guide to Conveyancing

13 February 2019

Selling your house for the first time can be daunting with many things to factor in...

Fast House Sale or Using an Auction House – What’s the Difference?

12 February 2019

Auctions are one of the oldest ways to buy and sell property...

The Shocking Truth About Home Sales – and It Could Be the Slob Factor That Is to Blame

8 February 2019

The shocking truth about home sales – and it could be the SLOB factor that is to blame...

Home Improvements – What Will Add Value to Your Property?

7 February 2019

If you're selling your home you'd like to get the most money for your property - what home improvements will add value to your property?

The National Association of Property Buyers have moved!

29 January 2019

We're still running as normal, we've just moved address... Find out where to!

Sell Your House Fast in 2019

11 January 2019

Although our industry is relatively modern, the reasons why homeowners look for a quick house sale rarely change...

How Old Is My House and How Do I Find Out?

17 December 2018

Part of the fun of owning a property is knowing its history and a little about its previous owners. Many people also need to know as it is a question on most insurance application forms. The big question is how to find out such information.

Get Ready to Sell - How Can You Create Lasting Impressions?

30 November 2018

Well you have made the decision to move, but before you put your home on the market, it is worth getting it ready to sell by increasing its appeal to buyers. These preparations, need not cost much – the main investment will be your time!

Stopping House Repossession

23 November 2018

Even though interest rates remain at historically low levels and mortgage arrears are steadily declining, UK Finance estimates that one house gets repossessed every 2 hours across the country.

Look Before You Leap – Five Key Things to Check When House Buying

2 November 2018

Buying a house or flat is the single biggest investment you will ever make and for most people, it is a long term investment. After weeks, even months, of house hunting, you have finally found ‘the one’ but don’t rush to sign before you have checked out these five points as they will help ensure you are definitely making the right move…

How to Avoid Being Gazundered This Winter

19 October 2018

In a buyers’ market, property sellers can find themselves falling prey to unscrupulous buyers who drop their offer price just before exchange and threaten to pull out of the sale if their demands are not met. This practice, known as gazundering, can turn a straightforward sale into a nightmare of negotiation and re-negotiation.

10 Tips When Selling Your Rented Property

12 October 2018

In recent years, it’s fair to say that landlords haven’t had an easy ride. Whether it’s Section 24 of the Finance (No. 2) Act 2015, the Stamp Duty surcharge, Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) stress-testing criteria or the plethora of other regulatory constraints, the negativity surrounding the sector is palpable.

Will Cash Property Buyers Clean up After Brexit?

28 September 2018

2019 will certainly be an interesting year in property. Brexit is looming and speculation about what will happen next is a hot topic. The consequences of a deal, or no-deal, are not yet fully known, nor are they likely to be any clearer for several months yet. But a possible price crash, or, at the very least, a short term slump in property prices, is a popular expectation, and some savvy investors are gearing up to buy while they can.

All About the National Association of Property Buyers

21 September 2018

Selling your property is an idea that could fill you with horror and be almost overwhelming. Before you start worrying about sale boards, agents and endless prospective house buyers, did you know that there is an effective way to sell your house quickly? The NAPB helps sellers make an informed decision about selling their property and can ensure that the whole process is as fast and efficient as possible as the property can be bought by one of its members.

Will Buying and Selling a House Become Entirely Paperless?

14 September 2018

From whatever side of the transaction you’re on, the house selling process is hardly ever plain sailing. After all the deeds, legal transfer forms, mortgage contracts, searches and leases – coming out of the process with your sanity intact is a minor miracle! Yet, although the property industry has been slow to innovate and embrace tech, there are signs that things are moving in the right direction…

How to Host a Successful Summer Property Viewing

24 August 2018

The warmer season can be a fantastic time to put your property on the market, but how do you ensure that your summer property viewing is going to lead to a successful sale? Not only does the brighter weather help to paint your home in the best light, it’s also easier to accommodate viewings during summer, making it an ideal time to get your property onto the market. Once people get back from their summer holidays, the search for a new home will begin once more, so take advantage by preparing yourself and your property now, suggests Just Landlords, the Landlord Insurance provider. So, how can you prepare for a successful summer property viewing? Let’s take a look at Just Landlords’ top tips (which can also apply to landlords looking to let a property):