Stopping House Repossession

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. Losing the roof over your head is obviously a scary thought and something that can cause a huge amount of worry. But, at the same time,.. read more →

10 Tips When Selling Your Rented Property

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. Of course, most won’t get much.. read more →

Will Buying and Selling a House Become Entirely Paperless?

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.. read more →

How to Sell Your House Quickly for a Fair Price

When selling your house, two of the most important factors to consider are price and time frame. While some sellers may be in a position to sit on their property and wait for the best possible value, others may need to sell their house in a hurry. In the latter case, if your sale is.. read more →

Can the Quick House Sale Sector Polish Up its Image?

Unfairly labelled as shrewd gazunderers, ‘quick house sale’ operators are frequently blasted by the wider property community. Much of the negativity stems from media horror stories of routine pouncing on unsuspected homeowners’ in vulnerable situations. Upon closer scrutiny, however, the reality is often different. What is the Quick House Sale Model? Emerging in the early.. read more →