Best uses for extra space within a home

Best uses for extra space within a home If you’re lucky enough to have extra space within your home, chances are that some, if not all of it, is cluttered with dusty cardboard boxes jam-packed with photos, old shoes and dusty paperbacks. But if you fancy chucking out your chintz in favour Read more about Best uses for extra space within a home[…]

How to object to a planning application

How to object to a planning application OnTheMarket.com explains how you can object to a planning application and what to do to try and ensure you get the result you want. Where can I find details of the application? Before you can object to a planning application, you first need to know it Read more about How to object to a planning application[…]

What to do if your buyers keep pulling out

What to do if your buyers keep pulling out Buying and selling houses inevitably comes with highs and lows. A particular low can be when buyers drop out. But what should you do if the worst happens? And how can you be in the best position to prevent it? Identify the issue Read more about What to do if your buyers keep pulling out[…]

A guide to buying a property

A guide to buying a property Buying a new home can be an exciting, but nail-biting experience. “The house buying process in this country is fraught with bumps on the road, unexpected events and start-stop moments,” says Philip Norgan, Sales and Lettings Manager at Martin Kemps estate agents. “With the best will in the world, there Read more about A guide to buying a property[…]

A guide to choosing the right property survey

A guide to choosing the right property survey Should you choose a homebuyer’s or a full structural survey? Here Fine & Country explain the importance of home surveys and what’s available You’ve found the home of your dreams but before you get swept away, it’s important to ensure the property is not going to Read more about A guide to choosing the right property survey[…]

10 tips for choosing your letting agent

10 tips for choosing your letting agent This top tip guide from OnTheMarket.com tells you what to look for in finding a professional letting agent that will enable you to rent out your property securely to an appropriate tenant and for the best possible return. How to Choose a Letting Agent The Read more about 10 tips for choosing your letting agent[…]

Buying to let? The what, why, when and where

Buying to let? The what, why, when and where Peter Bill, former editor of Estates Gazette and author of Planet Property, suggests factors potential buyers should consider as the demand for rental property soars ever higher. Bracketing Kipling’s ‘six honest serving men’ into three pairs is as decent a way as any Read more about Buying to let? The what, why, when and where[…]

Guide to buying a home with friends

Guide to buying a home with friends Faced with demands for large deposits from lenders, more people are considering buying a property with friends. Here we explore the advantages and pitfalls In this blog, the Money Advice Service talks you through the things to think about beforehand and what to look out for during Read more about Guide to buying a home with friends[…]

A guide for landlords to lettings rules and regulations

A guide for landlords to lettings rules and regulations Are you thinking about becoming a landlord or are you one already?  Sean Skelton, lettings manager at GSC Grays, Stokesley, provides advice to help keep all landlords up to date with lettings legislation Deposits must be placed in a Tenancy Deposit Scheme Any Read more about A guide for landlords to lettings rules and regulations[…]