Property

Can You Get A Mortgage Before The House Is Built?

How do you find your dream home? Well that depends on what your dream home is. If you're looking for a character-filled period property then obviously you will need to buy an existing home. If, however, you'd prefer a modern home built to your exact requirements, then maybe it's time to look at building your [...]

By | July 24th, 2015|

Thinking Of Buying A Second Property?

The dramatic increase in the cost of properties in the past decade has placed house buying out of the reach of significant sections of society. Young adults with no capital, low wages and uncertain financial futures stand next to no chance of accessing finance from a bank, but neither do older people with a low [...]

By | July 17th, 2015|

Should I Fix My Mortgage Now?

Deflation is not all it is cracked up to be. Recently, as we cheered at the fall in fuel prices to historic lows, the fact that several industries were dependent on buoyant oil prices barely occurred to many of us. However, the current plight of the oil city Aberdeen shows that there are significant problems attached to [...]

By | June 19th, 2015|

You Can Invest In Property With Buy to Let

Back in the day Ten years ago, nearly every TV show across a wide range of channels was property related. Not only was it cheap, easy TV to make, but the public couldn’t get enough of it. A Place In The Sun, Property Ladder, that show with Kevin McLeod where people turn barns into mansions, [...]

By | May 8th, 2015|

How To Protect The Value Of Your Home

A decade ago, adding value to most properties was simplicity in itself, you simply bought a house and waited. This was during an unsustainable housing market boom that ended in an epic slump and it isn’t one we should be hoping for again anytime soon. Protecting your home’s equity now takes more active involvement but [...]

By | March 27th, 2015|

5 Estate Agent Tricks That Can Add Value To Your Home

A house can be a combination of a financial investment and a family home. It can be a store of personal wealth where adults organize the family finance and children get their first lessons in the importance of having savings. Buying and selling a home can have major financial implications as well as emotional ones, [...]

By | November 14th, 2014|