Mortgage rate reductions put a spring in borrowers steps
January 15, 2024
The new year has started with some bright news from the mortgage lending market. Rates attached to home loans have been steadily falling and in January, some of the most substantial rate cuts were made by leading banks and building societies.
7 top tips if you’re considering a refurb property
October 23, 2023
How do Artex ceilings, avocado bathroom suites and rotten window frames make you feel when looking at properties for sale? While some purchasers will recoil at the prospect, others relish the opportunity to rip out, refurbish and make their own mark.
How will the new Mortgage Charter help borrowers?
October 2, 2023
After a long period of stability, mortgage rates have hardly been out of the news headlines. In September, everyone held their breath as the Bank of England - responsible for UK-wide monetary policy - made its latest announcement.
The top 10 reasons for moving home in 2023
September 18, 2023
As estate agents with many years of experience under our belts, we have continued to help buyers and sellers whatever the market conditions. People will always need to move home but why people move very much depends on the market and wider financial implications.
The cost to improve, not move, soars
September 4, 2023
Move or improve? It’s a conundrum many homeowners face when the property market changes. For those thinking of staying put with an idea to extend, convert or perhaps replace their kitchen, it’s worth pricing up any improvements before you commit.
New guidance regarding a property’s market status
August 28, 2023
In August 2023, the National Trading Standards Estate & Letting Agency (NTSELA) team updated its guidance to consumers and property professionals regarding how a property’s status is described during the marketing process.
Can feng shui help sell your home?
July 31, 2023
Getting ready to sell your home usually involves clearing out, tidying away and sorting out. Surprisingly, the ancient art of feng shui closely mirrors the above and its principles can help you prepare your property for sale. We explore exactly what feng shui is and single out the best bits of advice for home sellers.
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