Buying a House

The Help to Buy Con Helps No-One

Tom Walters | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Politics
Tom Walters

January 1st 2014 brought a couple of pivotal moments; the end of transitional movement controls for citizens of Bulgaria and Romania and the beginning in earnest of the government's deposit guarantee scheme. One has the potential to harm a country which, whether you believe it or not, seems to be on the brink of some kind of recovery. The other is immigration.

Can a Home Inspection Improve Your Chances of a Sale?

Daley James Francis | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK
Daley James Francis

Home inspectors are extremely popular with homeowners who are looking to sell. Different from building or code inspectors, home inspectors go through each section of your home to ensure that any defects are brought to your attention that could hurt the sale of your property.

That 'G' Word Is Back!

Jonathan Ambrose | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jonathan Ambrose

Yep, boys and girls, gazumping is here and knocking on the front door of every potential tenant! The former and current scourge of the property sales has transgressed over to the private lettings sector and is showing no sign of leaving.

Right to Buy?

Tom Copley | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Politics
Tom Copley

It was hardly a surprise when a Tory housing minister in a Tory-led government announced that he was to reanimate the corpse of right to buy. Once again, reassurances have been given that each home sold will be replaced. Yet the devil is as always in the detail.