As the cost of student property continues to soar against the backdrop of increasing tuition fees and curbs on government allowances, financial burdens on students will only intensify. Whether this is an inevitability, or subject to change, lays firmly within the hands of universities and the government in the coming years.
'It doesn't have an oven but it does have this beautiful window.'
11. Making the obvious comparisons. 14. And if the estate agents don’t push you to your limits, they know someone else who
The sky-high cost of renting in London has been laid bare after figures revealed tenants are forking out six weeks’ pay upfront
Estate agency has, until very recently, been a very localised service. Its limitations to buyers and sellers have consistently
Establishing a definitive strategy with regards to property and estate agency legislation is no straightforward matter. The fact that house prices are influenced by market forces will always mean that tinkering with the system is inherently complex and, indeed, risky.
Despite the relative success of the Help to Buy scheme and the hope surrounding the recent announcement of a Help to Buy ISA, finance still remains a significant barrier facing prospective homeowners hoping to step on to the ladder, with many finding themselves pushed to their financial limits in their attempts to purchase a home
Even if you do manage to a humble abode, of sorts, you are automatically at the behest of a landlord who is subject to little regulation over their practices, yet collectively receive £26.7 billion in tax payer funded housing welfare subsides.
One of the first things you'll need to decide is when you are thinking of moving. If you are looking to move in the immediate future, your focus will be on making aesthetic improvements to make your home more 'sellable'. Alternatively, if a move is a year or more away you could benefit from taking on a more significant project to add value to your home.
Estate agents may become a thing of the past thanks to a new property firm, which offers consumers the ability to buy, sell