90% of home-hunters would consider buying a fixer-upper


90% of home-hunters would consider buying a fixer-upper

New research by Rightmove has found that over 90% of home hunters would consider buying a property that needed renovating... read more

Published 15th March 2019

How can you maximise your kerb appeal?


How can you maximise your kerb appeal?

With first impressions being so important, find out how to make your home attractive to buyers.What is kerb appeal?Kerb appeal is the term used to describe the attractiveness of your home from the road... read more

Published 13th March 2019

House price growth surges by record monthly high of 6%


House price growth surges by record monthly high of 6%

House prices grew by the highest monthly rate on record in February, Halifax figures reveal.The latest Halifax House Price Index shows average prices last month were up 5.9% on a monthly basis to £236,800... read more

Published 8th March 2019

How to prepare your garden before selling your home


How to prepare your garden before selling your home

Malcolm Button, Senior Estate Agency Manager at Aberdein Considine, gives some top tips for ensuring that outside space looks fresh and cared forEnsuring that your property looks fantastic indoors is always important but it’s crucial to spare a tho... read more

Published 6th March 2019

Moving to a new area? Top tips to help ease moving house


Moving to a new area? Top tips to help ease moving house

Are you thinking about moving across the country to start again in a new area? Or even to start a new job?The NAEA Propertymark provides five top tips to ensure moving house runs smoothly... read more

Published 27th February 2019

It's true: buying a home now is much MORE affordable than a decade ago


It's true: buying a home now is much MORE affordable than a decade ago

Monthly mortgage payments as a proportion of income have dropped to 31 per cent now from 43 per cent a decade ago... read more

Published 26th February 2019

Housing transactions inch upwards as year begins


Housing transactions inch upwards as year begins

There were 101,170 housing transactions in the UK in January, HMRC has reported.The figure, on a seasonally adjusted basis, was up by 0.8% on the previous month and by 1.3% on January last year... read more

Published 22nd February 2019

Help to Buy sends number of first-time buyers into the 12-year record books


Help to Buy sends number of first-time buyers into the 12-year record books

The number of first-time buyers reached a new high last year – with the catalyst being Help to Buy, the scheme that helps purchasers of new-build homes only... read more

Published 20th February 2019

80 and still paying a mortgage? No problem, say lenders


80 and still paying a mortgage? No problem, say lenders

Mortgage lenders are relaxing age limits so that house buyers can still be paying off their home loan well into their 80s... read more

Published 15th February 2019

Big surge in properties coming to market despite Brexit jitters


Big surge in properties coming to market despite Brexit jitters

There’s been a big rise in the number of homes being listed for sale despite ongoing concerns over Brexit... read more

Published 7th February 2019