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Stamp Duty Holiday: What has changed?

The 2021 stamp duty holiday announced by the UK government has come to an end. From now on, home buyers in England and Northern Ireland will have to pay Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on properties worth more than £250,000. The changes come into effect from 1 April 2021. The main change is that the […]

Six Ways to Sell Your Home in Uncertain Times

It’s no secret that the housing market is uncertain right now. Home prices are bouncing up and down, and it can be difficult to know what to do if you’re looking to sell your home. Don’t worry, though! We’re here to help. In this blog post, we will discuss six ways to sell your home […]

Should you Buy or Sell First?

There are pros and cons to each buy or sell property first option. Here, we will take a look at each and help you decide which is the best choice for you. If you are looking to buy a new property, it may be in your best interest to sell your old one first. This […]

5 Tips For Moving House

Are you planning on moving house? Here are five tips for moving to help you along. Tip #1: Label Your Boxes Box labelling is a vital part of the packing (and unpacking) process. It lets you see where your boxes need to go without having to open them up and check first, saving you a […]

Does Autumn Affect The Property Market?

Does Autumn Affect The Property Market?

Autumn is essentially the end of the hottest season of the year for selling and buying property. That’s true both literally and figuratively. The buying and selling season begins in late spring and rapidly comes to a close towards the end of summer. So, by the time you reach Autumn, people are becoming more desperate […]

Top Tips For Saving For Your First Home

Top Tips For Saving For Your First Home

Thinking about buying your first home? You’re probably trying to figure out how you can save up enough to make the purchase. Well, here’s a quick guide to saving for your first home that you will find useful: Choose a good savings account Firstly, you need to ensure you get more from your savings. Standard […]

5 Ways to Prepare your Home for Sale

5 Ways to Prepare your Home for Sale

Preparing your home for sale is a necessary part of the process. This is a detail that can make the difference between selling the house and watching it stay on the market. Having a property for sale is already a big deal, and with these five tips below, you can prepare to sell your home […]

How Do Estate Agents Value a Property?

How Do Estate Agents Value a Property?

Whenever you are selling or buying a house, it’s important to think about the main factors that an estate agent will consider when putting your property or your potential house on the market. Here is a list of just some of the ways they decide: Curb appeal What does the property look like from the […]

Estate Agent Terminology

Estate Agent Terminology

When speaking with an estate agent, you can sometimes run into a language barrier. Estate agents will often use terminology that you haven’t come across before, leading to confusion. In this article, we’re going to take a look at some of the terms that might crop up in your next interaction with an estate agent, […]

What Are Estate Agent Fees?

What Are Estate Agent Fees?

An estate agent fee is money you pay to an estate agent for help selling your home. You don’t have to pay estate agents at all when selling your home if you decide to sell privately and do your own advertising, but you could find it difficult to find buyers. How Do Estate Agent Fees […]