First-time buyers

Ten top tips for first-time buyers!

Buying your first home is both an exciting yet intimidating time. For many first-time buyers, the process can feel a little bit overwhelming. The journey of purchasing a property is not always easy and hurdles can crop up along the way. However, first-time buyers often have an advantage when it comes to securing a property. […]

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Instruct your conveyancer early

Moving in 2022? Instruct your conveyancer early!

Whether you are buying or selling, it is best to instruct a conveyancer to handle the legal changeover. While it is possible to do it yourself, conveyancing is a high-risk process, and you will be liable for any mistakes you make. If you are selling a property, your instincts might tell you not to instruct […]

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Remortgaging: Tips for a fast and efficient transaction!

Taking out a mortgage will be one of the biggest financial commitments of your lifetime. It is both exciting and intimidating, but you do not have to stay with the same deal for the full term. Taking out a new mortgage on a property that you already own is the process known as “remortgaging”. This […]

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second home

Buying a second home? Top tips to get ahead!

The number of people in the UK that own a second home is on the rise. According to reports, more than one in ten adults in the UK have now made that additional investment. The recent boom in the market proved to be a popular time for buyers to expand their holdings. While there are […]

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property surveys

Property surveys: Why are they so important?

Buying a property is a big investment. If it will be your new home, the significance is even greater as it becomes a symbol of your future. That is why it is so important to conduct the relevant property surveys before committing to the purchase. Many idealistic homebuyers have waived them in favour of saving […]

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Gazumping is back! Top tips to protect yourself

When a buyer finally finds the property they have been searching for, it feels like a dream come true. The excitement and sense of relief that their search is over can be overwhelming, but it is easy to think that the hard part is over. Unfortunately, for thousands of buyers across the country, gazumping is […]

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How to protect yourself if a sale falls through

How to protect yourself if a sale falls through

Nothing compares to the excitement of finally finding your dream home. When your offer is accepted and the buying process begins, it feels like nothing can stand in your way. However, the possibility of a house sale falling through is a harsh reality for thousands of prospective homebuyers. Property chains can break at any time […]

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what happens after an offer is accepted

What happens after an offer is accepted?

What happens after an offer is accepted may not be one of your first thoughts. When you decide it is time to move home, it is easy to focus on finding your new property. Identifying what you want, looking online, and attending viewings is a truly exciting time. […]

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online conveyancing myths

Busting online conveyancing myths!

Online conveyancing services have grown in popularity during recent years. Particularly in response to the pandemic, where customers could continue the process while also adhering to the relevant safety guidelines. What may have seemed like a passing trend in the industry has proven to be a modern and forward-thinking solution. However, there is still plenty […]

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online conveyancing

How online conveyancing panel managers can help stabilise your chain!

During the pandemic, more home-movers than ever before turned to online conveyancing panel managers. Not only do they provide a faster and smoother service, but online conveyancing firms also help give movers a stronger position within their chains. Property chains are made up of multiple movers, who are buying and selling properties from each other. […]

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