Finance

What is Stamp Duty?

If you’re new to the whole house-buying process then terminology like this can confuse you so much it may even put you off buying a house completely! Luckily for you we’ve simplified what this means so that you can be confident is knowing what Stamp Duty is moving forward. What is stamp duty? Stamp Duty […]

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The true cost of living with mum and dad

Recent research conducted by house builder, Keepmoat, revealed that more and more twenty-somethings are still living at home with their parents. There are various reasons for doing so, including saving for a mortgage deposit and not earning enough to move out, but what impact is this having on their relationship with their parents? Time to […]


Financial help explained

There is a wealth of financial help available for first time buyers, but do you know what you’re entitled to? If you’re looking to put your first foot on the property ladder, it can all seem a little overwhelming to say the least. We’re here to help! Here’s our whistle-stop tour of the Government incentives […]



Top tips for buying your first home

We’re certain that most new home owners will have a long list of things they wished they’d known before they started the process. With a view to making sure you know what you’re getting into, here are a few of our top tips for buying your first home. Beware unexpected costs – buying a home […]


Buying a house in simple terms

Buying your first home is probably one of the biggest life decisions you’re ever going to make so it’s important to make sure you understand exactly what is going on. But with alien words such as council tax, insurance, mortgage and deposit flying around, it can be confusing to know what you’re getting yourself into. […]



Government unveils £5billion House Building Fund

This week the government announced that it will find £5billion to solve the housing crisis, a long awaited House Building Fund to inject a new lease of life into the British housing situation. But political talk aside and in laymen’s terms, what does this mean for you? Builders will be trained to use more modern […]


Brexit and the property market

The EU referendum ended in Britain leaving the European Union- now known as Brexit. Although many seemed outraged by the result, months on we are now able to analyse how the result has effected the property market. How has Brexit effected the property market? Despite all the worry and controversy surrounding Brexit, new research has […]