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The hidden costs of buying a home What to budget for
November 25th 2023
Buying a new home can be an exciting journey, but the price you've agreed with the seller is just one piece of the financial puzzle. We delve into some of the easy-to-overlook expenses so you can budget wisely and avoid unpleasant financial surprises.
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The upsides to downsizing
November 18th 2023
The decision to downsize often arises from a variety of reasons, such as children leaving the nest, a desire to leverage accumulated equity, or simply the appeal of a more manageable living space.
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Smart security: Top tech to protect your area home
October 14th 2023
Homeowners have more options than ever regarding innovative security technologies designed to keep their homes safe during the darker months. Let's look at some of the options available.
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Weather-proof your autumn move
September 30th 2023
Are you considering moving this autumn to be in a new home by Christmas? This 90-second read will help to get you ready.
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Moving in autumn, your guide to preparing for an autumn sale
September 23rd 2023
Autumn is around the corner, and with the changing season, some people want to change where they live. Here's how to navigate this seasonal market.
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Could going small solve the big housing problem
September 2nd 2023
The UK has a huge housing problem, and its impact is felt in our local area too. Could one of the solutions to this big problem be provided by thinking small, to be precise, thinking tiny?
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5 ways to take the stress out of your property deal
June 27th 2023
With about a third of property chains collapsing before completion, buying or selling a property can be stressful for all parties involved. We've put together five tips to help make it less stressful.
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Buying a home with a friend is it a good idea?
June 20th 2023
Buying a home with a buddy can be a great move but be warned: it is not always plain sailing. Property ownership can test a friendship, so weigh the pros and cons before committing to see if it’s right for you!
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April 24th 2023
Should you bother with a mortgage broker or go direct to lenders yourself? Let’s look at the pros and cons of both options so you can judge for yourself.
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Tips for moving with kids with cartoon kids playing
February 27th 2023
Moving is stressful at the best of times, but if you’re upping sticks with children in tow, the process can be even more complicated. There are ways you can minimise the stress of moving. In fact, get it right, and your little ones might find the whole thing a bit of an adventure.
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Why people move title with a car underneath
January 23rd 2023
Moving home is a big decision that requires careful consideration and sometimes a bit of soul-searching. So, how do you know when the time is right to up sticks and start somewhere new? Here are five signs that you’re ready to move.
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 Seven New Year’s resolutions homeowners can stick to
January 1st 2023
If you want to make some positive changes to your home in 2023, you might (or might not, it’s up to you) consider writing these seven ideas down.
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