The Best Time Of Year To Buy Or Sell A Home


If you’re thinking about selling your home, or buying a new one, then you may well want to give some thought to when the best time of year to do so is. The problem is that it’s difficult, if not impossible, to come up with a definitive answer to this question. The HomeOwner’s Alliance suggests...

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Why Renting Is (Sometimes) Better Than Owning


Home ownership is a dream for many people. Holding the keys to your first property, the one that’s finally “all yours”, is something that plenty of young people still strive towards… although the facts indicate that it’s something as many as 57% of people between the ages of 20 and 45 have given up on....

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5 More Words/Phrases To Avoid When Buying Or Selling a House


For my last post I wrote about several words to watch out for when you’re buying a house, or alternatively some to avoid when you’re writing your own real estate listing. Since then, I’ve encountered a few extra words and terms that have been setting off alarm bells so I thought it was worth following...

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8 Words/Phrases To Avoid When Buying Or Selling A House


Constructing a real estate ad is a fine art, and it’s one that some people never quite get to grips with. In fact, I’d go as far to say that why so many people seem to forget all of those terrible things that stick out in other people’s ads when they’re writing their own is...

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Things To Know Before You Sell Your Home Privately


With estate agents charging a fee of 1.8% (on average) of the final sale value, it’s no surprise that a lot of people consider selling their home privately. Fixed fee online only estate agents, who charge just a few hundred pounds, have been around for a few years and retain several of the advantages a...

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Examining 5 Myths About New Build Properties


Should you buy an old house or a new-build? It’s a question that you’ll inevitably end up asking yourself if you’re buying a new home or a buy-to-let property, and it’s also one that we’ve looked at a bit before on the blog. In this post, I thought I’d set out to examine 5 prevalent...

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