August 13, 2018

East Midlands continues to buck national house price trend

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The latest house price statistics by the Office for National Statistics has revealed that the East Midlands is the best performing region with the highest house price growth over the past year. The region has been a consistent frontrunner in leading the UK’s house price growth and the latest statistics are welcome news for homeowners […]

August 8, 2018

Move into your new home by Christmas

We’re still in the midst of summer and reeling on the back off one of the hottest and longest heatwaves Britain has had in recent memory, but yes, Christmas is creeping into the thoughts of a few, especially homebuyers. Christmas is often used as a benchmark for home movers as a date that they want […]

July 31, 2018

How to sell a property with tenants in it

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Owning a property for rental purposes can be a great source of income but there does come a time when landlords want to sell the property and maybe get out of the landlord game. Whilst selling your own personal residence can be quite straightforward, if you want to sell a property with tenants in situ, […]

July 15, 2018

What is putting buyers off bidding on your house?

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Are you becoming frustrated that your home isn’t selling as fast as you thought it would? When selling, it’s important to be aware of the biggest turn-offs for prospective buyers as you could be unintentionally deterring potential buyers from your property. Finding the right buyer takes time but the last thing you want to do […]

June 22, 2018

What would London’s first time buyer prices get you in Market Harborough?

London’s extravagant property market has long been a topic of conversation. Prices in the capital have soared in the past decade and this has led to young people and those older finding it ever more difficult to get a London-based home. As a result, renting has become more common and it is predicted that by […]

June 20, 2018

Tips for finding your dream home in Leicestershire

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It’s what we all want, isn’t it? Something that we’ve imagined living in from when we were young; our ideal, picturesque home. The beautiful thing about dream homes is that yours will be completely different from the next person’s. For yours, you might envisage an open plan whilst another’s must have a large, secluded garden […]

June 13, 2018

How much are first-time buyers saving for their deposits?

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Attaining a substantial deposit is often the biggest barrier preventing first-time buyers getting on the property ladder. Schemes to help have come and gone, some sticking around for longer than others but it is still proving difficult for some to save a deposit large enough. What size deposit do you need? In truth, there are […]

May 16, 2018

Benefits of buying a newer home in Leicestershire

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With plenty of new housing estates popping up in Leicester, Market Harborough and Loughborough, home buyers in the Leicestershire are best placed to decide whether they should opt for a new build home or an older property. To accommodate the demand for property in Leicestershire and the county’s growing population, officials suggested last year that […]

May 6, 2018

Should you sell your home or rent it out?

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When you come to leave your current home that you have outgrown, selling up is, of course, the most popular option for homeowners. However, with the rental market booming in many areas of the UK, renting it out may prove to be a more financially beneficial option. If you rent out the house out rather […]

March 4, 2018

How can the UK increase the number of first time buyers?

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Although recent figures show a rise in the number of first-time buyers, it is still widely believed that much more can be done. Theresa May has recently said that young people and first-time buyers were “right to be angry” due to buying a house without financial help from their parents proving ever difficult. The prime minister pointed […]