Property has always been a wise investment, and Buy-to-Let is a great way to capitalize on any spare cash you may have. Being a Landlord can be both exciting and frustrating – success demands that you go in with your eyes wide open, so here’s what you need to know before you make the leap.
When selling your home, you need to highlight all the great things it has to offer. But more than that, you need to draw attention to those things that are particularly appealing to your prospective buyers. Hot-off-the-press research findings from comparison site gocompare.com reveals those things that buyers desire the most when buying a home. We share their top ten here …
The recent tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in London has placed fire safety firmly on the agenda when it comes to property. In this post we take a general look at fire safety in the home, and offer tips on reducing risk along with useful reminders of what to do if a fire breaks out in your property.
Holiday rental homes are becoming increasingly popular. They offer space, privacy and the freedom to enjoy your holiday at your own leisurely pace. And yet, lovely as many of them are, holiday rentals can still sometimes feel a little impersonal, and may be missing vital elements that stop them feeling like home-from-home. Here are some ideas for how to make sure your rental experience is a happy one.
Summer’s arrived and holidays are on the horizon – it’s the season to lock-up-and-leave your home for a week or two and enjoy a break. We know how important your property is to you, so we’ve put together a special guide on some of the best ways to keep your home safe and sound while you’re away.
Renting a private property is the right choice for many people, for many different reasons. But if you’ve never dipped your toe into the rental pool before, you may be unsure of what to expect when you embark on life as a tenant. Read on for our helpful guide that tells you everything you need to know.
Buying your first home is a big step. There is a lot to take in, and it can all feel a bit daunting. To help you feel comfortable that you are making the right decisions, we’ve compiled a list of ten of the most important questions you should be asking before you commit to buying your first, or any, home.
Selling your home is a big deal, and you need a good estate agent to work with you to make your sale a success. But here’s the rub – all estate agents can sell houses. They wouldn’t be in business if they couldn’t. What differs is the experience they deliver to you during the process. This is what makes a good estate agent great. And it comes down to a few, simple things …
Mi casa es su casa … Or ‘My house is your house’, for those of you whose holiday Spanish is a bit rusty. The sentiment behind this is to make yourself at home. And that’s effectively what you’re trying to do when you’re selling your house – help the buyer imagine themselves living in your home. And colour is a very powerful way to do that. Here are some ideas to get you started.
There is never a bad time to invest in property. It holds its value, and even when the market drops it will eventually pick up again. This makes property one of the safest long-term investments you can make. That’s a great starting point, but safe doesn’t always mean successful. If you want to take your property investment activity to the next level you need to be savvy, too. Read on to find out how.