Budgeting for home repairs makes great sense because the cost of repairs or replacements can be sudden, unexpected and very large. In the worst case scenario, the cost will exceed your savings and you will have to rush around trying to raise the money – often on unfavourable […]
Welcome to the October 2018 edition of Property Trends – the monthly bulletin that focuses on property trends for residential property investors, homeowners, landlords and tenants.
So you have a property that you need to sell fast but you also want to get a good price…you don’t want to giveaway your property. Is that possible or is it wanting to have your cake and eat it?
A killer property strategy which is known to many is “flipping”– the practice of buying a property cheaply, doing it up and selling it on. It is a strategy you can use to make large capital sums on a regular basis – but it is a sophisticated strategy and you underestimate it at your peril.
When it comes to protecting your property, insurance is as important as keeping it in good repair and in tip top condition.
Sadly there isn’t a magic wand to deal with mortgage debt – but the nearest thing to a wand is to be calm, structured and systematic when faced with mortgage problems. Above all, you should not be slow to seek expert advice when things begin to spin out […]
You own your home and want to own another property. How easy is that to do? What’s the best way to go about things? It’s not easy to own a second property, but it’s not impossibly difficult. How you go about things will depend on the type of […]
People know that a mortgage is about borrowing money to pay for a property, but there is so much more to a mortgage than that. Getting into trouble with a mortgage could lead to a homeowner losing their home. Mortgages need to be taken seriously; they need to […]