If you are uncertain whether to buy your own home, think of doing so as a great investment. Many people look on home ownership as a taking on huge risky debt, but for many if not most people it is typically their biggest and best performing investment – dwarfing returns made from self-employment,
When most first time buyers think about buying their first home, they think about buying a traditional house or flat – or a variation such as a bungalow or maisonette.
With it being so difficult to get on the property ladder, it is good to know the various ways you can get a leg-up onto the ladder, making things just that little bit easier.
What are the differences between buying a house and buying a flat? Which is best? Which should you buy if you have a choice?
These days if you check out new properties for sale online or in newspapers, you cannot escape noticing that developers and builders are offering an enticing range of freebies to buyers.
If you are in the fortunate position of having cash to buy a property, buying at an auction is an opportunity to grab a bargain – if you go about things the right way.
So you’re a first time buyer looking for your first home; perhaps you’re a second time buyer or possibly someone looking for somewhere to retire. Whatever your position, there is a wide variety of residential properties you can buy in the UK – and different ownership structures to […]
What title – or bundle of legal rights – do you get when you buy real estate or property in England & Wales? How good are those rights and what benefits do they confer on you, your family and your successors? The first thing to say is that […]
When people think of buying their first property, they typically think of buying something in their own country. However, there is nothing to stop you from buying your first property in a foreign country. If the foreign country is your country of birth and you have hopes of […]
In the face-off between renting and buying, buying is always the winner. In the short term it is often best to buy and in the long-term it is almost always best to buy. Given a choice between renting and buying, choosing to rent is nine times out of […]