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 […]
Listening to the chattering classes with an agenda, it’s easy to think getting onto the property ladder is impossible save for those on huge salaries or with seriously rich parents. But there are 10 straightforward, everyday ways for first time buyers to join the ranks of homeowners. None […]
Whenever I talk to non-UK residents, the matter of buying a residential property in the UK often crops up. People living outside the UK see the long-term strength of the UK property market and wonder about purchasing a property as an investment, with the aim of achieving rental […]
So I know your story. You’re one of those “millennials”, those twenty/thirty somethings – somewhere in this great world of ours – fed up with rentals, parents or roomies and looking to buy your first home. It is part of the timeless quest for freedom, independence and control. […]
It seems there is always bad news about millennials and younger people wanting to be homeowners. It’s taking longer than ever to save up down payments or deposits. Home loans are out of reach for many. The average age of first time homebuyers is getting higher and higher. […]