If you thought the property market was due for a Brexit crash or at least another year of prices going nowhere, you would have got an almighty shock when the Halifax House Price Index for February 2019 was released recently.
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,
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.
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.
Assuming you have a choice, which is the best time of year for you to sell your property in terms of maximising your chances of (a) selling (b) selling for a good price and (c) selling quickly? Sadly there is no magic answer. However, stats show that some […]
It is a question pondered by many property owners: when is the best time to sell? In reality the question usually has a bit missing – when is the best time to sell to get the best price? How to maximise the sale price – that is the […]
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 […]
Building insurance is usually not one of the first things you think about a property when you’re a tenant, landlord or investor. But it is certainly one of the most important. Building insurance mistakes can cost you a lot of money – not to mention inconvenience and distress. […]
Surveys show that buying a property and moving house is one of the most stressful things we do – up there with things like bereavement and divorce. A purchase is liable to go wrong because there are so many moving parts – so many things that can go […]
EDITORIAL Welcome to the third issue of Property Trends the monthly bulletin that focusses on property trends for residential property investors. We are a few months into 2018 and it is very clear that changes in the residential property sector show little sign of slowing. A parliamentary committee […]