Buying a property with someone else can have major practical and financial advantages – including saving up for a deposit, getting a mortgage and paying household bills.But what exactly is joint ownership or co-ownership? What does it mean? What are the pros and cons?
So you are not a homeowner now and you want to become one…Have you ever thought that it’s impossible to get on the property ladder – due to obstacles such as lack of affordability and difficulties in saving the deposit? Of course you have!
It is not just sensible to buy a property with someone else, it is smart and can save you a ton of money, time and effort in many cases. When it comes to property buying, two is often better than one.
It is that time of the year again! Resolutions time! You know, those things you promise to do on the first of January but have forgotten about by the twenty first.
Despite numerous obstacles, including rising unaffordability in many parts of the country , the number of first time buyers continues to grow. But can this good news story continue?
Rightmove house price index for December 2018 shows that asking prices are still falling at a significant rate – down 1.5%, equivalent to a drop of £4,496 for the average property. The fall the previous month was 1.7%, giving a drop of 3.2% (or £9,719) over two months, the biggest two month fall since the same time of year in 2012.
If you are looking for a property bargain, buying a probate property is one of the best ways to do so. But there can be costly practical drawbacks to buying this type of property…
You heard the one about the people who own a property but are living in rental accommodation? Why are they paying good rent to a landlord?
Indications are that house prices are falling or at least softening in many parts of the country and now is a great time to buy a property. But is it really a great time to buy and what if you get it wrong?
What’s not to like about the Help to Buy equity loan scheme?