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What information must a seller legally declare?

Dreaming about moving into your new home only to discover you have noisy neighbours, non-stop traffic whizzing past, or next-to-no wi-fi signal? Here’s how to do your research… Whether you are looking for a new home to buy or rent, you’ll want to be sure that it’s a relaxing and enjoyable place to live. But…

What questions should I ask an estate agent when selling my home?

Making sure to ask estate agents the right questions before signing up to their services is vital when you’re selling your home. It will mean you’ll avoid any nasty surprises, such as unexpected fees or lengthy tie-in periods, and give you confidence that you’ll be able to sell as quickly as possible and for the…

How to negotiate the best price when buying a property

No matter what we buy, we all want to find the best price and clearly when buying a property this is one of the most important factors. Buying a home is the most expensive purchase you will ever make in your life, not to mention the most important, so it is essential that you find…

Top 5 causes of delay in the conveyancing process

An accepted offer on a home is cause for celebration. But, in many cases, the journey to completion can be longer than you bargained for. Watch out for these 5 most common delays. 1. Management companies being slow in returning information on leasehold properties If you’re buying a leasehold property (many flats and apartments and even…

A guide to selling a property as an executor

If you are named as an executor in someone’s will, you have a lot of duties and responsibilities placed upon you. It will fall to you to gather in and value the assets of the estate, pay off any debts and liabilities, calculate and pay any inheritance tax (IHT) that is due – and distribute…