Posts Tagged ‘buying’

#038 Essential questions to ask on a viewing

Questions to ask on a viewing - Ask the Estate Agent

When you’re looking for a new home, whether you’re buying or renting, getting swept up in the excitement of possibly finding your next happy home can mean you don’t ask all the sensible questions that you wanted to. To save you the job of having to dampen your excitement, here are some questions you may…

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#035 Property buying tips for a smooth purchase

Buying tips for a smooth purchase. Ask the Estate Agent

Buying a property can be a stressful experience – but it doesn’t have to be. Here are a few handy tips to make it as smooth-sailing as possible. You need to jump through several hoops when buying a home. And even if both you and the seller are keen to exchange contracts promptly, the process can drag…

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#033 Revealed – What buyers should have checked on a viewing but didn’t

Couple viewing a home interior with an estate agent

A new survey claims to have found the five issues that prospective buyers wish they had checked out ahead of purchase but failed to do. Most of these could or should have been done on a viewing, they admit. A survey of 1,000 buyers conducted for interior firm Terrys Fabrics shows that only 35 per…

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#030 Thinking of downsizing?

downsizing your home

The thought of downsizing can be a little emotional and overwhelming, especially if you have lived in a property for many years. Attempting to sort through and, in some cases, throw out, your belongings can seem like an endless task. However, with some planning and consideration about what you need, you will find that downsizing…

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#027 Property title fraud and how to protect yourself

Property Fraud and how to protect yourself against it.

You can take steps to protect your property from being fraudulently sold or mortgaged. You’re more at risk if: your identity’s been stolen you rent out your property you live overseas the property’s empty the property isn’t mortgaged the property isn’tregistered with HM Land Registry Your property will be registered if you bought it or…

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