Posts Tagged ‘buying’

#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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#026 Seven mistakes to avoid if you’re a first time buyer

first time buyers

Buying your first home is exciting, scary and emotional – usually all at the same time. What makes the experience different from any other house purchase is that you have no prior experience on which to base your expectations and can easily trip up on mistakes that a second-time buyer would know to avoid. If…

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#025 What is a property chain? and how to avoid it

property chain

Buying and selling a home can be affected by a number of factors. One of these factors is called a property chain. This is a description of buyers and sellers linked together because either one or the other needs to sell a home before being able to buy one. Ideally, the best scenario to be…

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#022 Should you buy the freehold to your flat?

purchasing your freehold

In this episode we look into whether you should buy the freehold to your flat. The process that is involved and the things to consider.   If you own a flat it is likely that you will not hold the freehold to the property. You will most likely be paying, not only your mortgage but…

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