• Jul 8th 2022

Why now is the time if you are looking to sell!

According to Zoopla’s House Price Index, the housing market is showing signs of a slowdown. If you are looking to sell your home, now is a good time to do so! Zoopla’s House Price Index shows that house prices have broadly remained the same since ... more

  • Jun 19th 2022

Extra Protection & Powers for Renters with the Renters Reform Bill!

The government has recently released the long-awaited Renters Reform White Paper, which is set to introduce significant changes in the private rental sector for 30 years. The government aims to set a fairer private rental sector, and with the Renters ... more

  • Jun 16th 2022

The Bank of England has increased the base rate to 1.25%

The Bank of England has increased the interest rate from 1% to 1,25% in an attempt to stem the pace of soaring prices.  With the rising cost of living driven by record fuel, energy and food prices, inflation is currently at a 40-year high of 9%, with ... more

  • Jun 3rd 2022

The average UK house price hits record highs!

In April 2022, the average UK house price hit a record high even after the property market started to stabilise, as more properties are now coming into the market.  Since the pandemic, buyer demand outweighed available properties, significantly increasing ... more

  • May 26th 2022

First-time buyer’s deposit soars to over £45,000!

With property prices continuing to rise over the last ten years, especially during the last two years due to the pent-up demand caused by the pandemic, first-time buyers now have to place a much larger deposit to buy their first home. On average, a ... more

  • Apr 18th 2022

How to Buy a Buy-to-Let Property

Buying a Buy-to-Let property can seem like a great investment from the outset, especially when generating an additional income stream and building long-term financial security. However, the reality is that it's never been more challenging to buy a ... more

  • Apr 5th 2022

Right to Rent changes coming into place

Right to Rent is a government scheme introduced as part of The Immigration Act in 2014. It means landlords in England are responsible for checking if the people renting their properties have the legal right to live in England. Before signing a tenancy ... more

  • Jan 11th 2022

5 things you need to know if you are looking to rent a property in 2022!

1 - New anti-Covid-19 measures in place Inline to help reduce the spread of the virus and the several variants in existence, the government has released new guidelines for people renting a home. It recommends that you check if your landlord, letting ... more

  • Jan 6th 2022

Bank of England is looking at relaxing mortgage affordability rules in 2022!

Bank of England (BoE) is looking at relaxing mortgage affordability rules to make it easier for first-time buyers to step on the property ladder in 2022. The BoE's Financial Policy Committee (FPC) introduced new affordability guidelines in 2014 to ... more