Advice Centre

Whether you are buying or selling a property, the property market is constantly changing and the process can often be stressful for those involved. So let us help to guide you through the process. 

Why not take a look at some of our handy downloadable advice guides, or watch one of our intelligent advice videos, giving you an overview of the property market. 

New Build Warranties

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The main purpose of a new home warranty is to offer buyers peace of mind. Although warranties usually last 10 years, it’s important to know what is and isn’t covered throughout that period. It’s something that isn’t as cut and dry as you may think.

New Build Warranties

Biggest Property Viewing Turn-Offs

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When you put your property on the market, it’s important that you do everything you can to ensure it’s as appealing as can be. A study conducted by Gocompare.com Home Insurance has shown the ten biggest turn-offs for potential buyers that you need to take into consideration.

Biggest Property Viewing Turn-Offs

Tips for Upsizing

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Whether you’ve got a new job that allows you to buy a bigger home or plan on starting a family, there are a number of key questions to ask yourself when upsizing to a new property.

Tips for Upsizing

Improving your EPC rating

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Each and every UK building, whether they’re up for buying or renting, must have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). An EPC survey can be carried out quite easily. It’ll help you find ways to save money on bills and improve the overall efficiency of your home.

Improving your EPC rating

Moving Insights: over-55’s

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According to a research report conducted by the National House Building Council Foundation (NHBC), older buyers over 55 are nearly as likely to upsize instead of downsize when buying a new home.

Moving Insights: over-55’s

Spring Property Maintenance Tips

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With the days getting longer and spring finally arriving, it’s time to begin spring cleaning your home to get it ready for the summer months. Whether it’s a boggy garden or missing roof tiles, you may have seen winter take a toll on your property.

Spring Property Maintenance Tips

The Difficulties of Remortgaging

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Remortgaging is the act of moving your loan from one lender to another or negotiating a new rate with your existing lender. You might be able to find a cheaper deal elsewhere, letting you save a bit more each month and pay it off faster. Or you could extend the length of your mortgage, allowing you to pay less each month (but taking longer to pay off completely and paying more interest over the length of your mortgage).

The Difficulties of Remortgaging

Pros and Cons of Buying a Renovation Project

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Taking on a ‘fixer upper’ property requires a lot of patience, money and of course time, but no matter what your aim is for doing so, it can be a worthy endeavour.

Pros and Cons of Buying a Renovation Project

Benefits of Building a Driveway

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No matter what your reason is for building a driveway, it can end up proving to be a wise investment; its benefits go further than just being a space to park your car every day.

Benefits of Building a Driveway

Protecting Yourself From Property Fraud

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Due to the increasingly sophisticated tactics that are being used, more and more people are becoming victims of property fraud. The high value of homes often makes them targets of the common fraudster.

Protecting Yourself From Property Fraud