There have been increasing numbers of stories of fraud carried out where the fruadsters have 'hijacked' a property by having the title transferred from the real owner and then either 'sold' it or borrowed money against it. This service from the Land Registry will aleart you if there is an application to change the register of search againts your property.
Published on 08/03/2017
Jessie Hewitson, Property & Money writer, The Times with a cautionary tale as published by Savills. I have just bought a flat in Crouch End in north London.
Published on 10/10/2016
Beverley is the seventh best place to live in the UK when it comes to value for money but internet speed is letting it down, according to a new report published in the Hull Daily Mail. The Hot Housing Index 2016, which measures quality of life against affordability of homes and wages in places across the UK, has the town in the top 10 for the second year running.
Published on 20/09/2016
While the number of properties available remains reasonably stable, the winter months can provide an opportune moment for buyers to focus their property search. For those willing to brave the chill, the winter market can also bring a greater sense of commitment from both sides to complete the sale, as people tend to make life changing decisions in the New Year.
Published on 19/09/2016
You have to wonder 'who would live in a house like this' when you see these terrible estate agent photographs On a cold winter’s night, there’s nothing quite like a poorly executed drawing of a log fire. ’ The property has been recently upgraded to withstand the forthcoming zombie apocalypse.
Published on 06/09/2016
People could in future be unable to sell their homes unless the properties meet minimum energy performance standards. They would be banned from the market, in the same way that lettings properties will be shortly.
Published on 01/09/2016
Create a relaxing living room with these great ideas for decorating with the natural tones of grey and stone If you are in search of living room design tips then one of the easiest to follow is to decorate your room using a two-tone palette. Here interior designer Bunny Turner explains how to create a scheme using just a mix of two neutral colours.
Published on 26/08/2016
Kitchens - their successful design is an imperative part of a working interior. It really can be the small, simple details - tailored to the way that you cook and use the space - that make it a joy to use.
Published on 23/08/2016
There has been a new call for Chancellor Philip Hammond to bin Stamp Duty Land Tax. This time it has come from a developer, Gus Zogolovitch, who specialises in building bespoke homes.
Published on 03/08/2016