Lots of people wrongly assume that selling an apartment is easy and doesn’t take any preparation – after all that’s what you’re paying the estate agents for, isn’t it? Wrong! The reality is, selling a home can be stressf

As you go through life, you’ll find that people are always there to give their advice and opinion – whether it is asked for or not. Selling your home is no different and you’ll find that suddenly everyone wants to get involved. Here

When it comes to moving house there are many pitfalls and traps that you could fall into, but it doesn’t always have to be a stressful and problematic experience.

When it comes to finding somewhere to live there is always a decision to be made about renting versus buying. Obviously, most people want to own their own home at some point, however, for some people renting is the better option. We look at the reasons why you might prefer renting over buying a home.

As we look to put the long winter months behind us and hope for slightly warmer weather and less rain, it is a good idea to refresh your home ready for the new season. As spring is the season of growth and renewal, you should do the same to your home. We look at some of the best ways that you can do this.

When you are giving your property to rent, you are trusting a stranger with your property. No matter what you do for a living, owning a property requires a lot of efforts. Property in UK does not come cheap, and the prices have risen over the past years. Whether you are renting out your property that you live in or some other property in your investment portfolio, you will want to have the best tenant. Also, there is some sentimental value attached to the property, so you need to be certain about who is living in it.

These are two schemes that are aimed at helping people get onto the property ladder. They are available to those that would not otherwise be able to purchase a house on the open market. However, many people get confused about the differences between the two, so we take a look at which scheme could be right for you.

We’ve often heard about tales of tenants and the pertinent issues with landlords. Even if it doesn’t sound pleasant, the reality is true in most cases. However, there are exceptions no doubt and these often occur when the understanding and rapport between tenants and landlords works great; both perform their respective tasks, act in a timely manner and are rather open about what they actually seek from the other. A number of surveys were conducted at several places by researchers about the need fulfillment of landlords or, in other words, what they really seek from the tenancies. This largely differed in terms of the age groups who are given the rental flats or apartments; and hence the categories went something like - professional workers, young independents, small or large families on a tight budget or the elderly couples looking for spaces at their old age.

Find out if the reason your home isn’t selling is down to your pets, and prepare yourself to stop this issue before it wastes too much time.

Renting has definitely changed over the years. With more and more young people deciding to rent over buying a home, this means that it has definitely become more of a renters market than ever. In order to appeal to the best tenants and also to hold onto them, a landlord needs to do their best to ensure that their rental property is the best that it can be.

We know that the idea of house sharing isn’t for everyone; however, living with other people in a house can actually be a great idea for some. So, if you are considering house sharing as an option then here are some of the pros and cons to keep in mind.

Renting a home might have always been seen as a lesser to buying one, but what you may not realise is that there are plenty of benefits to renting a home rather than owning one. One of the biggest benefits is that when things go wrong within the house, 9 times out of 10 it is not going to be something that you need to pay out (or organise) to be fixed. So, when is a maintenance repair job something to do with you and when do you need to leave it up to your landlord?